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2003-09-20

Alfaro Asins, Carmen. El Departamento de Numismática de Museo Arquelógico Nacional. Museo Arquelógico Nacional, Madrid (2003). 63 pp., illus.

A history of the coin collection of the Museo Arquelógico Nacional from its beginnings in the early eighteenth century to the present. Highlights of the museum's ancient, medieval, and early modern holdings are described and illustrated in color. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Alfaro Asins, Carmen (ed.). A Survey of Numismatic Research 1996-2001. International Association of Professional Numismatists, Madrid (2003). 1000 pp.

A detailed overview of important numismatic publications between 1996 and 2001. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Dahmen, Karsten. Geschichte im klein format: Die römische Welt des 4. Jahrhunderts im Spiegel der Sammlung R. Heynen. Museum Burg Linn, Krefeld (2002). 48 pp., illus.

The author gives an overview of Roman Imperial coinage and history from the introduction of the tetrarchic system to the rise of Constantine I with coins in the Reinhard Heynen collection providing illustrative material. Special attention is paid to the development of iconographical programs on the reverses of the coinage. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Gigante, Fabio. Eurocoins: Euro coins and banknotes. Ars Antiqua, London (2003). 200 pp., illus.

A catalog of circulating and commemorative issues of Euro coins and banknotes produced between 1999 and 2002. (Oliver D. Hoover)



2003-09-11

Bakes, James. “An Apparently Unpublished As of Antoninus Pius,” The Journal of the Classical and Medieval Numismatic Society 4.3 (September 2003), pp. 127-128, illus.

The author describes a new as of Antoninus Pius with Pax reverse and the legends ANTONINVS AVG PI VS PP IMP II and TRPO TXIX COS IIII SC. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Brace, Bruce R. “The Legionary Coins of Septimius Severus,” The Journal of the Classical and Medieval Numismatic Society 4.3 (September 2003), pp. 119-126, illus.

The author outlines the rise to power of Septimius Severus and the coins that he issued to honor the legions that supported his bid for control of the Roman Empire. An inventory of the coins is provided as well as an appendix on the disposition of the various legions named on the coins. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Brace, Bruce R. “Deceptions IX: Renaissance Forgeries and Imitations: The So-called "Paduans",” The Journal of the Classical and Medieval Numismatic Society 4.3 (September 2003), pp. 142-143, illus.

A brief overview of Roman coin imitations during the Italian Renaissance and biographical sketches of master imitators like Vettor di Gambello, Alessandro Cesati, Leone Aretino, Gian Frederico Bonzagna and Jacopo Nizolla da Trezzo. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Brace, Bruce R. “Another "Snippet" on Scaurus,” The Journal of the Classical and Medieval Numismatic Society 4.3 (September 2003), pp. 151-153, illus.

Brief comments on the denarius coinage of M. Aemilius Scaurus and the excavations of his house on the Palatine Hill. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Tameanko, Marvin. “An Abstract Graphing Technique Used on Ancient Coins,” The Journal of the Classical and Medieval Numismatic Society 4.3 (September 2003), pp. 129-139, illus.

The author discusses the use of the 'tiered' illusrative technique to show depth and perspective on coin types of the Roman Empire. (Oliver D. Hoover)



2003-09-01

Eisenhauer, Harry M. “Register of Surviving Notes of the Quebec Bank. Late Issues: 1898 to 1911,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.3 (September 2003), pp. 70-71, illus.

Graham, R.J. “Province of Ontario Savings Office Sold,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.3 (September 2003), pp. 73-78, illus.

The author outlines the history of the Ontario Savings Office from its origin as a credit union established to support agriculturalists in 1922 to its sale to Desjardins Credit Union in 2003. Several cheque types are illustrated. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Jacobs, Wayne L. “The Story of the Canadian Cent,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.7 (September 2003), pp. 334-341, illus.

A brief history of the cent denomination in Canada from its adoption by the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland in the 1850s and 1860s to the changes in typology and size in the early twentieth century. Medals produced for the 1927 Diamond Jubilee of Confedaration are also discussed. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Renwick, Barrie. “Souvenir Medals from Queen Victoria's 1897 Diamond Jubilee,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.7 (September 2003), pp. 342-345, illus.

The author introduces the Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee medals designed by Frank Bowcher and produced by Spink and Son in 1897. (Oliver D. Hoover)



2003-08-01

Allan, Walter D. “A Pictorial Review of the Development of the Canadian Bank of Commerce Note Issues that Portray the Paintings of A.E. Foringer,” The Canadian Paper Money Society Journal 38.122 (2002), pp. 4-104, illus.

Bates, Michael L. “Iraq Museum Coins Found Safe,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 29-31, illus.

A brief account of the Islamic coin collection of the Baghdad Museum and efforts made to restore and preserve material in the wake of the second Gulf War. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Bell, Geoffrey G. “Puddester, Robert P., Medals of British India with Rarity and Valuations: Vol. 1, Commemorative and Historical Medals from 1750 to 1974. London: Spink, 2002.” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.1 (January/February 2003), pp. 35.

Bell, R.C. “Men of Old England's Inland Waterways,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 5-8, illus.

Bendall, Simon. “The Dioikitirion Square Trachion Reconsidered,” Nomismatika Khronika 21 (2002), pp. 107-115, illus.

The author argues that the Virgin, rather than St. Demetrius is depicted on a fourteenth century trachion found in the excavations of Thessaloniki. Text in English with Greek translation by A.P. Tzamalis on pp. 111-115 (Oliver D. Hoover)

Bloom, W.R. “A Jetton Found Far from Home,” Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia 13 (2002), pp. 45-47, illus.

A jetton produced by Hans Weidinger depicting Louis XIV has been identified among artefacts recovered from the wreck of the Dutch ship Zuytdorp which founded off the coast of Western Australia in 1712. (Kenneth Sheedy)

Bopearachchi, Osmund. “Vandalized Afghanistan,” Nomismatika Chronika 21 (2002), pp. 91-99, illus.

The author laments the destruction of Afghanistan's ancient cultural heritage, including numismatic riches like the Mir Zakah, Kabul, and Qunduz hoards. Text in English with Greek translation by M.J.A. Tzamales on pp. 88-90. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Carlisle, L. and P. Fleig. “The Great War Children's Peace Medal,” Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia 13 (2002), pp. 48-72, illus.

A study of the Australian Armistice peace medal designed by Charles D. Richardson and minted by Stokes and Son in 1919. (Kenneth Sheedy)

Chase, Peter A. “Early Copper Coins of Modern Greece,” Nomismatika Khronika 21 (2002), pp. 117-126, illus.

The author offers a die study of the lepton copper coinage of the Kapodistrian era of the modern Greek state. English text with Greek translation by A.P. Tzamali on pp. 122-126. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Chugg, Andrew. “A double entendre in the Alexandrian bigas of Triptolemos,” The Celator 17.8 (August 2003), pp. 6-16, illus.

The author suggests that the figure of Triptolemos on Alexandrian drachms actually represents Alexander the Great in his role as city founder. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Cornwell, Brian. “Thoughts on collecting Canadian decimals,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 47.10 (December 2002), pp. 443-449, illus.

Cornwell, Brian. “Canadian decimal research opportunities are plentiful,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.1 (January/February 2003), pp. 11-13, illus.

Cornwell, Brian. “Spotting Fakes: It can take time and patience,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.2 (March 2003), pp. 77-80, illus.

The author discusses techniques used to detect forgeries of the Canadian 1936 dot cent. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Cuhaj, George S. “Subway Token's Passing: Just the Latest for NYC,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 63-66, illus.

A brief history of the New York "railroad" and subway system and the tokens associated with them up until the abolition of the subway token on April 13, 2003. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Dobrinić, Julijan. Novci dalmatinskih i sjevernoalbanskih gradova u srednjem vijeku [Coinage of Dalmatian and North Albanian Cities in the Middle Ages]. Numizmatički studio Dobrinić, Rijeka (2002). 133 pp., illus.. 953-6603-04-7.

The author catalogues and illustrates with line drawings the medieval coinages produced by the Dalmatian and Albanian cities of Bar, Drivast, Hvar, Kotor, Skadar, Split, Svač, Šibenik, Trogir, Ulcinj, and Zadar during autonomous, Serbian, and Venetian periods. Each city is introduced by an historical introduction and extensive concordances allow the cross referencing of the catalogue numbers with earlier references for the civic coinages. Text in Croatian. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Doty, Richard G. “The Smithsonian Numismatic Cabinet: Friends in a Strange Place,” Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia 13 (2002), pp. 28-44, illus.

An introduction to 'America's Attic', with special coverage of the Australian component in the collection (mostly paper currency). (Kenneth Sheedy)

Emmett, Keith. “An unpublished Alexandrian coin of Augustus,” The Celator 17.8 (August 2003), pp. 18-22, illus.

The author attributes to Augustus a new bronze pentadrachm depicting a crescent. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Ender, Celil. “İldeniz Oğullari'ndan (Azerbeycan Atabekleri) Kızıl Arslan Osman ve Nusred-din Ebu Bekr'e Ait İki Bakır Sikke [Two Copper Coins Belonging to Nusrad-din Ebu Bakr and Kizil Arslan 'Uthman of the Ildegizid Atabegs of Azerbayjan],” Bülten. Türk Nümismatik Dernegi 39-40 (2003), pp. 35-37, illus.

Evans, Robert D., Fred N. Holabird, and David C. Fitch. “Western precious metal ingots: The good, the bad and the ugly,” The Numismatist 116.8 (August 2003), pp. 36-44, illus.

The authors offer a methodology for determining the authenticity of western gold and silver ingots and analyze six bars. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Fredette, Tom. “Articles from the Token World,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 9-11.

A bibliography of token related articles by David Thompson that appeared in World Coin News from 1990 to 1995. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Georgiades, Nicholas Th. “A new electrum Trachy of Ioannis III Vatatzes,” Nomismatika Khronika 21 (2002), pp. 105-106, illus.

The author describes an unpublished electrum trachy of Ioannis III which employs similar types to those of billon trachys from the mint of Magnesia. Text in Greek with English translation by M.J.A. Tzamalis on p. 106 (Oliver D. Hoover)

Giroux, Jean-Luc. “The story of a Quebec family business,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 47.3 (April 2002), pp. 117-118, illus.

The author describes two pieces of scrip issued by the Quebec bakery of Rodolphe Lapointe and provides a brief history of the establishment and its owner. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Gökyildirim, Turan. “Roma Antoninianus Definesi [Antoninianus Hoard, Rome],” Bülten. Türk Nümismatik Dernegi 39-40 (2003), pp. 7-21, 13 pls.

Goldstein, Erik. “A numismatic tour of Colonial Williamsburg,” The Numismatist 116.8 (August 2003), pp. 60-64, illus.

An overview of the numismatic collection at Colonial Williamsburg, including early American coinage and paper money, as well as European and Central and South American Issues that circulated in the Thirteen Colonies. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Grant, James. “The Case for Gold,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 52.

The author uses the example of the Bet She'an Hoard of Byzantine gold coins as a springboard to discuss the investment potential of gold. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Greene, Ronald. “B. Honig and the Old English Bakery, A Chimera,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 47.3 (April 2002), pp. 106-108, illus.

The author attempts to identify poorly described Vancouver tokens listed in lot 889 in a Fisher sales catalogue. Tokens ascribed to an "Old English Bakery" are thought to be those issued by the known Old England Bakery. A B. Honig token is properly disassociated from the bakery tokens. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Gregory, Barbara J. “In the wake of Lewis and Clark,” The Numismatist 116.8 (August 2003), pp. 55-58, illus.

A description of the types and politics surrounding the development of the 2003 Missouri state quarter depicting the exploration of the American West by Lewis and Clark in 1804. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Henig, Martin. “A cameo, probably depicting the triumph of Licinius I in AD 313,” The Celator 17.8 (August 2003), pp. 38-39, illus.

The author describes an agate cameo depicting a facing tetrarchic ruler in a quadriga and associates it with the celebration of Licinius I over Maximinus in AD 313. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Hoge, Robert Wilson. “Eric P. Newman: A Collector Profile,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 38-39, illus.

Hoge, Robert Wilson. “The Groves Forum 2003,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 50, illus.

Hoge, Robert Wilson. “Coinage of the Americas Conference 2003,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 51, illus.

Holton, Mark B. “James Conder and his tokens, 1787-1797,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 47.10 (December 2002), pp. 450-459, illus.

An overview of the late eighteenth century tokens of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, collected and catalogued by James Conder. The circulation of Conder tokens in British North America is also discussed. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Holton, Mark B. “Williams, Jonathan, Joe Cribb and Elizabeth Errington, eds. Money: A History. London:British Museum Press, 1997.” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.1 (January/February 2003), pp. 35-38.

Hoover, Oliver D. “The History of the ANS: The Fifth Decade,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 32-37, illus.

Hoover, Oliver D. “Archibald, Zofia H., John Davies, Vincent Gabrielsen and G.J. Oliver, eds. Hellenistic Economies. London/New York: Routledge, 2001.” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 54-57.

Hoover, Oliver D. “Delestrée, Louis-Pol and Marcel Tache. Nouvel atlas des monnaies Gauloises I. de la Seine au Rhin. Saint-Germain-en-Laye: Éditions Commios. 2002.” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 57-59.

Hoover, Oliver D. “Schultz, Sabine and Jan Zahle, eds. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals of the Danish National Museum. Supplement: Acquisitions 1942-1996. Copenhagen: Nationalmuseet. 2002.” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 59-61.

Imhof, Todd L. “Ready, set, collect!” The Numismatist 116.8 (August 2003), pp. 67-69, illus.

A discussion of the merits and drawbacks of the Set Registry™ program offered by the Professional Coin Grading Service and a similar rare coin registry maintained by the Numismatic Guarantee Corporation. (Oliver D. Hoover)

İzmirlier, Yilmaz. “Eşrefoğlu Süleyman Bin Mehmet Paraları [Coins of Sulayman bin Mahmad of the Ashrafoghli Dynasty],” Bülten. Türk Nümismatik Dernegi 39-40 (2003), pp. 61-64, 1 pl.

Jacobs, Wayne L. “The general coinage of the British Empire,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 47.3 (April 2002), pp. 123-128, illus.

An overview of the silver "Portcullis" trade coins produced in 1600 to facilitate trade between the British East India Company and the states of South and East Asia, and the tin "Plantation" 1/24-real of 1688, struck for use in the British colonies of North America and the West Indies. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Jacobs, Wayne L. “The colonial coppers that never got issued,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 47.5 (June 2002), pp. 123-128, illus.

The author discusses the proposed 1/50, 1/100, 1/200 and 1 dollar copper coins proposed for the British colonies of Sierra Leone, Mauritius and Barbados in 1823 and the difficulties of the currency system of British Canada in 1825. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Kay, Marvin. “Municipal trade tokens tell stories of medical legends,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.5 (June 2003), pp. 240-243, illus.

The author discusses Canadian municipal trade tokens depicting famous medical doctors or institutions. (Oliver D. Hoover)

MacDonald, David. “Sicilian and Southern Italian Overstrikes on Pegasoi,” Nomismatika Chronika 21 (2002), pp. 55-71, illus.

The author attributes the great influx of Corinthian pegasoi to Sicily and Southern Italy in the 330s BC to the grain trade during a period of famine in mainland Greece. These coins were overstruck by Lokroi, Thourioi and Taras. Text in English with Greek translation by A.P. Tzamalis on pp.65-71. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Marotta, Michael E. “Electrum,” The Celator 17.8 (August 2003), pp. 25-31, illus.

An historical overview of electrum coinage from the staters found in the archaic Artemision to the experiments with goloid in the 19th century United States. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Millard, Alan. “Literacy in the Time of Jesus,” Biblical Archaeology Review 29.4 (July/August 2003), pp. 36-42, illus.

