Coins, Artists, and Tyrants: Syracuse in the Time of the Peloponnesian War

(Numismatic Studies 33)

by Wolfgang R. Fischer-Bossert
Ute Wartenberg, Editor
with selected passages from L. O. Tudeer,
Die Tetradrachmenprägung von Syrakus in der Periode der signierenden Künstler
translated by Orla Mulholland,
and a biographical sketch about Tudeer by Tuukka Talvio

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Member price: $140 plus shipping & handling
ISSN 0517-404-x
ISBN 978-0-89722-341-6
Hardcover, 400 text pages, b/w figures, 27 b/w plates, hoards pull-out, signed tetradrachms pull-out, color die-link chart pull-out

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Coins, Artists, and Tyrants contains the first fully translated and revised text of Lauri O. Tudeer, Die Tetradrachmenprägung von Syrakus in der Periode der signierenden Künstler, as well as a biography of Tudeer, plus a completely new evaluation of signed coin dies and the artists who produced them. Over 100 years after its first publication, Wolfgang R. Fischer-Bossert completely updates the scholarship and bibliography on signed Syracusan tetradrachms, making this book the single most important source on the subject. The book includes plates, a full-color die-link chart, and three pull-outs featuring Syracusan tetradrachms and hoards.

Wolfgang R. Fischer-Bossert is an independent scholar specializing in Archaic and Classical coinages of the Greeks including their barbarous neighbours in both the Balkans and the Levant. He has been on the staff of the German Archaeological Institute at Athens and has also worked with the excavation teams at Boğazköy-Hattuša and Karatepe/Cilicia in Turkey. He has published widely, and has taught Classics and Ancient Numismatics at the Freie Universität, Berlin, and at Vienna University. He currently holds a post-doc at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for the Study of Ancient Culture.

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American Journal of Numismatics 7/8

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Paperback
Price: $40.00

Read/Download via HathiTrust (Open Access).

Contents:

  • Michael Ierardi. The Tetradrachms of Agathocles of Syracuse: A Preliminary Study
  • David Sellwood. The “Victory” Drachms of Phraates IV
  • Ed Dobbins. Countermarked Characene Tetradrachms of Attambelos IV
  • Richard G. McAlee. Vespasian’s Syrian Provincial Coinage
  • William E. Metcalf and William J. Fulco, S. J. Coins from the Excavations at Tell Nimrin
  • Y. T. Nercessian. Two Silver Coins of Gosdantin III of Cilician Armenia
  • Neziiii Aykut. Some Coins of Mas’ud I, Qilijarslan II, and the Maliks
  • John M. Kleeberg. Reconstructing the Beach-Grunthal Hoard of Counterfeit Halfpence: The Montclair, New Jersey (1922) Hoard
  • Paul T. Keyser. Greco-Roman Alchemy and Coins of Imitation Silver
  • Giles F. Carter. The Chronology of Augustan Asses and Quadrantes Determined from Chemical Compositions
  • Book Reviews

Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society 5: Sicily 3

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(SNG ANS 5, 1988)

by Denyse Berend

Hardcover, 62 pp., 45 pls.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-224-2
ISBN-10: 0-89722-224-5

Price: $24.98 (no Member discount)

This volume is a catalogue of the American Numismatics Society’s collection of Syracuse-Siceliotes coins. The catalogue is organized so that the plates of the coins are on one page, while the facing page contains text providing numismatic information.