FIDES: Contributions to Numismatics in Honor of Richard B. Witschonke

RBWFIDES: Contributions to Numismatics in Honor of Richard B. Witschonke

edited by Peter G. van Alfen, Gilles Bransbourg, and Michel Amandry (2015)

Hardcover, 520 pp.
Black and White illustrations throughout
ISBN: 978-0-89722-339-3

This Festschrift honors Richard “Rick” B. Witschonke, and will be available for shipping in September 2015. This volume is limited to 150 hand-numbered copies, and will not be reprinted. It contains 20 articles of new scholarship on the ancient coinage of the Roman world and greater italic peninsula and islands. RBW’s volume is 520 pages with illustrations throughout, bound in Roman imperial purple linen, and stamped in gold with the image of an as depicting an eagle above the word “ROMA”.

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Contents:

A Bibliography of Richard B. Witschonke

Katerini Liampi. A Hoard from Thessaly Containing Aeginetan Staters and Thessalian Issues of the Taurokathapsia Type

Andrew Burnett and Maria Cristina Molinari. The Capitoline Hoard and the Circulation of Silver Coins in Central and Northern Italy in the Third Century BC

Peter van Alfen. A Late Third Century BC Hoard of Sardo-Punic Bronzes (IGCH 2290)

Gilles Bransbourg. Currency Debasement and Public Debt Management at the Time of the Second Punic War

David Vagi. Alliance and Coinage: South Italy during the Second Punic War

Andrew McCabe. A Hoard of Cut Roman Republican Denarii from the Second Punic War

François de Callataÿ. The Late Hellenistic Didrachms of Leukas: Another Case of Greek Coinage for the Roman Army

Andrew R. Meadows. Four Cistophoric Hoards?

William E. Metcalf. The Cistophori of Nysa

Nathan T. Elkins. “A City of Brick”: Architectural Designs on Roman Republican Coins and Second-Style Wall Painting

Liv Mariah Yarrow. Ulysses’s Return and Portrayals of Fides on Republican Coins

Clive Stannard. The Labors of Hercules on Central Italian Coins and Tesserae of the First Century BC

Michael H. Crawford. Sextus Pompeius between Hispania and Germania

Philip Davis. Erato or Terpsichore: A Reassement

Bernhard E. Woytek. The Aureus of Pompey the Great Revisited

David Hendin. Judaea and Rome: The Early Numismatic Commentary, First Century BCE

Patrick Villemur. De Quelques Émissions Coloniales Romaines en Sicile: Retour à Tyndaris

Sophia Kremydi and Athena Iakovidou. Corinth and Athens: Numismatic Circulation from the Late Republic to the High Empire

Jane DeRose Evans. The Third Neokorate of Sardis in Light of a New Coin Type Found in Sardis

Michel Amandry. Le Monnayage de la Res Publica Coloniae Philippensium: Nouvelles Données


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American Journal of Numismatics 15

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Hardcover, 156 pp., 11 pls.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-292-1
ISBN-10: 0-89722-292-X

Price: $60.00

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Contents:

Antigoni Zournatzi. The Apadana Coin Hoards, Darius I, and the West
Oliver D. Hoover. The Seleucid Coinage of John Hyrcanus I: the Transformation of a Dynastic Symbol in Hellenistic Judaea
F. S. Naiden. Supplication on Roman Coins
Gabriela Bijovsky. The Myth of Daphne on a Coin Minted at Damascus
Walter C. Holt. The Evidence of the Coinage of Poemenius’ Revolt at Trier
Stuart D. Sears. Before Caliphal Coins: Transitional Drahms of the Umayyad North
Joel J. Orosz and Carl R. Herkowitz. George Washington and America’s Small Beginning” in Coinage: the Fabled 1792 Half Dismes

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American Journal of Numismatics 24

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Hardback, illus.,204 pp., 38 plates
ISSN 1053-8356
ISBN 10:0-89722-324-1
ISBN 13:978-0-89722-324-9.

Price: $75.00

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

Contents:

Alain G. Elayi, Maryse Blet-Lemarquand, and Josette Elayi. Fluctuations in the Composition of the Silver Coinage of Byblos (Fifth–Fourth Century BC)
Selene Psoma. Obols, Drachms, and Staters of Bronze during the Hellenistic Period
Catharine C. Lorber. An Egyptian Interpretation of Alexander’s Elephant Headdress
Catharine C. Lorber. Dating the Portrait Coinage of Ptolemy I
Yoav Farhi and Catharine Lorber. A Note on Two Ptolemaic Bronze Coins from Israel
Aurel VÎlcu and Emanuel Petac. The Second Syrian War and Gold Staters of Alexander Type struck at Istros
Thomas Landvatter. The Serapis and Isis Coinage of Ptolemy IV
Georges Abou Diwan. Le monnayage civique non datée de Sidon: Opportunisme civique et pragmastisme royal (169/8–111/0 av. J.-C.)
Khaled Kiwan. Cinq trésors romains de Syrie
B. E. Woytek, M. Rodrigues, F. Cappa, M. Schreiner, M. Radtke, and U. Reinholz. Imitations of Roman Republican
Denarii: New Metallurgical Data
Michael N. Fedorov, Ralph A. Cannito, and Andrew V. Kuznetsov. Some Rare Early Qarākhānid Coins and Early Qarākhānid Appanage Rulers
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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
Price: US$24.98 (no Member discount)

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 Island Standard: The Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman Coinages of Paros

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(Numismatic Studies 28, 2013)

by John A. N. Z. Tully

Price: US$29.98 (no Member discount)
ISSN 0517-404-x
ISBN 978-0-89722-329-4
Hardcover, 250 pp., 27 pls.

This book is the first comprehensive study of the monetary history of one of the major coin-producing states of the Hellenistic and Roman Aegean. It analyzes the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman coinages of the Cycladic island of Paros. It presents a die study of all known silver and bronze issues, and argues that Paros and its neighbor Naxos minted in the Hellenistic Period not on the Rhodian standard as has sometimes been thought, but on their own distinct standard: the “island standard”. All coin types are fully described, and die varieties are illustrated in 27 plates.

Contents:

Introduction
Ascription, Types, and Iconography
Overview, Metrology, and Quantification
Archaeological and Hoard Evidence
Paros, Naxos and the Numismatic Context
Catalogue
Commentary
Appendix 1. Non-Parian Issues
Appendix 2. Ancient Imitative Coinage
Appendix 3. Modern Parian Forgeries
Appendix 4. Weight and Frequency Distribution
Appendix 5. Naxian and Parian Comparanda
Bibliography

John Tully read Greats at Magdalen College, Oxford before moving to Harvard, then Princeton, where he finished his PhD dissertation on “Networks, Hegemony, and Multipolarity in the Hellenistic Cyclades” in 2012. In 2010, he took the Eric P. Newman Graduate Seminar in Numismatics at the ANS in New York; this book is a direct result of the project he started there. He is currently a consultant in New York.

“Tully’s work is an outstanding example of numismatic scholarship and erudition, which substantially advances the ongoing discussion of how to interpret the Cyclades within the Greek world. In particular, his handsomely produced book now becomes the definitive starting-point for all future examinations of Parian coinages.”
–Corey J. Ellithorpe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Read the 2015 BMCR review: http://www.bmcreview.org/2015/06/20150627.html

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