The author includes the bilingual prutot of Alexander Jannaeus, Greek inscribed Herodian issues and Tyrian silver, as well as the Hebrew inscribed coins of the First Revolt, in a general discussion of literacy in first century AD Palestine. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Monks, Simon. “Skidmore Churches in the City of London,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 23, illus.

A brief history of the St. Margaret Pattens church that appears on a Skidmore token. (Oliver D. Hoover)

O'Hair, R.A.J. and A. Tordesillas. “Aristocrats of Crime: The Hulk Token of Barrington and Dignam,” Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia 13 (2002), pp. 7-18, illus.

The author discusses a hand engraved 18th century English token depicting the notorious convicts George Barrington on one side, and David Dignam on the other. Both were confined to the London hulks in 1777, and it is suggested that this is one of the earliest hulk tokens known. (Kenneth Sheedy)

Özden, Betül. “Mut Definesi İçinde Yer Alan YAYINLANMAMIŞ Karamanoğlu Sikkeleri,” Bülten. Türk Nümismatik Dernegi 39-40 (2003), pp. 60-75, 2 pls.

Perk, Haluk and Hüsnü Öztürk. “Karamanoğlu Erhan Bey'in Sikkeleri; Aladin - Orhan Yazili Para Hakkında [Coins of Qaramanid Erhan Beg: Concerning the Coin with Ala al-Din Urkhan Written on It],” Bülten. Türk Nümismatik Dernegi 39-40 (2003), pp. 78-85, 1 pl.

Perk, Haluk and Hüsnü Öztürk. “Candaroğulları States Coin Treasure Struck in the Name of Ilhanlı Ruler Ebu Said Bahadır Khan,” Bülten Special Issue. Türk Nümismatik Dernegi 4 (2003).

Perk, Haluk and Hüsnü Öztürk. “Danişmendliler'den Zülkarneyn'e Ait Bir Sikke ve Üzerinde İlk Kez Görülen Bir Damga [An Unknown Countermark on a Coin Belonging to Dhu'l-Qarnayn of Danishmand],” Bülten. Türk Nümismatik Dernegi 39-40 (2003), pp. 38-39.

Petch, Paul R. “Not a popular coin: Even years later,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.3 (April 2003), pp. 114-115, illus.

The author discusses the Canadian circulating 50-cent coin of 2002 in the context of the problems of circulation experienced by US half dollars in the late nineteenth century. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Prokopov, Ilya. “Les Tétradrachmes Thraces aux types de Thasos (Herakleous Soteros Thrakon),” Nomismatika Chronika 21 (2002), pp. 83-90, illus.

The author discusses the difficulties in interpreting the three different series of Thasian imitations struck in the name of the Tracians in the first century BC. Text in French with Greek translation by E. Papaeuthumiou and M.J.A. Tzamales on pp. 88-90. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Psoma, Selene E. “Methone, Pieria: A new numismatic type,” Nomismatika Chronika 21 (2002), pp. 73-81, illus.

The author attributes to Methone a small bronze coin with the types of female head r./dolphin and a silver fraction with the types of horse's head/dolphin, both in the Alpha Bank collection. Text in Greek with English translation by M.J.A. Tzamalis on pp.78-81. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Reback, Marilyn A. “A family of numismatists,” The Numismatist 116.8 (August 2003), pp. 51-53, illus.

Biographies of J.C. Lighthouse, Charles N. Ricard and Charles J. Ricard, recipients of the 2003 Farran Zerbe Award. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Regitko, John. “Department of Highways of Ontario tokens,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 47.10 (December 2002), pp. 467-468, illus.

A description of the tokens produced by the Department of Highways of Ontario to pay the toll at the James N. Allen Skyway Bridge, Burlington, Ontario until they were discontinued in 1973. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Regitko, John. “TB: Tony Bianco,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.5 (June 2003), pp. 228-236, illus.

A biography of Tony Bianco, the designer of polar bear reverse used for the Canadian $2 coin issued in 2000. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Renwick, Barrie. “The medal for the Governor-General's Annual Literary Award,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 47.3 (April 2002), pp. 113-116, illus.

A description and history of the Governor-General's Annual Literary Award presented to Canadian authors between 1936 and 1959. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Renwick, Barrie. “The Mond Nickel Company Limited 25th Anniversary Medal,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.2 (March 2003), pp. 65-69, illus.

The author provides a brief history of the refining of nickel and the Mond Nickel Company founded in 1900 before describing the company's anniversary medal struck in 1925. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Sakar, Ali. “Dört nadir Mangır [Four rare manghir],” Bülten. Türk Nümismatik Dernegi 39-40 (2003), pp. 86-88, illus., 1 pl.

Salterio, Earl J. “Bishop Pinkham College: War medal 1914,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 47.5 (June 2002), pp. 219-224, illus.

The author describes a medal awarded by Bishop Pinkham College, Calgary, Alberta, to C.H.C. Lane "for manliness" in 1914. The medal is associated with a cadet corps established at the college during World War I. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Salterio, Earl J. “Charlottetown Confederation Conference fiftieth anniversary medal - 1914,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.4 (May 2003), pp. 156-162, illus.

The author provides background to the Charlottetown Confederation Conference of September 1-9, 1864 and discusses the commemorative medals struck on the fiftieth anniversary of this historical meeting. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Salvesen, Harald. “The Tetradrachm of Orophernes,” Nomismatika Chronika 21 (2002), pp. 8-16, illus.

The author describes the history and provenances of the known tetradrachms of Orophernes, pretender to the throne of Cappadocia c. 160-156 BC. A Greek translation by A.P. Tzamales appears on pp. 13-16. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Sedgewick, Michael. “The Lord of the Rings: A new adventure in coinage,” The Numismatist 116.8 (August 2003), pp. 46-48, illus.

An account of the Royal Mint's production of circulating coinage with types inspired by images from the film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Smith, Pete. “The Hancocks, Die Engravers, Part I: John Gregory Hancock, Senior,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 12-22, illus.

The author provides a biography of the English medallist, John Gregory Hancock, Sr., and lists of the medals and tokens attributed to him. Special attention is paid to tokens and medals struck for the United States of America. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Tattersall, Kerry. “The story of the Maria Theresa taler of 1780,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.5 (June 2003), pp. 208-213, illus.

A history of the 1780 Maria Theresa taler produced for Levantine trade, from its first striking in the mints of the Habsburg Empire to the 20th century restrikes in Austria, Italy, France, and England. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Tompa, Peter K. “Damnatio memoriae,” The Celator 17.8 (August 2003), pp. 37, 50, illus.

The author discusses the process of condemning the memory of Roman emperors in the context of the conflict between Caracalla and Geta. Special attention is paid to the bronze issues of Stratonicea with the image of Geta erased. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Tselekas, Panagiotis. “Late Archaic overstuck staters in the Chalkidike,” Nomismatika Chronika 21 (2002), pp. 17-40, illus.

The author reports on five staters of Akanthos and one of Dikaia/Eretria overstruck with the types of Terone, a stater of Mende and two of Akanthos overstruck with the types of Sermyle, two staters of Akanthos overstruck with the types of Skione, and a stater of Akanthos overstruck with the types of Mende. Text in Greek and English. Includes an extensive bibliography. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Tzamalis, Anastasios P. “Some of the more important acquisitions of the Alpha Bank Collection during 2002,” Nomismatika Chronika 21 (2002), pp. 41-54, illus.

The author reports on 28 Greek and Roman Provincial coins acquired by the Alpha Bank, Athens. Especially notable are a rare bronze of Alexander II of Macedon, a group of silver fractions from the Argolis, a drachm of the Indo-Greek king Telephos, and a group of Roman Provincial bronzes from various cities in Thrace and Moesia Inferior. Text in Greek with English translation by M.J.A. Tzamalis on pp.48-54. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Waychison, W. “The first shot through medal issued to mark the 60th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad,” The Canadian Journal of Numismatics 48.5 (June 2003), pp. 214-215, illus.

The author describes a medal by Otkar Dusek designed to honor the fallen German and Russian combatants in the battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943). The medal is unique in that it has actually been shot through with a bullet. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Wilski, Hans. “Countermarks of Lemnos on Ottoman Copper Coins,” Nomismatika Khronika 21 (2002), pp. 127-140, illus.

The author describes Greek letter countermarks applied in Lemnos to demonetized Ottoman copper coins after 1880. English text with Greek translation by A.P. Tzamalis on pp. 134-140. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Zervos, Orestes H. “A Barbarous Hybrid Tetarteron of the time of Alexios I Komnenos,” Nomismatika Chronika 21 (2002), pp. 101-104, illus.

The author suggests that a rare hybrid "jewelled cross" tetarteron type of Alexius I may be a contemporary counterfeit. Text in English with Greek translation by M.J.A. Tzamalis on pp. 103-104. (Oliver D. Hoover)

van Alfen, Peter. “Monuments, Medals and Metropolis,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.2 (Summer 2003), pp. 16-23, illus.

The first in a series of articles examining the relationship between numismatics and the public sculpture and architecture of Manhattan. Special attention is paid to the work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Adolph A. Weinman and Daniel Chester French. (Oliver D. Hoover)

van der Dussen, J.W. “Sixth century countermarking on Roman imperial bronzes,” The Celator 17.8 (August 2003), pp. 34-35, illus.

The author argues that worn Roman Imperial bronzes bearing the chiseled numbers XLII and LXXXIII were revalidated for use by Vandal troops under the command of Belisarius during the Italian campaigns of AD 534-536. (Oliver D. Hoover)



2003-07-22

Adams, Doug. “Error or variety,” The Collector. The Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club Newsletter 13.3 (2003), pp. 45, illus.

The author discusses the difficuties in distinguishing between errors and varieties of Canadian Tire scrip. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Ammons, C. Kevin. “A Brief History of Larissa,” The Celator 17.7 (July 2003), pp. 26-31, 36-37, illus.

Catlett, Charlie. “Hammered Henrys,” The Numismatist 116.7 (July 2003), pp. 57-61, illus.

An overview of the history and coinages produced by English kings named Henry. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Clark, Cathy L. “Maryland Tercentenary Half Dollar: Salute to Freedom,” The Numismatist 116.7 (July 2003), pp. 46-50, illus.

The author provides a history of the Maryland colony in the seventeenth century and the Calvert family whose members ruled it as Lords Baltimore. The 1934 US half dollar commemorating the foundation of Maryland depicts the Calvert coat-of-arms and a portrait of Cecil Calvert. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Deisher, Beth. “Liberty Head Legends,” The Numismatist 116.7 (July 2003), pp. 36-43, illus.

The author gives a history of the elusive 1913 US Liberty Head 5-cent piece and the owners of five known specimens. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Fisher, George A., Jr. “Chick, Chick, Goose: Chicken-eye wuzhu or goose-eye wuzhu, what's the difference?” The Numismatist 116.7 (July 2003), pp. 53-55, illus.

The author discusses the use of "goose-eye" and "chicken-eye" to describe the small diameter wuzhu struck under the Western Han, Western Jin, or the Chen Dynasty. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Fontaine, Lou. “More on numbering equipment, and varieties...” The Collector. The Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club Newsletter 13.3 (2003), pp. 48, illus.

The author describes and illustrates printing errors on CTC 8-A, 8-B, 8-E and 9-C Canadian Tire scrip. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Fourre, Jerome. “Discoveries,” The Collector. The Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club Newsletter 13.3 (2003), pp. 47, illus.

The author describes and illustrates printing errors on 10-cent (CTC S27-C) Canadian Tire scrip. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Fourre, Jerome. “Series CTC S27 or S28?” The Collector. The Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club Newsletter 13.3 (2003), pp. 51, illus.

The author discusses a 2003 issue of 50-cent Canadian Tire scrip and the reasons for identifying it as a new addition to the CTC S27 series. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Hackett, Mike. “Collecting CTC Coupons,” The Collector. The Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club Newsletter 13.3 (2003), pp. 42-43, illus.

Lee, Lawrence J. “Solving the Denver Assay Puzzle,” The Numismatist 116.7 (July 2003), pp. 63-67, illus.

The author describes and discusses 5- 10- and 20-token patterns of the Denver City Assay Office. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Levinson, Robert A. “Single Digit Dated Coins - An Anomaly from the Late Middle Ages,” The Celator 17.7 (July 2003), pp. 6-16, illus.

Tha author discusses fifteenth century coinages of Sweden and German States bearing single digit arabic numeral dates. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Lopez, Tom. “The Thirty Year's War: Mayhem and Money,” The Numismatist 116.7 (July 2003), pp. 69-73, illus.

An overview of the Thirty Year's War (1618-1648)and the coinages produced during the course of the conflict. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Murphy, Barry. “Failmezger, Tory "Victor". Roman Bronze Coins: From Paganism to Christianity. 294-364 AD. Washington, DC: Ross and Perry, 2002.” The Celator 17.7 (July 2003), pp. 34-35.

Robinson, Warden. “A fold cut error!” The Collector. The Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club Newsletter 13.3 (2003), pp. 41, illus.

The author describes and illustrates a fold cut error on a piece of 1999 25-cent Canadian Tire scrip (CTC S17-D1). (Oliver D. Hoover)

Roebuck, Don. “From Burgundy to Puce: The "Bronze" Seals on the Dominion of Canada $1 and $2 Notes of 1923,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.2 (June 2003), pp. 36-37, illus.

Rudd, Chris. “Huge Druid Hoard from Leicestershire Found,” The Celator 17.7 (July 2003), pp. 38-41, 50, illus.

The author describes a newly discovered hoard of 3,000-4,000 British Celtic and a few Roman coins and outlines their archaeological importance. (Oliver D. Hoover)



2003-07-01

Amela Valverde, L. “Acuñaciones de Gneo Pompeyo hijo en Hispania,” Numisma 244 (2000), pp. 7-33.

Cepeda Ocampo, J.L. “A propósito de las acuñaciones del usupador Máximo en Barcino (411),” Numisma 244 (2000), pp. 43-51.

Crusafont i Sabater, M. “La medalla i els seus artistes,” L'Ardit 15 (2001), pp. 45-47.

Fontenla Ballesta, S. “Las primeras acuñaciones almohades,” Numisma 244 (2000), pp. 53-59.

Gimeno, J. La medalla modernista. Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona (2001). 160 pp.

Ibañez Artica, M. “La numismática medieval navarra (antecedentes y situación actua),” Numisma 244 (2000), pp. 53-59.

Maria Soler, R. “Los Mendoza de los siglos XV y XVI a través de sus medallas,” Numisma 244 (2000), pp. 115-127.

Martini, R. Cesar Augustus. Collezione Verenelli di moneta di bronzo. Catalogo critico, Serie Speciale 2. Glaux, Milano (2001). 494 pp.

Olano i Puchades, J. “L'escultor medallista Ramón Ferran i Pagès,” L'Ardit 15 (2001), pp. 42-44.

Olano i Puchades, J. “La medall artística catalana, una mica d'història i un problema,” L'Ardit 15 (2001), pp. 48-54.

Turro i Martinez, A. “Els vals monetaris creata pels bars, cafés, restaurants i similars de Barcelona, durant la guerra del 1936-1939,” L'Ardit 15 (2001), pp. 31-38.



2003-06-30

Alfaro Asins, Carmen. “La moneda púnica foránea en la Pen. Ibérica y sus entornos,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 355-363.

Arevalo, A. “La moneda griega foránea en la Pen. Ibérica,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 1-15.

Canto, A. “Monedas foráneas en al-Andalus,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 107-127.

Castro Priego, M. “Las primeras emisiones monetarias del emirato independentes. Las acuñaciones de Abd al Rahman I. Circulación e imposición fiscal,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 525-532.

Cebrian, M.A. “Acuñaciones augusteas en plata en el museo Arq-Etnológico de Córdoba,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 371-375.

