Faces of Power: Roman Gold Coins from the Victor A. Adda Collection
edited by Haim Gitler and Gil Gambash
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Hardcover, 312 pages, figures
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This extraordinary 312-page volume was compiled on the occasion of the special exhibition Faces of Power at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, featuring the unique collection of Victor A. Adda.
With introductions by his daughter Giovanna Adda Coen and Arturo Russo, and contributions by renowned experts in that field such as Richard Abdy, Michel Amandry, Roger Bland, Andrew Burnett, Aleksander Bursche, Matti Fischer, Gil Gambash, Christian Gazdac, Haim Gitler, Jonathan Grimaldi, Achim Lichtenberger, Jerome Mairat, Rodolfo Martini, Markus Peter, Yaniv Schauer, Johan van Heesch, and Bernhard Woytek not only help to demonstrate the fascinating history of Roman rulers but also portray the achievement of one of the greatest collectors of his time.
A Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG book published in association with the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, offered on consignment by the ANS.
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James A. Schell. Observations on the metrology of the precious metal coinage of Philip II of Macedon: the “Thraco-Macedonian” standard or the Corinthian standard?
Peter G. van Alfen. The “owls” from the 1973 Iraq hoard
Melih Arslan and Ayca Ozen. A hoard of unpublished bronze coins of Ptolemy Ceraunus
Catherine C. Lorber. Large Ptolemaic bronzes in third-century Egyptian hoards
Brian Kritt, Oliver D. Hoover, and Arthur Houghton. Three Seleucid notes
Michael L. Thomas. An imitative unsealed semis from northern Etruria
Martin Beckmann. The early gold coinage of Trajan’s sixth consulship
David Woods. Julian, Gallienus, and the solar bull
Stuart D. Sears. An ‘Abbsid revolution hoard from the western Jazra (al-Raqqa?)
L. A. Saryan. An unpublished silver double tram of Gosdantin I (1298–1299), king of Cilician Armenia
Warren C. Schultz and Haim Gitler. A Mamluk bronze weight in the Israel Museum, with further comments on this rare metrological species
John A. Kleeberg. Three notes on the private gold coinage of the United States