American Journal of Numismatics 16-17

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Hardcover, 303 pp., 48 pls.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-296-9
ISBN-10: 0-89722-296-2

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Contents:

William S. Bubelis. An overstruck stater of the Cypriot kingdom of Salamis
Peter G. van Alfen. Herodotus’ “Aryandic” silver and bullion use in Persian-period Egypt
Peter G. van Alfen. A new Athenian “owl” and bullion hoard from the Near East
Paolo Visonà. Twenty-two Alexanders in Ann Arbor
Elena Stolyarik. Silver coinage of the Bosporan King Spartocus: the problem of attribution
Richard B. Witschonke and Michel Amandry. Another Fimbria cistophorus
Sophia Kremydi-Sicilianou. Multiple hoards of the second century AD from the sanctuary of Zeus Olympios at Dion (Macedonia)
Michael Fedorov. New data on monetary circulation in medieval Andūkān and Sheljī: coins from the Andizhanskoe and Kirovskoe vodokhranilishche
Eric J. Hanne. Death on the Tigris: a numismatic analysis of the decline of the Great Saljuqs
David Yoon. Counting tokens from the excavations at Psalmodi (Gard, France)
Oliver D. Hoover. A note on the typology of the St. Patrick coinage in its Restoration context
Christoph Rosenmüller. Silver merchants and assayers’ marks: the visita of 1729–1730 and the reform of the Mexican mint
Scott H. Miller. The ANS Lincoln Memorial medal: a reexamination
Pierre Atallah, Michael Kuntz, Renee Kuzava, Jennifer Ferguson, Vincent Iduma, and Mark Benvenuto. Elemental compositions of some of the Annamese coins of Emperor Thanh Thai via energy-dispersive x-ray fluorescence
Jules Janick and Judith B. Santini. Street money: distribution and analysis
Peter G. van Alfen, Elena Stolyarik, Sebastian Heath, Michael L. Bates, and Robert W. Hoge. Acquisitions for 2003 and 2004 in the American Numismatic Society Collection

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American Journal of Numismatics 21

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ISSN 1053-8356
ISBN 0-89722-308-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-89722-308-9

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Contents:

Richard Fernando Buxton. The Northern Syria 2007 Hoard of Athenian Owls from the Near East: Behavioral Aspects
Haim Gitler, Matthew Ponting, and Oren Tal. Athenian Tetradrachms from Tel Mikhal (Israel): A Metallurgical Perspective
Andrew Meadows. The Eras of Pamphylia and the Seleucid Invasions of Asia Minor
Catharine Lorber and Arthur Houghton. Antiochus III Hoard
David Hendin. The Metrology of Judaean Small Bronze Coins
Clare Rowan. Becoming Jupiter: Severus Alexander, The Temple of Jupiter Ultor, and Jovian Iconography on Roman Imperial Coinage
Andrei Gândilă. Early Byzantine Coin Circulation in the Eastern Provinces: A Comparative Statistical Approach

American Journal of Numismatics 23

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Hardback, illus.,284 pp., 45 plates
ISSN 1053-8356
ISBN 10:0-89722-320-9
ISBN 13:978-0-89722-320-1.

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Andrew R. Meadows, Editor
Oliver D. Hoover, Managing Editor

Contents:

Christophe Flament. A Note on the Laurium Stratigraphy and the Early Coins of Athens: The Work of D. Morin and A. Photiades and its Impact on the Study of Athenian Coinage
Emanuel Petac. From the Types of Alexander to Lysimachus: The Chronology of Some Mesembrian and Other West Pontic Staters
Arthur Houghton. New Light on Coin Production under Seleucus II in Northern Syria, Commagene, and Mesopotamia
David Hendin and Nathan Bower. Irregular Coins of Judaea, First Century BCE–First Century CE: New Insights from Comparisons of Stylistic, Physical, and Chemical Analyses
François de Callataÿ. More Than It Would Seem: The Use of Coinage by the Romans in Late Hellenistic Asia Minor (133–63 BC)
Gilles Bransbourg. Fides et Pecunia Numerata. Chartalism and Metallism in the Roman World. Part 1: The Republic
Bernhard Woytek. Die Cutters At Work: New Light on the Coinage Struck for the Syrian Koinon
Martin Beckmann. Trajan’s Gold Coinage Dated COS V, AD 103–111
Michael Fedorov. Early Medieval Chachian Coins with Lyre and Ram Horns Tamghas
Immaculada Socias Batet. The Power of Images in Antonio Augustín’s Diálo-gos de Medallas inscriciones y otras antiguidades (1587)
Robert W. Hoge. Seventeenth-Century American Coins in the Hunterian Museum
Robert L. Fagaly. Pricing Relationships of United States Type Coinage