Cepeda Ocampo, J.L. “Tesoros monetarios de la segunda mitad del. s. III, Valsadornia, 1937, Porto Carro, 1974,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 411-423.

Collado, E. and M. Gozalbes. “El tsarillo de monedas de Ebusus de "Pedreguer" (Alicante),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 253-258.

Corzo, S. “Un tesorillo hispano-musulman hallado en Villacarillo (Jaén),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 475-479.

Domenech, C. “El numerario fatimi en el Sarq al-Andalus,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 481-490.

Esparcia, M. Reyes. “Sobre la acuñación de moneda para Marruecos a finales del s. XVIII: Material de fabricación conservado en el Museo Casa de la Moneda,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 617-623.

Falco Fuentes, V., I. Moraño Poblado, and J.M. Garcia Fuertes. “La numismáticas del yacimiento romano de Cami del Pon (Els Pedregals, La Vall d'Uix ó, Castellá),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 377-387.

Feria, R. “De la peseta al euro,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 173-179.

Fuentes Ganzo, E. “La circulación monetaria foránea en el reino de León medieval (s. XI-XV) primeras aproximaciones, I,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 559-568.

Fuentes, T. “Lecturas del epígrafe monetal ibérico i.i.tu.r.i.r / Iliberir,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 411-423.

Garcia Ruiz, G. “Monedas cristianas en un hallazgo Califal,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 491-499.

Garcia Samper, M. “El monetario romano del Museo arqueológico-etnológico municipal Gratiniano Baches de Pilas de la Horadada,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 355-363.

Gonzalez, M. “Monedas romanas del Bajo Imperio procedentes del yacimiento Ibérico del Collado de los Jardines en Santa Elena (Jaén),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 431-437.

Gozalbes, E. “Notas sobre hallazgos monetarios antiguos en Andalucia (siglo XVI),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 491-499.

Hernandez-Canut, L. “Fernando II rey de León y tutor de su sobrino Alfonso de Castilla,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 569-587.

Hernandez-Canut, L. “El papel moneda de Albacete,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 637-654.

Hurtado Muller, T. “Hallazgos numismáticos de la Villa romana de Catarroja (València) como reflejo de la circulación monetaria imperial en el Ager Valentinus,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 401-410.

Ibañez Artica, M. “Monedas foráneas de época medieval y moderna en los reinos hispano-cristianos,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 129-171.

Llado Cardona, N. “El uso de la moneda en Emporiae durante la época imperial,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 389-400.

Lopez Sanchez, F. “Lanzas y jabalinas en la iconografia de los reversos monetarios romano del s. IV dC: su simbolismo,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 447-457.

Madrigal, A. “Hallazgos numismaticos en el poblado ibérico de Castellanos de Ceal (Hinojares, Jaén),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 265-273.

Marcos Alonso, C. “Monedas romano-republicanas con procedencia en el MAN I, Villaricos (Almeria) y Aguilar de Anguita (Guadalajara),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 315-325.

Marcos Balduque, M. “La representación del acto de proclamación y jura en las medallas de proclamación de Carlos III y Carlos IV en Madrid,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 693-697.

Marot, T. “La pen. Ibérica en los siglos V-VI. Consideraciones sobre provisión, circulación y usas monetarios,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 71-96.

Marti Garcia, C. “Monedas extrapeninsulares halladas superficialmente en excavaciones en el poblado ibérico de Burriac (Cabrera de Mar), y sus alrededores,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 237-241.

Marti Garcia, C. “Monedas ebusitanas, Galas y de Judea halladas en excavaciones de la ciudad romana de Iluro (Mataró) y sus alrededores,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 259-264.

Marti Garcia, C. “La circulación monetaria de la ciudad romana de Iluro durante el siglo V dC. El ejemplo del Cardo Maximus,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 459-469.

Mora Serrano, B. “Tesorillo de Blancas de Enrique IV de Castilla procedente del castillo de Tarifa (Cadiz),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 129-171.

Mousheghian, Khatchatur, Anahit Mousheghian, Cécile Bresc, Georges Depeyrot, and François Gurnet. History and Coin Finds in Armenia, Inventory of Coins and Hoards (7th-19th c.), Volume II, Moneta 35. Moneta, Wetteren (2003). 136 pp., 8 pls.

A study of coin finds and hoards from Armenia with inventory and catalogue of issues and finds from the 6th century to the 19th century. This new series of Armenian finds will include three volumes. In this volume are catalogued the coins from the last marzes of Armenia, Yerevan and from Mountainous Karabargh. A general introduction presents the question of the issues of Yerevan mint. (Georges Depeyrot)

Padrino, S. “La reforma del bronce de Graciano (379-383) aspectos cronológicos,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 425-429.

Paredes Perez, N. “Técnicas de fabricación de moneda en al-Andalus: Las monedas falsa de Haza del Carmen (Córdoba),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 501-509.

Pellicer i Bru, J. “Los muribatun a morabetinos almorávides, approximación metrológico-histórica a los maravedis andalusies y cristianos,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 501-509.

Peñalba Hernandez, P. “Una medalla de Leopoldo I de Austria condervada en el Man,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 699-702.

Ramon Sanches, J.J. “El hallazgo de moneda hispano-cartaginesa de La Escuera (Alicante),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 243-252.

Ramos Molina, A. “Depósito monetal de La Alcuida,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 439-445.

Rodrihguez, I. “Posibiles testimonios de sacrificios de toros en las monedas de la Ultirior,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 275-280.

Ruiz Quintana, L. “La fragmentación de moneda en época romana,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 533-542.

Ruiz Trapero, M. “Aportación de España a la moneda de la Unión Europea. El Euro, presente y futuro,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 685-692.

Santiago Fernández, J. de. “Moneda de vellón en el reinado de Felipe II: su ordenación y trascendencia,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 609-616.

Soria Sanchez, V. “Monedas emeritenses,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 365-387.

Toledano, C. “Estudio de cuños y volúmenes de emisón de Hisam II durante el periodo 366-371 H/ 976-981 dC, según el hallazgo de Haza del Carmen (Córdoba),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 511-523.

Torres, J. “Primeros acuñadores en Castilla y Leòn,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 511-523.

Tsukhishvili, Izolda and Georges Depeyrot. History and Coin Finds in Georgia, Late Roman and Byzantine hoards (4th - 13th c.), Moneta 34. Moneta, Wetteren (2003). 108 pp., 10 pls.

This volume is an inventory of the Byzantine hoards found on the territory of Georgia. Buried from 350 to 1224, nineteen hoards are catalogued and listed. A general survey details the history of Byzantine Georgia and two chapters describe the coin circulation in this part of Transcaucasia. Many hoards of gold coins were found. The Byzantine silver hoards were sometimes mixed with Sasanian coins. During the last part of the period, many bronze coins were hoarded. The volume stops with the first large local bronze issues. (Georges Depeyrot)

Untermann, J. “La lengua ibérica y leyendas monetales,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 97-106.

Vera Garcia, P. and M. Garcia Martinez. “La mujer en la moneda imperial romana,” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 343-353.

Vico Belmonet, A.P. “Una tetradracma de Panormus en El Llano de la Consolación (Montealegre del Castillo, Alacant),” in Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002), pp. 231-235.

Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, celebrado en Albacete del 28 al 31 de octubre de 1998. Madrid (2002) .



2003-06-27

Amela Valverde, L. “Emisiones locales hispánicas erróneamente atribuidas a los pompeyanos,” Gaceta Numismàtica 143 (2001), pp. 5-16.

Balaguer, A.M. and T. Siso. “Dos tipus monetairs inèdits del comtat de Barcelona de Ramon Berenguer (1028-1035),” Acta Numismática 31 (2001), pp. 79-84.

Balaguer, A.M. “Medalla del cinquantenari de l'Institut d'Estudis Catalans (1907-1957),” Acta Numismática 31 (2001), pp. 201-205.

Barlett, P. “Mave and Saldina. Two new mints of the coinage of Sisebut from Northern Carthaginensis in the present provincia de Plasencia,” Gaceta Numismática 143 (2001), pp. 17-21.

Barrero Coronada, L. “Apuntes para la catalogación de una desconocida moneda cubana,” Gaceta Numismática 143 (2001), pp. 61-73.

Bertsch, Wolfgang. A Catalogue of Tibetan Ration Coupons and Related Paper Notes. Geoffrey Flack, Vancouver, BC (2001).

The author catalogs ration coupons issued in Tibet under Chinese authority, particularly during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). Coupons for grain, fodder, cloth, cotton, machine oil and other commodities are listed, with illustrations and explanations of their legends. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Bertsch, Wolfgang. Numismatic Literature on the Coins and Banknotes of Tibet, Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter Supplement 169. (Autumn 2001).

Under "Western Literature on Coins Struck in Tibet" 103 titles are listed. Under the headings "Western Literature on Tibetan Paper Money" and "Chinese Language Publications on the Coins Struck in Tibet" 38 and 42 items are listed, respectively. Two Chinese articles on Tibetan paper money and three Tibetan language publications on Tibetan numismatics are listed. Nearly all bibliographical data are accompanied by short summaries. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Bertsch, Wolfgang. The Currency of Tibet. A Sourcebook for the Study of Tibetan Coins, Paper Money and other Forms of Currency. Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala (India) (2002). viii+158 pp., illus.. 81-86470-32-8.

The introductory section consists of a brief historical survey of Tibet's currency and discusses problems regarding Chinese numismatic literature on Tibet, Tibetan currency units, dates on Tibetan coins and banknotes, as well as some numismatic terms. Tibetan coins and banknotes are illustrated on 18 plates (10 in color). The main section consists of an annotated bibliography of Western Chinese, and Tibetan literature dealing with the coins, banknotes, medals and primitive money of Tibet and bordering areas to the south. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Blanco, J.M. and J.A. Saez. “La ceca "libiofenice" de Sacili,” Gaceta Numismática 144 (2002), pp. 3-16.

Blanco, J.M. and J.A. Saez. “La ceca "libiofenice" de Sacili,” Gaceta Numismática 145 (2002), pp. 35-48.

Bofarull i Comenge, A. “Una moneda de plata nasri inèdita,” Acta Numismática 31 (2001), pp. 77-78.

Braña Pastor, J.L. and A. Roma Valdés. “Notas sobra una moneda de Alfonso X de Castilla y de León,” Gaceta Numismática 142 (2001), pp. 63-66.

Burguet Fuentes, E. “Una pieza inédita de medalla de Santa Elena u "ochavo de Santa Elena" y nueva aportación al estudio de estas monedas usadas como amuleto,” Gaceta Numismática 143 (2001), pp. 23-29.

Castan, C. “Aportación al estudio de la ceca de Valladolid (Una carta de pago inédita de la Casa de la Moneda d'esta ciudad en el reinado de Felipe III) ,” Gaceta Numismática 144 (2001), pp. 35-38.

Catalan, J. “Costos y beneficios del euro en la Europa periférica: España versus Suecia,” Gaceta Numismática 145 (2002), pp. 17-33.

Crusafont i Sabater, M. “València: Divuitens de martell de Carles II,” L'Ardit 15 (2001), pp. 21-25.

España, L. “Las acuñaciones del Infante Juan tras plocamarse rey de León en los confines del siglo XIII,” Gaceta Numismática 143 (2001), pp. 31-40.

España, L. “Dos pepiones inéditos del Infante Sancho (1282-1284),” Gaceta Numismática 144 (2001), pp. 21-26.

Garcia Lores, P. “Estados demostrativos de las cuentes de la Casa de la Moneda de Catalunya, durante la guerra de la Independencia, 1808-1814,” Gaceta Numismática 145 (2002), pp. 59-76.

Foerster, G.M. “Dos reales plumnarios de 1765 de México convertidos en 60 pavos de las islas jónicas,” Gaceta Numismática 142 (2001), pp. 67-69.

Jha, Jaya Hari. An Overview of Nepalese Paper Money. Manjeeta Jha, Lalitpur (Nepal) (BS 2058 (AD 2001)).

The author presents a catalogue of Nepalese banknotes profusely illustrated in color and classified by denomination. The buildings and animals represented on the notes are explained and the author provides an historical introduction, portraits of the officials who signed the notes, as well as a table of serial number ranges for each issue. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Olivares, J.M. “Variantes inéditas en la moneda imperial española de las cecas de México, de Nápoles y de Milán,” Gaceta Numismática 142 (2001), pp. 25-40.

Olivares, J.M. “Una interesante variante de José Napoleon,” Gaceta Numismática 143 (2001), pp. 59-60.

Pardo Camacho, R. “Noticia de una malograda acuñatión en la ceca de México destinada a la Florida,” Gaceta Numismática 142 (2001), pp. 41-49.

Pellicer i Bru, J. “Noticias sobre lingotes de oro de la ceca de México, 1746,” Gaceta Numismática 143 (2001), pp. 57-58.

Pellicer i Bru, J. “Addendas al libro: Glosario de Maestros de ceca y ensayadores,” Gaceta Numismática 144 (2002), pp. 47-49.

Pellicer i Bru, J. “Requiem por la peseta ¿Euros por la libertad? Una visión desde la periferia,” Gaceta Numismática 145 (2002), pp. 5-16.

Pérez Sindreu, Francisco de Paula. “Ensayadores de la Casa de Moneda de México, noticias de los s. XVII a XIX,” Gaceta Numismática 142 (2001), pp. 51-57.

Pérez Sindreu, Francisco de Paula. “La salut i la medicina a Roma. El seu reflex en el sistema monetari de l'imperi Romà,” Acta Numismática 31 (2001), pp. 57-76.

Polares, A. “O "cetil" dito arábico. Una nova traduçao,” Gaceta Numismática 144 (2002), pp. 27-34.

Prieto Martinez, J.J. “The number of dies used to strike the coinage: A statistical problem in ancient numismatics,” Gaceta Numismática 144 (2002), pp. 17-20.

Rancoule, G. “Initations de drachmes et oboles de Rhode et Emporion en Vallée de l'Aude,” Acta Numismática 31 (2001), pp. 51-56.

Sales i Carbonell, J. and J. Enrich i Hoja. “Una pequeña ocultación monetaria del s. XII los mancusos de "Can Petit" (Castellfollit del Boix, Barcelona),” Gaceta Numismática 142 (2001), pp. 59-62.

Sanahuja Anguera, X. “Les malles barcelonines de Joana i Carles,” Acta Numismàtica 31 (2001), pp. 105-110.

Sanahuja Anguera, X. “La moneda de Lleida al segle XVII,” Acta Numismàtica 31 (2001), pp. 111-148.

Sanahuja Anguera, X. “Les misterioses cinquenes d'Eivissa de Carles II,” L'Ardit 15 (2001), pp. 26-30.

Santiago Fernández, J. de. “Moneda plata castellana en los siglos XVI y XVII, evolución e intentos de reforma,” Gaceta Numismática 142 (2001), pp. 7-23.

Santiago Fernández, J. de. “Resello de moneda en Mérida en 1641, un proyecto frustrado,” Gaceta Numismática 145 (2001), pp. 49-58.

Seldarov, Nikola. Kolekcija Seldarov, Makedonija i Pajonija [Macedonia and Paeonia. Seldarov Collection]. National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, Skopje (2003).

Turro i Martinez, A. “Els vals monetaris emesos pels sindicats locals CNT de Catalunya durant la guerra deñ 1936-1939,” Acta Numismàtica 31 (2001), pp. 198-199.



2003-06-25

Beckmann, Guillermo. “Emisión de Billetes de la Provincia de Tucumán. Catalogación - "El Banco Provincial de Tucumán 1888-1898",” in Jornario de las XX jornadas nacionales de numismática y medallística de la Federación de entidades numismáticas argentinas organizidas por el Centro Numismático Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, 19 y 20 de agosto de 2000. Buenos Aires (2000), pp. 69-78, illus.

