American Numismatic Society
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Published Works of Louis C. West

Books

Imperial Roman Spain: the objects of trade. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1929.

Roman Britain: the objects of trade. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1931.

Roman Gaul: the objects of trade. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1935.

Gold and silver coin standards in the Roman empire. Numismatic Notes and Monographs, no. 94. New York: American Numismatic Society, 1941.

Currency in Roman and Byzantine Egypt, with Allan Chester Johnson. Princeton University Studies in Papyrology, no. 5. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1944.

Byzantine Egypt: Economic Studies, with Allan Chester Johnson. Princeton University Studies in Papyrology, no. 6. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1949.

Articles

"The cost of living in Roman Egypt." Classical Philology 11, no. 3 (July 1916): 293-314.

"Phases of commercial life in Roman Egypt." Journal of Roman Studies 7 (1917): 45-58.

"Dongola province of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan." The Geographical Review 5, no. 1 (January 1918): 22-37.

"Commercial Syria under the Roman Empire." Transactions of the American Philological Association 55 (1924): 159-189.

"The economic collapse of the Roman empire." The Classical Journal 28, no. 2 (November 1932): 96-106.

"Notes on Diocletian's edict." Classical Philology 34, no. 3 (July 1939): 239-245.

"The Roman gold standard and the ancient sources." The American Journal of Philology 62, no. 3, whole no. 247 (July 1941): 289-301.

"Inflation reflected in Roman coins." The Numismatist 58, no. 8 (August 1945): 801-806.

"Curator describes library coin collection." Princeton Alumni Weekly 47 (February 21, 1947): 8.

"Imperial publicity on coins of the Roman Emperors." The Classical Journal 45, no. 1 (October 1949): 19-26.

"Ancient money and modern commentators." ANS Museum Notes 6 (1954): 1-9.

"The relation of subsidiary coinage to gold under Valerian and Gallienus." ANS Museum Notes 7 (1957): 95-123.

Contributed Chapter

"The coinage of Diocletian and the edict on prices." In Studies in Roman Economic and Social History in honor of Allan Chester Johnson, edited by P.R. Coleman-Norton with F.C. Bourne and J.V.A. Fine, 290-302. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1968.