Book Reviews

Agoranomia: Studies in Money and Exchange, Presented to John H. Kroll

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edited by Peter G. van Alfen (2006)

Hardcover, 290 pp., 14 pls.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-298-3
ISBN-10: 0-89722-298-9
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Offered to John (Jack) H. Kroll on his retirement from the University of Texas at Austin, this volume features essays on Greek coinage, exchange, and polis economies from the Archaic to Hellenistic periods. Included in the collection are studies that explore aspects of Homeric and Archaic exchange, the law of sale, and cavalry costs. Other studies examine the social, economic and historical contexts of coinages from Abdera, Athens, “Lete,” Lydia, Mylasa, and Side, and present new interpretative approaches to “cooperative” coinage and those from archaeological sites.

Contents:

Hélène Nicolet-Pierre. Les Talents d’Homère
Raymond Descat. Argyrōnetos: Les transformations de l’échange dans la Grèce archaïque
Robert W. Wallace. KUKALIṂ, WALWET, and the Artemision Deposit: Problems in Early Anatolian Electrum Coinage
Jonathan H. Kagan. Small Change and the Beginning of Coinage at Abdera
Selene Psoma. The “Lete” Coinage Reconsidered
Edward E. Cohen. A Legal Fiction: The Athenian Law of Sale
Catherine Grandjean. Athens and Bronze Coinage
Graham J. Oliver. Polis Economies and the Cost of the Cavalry in Early Hellenistic Athens
Richard Ashton and Gary Reger. The Pseudo-Rhodian Drachms of
Mylasa Revisited
Andrew R. Meadows. Amyntas, Side, and the Pamphylian Plain
François de Callataÿ. Greek Coins from Archaeological Excavations: A Conspectus of Conspectuses and a Call for Chronological Tables
Emily Mackil and Peter G. van Alfen. Cooperative Coinage
Index Locorum
Hoard Index

The Athenian Decadrachm

AthenianDecadrachm_CoverPICThe Athenian Decadrachm

(Numismatic Notes and Monographs 168, 2008)

by Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert

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ISBN 978-0-89722-309-6
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The first monograph in over 35 years in any language to study the coinage of classical Athens. It collects for the first time the evidence for the largest denomination ever produced by the Athenian state, the ten-drachma piece, and situates the coinage within its social, political and economic background. This book represents a huge advance on the previous study of the material, Chester Starr’s Athenian coinage, 480–449 B.C. (Oxford, 1970). Fischer-Bossert has collected more than three times as many specimens as were known to Starr, and has provided a full account of the known forgeries drawn from the photo-files of major dealers, scholars and museums. A die-study of forty genuine Athenian decadrachms in public and private collections is provided, together with a catalogue of more than ninety modern forgeries. Almost all are illustrated. This will be an indispensable work for all interested in the coinage and history of 5th-century Athens. In addition, its judicious discussion of the history of the forgery of these remarkable coins will make this volume a handbook for all serious collectors of ancient Greek coinage.

Contents:

Introduction
Description
The types
Internal arrangement of the series
Fabric
Context
Provenances and hoards
Dating the series
The purpose of the issue
Catalogue
Known specimens
Old specimens without known afterlife
Lead trial pieces
Forgeries
Ancient forgeries
Modern fakes and suspected specimens
a. Becker’s fake, before 2 October 1827
b. The second Strangford coin, before 1828
c. “Hoffmann”, before 1866, or even before 1857
d. “de Luynes”, before 1891
e. “Alexandria”, before 1900
f. Christodoulou’s fake, at least partly before 1903
g. “Schulman”, before 1922
h. “Ars Classica”, before 1928
i. “Burgon”, before 1970
k. “Phoenician style’§ before 1985
l. Origin unknown, before 1992
m. Tourist fakes from Turkey and Syria, before 1993
n. From Syria, 2008
0. Still more fakes
Appendix: The Acquisition of the Prokesch-Osten Specimen
Concordances
Bibliography