The author gives an historical survey of the Provincial Bank of Tucumán followed by an illustrated catalog of the banknotes issued by this institution between 1888 and 1889. The catalog is based on the collections of the author, the bank and the Central Bank Museum of Buenos Aires. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Bellomo, Rodolfo Arnaldo. “Una Ficha de Transporte de San Nicolás,” in Jornario de las XX jornadas nacionales de numismática y medallística de la Federación de entidades numismáticas argentinas organizidas por el Centro Numismático Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, 19 y 20 de agosto de 2000. Buenos Aires (2000), pp. 114-116, illus.

The author discusses and illustrates two metal transportation tokens, one without legend (issued in 1982), and one with legend issued in 1997 by the bus transport company "Vercelli Hermanos Sociedad Anónima". These tokens were used for transportation in San Nicolás de los Arroyos (Argentina). (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Bellomo, Rodolfo Arnaldo. “Una Ficha de Transporte de San Nicolás,” Boletín del Instituto de Numismática e Historia de San Nicolás de los Arroyos 13.6 (December 2000), pp. 123-127, illus.

The author discusses and illustrates two metal transportation tokens, one without legend (issued in 1982), and one with legend issued in 1997 by the bus transport company "Vercelli Hermanos Sociedad Anónima". These tokens were used for transportation in San Nicolás de los Arroyos (Argentina). (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Catena, Teobaldo. “Moneda Argentina del Período Colonial Ceca de Santiago de Chile 1749-1776,” in Jornario de las XX jornadas nacionales de numismática y medallística de la Federación de entidades numismáticas argentinas organizidas por el Centro Numismático Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, 19 y 20 de agosto de 2000. Buenos Aires (2000), pp. 117-120, illus.

The author discusses Chilean colonial coins of the period 1749-1776 which in his opinion must be considered Argentinian coins as welll, since they circulated in Cuyo and Patagonia, which was Chilean territory at that time, but is now part of Argentina. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Catena, Teobaldo. “Botones Gauchescos Rioplatenses. Los Discutidos Botones del IV Centenario y Diez Inéditas,” in Jornario de las XX jornadas nacionales de numismática y medallística de la Federación de entidades numismáticas argentinas organizidas por el Centro Numismático Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, 19 y 20 de agosto de 2000. Buenos Aires (2000), pp. 117-120, illus.

The author discusses and illustrates 10 coin-shaped Gaucho buttons that imitate coins from Brazil, Chile, Italy and Argentina. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Eisenhauer, Harry M. “Register of Surviving Notes of Prince Edward Island,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.2 (June 2003), pp. 46-49, illus.

Eisenhauer, Harry M. “Register of Surviving Newfoundland Scrip - Various,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.2 (June 2003), pp. 54.

Fraser, George. “Notes Autographed by C. Gordon Yorke,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.2 (June 2003), pp. 44-45, illus.

Holzbauer, Martin. “An Update on the $5 Misplaced Back Position Number Notes,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.2 (June 2003), pp. 59-61, illus.

Leitch, Ted. “The Mahon Banking Company,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.2 (June 2003), pp. 42-43, illus.

Martinez, José A. “Fichas de la Platformas de Retiro,” in Jornario de las XIX jornadas nacionales de numismática y medallística de la Federación de entidades numismáticas argentinas organizidas por el Centro Numismático Bahiense "El Patacón". Bahia Blanca, 9 y 10 octubre de 1999. Bahia Blanca (1999), pp. 58-61, illus.

The author discusses four tokens that were issued between 1982 and 1993 to allow passengers and accompanying persons to gain access to the platforms of the Central Bus Station "El Retiro" of Buenos Aires. The tokens were issued by the firm Baiter S.A. and were withdrawn in 1996. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Wojtiw, Lub. “What's New in Prefixes,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.2 (June 2003), pp. 53.

Wojtiw, Lub. “What's New in Prefixes,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.3 (September 2003), pp. 85.

Jornario de las XIX jornadas nacionales de numismática y medallística de la Federación de entidades numismáticas argentinas organizidas por el Centro Numismático Bahiense "El Patacón". Bahia Blanca, 9 y 10 octubre de 1999. Bahia Blanca (2000) .



2003-06-24

Beckmann, Guillermo. Billetes del Banco Provincial de Tucumán 1888-1898. Ediciones Caja Popular, Tucumán (2000/2001). 18 pp., illus.

The author gives a an historical survey of the Provincial Bank of Tucumán followed by an illustrated catalog of the banknotes issued by this institution between 1888 and 1889. The catalog is based on the collections of the author, the bank and the Central Bank Museum of Buenos Aires. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Cácares Poblete, Ricardo. “El Cristo de los Andes Monumento a la Paz",” Medallas 5.5 (2000), pp. 34-38, illus.

After giving background information on the "Cristo de los Andes", a statue erected as a monument to peace on the border of Argentina and Chile in the Andes and inaugurated in March 1904, the author describes and illustrates two Argentinian and two Chilean medals related to the statue, also referred to as "Cristo Redentor". (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Casanueva Préndz, Juan Manuel. “Medallas sobre Tacna y Arica,” Medallas 6.6 (2001), pp. 12-14.

According to the Treaty of Ancon, concluded between Chile and Peru in 1883, Arica and Tacna were to belong to Chile for ten years; thereafter plebiscites should decide whether the towns should remain with Chile or return to Peru. The author lists and illustrates 7 Chilean and 6 Peruvian medals struck in the first half of the 20th century and related to either Arica or Tacna. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Chanique Borquez, Gaston. Catálogo de Billetes de Chile. Edición 1802-2002. Santiago de Chile (2002). illus.

A catalog with prices in US dollars and black and white illustrations of very poor quality. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Damato, Carlos. “Monedas Primitivas,” La Bolsa del Coleccionista 4 (2000), pp. 15-21.

A short survey of primitive money (moneda de la tierra) used in pre-colonial Central and South America with special reference to the use of cocoa beans as money. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Hoyos Galarza, Melvin. “Historia de las Concideraciones Militares Ecuatorianas en el Siglo XIX,” Boletin de la Biblioteca Municipal de Guayaquil 81 (January 1998), pp. 32-40, illus.

The author discusses five important decorations awarded during Ecuador's early history. Some of these are only known from documentary evidence. 1. The October Medal was awarded to 10 heroes of the October Revolution (actual specimens are unknown). 2. Medal of the Battle of Cone (August 1821; specimens are unknown). 3. Medal of the Battle of Pichincha (24 May 1822; several variants of this medal are known). 4. Medal of the Battle of Tarqui (27 February 1829; one specimen was owned by President Eloy Alfaro and may still belong to one of his descendants. 5. Medal of the "Cruz del Paso del Salado" (1859; this medal was manufactured in France). (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Martinez, José A. Islas Malvinas. Su papel moneda. Ediciones Numismáticas e Históricas "Pacha", Buenos Aires (2001). 27 pp., illus.

A catalogue of the paper money of the Falkland Islands including the "values" issued by the Argentinian governor Luis Vernet (1828-1833) and the British issues until the series of 1983-1990. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Martinez, José A. Historia del Primer Subterráneo de America Linea "A" 1913-1996. Ediciones Numismáticas e Históricas "Pacha", Buenos Aires (2001). 24 pp., illus.

The author discusses medals, tool checks and tokens of the first subway (subterranean) line of Buenos Aires. The tokens are inscribed SBA (Subterráneos de Buenos Aires). Some are inscribed with YPF (Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales), a state run oil company that had sold machine oil to the subway company. The latter, being unable to pay the oil company, allowed it to advertise its logo on the subway tokens in lieu of payment. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Martinez, Juan Manuel S. “Memoria, Arte y Mito: La Medalla,” Medallas 6.6 (2001), pp. 42-43.

The author reports on an exhibition held in Chile's "Museo Historico Nacional" in Santiago de Chile in 2001, which had the title "Memory, Art and Myth: The Medal" and presented medals from America, Asia and Europe from the private collections of Chile. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Martinic, Mateo B. “Medallas Magalláncias,” Medallas 6.6 (2001), pp. 15-30, illus.

Based on medals wihich are now on permanent display in the reading room of the "Instituto de la Patagonia" in Punta Arenas and on medals from the collection of the "Centro de Estudios del Hombre Austral" (University of Magallanes), the Regional Museum "Mayorino Borgatello" of Punta Arenas and other institutional or private collections, the author gives an extensive, partly illustrated, catalog of all medals and related items known to him from the southernmost Chilean province of Magallanes (now referred to as the 12th Region). He also includes a section on decorations and prize medals. A total of 85 specimens are listed, making this article the standard reference on the subject.. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Musso, Luis A. and Luisa Graciela Musso. “Artigas en la Medalla. Inventario de una colección,” Numismatica 63/64 (1999-2000), pp. 5-41.

The authors list 219 medals from Uruguay, Argentina, and Italy commemorating the General José G. Artigas, considered to be the father of independant Uruguay. The medals are described and their complete legends are given along with information on the artists and engravers. All medals are from the collection of the authors. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Paura, Viviana Clara. Breve Historia del Circulante Monetario en Argentina. Banco Central de la República Argentina. Museo Numismático "Dr. José E. Uriburu". Gerencia de Tesoro, Buenos Aires (May 2002). 15 pp., pls.

An overview of coins and banknotes circulating in Argentina during the colonial and republican periods written for visitors to the Numismatic Museum of Argentina's Central Bank in Buenos Aires. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Ponce Garcia, Jaime and Ariel Kwacz Hara (ed.). Monedas, Medallas y Billetes de Bolivia. Banco Central de Bolivia, La Paz (1999). pls.

A color catalog of the monetary collection of the Central Bank of Bolivia. The chapter on medals includes the so-called "monetary medals" which are particular to Bolivia. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Jornario de las XX jornadas nacionales de numismática y medallística de la Federación de entidades numismáticas argentinas organizidas por el Centro Numismático Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, 19 y 20 de agosto de 2000. Buenos Aires (2000) .



2003-06-23

Brenner, Sandy. “Spending your way through Jewish History,” Biblical Archaeology Review 29.3 (May/June 2003), pp. 46-51, illus.

Bromberg Commentz, Peter. “Algunas diferencias de cuño en la moneda de cuproniquel del periodo 1920-1941,” Historias Acuñadas (2001), pp. 59-64, illus.

The author illustrates and describes die varieties found among Chilean copper-nickel coins of 5 (KM 165), 10 (KM 166), 20 (KM 167.1-4) centavos and 1 peso struck by the Santiago mint between 1920 and 1941. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Dargent Chamot, Eduardo. “La moneda en la America Española en la moneda de cuproniquel del periodo 1920-1941,” Cuadernos de Historia Numismática 4 (1993), pp. 89-97, illus.

An historical survey of Latin American money from pre-Spanish times until the end of Spanish rule in the 1820s, including brief discussions of the mints. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Deambrosis, Carlos. “Algo más sobre las Macuquinas Potosinas de Carlos III,” Numismatica 62 (1997), pp. 13-18, illus.

The author describes some abnormal examples of cobs of the Potosí mint struck during the reign of Charles III. These coins, which are of the lowest quality among all cobs, were struck on small flans and therefore there is no specimen that shows the complete legends and designs. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Hoyos Galarza, Melvin. “El fin de la Casa de Moneda de Quito,” Boletin de la Biblioteca Municipal de Guayaquil 81 (January 1998), pp. 41-84, illus.

A well documented and profusely illustrated article in two parts on the last troubled years of the Quito mint. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Hoyos Galarza, Melvin. “El fin de la Casa de Moneda de Quito,” Boletin de la Biblioteca Municipal de Guayaquil 82 (December 1998), pp. 4-37, illus.

A well documented and profusely illustrated article in two parts on the last troubled years of the Quito mint. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Hoyos Galarza, Melvin. “Monedas del Archipielago de Colón,” Boletin de la Biblioteca Municipal de Guayaquil 82 (December 1998), pp. 37-44, illus.

The author discusses the tokens and coins that were used on the Galápagos Islands. Tokens were issued by Manuel Julian Cobos, while coins of Ecuador were countermarked with the monogram RA by his son-in-law Rogiero Alvarado Villamar. The article includes an interview given by the son of Rogiero Alvarado Villamar, Rogiero Alvarado Cobos, who confirms that his father introduced coins from mainland Ecuador and had them counterstamped for use on the islands. The author also illustrates a unique token made from a material that looks similar to plastice, issued by the Hacienda "El Carmen" on Santa Cruz island and dated 1894 (from the collection of the Banco de Guayaquil). (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Mitchell, Osvaldo. “Las Macuquinas Redondas,” Cuadernos de Numismática y Ciencias Históricas 27.111 (March 2000), pp. 55-58, illus.

A discussion of round cobs, called "royals" in North America and "Redondos" in South America. After revising some opinions on the origin of these special issues, the author argues that the represent special orders by prominent persons in colonial South America who used these coins as gifts during festivals. This theory is based on a report given by the Mexican numismatist Romero de Terreros concerning a comedy performance at the Mexican mint on 16 May 1703, during which the public was given specially minted round coins like those of Segovia in Spain. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Rulau, Russell. Tokens of Spain. Numismatics International, Dallas, Texas (2003). ii+174 pp., illus.

A catalog of tokens of Spain from 1800-1996, including game counters, private cardboard emergency issues or chits, political counterstamps, alms or charity tokens, and proclamation pieces. The catalog is arranged alphabetically by cities, towns or counties and include valuations based on actual sales or estimations by the author. (Francis D. Campbell)



2003-06-12

Apostolou, Eva. “Rhodes hellénestique. Les trésors et la circulation monétaire,” Eulimene 3 (2002), pp. 117-182.

The study of hoards containing issues of the Rhodian state from its foundation in 408 BC until the beginning of the 1st century BC, leads to the following conclusions: 1. The circulation of Rhodian coinage during the above mentioned period was restricted mainly within the borders of the Rhodian state. 2. The systematic control of coin circulation within Rhodian territory was achieved through the gradual decrease and withdrawl of the pre-existing local coinage (or part of it) and its simultaneous replacement by new issues. 3. The "closed" character of the Rhodian economy supported the commercial and political activities of the Rhodians and was an important factor in their prosperity during this period. (Manolis I. Stefanakis)

Bellomo, Rodolfo Arnaldo. “Variantes de Cuño en Monedas de un Centavo Convertible,” Anuario de Numismática y Medallística (2000), pp. 1-3, illus.

The author discusses die varieties of the Argentinian 1 centavo coin, dated 1993 and struck in bronze/aluminum by the South African Mint and the 1 centavo dated 1997, struck in copper/aluminum by the Argentinian Mint. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Breitsprecher, Marc. “Delestrée, Louis-Pol and Marcel Tache. Nouvel Atlas des Monnaies Gauloises Vol. I. La Gaule du Nord: de la Seine au Rhin. Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 2003.” The Celator 17.6 (June 2003), pp. 34-35.

Cezar de Oliveira, Eduardo. “Introducción de la plata americana en Asia,” Anuario de Numismática y Medallística (2000), pp. 9-11.

The author provides a brief historical survey of the Spanish American 8 reales coins from the Mexico, Lima and Potosí mints that reached Fujian (China) via Acapulco and Manila. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Clery Cerda, Carlos. “Poyectos - Ensayos y pruebas de la moneda chilena durante el período del "Escudo" Años 1960-1975,” Historias Acuñadas (2001), pp. 38-43, illus.

The author discusses and illustrates patterns, trial strikes and projects of Chile's Escudo series. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Dominis, John M. “Venus Victrix on Roman Coin Reverses,” The Celator 17.6 (June 2003), pp. 6-16, illus.

Dunston, Peter R. “Lewis, Peter and Ron Bolden. The Pocket Guide to Saint Paul: Coins Encountered by the Apostle on his Travels. 2002.” The Celator 17.6 (June 2003), pp. 35, 50.

Förster, Georg H. “La Historia de un Tostón Potosino,” Historias Acuñadas (2001), pp. 65-66, illus.

The author illustrates a 17th century four reales coin (tostón) of the Potosí mint that was devalued to 3 3/4 reales by the application of a countermark consisting of a crown and a letter L. After the so-called Potosí mint scandal in the first half of the 17th century brought on by the production of coins lacking up to 30% of the expected silver content, all coins minted at Potosí before 1649 were devalued and had to be countermarked. The illustrated tostón made its way to Costa Rica where in 1846 it was stamped with three further marks, thereby permitting it to circulate in this country. It also received its full value of four reales through a small mark representing the number 4. Examining the silver content of this coin, the author found this value to be correct, hence the devaluation by the Spanish American authorities was not justified and the coin was probably struck after 1649, possibly in 1650 with the proper silver alloy. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Jiménez, Lorenzo. “Serie de 8 Reales de Santiago de 1814,” Historias Acuñadas (2001), pp. 56-58, illus.

The author illustrates and describes five die varieties of the 8 reales with the bust of Fernando VII of the Santiago mint, dated 1814 (F.J.). (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Jovel, Francisco. “Una Moneda Chilena de 16 Dólares? - La Primera Moneda de los Estados Unidos?” Historias Acuñadas (2001), pp. 46, illus.

According to the law of 31 July 1789, 16 dollar gold coins had to weigh 431.4606 grains. The circulating South American Colonial 8 Escudos gold coins of the period had a weight standard of only 417.65 grains and were adjusted to the US weight standard by making a hole on the obverse of the coin and filling this hole with a piece of gold of 22 carats and weighing about 15 grains and countermarking the added gold with an oval punch bearing the number 16. This operation was most probably done by John Burger of New York. Only five Spanish American gold coins are known with this mark, among which is and 8 Escudos of the Santiago mint dated 1761. The other known coins are an 8 Escudos of the Lima mint (2 specimens), and one each from the Mexico and Popayan mints. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Jovel, Francisco and Roberto Jovel. “Los Efectos del "Gran Escándalo" de Potosí en España,” Historias Acuñadas (2001), pp. 67-73, illus.

A decree of the Spanish king Philip IV, dated 23rd December 1642, established that silver coins struck in American mints were to have a fineness of 11 dineros and 4 granos equal to a fineness of 0.931. Most silver coins struck in the Potosí mint up to 1649 had a much lower silver content owing to the fraud committed by mint officials, silver merchants and other officials at Potosí, called the "Great Scandal of Potosí". The authors study the problems caused to Spain by the fraudulent Potosí coinage, which was shipped to that country in great quantities (many trading partners of Spain refused to accept payments in silver coins from Potosí) and discuss the following measures that were taken to solve this problem: devaluation of the eight reales coins to six reales and of the four reales to three reales and finally the withdrawal of this coinage and reminting at Spanish mints without charging the usual minting fee (señoreaje). (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Jovel, Roberto, Lorenzo Jiménez, and Francisco Jovel. “Acuñaciones de la Casa de Moneda de Santiago desde 1895-1919,” Historias Acuñadas (2001), pp. 105-132.

This is the fourth part of a series of articles dealing with Chile's Republican coinage. The period 1895-1919 is discussed in detail based on archival material from the Santiago mint and government documents. Most of the coins are illustrated and, when known, their mintage figures are given. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Knapp, Robert. “Greek mercenaries, coinage and ideology,” Eulimene 3 (2002), pp. 183-196.

Dark Age Greece was the starting point for the major changes in Greek culture seen in the Archaic Age. This paper lays out the vast difference between life in Dark Age Greece and in the more advanced cultures of the Near East and Egypt. This contrast serves as a focus for understanding how destabilizing those cultures must have been to Greeks coming into contact with them. While most studies have focused on merchants as the main point of contact, here the Greek mercenaries whom we know fought in Egypt and throughout the Near East in the late Dark and Archaic Ages. Service as mercenaries not only exposed Greeks to material cultures more sophisticated than their own; that service also served to consolidate ideas of the Hellenic "ethnicity". In addition, contact served to heighten the awareness that the inherited status structures based on birth "back home" could possibly be changed in favor of those who had gained wealth and self-confidence abroad. The author deals especially with the real and symbolic role of coinage in this cultural self-awakening. Whatever the practical advantages of coined money, and whatever the practical relation of the introduction of coinage had to pre-existing monetary systems of western Asia, its symbolic power was to make concrete the centrality of portable wealth in undermining the authority of immobile, land-based wealth. It was a potent symbol, too, of the relativity of power -that money was the actual root of power, no mater what myths existed to validate the continued rule of an adscriptive elite; that as coinage, money was much more visible and obtainable than before; and that as more visible and obtainable, more easily used to destabilize existing elitist intellectual and power structures. In sum, the introduction of coinage is part of the cultural shift influenced by Greek mercenary contact with the civilizations of the Near East and Egypt, and emblematic of the cultural results of Greek experience with those more sophisticated areas. (Robert Knapp)

Kolitsida-Makri, I. “O thesauros Gytheiou IGCH 170,” Eulimene 2 (2001), pp. 121-128.

IGCH 170 was found at Gythion of Laconia in 1938. It consists of 33 silver coin-issues often occuring in Peloponnesian hoards: 1 drachm of Aegina, 32 triobols of Sikyon, 1 tetradrachm of Antiochus I Soter. The drachm issue, with two incuse dots on the reverse, dates to the second half of the 4th century BC. The triobols follow the so-called reduced Aeginetan standard, with an average weight of about 2.6 gr. each; these can be attributed to the very last years of the 4th up to the first decades of the 3rd cent. BC. The tetradrachm of Antiochus I, minted in Seleucia on the Tigris c. 278-274 BC, is important for the chronology of the find. In a total of 23 coin hoards found in the Peloponnese, buried in the period between the middle of the 4th and the 2nd cent. BC four include Seleucid tetradrachms (17 in all) of which 8 were minted in Seleucia on the Tigris. It is probably an emergency hoard connected either with the troubled times of Cleomenes III's war (228-222 BC) or the Social War (220-217 BC). Thus, the period around the year 220 BC is grosso modo suggested as the possible burial date. The Gythion find is another important hoard for the dating of the triobols of Sikyon and also provides further evidence for coin circulation in the Peloponnese during the second part of the 3rd cent. BC. (I. Kolitsida-Makri)

Metenidis, Nikos. “Zu den Denarbildern des CN. PLANCIUS,” Eulimene 1 (2000), pp. 71-77.

Plancius' coin portrays on the obverse a female head wearing a causia (the Macedonian hat). This attribute was easily recognized and any average Roman would have recognized its Macedonian connection. The goat on the reverse is a species familiar to Crete. It is often represented on Cretan coins. Cn. Plancius selected types for his coins that illustrate events connected with his military and political career. He first served in Crete under the proconsul Q. Metellus 68/66 BC, then in 62 BC as military tribune in the army of C. Antonius. He was also quaestor under the propraetor L. Appuleius. Before entering his curule aedile office Plancius was accused of electoral corruption, but being defended by Cicero was acquitted. The summation of his own military service on his coin types anticipates the answer to the question that was raised by the prosecution at his trial. "You ask" said Cicero, "what military service has he seen? He was a soldier in Crete…and he was a military tribune in Macedonia".This complementary summation of the two different types can also be moved into the mythological sphere of the onomastic: Karanos for the Deductio-Heros of the Macedonians, which is also the name for the wild goat called Karano by the Cretans. (Nikos Metenidis)

Psoma, Selene E. “Skapsa kai Kithas. I nomismatiki martyria,” Eulimene 1 (2000), pp. 119-126.

Dans le présent article, l'auteur a essayé de montrer que la cité de Skapsa est celle qui frappa des monnaies d'argent (tétroboles et tritétartèmoria) au Ve siècle avec la légende Ka- et de monnaies de bronze au IVe siècle portant la légende Skapsai(on). Etant donné que les lettres sk- peuvent alterner avec la lettre k en grec ancien, les cités de Kapsa et de Skapsa, comme celles de Kithas et de Skithai, sont identiques. Les types avec lesquels le monnayage d'argent et de bronze de la cité de Skapsa est frappé, reproduisent ceux des autres cités de la région. La cité de Skapsa peut être localisée en Chalcidique occidentale, au sud de Potidée. Il est certain qu'elle participa à la Ligue Chalcidienne à partir de 357 av. J.-C. Il faut localiser la cité de Kithas dans la région à l'ouest d'Olynthe et au nord de Sinos et de Potidée. Il s'agissait très probablement d'une cité de la Crouside. Le didrachme de Berlin et les tétroboles de poids attique à la tête de lion au droit que Gaebler et Flensted-Jensen ont attribués aux Skithai, ont été frappés par la cité de Scionè. (Selene Psoma)

Rutherford, Robert. “Nero, Master of Propaganda,” The Celator 17.6 (June 2003), pp. 30-31, 36-39, 45, illus.

Santi, José Carlos. “La moneda en la literatura Gauchesca,” Cuadernos de Numismática y Ciencias Históricas 27.111 (March 2000), pp. 3-42.

The author demonstrates the evolution of coins used in Argentina and the popular designations given to the different coin units by presenting a collection of quotes from Gaucho literature. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Stefanaki, V.E. “Sur deux monnaies de bronze inédites d'Hiérapytna. Monnayage hiérapytnien et timbres amphoriques à l'époque hellénistique,” Eulimene 2 (2001), pp. 121-128.

The silver coins of Hierapytna (tetradrachms, didrachms and drachms) bearing the head of Tyche on the obverse were minted between 110 and 80 BC and probably reflect the prosperity of the city during this period. This prosperity was the result not only of the Hierapytnian control over the rich territory of Praisos, but also of the increase in wine production in Hierapytna. The last suggestion is based on the finds of sealed Hierapytnian amphorae in Alexandria in Egypt, Kallatis in the Black Sea area and at the Trypitos promontory in the area of Siteia, where exacation has revealed part of an important Hellenistic site. The bee emblem that has been used to seal an amphora, as the official badge of Hierapytna, is also depicted on the reverse of two Hierapytnian bronze coins in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. It is possible that the selection of the bee as a symbol was related to the conquest of Praisos by Hierapytna, since the type is typical for the Praisian coinage. The inscription engraved on the amphora sealing and on the two bronze coins is an abbreviation of the Hierapytnian ethnic: IE. On other seals on Hierapytnian amphoras the ethnic is inscribed in whole (ΙΕ(Α)Ρ?ΠΥΤΝΙ[ΟΝ]) and names of officials (ΣΟΣΟΣ, ΠΑΣΙΟΝ) are inscribed too. Something similar is evident on the silver coinage of Hierapytna bearing the head of Tyche, minted from 110 BC onwards. The ethnic does not appear in full on any coin before 110 BC and names of the officials start appearing on coins in the second half of the 2nd century BC. It is probably the period during which Hierapytna starts organising its coinage in order to ease economic and administrative control of her expanded territory. The same control was probably applied during this period on commerce. It is therefore suggested that Hierapytnian amphorae and coins depicting a bee should be dated after 145 BC and rather towards the end of the the 2nd century BC. (Manolis I. Stefanakis)

Stefanakis, Manolis I. “Kydon the oikist or Zeus Cretagenes Kynotraphes? The problem of interpreting Cretan coin types,” Eulimene 1 (2000), pp. 79-90.

Interpreting coin types is often a difficult task and the difficulty becomes even greater when it comes to Cretan coinage. Among the many narrative or non-narrative types of Cretan numismatic iconography, for example, the dog that suckles an infant on the silver staters, drachms, tetrobols and tetradrachms of Kydonia is of particular interest, since different interpretations have been offered over the years. Similar is the case of the silver staters of Gortyn of the second half of the 4th and first half of the 3rd centrury BC, where a female figure is depicted seated on the branch of a tree. The problem of interpreting types such as these and many more narrative scenes and figures on Cretan coins is caused partly because of the proliferation of myth in the late Classical and Hellenistic periods and partly because we lack local sources for Cretan mythology. Surviving sources are based on myths and variations of myth from mainland Greece, often misleading as far as Cretan iconography is concerned. In addition, artistic influences from mainland Greece or the execution of dies by traveling non-Cretan engravers make things even mistier since the individuality of Cretan tradition is "contaminated" with foreign elements, thereby making the proper interpretation of numismatic types virtually imposible. (Manolis I. Stefanakis)

Torres Gandolfi, Carlos. “Las monedas hermanas: La amonedación de soles peruanos en la Casa de Moneda de Santiago de Chile de 1873,” Historias Acuñadas (2001), pp. 28-37, illus.

On account of modernization work in the Lima mint during 1873, the Peruvian government requested the Santiago mint to strike silver coins for Peru. The Santiago mint struck 445, 230 one sol coins from silver provided by Peru. The coins are dated 1873 and bear the assayer marks D L (for Luis Preto and Diego Torres). The author also gives an historical survey of the Santiago mint with three illustrations showing the buildings of the mint. Some of these buildings were used by the Chilean government and president from 1845 onwards. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Touratsoglou, Ioannis. “The price of power: Drachms in the name of Alexander in Greece (On the occasion of the Thessaly (1993) confiscation),” Eulimene 1 (2000), pp. 91-118.

The "hoard" confiscated by the authorities of Attica in 1993 and consisting of tetradrachms of Philip II (1 piece), Alexander III (3 pieces), Lysimachos (1 piece) and Athens (2 pieces), drachms of Alexander III (37 pieces), Philip III (6 pieces), Lysimachos (2 pieces), Larisa (3 pieces) and Pharsalos (1 piece), hemidrachms of Pharsalos (2 pieces), Opontii Locri (3 pieces) and Sikyon (1 piece), as well as diobols of Larisa (1 piece), if compared to the other "finds" of the period, verifies some observations already made in the past with respect to the coin circulation of the minor peripheral mints in the century that followed the death of Alexander. Once again it proves the local character, not only for most of them but also for other, more important mints. In addition the study of the new "hoard" of assumed Thessalian provenance, verifies the power and the potential of certain, mainly regal, coinages (Athens included) with a panhellenic range of production. (Manolis I. Stefanakis)

Trifiró, M.D. “The hoard Arkalochori-Astritsi 1936 (IGCH 154),” Eulimene 2 (2001), pp. 143-154.

Il tesoretto IGCH 154, rinvenuto a Creta (località Astritsi), consta di emissioni argentee provenienti dalle città cretesi e da Cirene, Corinto e colonie, Argo, Tebe ed Egina. Sono state studiate solo le emissioni non-cretesi che ammontano a cinquantacinque monete d'argento a cui vanno aggiunti altri sei esemplari provenienti da Cirene. Questi ultimi ufficialmente appartengono ad un tesoretto rinvenuto nel 1935 a Hierapytna (IGCH 318), ma molto probabilmente fanno parte del nostro ripostiglio, e sono attualmente conservati insieme ad esso presso il Museo Numismatico di Atene. Unitamente al catalogo numismatico si è fornito un breve commento relativo alle singole emissioni monetali, nel tentativo di contestualizzare le serie e di chiarirne la cronologia assoluta e relativa. Particolare attenzione è stata riservata all monetazione cirenea nel tentativo di motivarne la presenza nell'isola di Creta, alla luce dei rapporti economici e commerciali testimoniatici dalle scarse fonti storiche. Per tali serie si è sostenuta una cronologia "bassa" (300/290-280 a.C.) e si è proposto di identificarne lo standard ponderale con la fase intermedia del peso tolemaico adottato dal 310 a.C., probabilmente in concomitanza con un cambiamento della ratio tra oro e argento. I. "pegasi" provengono sia da Corinto che dalle sue colonie (Anactorion, Amphilochian Argos, Thyrrheion) e presentano simboli e monogrammi differenti, ma cronologicamente appartengono tutti al V periodo Ravel (387-306 a.C.). Delle emissioni argive, scarsamente studiate, si è presentata la classificazione e si è proposta una cronologia molto ampia, dovendo necessariamente appartenere al periodo precedente l'ingresso della città nella Lega Achea. (M.D. Trifiró)

Valenzuela Figueroa, Manuel. “,” Historias Acuñadas (2001), pp. 28-37, illus.

On account of modernization work in the Lima mint during 1873, the Peruvian government requested the Santiago mint to strike silver coins for Peru. The Santiago mint struck 445, 230 one sol coins from silver provided by Peru. The coins are dated 1873 and bear the assayer marks D L (for Luis Preto and Diego Torres). The author also gives an historical survey of the Santiago mint with three illustrations showing the buildings of the mint. Some of these buildings were used by the Chilean government and president from 1845 onwards. (Wolfgang Bertsch)



2003-06-10

Althoff, Ralf. “Die mittelalterlichen Pfennige der Münzstätte Duisburg,” Duisburger Forschungen 48 (2002), pp. 325-366, illus.

Following a survey of the medieval coins of Duisburg, the relevant coins in the Duisburg museum are catalogued and illustrated. (Peter Ilisch)

Bonačić Mandinić, Maja. “Nlazi novca na lokalitetu Bare u Vidu [The Coin Finds from Narona-Bare],” Vjesnik za Arheologiju i Historiju Dalmatinsku 94 (2002), pp. 195-204, illus.

The author describes 32 Roman coins discovered during the excavation campaigns of 1990-1996 at Narona-Bare (Vid) in Dalmatia. The only Republican find was a halved as, while the Imperial issues range in date from the second to fifth centuries. Conclusions are drawn from the fact that the coinage found at Narona-Bare only continues into the fifth century, while finds from Njive-Podstrana end in the fourth century and those from St. Vid stretch into the sixteenth century. The lack of first century finds is notable for all three locations in Narona. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Bonačić Mandinić, Maja. “Zbirka novca Franjevač samostana u Tomislavgradu [The Coin Collection from the Franciscan Monastery in Tomislavgrad],” Vjesnik za Arheologiju i Historiju Dalmatinsku 94 (2002), pp. 385-386.

The author describes 2 Roman Republican, 60 Roman Imperial, 1 Byzantine, and 1 medieval Hungarian coins in the collection of the Franciscan monastery in Tomislavgrad. These, in conjunction with other holdings, are used to illustrate coin circulation in the region around Tomislavgrad (Delminium) in the Roman period. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Brace, Bruce R. “Deceptions VIII: Patinas,” The Journal of the Classical and Medieval Numismatic Society 4.2 (June 2003), pp. 111.

Brace, Dorte. “Byzantine Anonymous Folles,” The Journal of the Classical and Medieval Numismatic Society 4.2 (June 2003), pp. 97-109, illus.

The author provides a general overview of the various problems involving the study of anonymous folles and describes the main features of type and overstriking that distingush each of the 15 identified follis classes. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Ganz, David L. “Jefferson Redux,” The Numismatist 116.6 (June 2003), pp. 55-58, illus.

The author discusses the political difficulties involved in changing the appearence of Thomas Jefferson and his home at Montecello on the US 5-cent piece. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Gregory, Barbara J. “The Vermont Saga,” The Numismatist 116.6 (June 2003), pp. 48-51, illus.

The author discusses the 1927 half dollar issued to commemorate Ira Allen, the founder of Vermont, and his defeat of British forces at the Battle of Bennington in 1777. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Horbas, Claudia and Ortwin Pele (ed.). Es brannte an allen Ecken zugleich, Hamburg 1842. Museum für Hamburgischer Geschichte, Hamburg (2002).

Ilisch, Peter. Giovanni Hamerani: Medaille auf die beiden Heiligen Ignatius von Loyola und Franciscus Xaverius. Das Kunstwerk des Monats Oktober 2002. Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster (2002). 4 pp., illus.

Ilisch, Peter. “Corveyer Münzen des Mittelalters,” in König, Andreas, Holger Rabe, and Gerhard Streich (eds.) Höxter vol.1: Höxter und Corvey im Früh- und Hochmittelalter. Hannover (2002), pp. 170-184, illus.

The author discusses the medieval coins of the Abbots of Corvey. Although they were granted the right to coin in 833, their coinage is only known from the 11th century onwards. Attention is also paid to the additional mint in Volkmarsen. (Peter Ilisch)

König, Andreas, Holger Rabe, and Gerhard Streich (eds.). Höxter vol.1: Höxter und Corvey im Früh- und Hochmittelalter. Verlag Hahnsche Buchhandlung, Hannover (2003).

Kurt, Andrew. “New Treasures from Barbarian Spain,” The Journal of the Classical and Medieval Numismatic Society 4.2 (June 2003), pp. 63-91, illus.

The author discusses the development of the bronze and gold coinage produced by the Visigothic rulers of Spain from the late sixth to the early eighth century AD. A table listing the known gold coins of the Visigoths which has been appended to the article is especially important for updating the list of mints and rulers known to Miles in 1952. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Olding, Manfred. Die Medaillen auf Friedrich den Großen von Preußen 1712 bis 1786. H.Gietl Verlag and Publikationsservice, Regenstauf (2003). 284 pp., illus.

This work is a comprehensive and descriptive catalogue of medals of the Prussian king Friedrich II. It comprises both official and private medals, all of which are illustrated. Also included are contemporary issues relating to Prussian history. Indices are given for the names of medallists and the legends, which are also translated from Latin into German. (Peter Ilisch)

Oliver, Nancy Y. and Richard G. Kelly. “Guns and Golden Scoops,” The Numismatist 116.6 (June 2003), pp. 61-63, illus.

An account of one reporter's visit to the San Francisco Mint in 1928 in an attempt to dispel rumors that began to circulate after the Mint was closed to visitors ten years earlier. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Reback, Marilyn A. “Catch the Collecting Bug,” The Numismatist 116.6 (June 2003), pp. 36-40, illus.

The author recommends insects as a possible theme for coin collecting. As examples of coins and paper currency depicting insects, she cites Hellenistic drachms of Ephesus and twentieth century issues of Norway, Slovenia, Italy, the Netherlands, Bermuda, Jamaica, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Mexico and San Marino, among others. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Schröder, Wilfried. “Das Papiernotgeld in der Stadt Wetter und im Amt Volmerstein 1918-1923,” in Thier, Dietrich (ed.) Wetter (Ruhr) und seine Sparkasse, 150 Jahre Stadtsparkasse Wetter (Ruhr). Wetter (Ruhr) (2002), pp. 183-212, illus.

Thier, Dietrich (ed.). Wetter (Ruhr) und seine Sparkasse, 150 Jahre Stadtsparkasse Wetter (Ruhr). Wetter (Ruhr) (2002).

van Allen, Leroy C. “An Amazing Dollar Die,” The Numismatist 116.6 (June 2003), pp. 43-45, illus.

The author describes an obverse die for a 1921-S Morgan dollar exhibiting 12 gouges, which indicate an unprecedented five occasions on which it was polished and reused. (Oliver D. Hoover)

Wacks, Mel. “Saver of the Colors. Civil War Medal of Honor winner latest in Jewish American Hall of Fame,” Coin World (April 2003), pp. 84, illus.

The author describes the evolution of the designs for the medal honoring Sgt. Leopold Karpeles from his nomination, to preliminary sketches, through the sculptured models by medallist Alex Shagin. (Mel Wacks)

Wiechmann, Ralf. “Die Medaillen zum Hamburger Brand von 1842,” in Horbas, Claudia and Ortwin Pele (ed.) Es brannte an allen Ecken zugleich, Hamburg 1842. Hamburg (2002), pp. 183-212, illus.

In 1842 a fire destroyed large parts of the city of Hamburg. Medals were issued as a memorial to the disaster and to raise funds for reconstruction. On pp. 119 to 138 the medals are described and illustrated. (Peter Ilisch)



2003-06-09

Benders, Jos. “Dating the deniers of Gerard IV and Otto II of Gelre,” Jahrbuch für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte 50 (2000), pp. 115-126, illus.

Using historical and numismatic evidence the author dates the deniers of Gerard IV and Otto II, counts of Gelre, to the period 1212 to 1271. (G. Stumpf)

Chino, Elisabetta. “Johann Franz Neidinger, ein Nürnberger Medailleur des 17. Jahrhunderts in Venedig,” Anzeiger des Germanischen Nationalmuseums Nürnberg (2002), pp. 312-317.

Emmerig, Hubert. “Nachträge zur Münzprägung der Reichsstadt Regensburg,” Geldgeschichtliche Nachrichten 37 (2002), pp. 237-239.

Förschner, Gisela. “Die Münzprägung des souveränen Landgrafen Philipp von Hessen-Homburg, 1839-1846,” Geldgeschichtliche Nachrichten 37 (2002), pp. 243-245, illus.

Förster, Georg H. “Vom Rum zum Holey Dollar,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 52 (2003), pp. 185-188, illus.

Hentschel, Kurt. “Frühes Papiergeld aus Nordamerika,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 52 (2003), pp. 181-183, illus.

Ilisch, Peter. “Ein Münzschatzfund aus dem Dreißigjährigen Krieg in Hagen-Holthausen,” Hohenlimburger Heimatblätter für den Raum Hagen und Iserlohn 63 (2002), pp. 411-415, illus.

Only some remains of an illegally found hoard, buried after 1632, and consisting of small change silver coinage could be traced. The coins include some hitherto unknown schüsselpfennigs of Leiningen. (Peter Ilisch)

Jakubzich, Ulrich. “Eine bisher unzureichend beschriebene Notzeit-Medaille,” Geldgeschichtliche Nachrichten 38 (2003), pp. 14, illus.

A Silesian medal relating to the famine and price rise of 1847 is interpreted as having a hidden anti- semitic message. (Peter Ilisch)

Klein, Ulrich and Albert Raff. “Bemerkungen zu den Ulmer "Münster-Doppeltalern" von 1869/1871 und zu drei Medaillen auf die Vollendung des Ulmer Münsters von 1890,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 52 (2003), pp. 139-143, illus.

In order to commemorate the ambitious building of the 161 metre high church tower in Ulm in 1869 and in 1870, double thalers of medallic character were struck, the profit from which was used to help finance the construction. In 1890 some medals were issued on the occasion of the completion of the building project. The authors reveal the details of these medals. (Peter Ilisch)

Leuker, Tobias. “Zur Fortune des Nachens der Kirche auf päpstlichen Münzen und Medaillen bis 1550,” Jahrbuch für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte 50 (2000), pp. 127-132, illus.

In 1455 under Pope Nicolas V the Church is shown on a medal for the first time as navicula, a small vessel with the pope as pilot. Calixtus III, his successor, then used this iconography for his coinage but showing St. Peter as pilot. This representation incessantly appears on coins from pope Sixtus IV. (1471-1484) to Paul III (1534-1549). This design is meant to emphasize the special status and the long survival of the Roman Church. (G. Stumpf)

Link, Eberhard. “MONETA MOGYNTINA - was soll das bedeuten? Zum "Englisch" des Mainzer Erzubischofs Gerlach und zum wahrscheinlichen Ort seiner Prägung,” Geldgeschichtliche Nachrichten 38 (2003), pp. 5-10, illus.

The author discusses a brabantinus of the archbishop Gerlach of Mainz and proposes Eltville as the most probable mint. (Peter Ilisch)

Link, Eberhard. “Noch ein Fall von Recycling. Über die kleinen und leichten 5-Sols-Stücke der Belagerung von Mainz 1793,” Geldgeschichtliche Nachrichten 38 (2003), pp. 65-67, illus.

The author states that during the siege of Mainz in 1793 the unstruck flans produced for the earlier copper coinage of the archbishop were used. (Peter Ilisch)

Martini, Erlend. “Kriegsverlust: Färbermarken aus der Schwalm (Hessen),” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 51 (2002), pp. 470-471, illus.

Maué, Hermann. “Münzkabinett,” Anzeiger des Germanischen Nationalmuseums Nürnberg (2002), pp. 389-398, illus.

Acquisitions include a Celtic coin of the Ambiani, coins of the Langobards, Bavaria, Ulm and Augsburg, a small hoard buried after 1624 from Rottenburg, medals by A. Schwarz, L. Hanold, H. Schwarz, G. Kötzler, M. Gebel and J. Deschler as well as work tokens from 1717. (Peter Ilisch)

Mehl, Manfred. Die Münzen des Bistums Hildesheim, Teil 2: Der Prägezeitraum 1599 bis 1783. 2 Volumes. Verlag Manfred Mehl, Hamburg (2002). 299+316 pp., illus.

The first volume presents the history of coin striking for the bishops of Hildesheim in detail, including largely unpublished archival evidence. Also included are lists of coin finds of the bishopric of Hildesheim. The second volume is a detailed corpus of the coinage of the bishopric of Hildesheim including some episcopal medals. All types are illustrated. (Peter Ilisch)

Nieuwendam, Arnold. “Porträts auf Medaillen von Carla Klein,” Geldgeschichtliche Nachrichten 38 (2003), pp. 17-19, illus.

Quarg, Gunter. “"Felix Reparatio" Die Umdeutung eines antiken Münzbildes im Barock,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 51 (2002), pp. 468-469, illus.

Thanks to new silver mining, in 1694 the Ilmenau mint (Saxe-Weimar-Henneberg) was opened. To mark this event, coins were struck imitating Roman imperial issues of c. AD 348 depicting a phoenix and bearing the legend "Felix reparatio". (Peter Ilisch)

Raff, Albert. “Bemerkungen zu fünf Pestmarken von 1666,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 51 (2002), pp. 453-455, illus.

During the plague of 1666, five cities in southwest Germany agreed to issue tokens for the identification of their citizens when crossing certain bridges. (Peter Ilisch)

Raff, Albert. “Bergbaugepräge aus der Grube Dreikönigstern im Schwarzwald,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 52 (2003), pp. 6-12, illus.

Archival sources reveal details about the striking of Württemberg thalers and double thalers dated 1728 from locally mined silver. Silver of the same provenance was also used for a medal of duke Karl Eugen from 1739. (Peter Ilisch)

Reitz, Helmut. “Zwei Brakteaten des Halberstädter Bischofs Dietrich von Krosigk (1180-1193) und ihre Hildesheimer Vorbilder,” Jahrbuch für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte 50 (2000), pp. 111-114, illus.

The author presents two bracteates of Dietrich von Krosigk, bishop of Halberstadt, that imitate the design of bracteates issued by Adelhog and Bernd, bishops of Hildesheim. This discovery offers new insight into the chronology of the Hildesheim bracteates. (G. Stumpf)

Schneider, Konrad. “Ein Kleingeldfund aus Rohnstadt (Gemeinde Weilmünster). Ein Gelddepot des "Rohnstädter Konrad"?” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 52 (2003), pp. 147-148, illus.

A 695-piece hoard of small change buried after 1891 consisted mostly of German decimal coinage introduced after 1871, but also included some older coins such as kreuzers, pfennigs, as well as six coins from Belgium and one from the Netherlands. (Peter Ilisch)

Schörner, Joachim. “Conrad Heinrich Küchler - Medaillen auf den Landgrafen Ludwig VIII. von Hessen-Darmstadt,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 51 (2002), pp. 461-462, illus.

Steguweit, Wolfgang. “Eine aktuelle Medaille von Bernd Göbl oder der verhüllte Picasso in der UNO,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 52 (2003), pp. 192, illus.

Stemmler, Gunter. “Die junge Geschichte der Bürgermeistermedaillen,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 52 (2003), pp. 198-202, illus.

Trippe, Anton. “Waterloo 18. Juni 1815 - Gedenken der Stadt Hannover an die Schlacht 50 Jahre später,” Geldgeschichtliche Nachrichten 38 (2003), pp. 15-16, illus.

Wiechmann, Ralf. “Geschichte in Gold: Die Hamburger Portugaleser,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 52 (2003), pp. 51-62, illus.

Archival sources reveal details about the striking of Württemberg thalers and double thalers dated 1728 from locally mined silver. Silver of the same provenance was also used for a medal of duke Karl Eugen from 1739. (Peter Ilisch)

Wipplinger, Eva. “Medaillen als Eintrittskarten. Medaillen in Ton von Christoph Weihe,” Numismatisches Nachrichtenblatt 52 (2003), pp. 189-191, illus.

Zeitz, Lisa. “Napoleonische Geschichte im Spiegel dert Medaillen,” Geldgeschichtliche Nachrichten 38 (2003), pp. 68-69, illus.

The author surveys Napoleonic medals with special attention to the director of the medal mint, Vivant Denon. (Peter Ilisch)



2003-06-08

Arsen'eva, Tat'jana M., Jochen Fornasier, and Michael Ullrich. “Griechen am Don. Die Grabungen in Tanais 2001,” Eurasia Antiqua 8 (2002), pp. 389-413, illus.

During the 2001 excavations at Tanais (English summary p. 413) several ancient coins (Hellenistic to Roman Provincial) were found (cf. pp. 393, 400, 402-404). Two coins of Ininthimaios and one of Rheskuporis III receive special attention in the report. (Hans R. Baldus)

Augsburger, Leonard and Darrell Low. “A Survey of Liberty Seated Auction Sales, 1985-2002,” Gobrecht Journal 29.85 (November 2002), pp. 27-43.

The authors have reviewed over 500 sales of half-dimes and dimes for the period. The auction houses included are: Akers, Bowers and Merena, Goldberg, Heritage, Kreuger, McIntire, RARCOA, R.M. Smythe, Stack's, and Superior. The six Apostrophe sales are also included. An estimate of completeness with regard to the Seated series in question is provided, as well as for varieties and rarities, key coins, proofs (subdivided into 3 eras), uncirculated coins and average grade. The 25 "best" sales by completeness of collections offered are presented in tabular form for both half-dimes and dimes. (Thomas Serfass)

Danforth, Brian J. “Discovered: Wood's Money with a Reeded Edge,” The Colonial Newsletter 42.1 (April 2002), pp. 2334-2335, illus.

The author has come upon a 1723 Hibernia halfpence with a reeded edge. Aside from a 1722 penny with a "crudely" reeded edge referenced by Breen and recently sold in Bowers and Merena auction, there do not seem to be other reeded edge pieces produced by Mr. Woods. The author presents the scant information available on the 2 known pieces and would like information on any others that readers may know about. (Thomas Serfass)

Danforth, Brian J. “St. Patrick's Coinage,” The Colonial Newsletter 42.3 (December 2002), pp. 2371-2402, illus.

This in-depth investigation into the identity of the maker of this issue and its date of production will be indispensable to anyone interested in the series. Using a technological time line (i.e. when was the technology extant to produce the coins) Danforth concludes that the coins were almost certainly the work of Peter Blondeau and produced between 1662 and 1675.The second section of the article describes the political situation and other historical and political constraints on the possible production of St. Patrick's coinage. Lord Ormond was the influential politician ushering the production of these coins. Danforth also accounts for the help or acquiescence given by Slingsby at the Tower Mint, and the engineers who helped Blondeau with dies and other operational problems. The author finally concludes that 1667 was the most likely date for the coins. (Thomas Serfass)

Dietz, Karlheinz. “Religiöse Aspekte bei Stadtgründungen,” Jahrbuch 1999/2000 des Heimat- und Altertumsvereins Heidenheim e.V. 8 (2001), pp. 22-39.

On pp. 33-34 the author lists Roman (late Republican to early Imperial) Provincial coins depicting ploughs or city-founders ploughing the "sulcus primigenius" with a pair of cattle; cf. also p. 29. (Hans R. Baldus)

Fortin, Gerry. “Counterfeit Dollars from The Old City in Shanghai,” Gobrecht Journal 29.85 (November 2002), pp. 19-26, illus.

The author reports on counterfeit 1840 and 1846 seated dollars discovered on the Chinese market. Because these cast counterfeits were of good quality and might possibly deceive, the author describes their characteristics as well as those of Trade Dollars (1874-CC, 1875-CC, 1876-S, 1877-S, 1878-S and 1883-S). Diagnostic characteristics are provided with enlarged photo sections of each coin. The metallurgical composition of the coins is presented in an appendix by Chris Polliod. (Thomas Serfass)

Gawantka, Wilfried. “Eine Sammlung antiker Fundmünzen aus der Provinz Tarragona,” in Hantos, Theodora (ed.) Laurea internationalis - Festschrift für Jochen Bleicken zum 75. Geburtstag. (2003), pp. 149-286.

The author provides an introduction and commentary (pp. 149-174), as well as a catalogue (pp. 175-280) of a collection of ca. 500 coins from Spain. Most of the coins were struck between the middle of the third century and the early fifth century AD. Indices appear on pp. 280-286, but there are no illustrations of the coins. (Hans R. Baldus)

Gladfelter, David D. “By Sudden Descent: Discovery of the George Colonial Paper Hoard,” The Colonial Newsletter 42.3 (December 2002).

An original hoard of approximately 55 bills of credit on the colonies of New Jersey, New York and the Continental Congress literally crashed down on a lucky individual in his Freehold, NJ home. The bills came through the water damaged ceiling during a storm. This hoard was subsequently sold to a dealer and a partial inventory of the hoard (35 of the 55 pieces) is published here. A note at the end of the article indicates that photos of all the inventoried pieces have been made. A tabular listing of the hoard is presented and one representative piece, a NJ 12 shillings, March 25, 1776 is illustrated. (Thomas Serfass)

Hantos, Theodora (ed.). Laurea internationalis - Festschrift für Jochen Bleicken zum 75. Geburtstag. (2003).

Heidemann, Martin and Wolfgang Steguweit (ed.). Dank der Burg. Medaillenkunst in Halle im 20. Jahrhundert, Die Kunstmedaille in Deutschland 17. (2002).

Heinen, Heinz. Geschichte des Hellenismus. Von Alexander bis Kleopatra. Munich (2003).

Coin portraits of Alexander the Great (p. 24 fig. 2, cf. 1) and Mithradates VI Eupator (p. 50 fig. 5) illustrate this booklet. Brief commentaries are also included. (Hans R. Baldus)

Kellner, Hans-Jörg. “Howgego, Christopher. Geld in der Antiken Welt. Was Münzen über Geschichte verraten. 2000.” Bayerische Vorgeschichtsblätter 67 (2002), pp. 225-227.

Kleeberg, John M. “Peter Rosa's Replicas of Colonial Coins,” The Colonial Newsletter 42.1 (April 2002), pp. 2330-2333.

The author has ascertained some methods employed by Peter Rosa in replicating coins and in addition has reproduced a listing of Becker copies originally for sale through the Becker Manufacturing Co. The listing was provided by Eric P. Newman. The author describes some territorial gold fakes and their flaws. This begins a longer research project by the author on Becker and the Becker Manufacturing Co. activities. (Thomas Serfass)

Jordan, Louis. “The Massachusetts Mint, British Politics and a Postscript on the Hull Ledger,” The Colonial Newsletter 42.1 (April 2002), pp. 2305-2329, illus.

This fascinating, thoroughly researched article will be the definitive word on the English political attitude toward the Massachusetts Mint. The shift in the British attitude was subsidiary to other political developments. Also included are reproductions of some of Hull's ledger pages, which document some of the Mint's operations. (Thomas Serfass)

Martin, Syd and Mike Ringo. “Discovery of a New U.S. Colonial Coin Type,” The Colonial Newsletter 42.2 (August 2002), pp. 2361-2365, illus.

The authors have each found an example of a Georgius Triumpho obverse paired with the reverse of a Danish West Indies XXIIII skilling of 1767. This mule is copper and was produced in the late 18th century. The mules were apparently made from either discarded or extremely worn dies. The authors have concluded that the coins probably circulated in the Caribbean. The discovery coins are from the same die that produced a counterfeit 1767 XXIIII skilling Danish West Indies copper. The presence of the Georgius Triumpho obverse adds additional evidence to the theory that these coins were English or Irish in origin. The XXIIII skilling obverse was shallowly cut and would probably fail long before the reverse. Both authors agree that few coins could have been produced because of the extremely late die stage of both dies. (Thomas Serfass)

Mayer, Emanuel. Rom ist dort, wo der Kaiser ist. Untersuchungen zu den Staatsdenkmälern des dezentralisierten Reiches von Diokletian bis zu Theodosius II, Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum, Forschungsinstitut für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Monographien 53. Mainz (2002).

The falling horseman type (pl. 44 fig. 1) AE 2 of Constantius II is discussed on pp. 219-20. Other 4th century AD coins are mentioned in the text. (Hans R. Baldus)

McClosky, John W. “A Tribute to Russell J. Logan 1941-2002,” John Reich Journal 14.23 (October 2002), pp. 17-19.

McClosky, John W. “A Double Struck 1803 JR-2 Dime,” John Reich Journal 14.23 (October 2002), pp. 20-21, illus.

Details of the initial strike are evident at the rims of this coin. The author learned that this pattern resulted when off center strikes were "recycled" by being struck for a second time correctly in the collar. Magnified detail photos accompany the article. (Thomas Serfass)

Milewski, Ireneusz. “A Few Remarks on the Terminology of Coin Units in Greek Patristic Literature of the Fourth Century,” Münstersche Beiträge zur Antiken Handelsgeschichte 21.2 (2002), pp. 24-43.

The author discusses the terminology used in 4th century AD sources for gold, silver, and bronze coins. (Hans R. Baldus)

Miškec, Alenka. Die Fundmünzen der römischen Zeit in Kroatien, Abt. XVIII: Istrien. Mainz (2002).

This catalogue (official abbreviation: FMRHr XVIII) describes the ancient coins from Roman times found in Istria (Croatia). The monograph is illustrated by 2 plates and has an introduction by Ivan Mirnik. (Hans R. Baldus)

Mittag, Peter Franz. “Le Rider, Georges. Antioche de Syrie sous les Séleucides. Corpus des monnaies d'or et d'argent. I: Séleucos I à Antiochos V, c. 300-161. 1999.” Gnomon 75.3 (2002), pp. 274-276.

Nollé, Johannes. “Münzen und Alte Geschichte: Neues von Themistokles!” Antike Welt 34.2 (2003), pp. 189-198, illus.

The history and coinage of Themistokles as lord of Ionian Magnesia ad Maeandrum and of his son and successor, Archepolis, is illustrated by, among other things, coins of Magnesia and a hitherto unpublished bronze coin of Ionian Myus/Myes (figs. 2a-b: Laureate head of Apollo r. / MY-H; fish r., all within Maeander circle). (Hans R. Baldus)

Schmidts, Thomas. “Ein römischer Münzfund des 3. Jahrhunderts aus Pfatter-Seppenhausen, Lkr. Regensburg,” Bayerische Vorgeschichtsblätter 67 (2002), pp. 43-77, illus.

The hoard, which appeared in 1996-97 in several lots and may not be complete, is comprised of 473 coins (2 asses and 1 sestertius pre-253; 1 denarius of Salonina and 469 antoniniani of Valerianus I to Probus). The latest coins were struck in AD 276. A selection of coins from the hoard is illustrated on pls. 2-6. (Hans R. Baldus)

Thomsen, Andreas. Die lykische Dynastensiedlung auf dem Avhar Tepesi, Antiquitas 3.43. Bonn (2002).

On pl. 61, 4-5 a Lycian silver stater of Sppñtaza found in tomb 181, Southern Necropolis, is depicted. (Hans R. Baldus)

Weisser, Bernhard. “Die Antike im künstlerischen Schaffen von Wilfried Fitzenreiter,” in Heidemann, Martin and Wolfgang Steguweit (ed.) Dank der Burg. Medaillenkunst in Halle im 20. Jahrhundert, Die Kunstmedaille in Deutschland 17. (2002), pp. 44-55, illus.

The author discusses the influence of ancient Greek and Roman coins on the medals, engraved gems and sculpture of Wilfried Fitzenreiter. (Hans R. Baldus)

Weston, Byron K. “Corrected Date Counterfeit Halfpence,” The Colonial Newsletter 42.3 (December 2002), pp. 2407-2409, illus.

The question of whether several 1775 halfpence were from 1776 dies that were altered is addressed here. The author determines that 1776 dated dies were altered so as to change the six to a five by lapping or other recutting. Excellent photographs of enlarged dated areas make the points clearly. (Thomas Serfass)



2003-06-06

Album, S. and T. Goodwin. Sylloge of Islamic Coins in the Ashmolean Museum. Volume 1. The Pre-Reform Coinage of the Early Islamic Period. Oxford (2002). x+122 pp., illus.

Allen, Martin. “Italians in English mints and exchanges,” in Given-Wilson, Chris (ed.) Fourteenth Century England II. Woodbridge (2002), pp. 53-62.

Andrews, Phil and Kenneth Penn (ed.). Excavations in Thetford, North of the River, 1989-90, East Anglian Archaeology 87. Gressenhall (1999).

Attwood, Philip. British Art Medals 1982-2002. London (2002). 56 pp.

Bateson, J.D. Scottish Museums. English Coins, 1066-1279, Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles 53. London (2001). 114 pp., illus.

Bhandare, Shailendra and Paul Stevens. "Bombay Billys": The British coinage for the Malabar Coast - A reappraisal, Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter Supplement 172. (Summer 2002). 22 pp.

Blackburn, M.A.S. “Danish silver penny ('sceat'),” in Perry, David R. (ed.) Castle Park, Dunbar: Two Thousand Years on a Fortified Headland, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Monograph Series .16. Edinburgh (2000), pp. 168-169, illus.

Blackburn, M.A.S. “The two sceattas of series B from Grave 18 (Objects 1a and b),” in Penn, Kenneth (ed.) Excavations on the Norwich Southern Bypass, 1989-91. Part II: The Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Harford Farm, Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk, East Anglian Archaeology .92. Gressenhall (2000), pp. 75-76, illus.

Blackburn, M.A.S. “Expansion and control: Aspects of Anglo-Scandinavian minting south of the Humber,” in Graham-Campbell, J., R. Hall, J. Jesch, and D.N. Parsons (eds.) Vikings and the Danelaw: Select Papers from the Proceedings of the Thirteenth Viking Congress, Nottingham and York, 21-30 August 1997 . Oxford (2000), pp. 125-142, illus.

Blackburn, M.A.S. and John Davies. “Anglo-Saxon and medieval coins,” in Andrews, Phil and Kenneth Penn (ed.) Excavations in Thetford, North of the River, 1989-90, East Anglian Archaeology 87. Gressenhall (1999), pp. 38.

Bornholdt, Kristin. “Coins from Rushen Abbey excavations 1998,” in Davey, P. (ed.) Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla. Isle of Man: First Archaeological Report, Studies University of Liverpool Research Report .7. Liverpool (1999), pp. 64.

Bornholdt, Kristin. “Myth or mint? The evidence for a Viking-Age coinage on the Isle of Man,” in Davey, P. (ed.) Recent Archaeological Research on the Isle of Man, British Archaeological Reports British Series 278. Oxford (1999), pp. 199-218, illus.

De Jersey, Philip. “A second TETVS (sic) antoninianus from the "RSR" mint,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 61-62, illus.

Brown, Michelle P. and Carol A. Farr (ed.). Mercia: An Anglo-Saxon Kingdom in Europe. London and New York (2001).

Byrne, S. “A Wunneetton type thrymsa from Boulsdon, Newent,” Glevensis 33 (2000), pp. 43.

Cubbon, Marshall. “Some observations on the eleventh-century Hiberno-Manx mint,” in Davey, P. (ed.) Recent Archaeological Research on the Isle of Man, British Archaeological Reports British Series 278. Oxford (1999), pp. 218-220.

Cubbon, Marshall. “A remarkable decade of Manx coin hoards, 1972-1982,” Proceedings of the Isle of Man Natural History and Antiquarian Society 11 (2000), pp. 29-50.

Davey, P. (ed.). Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla. Isle of Man: First Archaeological Report, Studies University of Liverpool Research Report 7. Liverpool (1999).

Davey, P. (ed.). Recent Archaeological Research on the Isle of Man, British Archaeological Reports British Series 278. Oxford (1999).

Duggleby, V. English Paper Money. Treasury and Bank of England Notes 1694-2002. London (2002).

Federov, Michael. Money circulation under the Janids and Manghits of Bukhara, and the Khans of Khoqand and Khiva, Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter Supplement 171. (Spring 2002). 42 pp.

Gaeke, Helen and Jonathan Kenny (ed.). Early Deira: Archaeological Studies of the East Riding in the Fourth to Ninth Centuries. Oxford (2000).

Given-Wilson, Chris (ed.). Fourteenth Century England II. Woodbridge (2002).

Graham-Campbell, J., R. Hall, J. Jesch, and D.N. Parsons (eds.). Vikings and the Danelaw: Select Papers from the Proceedings of the Thirteenth Viking Congress, Nottingham and York, 21-30 August 1997 . Oxford (2001).

Higham, N.J. and D.H. Hill (ed.). Edward the Elder 899-924. London (2001).

Hill, Stephen and Sinclair May. Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands (Jersey, Man and Lundy). Pre-Decimal Issues. London (2002). 228 pp.

Hillaby, Joe. “King Burgred, the Severn Stoke coin hoard and the demise of the Mercian kingdom,” Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society 17 (2000), pp. 125-148.

Holmes, N. M. McQ. “Medieval and post-medieval coins,” in Perry, David R. (ed.) Castle Park, Dunbar: Two Thousand Years on a Fortified Headland, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Monograph Series .16. Edinburgh (2000), pp. 170.

Holmes, N. M. McQ. “Coinage,” in Lynch, M. (ed.) The Oxford Companion to Scottish History. Oxford (2001), pp. 102-103.

Holmes, N. M. McQ. “Numismatica (coins and jetons),” in Mitchell, Kieth L., K.R. Murdoch, and J.R. Ward Fast Castle: Excavations 1971-86. Edinburgh (2001), pp. 102-103.

Klat, Michel G. Catalogue of the Post-Reform Dirhams: The Umayyad Dynasty. London (2002). 322 pp.

Leimus, Ivar and Arkadi Molvõgin. Estonian Collections. Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Norman and later British Coins, Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles 51. London (2001). 250 pp., illus.

Lynch, M. (ed.). The Oxford Companion to Scottish History. Oxford (2001).

Lyon, Stuart. “The coinage of Edward the Elder,” in Higham, N.J. and D.H. Hill (ed.) Edward the Elder 899-924. London (2001), pp. 67-78, illus.

Manville, Harrington E. Tokens of the Industrial Revolution. Foreign Silver Coins Countermarked for use in Great Britain, British Numismatic Society Special Publication 3. London (2001). xx+307 pp., illus.

Manville, Harrington E. “Tokens of the Industrial Revolution - additions and corrections,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 116-118.

Marsh, Michael A. The Gold Sovereign. Golden Jubilee Edition. London (2002). x+126 pp., illus.

Mitchell, Kieth L., K.R. Murdoch, and J.R. Ward. Fast Castle: Excavations 1971-86. Edinburgh (2001).

Penn, Kenneth (ed.). Excavations on the Norwich Southern Bypass, 1989-91. Part II: The Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Harford Farm, Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk, East Anglian Archaeology 92. Gressenhall (2000).

Perry, David R. (ed.). Castle Park, Dunbar: Two Thousand Years on a Fortified Headland, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Monograph Series 16. Edinburgh (2000).

Peters, K. The Counterfeit Coin Story. London (2002). 200 pp., illus.

Pirie, E.J.E. “Northumbrian stycas,” in Perry, David R. (ed.) Castle Park, Dunbar: Two Thousand Years on a Fortified Headland, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Monograph Series .16. Edinburgh (2000), pp. 168, illus.

Puddester, Robert P. Medals of British India. Volume One. Commemorative and Historical Medals from 1750 to 1947 including Viceroy, Government, Durbar and Royal Visit Medals, University, College and School Prize Medals and Medals of the Parsis. London (2002).

Schofield, P.R. and N.J. Mayhew. Credit and Debt in Medieval England c.1180-c.1350. London (2002). x+164 pp., illus.

Thompson, R.H. Contents of the British Numismatic Journal, Volumes 1 to 69 (1903/4-1999). Llanfyllin (2001).

Ulmschneider, Katerina. Markets, Minsters, and Metal-Detectors: The Archaeology of Middle Saxon Lincolnshire and Hampshire Compared, British Archaeological Reports British Series 307. Oxford (2000).

Ulmschneider, Katerina. “Settlement, economy, and the "productive" site: Middle Anglo-Saxon Lincolnshire, A.D. 650-780,” Medieval Archaeology 44 (2000), pp. 53-79.

Wall, John. The Face of the Realm: Twentieth-Century Coins of the United Kingdom. Their History and Design . London (2002).

Williams, Gareth. “Mercian coinage and authority,” in Brown, Michelle P. and Carol A. Farr (ed.) Mercia: An Anglo-Saxon Kingdom in Europe. London and New York (2001), pp. 210-228, illus.

Withers, Paul and Bente R. Withers. The Farthings and Halfpennies of Edward I and II, Small Change 1. Llanfyllin (2001). 60 pp., illus.

Withers, Paul and Bente R. Withers. The Halfpennies and Farthings of Edward III and Richard II, Small Change 2. Llanfyllin (2002). 55 pp., illus.

Woodhead, Peter. The Herbert Schneider Collection Part II. English Gold Coins 1603 to the 20th Century, Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles 57. London (2002). xiv+310 pp., illus.



2003-06-02

Abdy, Richard. “A new coin type of Gallienus found in Hertfordshire,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 346-350, illus.

Abramson, Tony. “A second Wolf Head/Running Fledgeling sceat,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 335, illus.

Anderson, Michael. “Antonio Ovando and the Potosi coinage of 1649-51,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 190-191, ilus.

Ashton, R.H.J. “Clubs, thunderbolts, torches, stars and caducei: more pseudo-Rhodian drachms from mainland Greece and the Islands,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 59-78, illus.

Ashton, R.H.J. “The Ptolemaic coins in Fethiye Museum,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 7-12, ilus.

Ashton, R.H.J. and Philip Kinns. “Opuscula Anatolica,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 11-31, illus.

Askari, E. and W.L. Treadwell. “Catalogue of Buyid coins in the National Museum of Iran,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 356-364, illus.

The Buyid collection in the National Museum of Iran has good coverage of all the main series. Following the method adopted by Treadwell in his Buyid Coinage: A Die Corpus (322-445 AH) all coins were examined for die links with published specimens, and illustrations are provided of every unrecorded die in the collection. (E. Askari and W.L. Treadwell)

Barclay, Craig. “Two parcels of groats,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 336, illus.

Reports on two small hoards of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century English groats, from Driffield and Market Rasen. (Martin Allen)

Bendall, Simon. “Notes on the coinage in the name of John Comnenus-Ducas of Thessalonica (AD 1237-44),” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 253-264, illus.

Recent discoveries of new types and varieties of coins of John Comnenus-Ducas unknown to Hendy when he published DOC IV necessitate a reconsideration of John's coinage. The writer suggests that all three series (I, II and III) are Byzantine issues of Thessalonica. Series I was discontinued when John III Vatatzes commenced striking his own coins at Thessalonica, and series II ceased early in the reign of Theodore II when that emperor discontinued the issue of coins from Thessalonica. The writer also suggests that the extensive small issues of series III were produced for trade with Bulgaria into the early years of Michael VIII. (Simon Bendall)

Bendall, Simon. “A Cypriot coin of Richard I Lion-Heart?” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 63-64, ilus.

Bendall, Simon. “A Cypriot coin of Richard I Lion-Heart?, a postscript,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 112.

Bendall, Simon. “An early coinage of the "Empire" of Trebizond?” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 113-115, illus.

Bendall, Simon. “A Heraclian silver overstrike,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 62, illus.

Bendall, Simon. “The last Byzantine hexagram?” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 6, illus.

Bendall, Simon. “A late eighth century Arab-Byzantine weight?” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 191-192, illus.

Bendall, Simon. “A mid-fourteenth century anonymous Byzantine coin,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 334-335, illus.

Bendall, Simon. “Some notes on the late Byzantine coinage,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 187-189, illus.

Bendall, Simon. “Some unpublished late Byzantine coins,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 194-195, illus.

Bendall, Simon. “Some unusual aspers of Trebizond from a secondary mint?” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 338-341, illus.

Bendall, Simon. “A neglected nineteenth century numismatist,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 261-264, illus.

The author presents a biography of John Francis William de Salis, Sixth Count de Salis (1825-1871). (Martin Allen)

Benders, Jos. “Sterlings from Gelre (Gelderland),” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 365-372, illus.

On the basis of data from surviving specimens, hoards and documents, a chronology of the sterlings of the County of Gelre is proposed. Four types of this penny are described and discussed. They were probably all struck for Count Reinald I (1271-1326) before 1300. (Jos Benders)

Besly, Edward. “A hoard of Tetrarchic nummi from Bridgend, South Wales,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 169-215, illus.

This paper publishes a hoard of 1,424 nummi of Diocletian, his co-regents and immediate successors, buried around AD 310. The hoard, found in 1994, is the most important British find of these coinages for fifty years and includes a significant group of London mint issues, notably of the reduced weight coins of AD 307-10. A full catalogue is complemented by consideration of the compositions of this and other contemporary hoards from Britain and Gaul. Analyses of selected coins provide pointers to minting practice, particularly in London. (Edward Besly)

Bhandare, Shailendra. “Maratha mints at Pune and Chinchwad - The early years,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 20-22, ilus.

Bhandare, Shailendra. “Two rare and important coins of the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan I,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 19-21, ilus.

Bopearachchi, Osmund. “Diomedes overstruck by Agathocleia,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 13-14, ilus.

Bopearachchi, Osmund and Klaus Grigo. “To err is human,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 14-15, ilus.

The authors discuss a die-engraving error on an Indo-Greek coin of King Lysias. (Martin Allen)

Bopearachchi, Osmund and Ta-Cheng Li. “Three interesting Indo-Greek coins,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 15-16, ilus.

Bronny, Klaus. “An unrecorded Nepalese dam of Jagatprakash Malla of Bhatgaon,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 21, ilus.

Brzić, Aleksander N., Hubert Emmerig, and Ranko Mandić. “Some unpublished engraver's trials from early modern Serbian, Montenegrin and Yugoslav coinage,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 118-120, illus.

Byatt, Derrick. “A complexity of Bank life,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 66.

The author discusses the numbering of Bank of England notes in 1917-18. (Martin Allen)

Campbell, Francis D. “North, Geoffrey H. (1909-2002),” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 67.

Clauson-Kaas, Joergen. “Jensen, Uno Barber (1948-2002),” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 2, illus.

Clayton, Peter A. “Cooper, Denis R. (1913-2002),” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 342.

Crafter, Timothy. “A die study of the Cross-and-Crosslets type of the Ipswich mint, c.1161/2-1180,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 237-251, illus.

This paper examines the known dies of the Ipswich mint as an indication of the mint's activity in this period. All known die combinations are listed, and the appropriateness of the sample is discussed. Estimates of the number of obverse and reverse dies and ratios of coins to estimated dies are calculated and analysed. (Timothy Crafter)

De Jersey, Philip. “Two Celtic oddities,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 264, illus.

Deshazo, Alan S. “Tabaristan PYE 130-146,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 29-30, ilus.

Dimitrijević, Sergije. Katalog zbirke srpskog srednjovekovnog novca Sergija Dimitrijevića [Catalog of the Sergije Dimitrijević collection of Serbian Medieval Coins]. Belgrade (2001). x+502 pp., illus. 86-17-09086-3.

In preparation for some 20 years, this catalog was completed from the author's notes by a team from the National Museum in Belgrade and the Serbian Academy of Sciences after Dimitrijević's death in 1987. The basis is primarily the author's collection, reputedly the most complete in existance, supplemented in a few cases by particularly rare types (such as Radoslav's issues) from other sources. Entries are cross-referenced to Šafarik's pioneering research of 1851-56, Ljubić's classifications, and Rastislav Marić's 1956 catalog of types. (Charles B. Smith)

Duncan-Jones, R.P. “The denarii of Septimius Severus and the mobility of Roman coin: further comment,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 342-245.

This note returns to the apparent upward trend in the eastern quotient in successive samples of Septimian denarii up to 196/7. The pronounced shrinkage over time in the proportion of early finer coins from Rome adds to the other evidence that Septimius's silver coinage underwent considerable sifting in Britain, during a period of acute coinage crisis, which should not be taken as evidence of long-distance coinage movement. The fall in the proportion of New Style eastern silver of Septimius (Duncan-Jones, NC 2001) itself seems to undermine the view that his eastern coinage was continuing to enter Britain at a later date. (R.P. Duncan-Jones)

Federov, Michael. “A hoard of fourteenth century Chaghatayid silver coins from North Kirghistan,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 404-419.

A hoard found in North Kirgizstan in the late 1980s comprised 146 Chaghatayid dirhems and dinars and 2 Ilkanid dinars minted between 1322 and 1341. The hoard allows the attribution of anonymous Samarqand coins of AH 726-727 to Ilchigiday (726), Duva Timur (726-727) and Tamarshirin (727-734). Coins of AH 737 minted by Changshi and Yesun Timur establish that the exact date of Yesun Timur's enthronement, previously considered to be AH 739, was AH 737. (Michael Federov)

Federov, Michael. “Qarakhanid coins as a source for the history of Kashgar and Yarkend,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 5-9.

Federov, Michael. “Qarakhanid coins as a source on the history of Shash,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 7-12, ilus.

Fischer-Bossert, Wolfgang. “A lead test-piece of a Syracusan tetradrachm by the engravers Euth… and Eum…,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 1-9, illus.

Foss, Clive. “The Kharijites and their coinage: a reply,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 24-34, illus.

Goron, S. and J.P. Goenka. “Coins of the Indian Sultanates,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 19-20, illus.

Hodge, E.C. “Adelphi Cotton Work,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 110-112.

An analysis of a 1792 Day Book of a Glasgow cotton mill issuing countermarked coins. (Martin Allen)

Holmes, Simon. “A new variety of Eadgar from York?” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 112.

Howgego, Christopher. “The denarii of Septimius Severus and the mobility of Roman coin: a reply,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 339-342.

In the light of the NC 2001 article by Duncan-Jones and of new hoard evidence, this note re-examines the evidence for the rise over time of eastern denarii of Septimius Severus of AD 193-196/7 as a percentage of the total of Severan denarii of those years in hoards from Britain (until c.270). It seeks to demonstrate that this rise cannot be explained by selectivity on the basis of weight. The explanation that it was a result of continued movement of coin from east to west remains possible, and is part of a broader case for some degree of inter-regional movement of coin, beyond initial despatch from the mint or treasury to meet state expenditure. (Christopher Howgego)

Hulett, J.R. “Charles I York mint - a missing variety discovered,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 266, illus.

Jovanović, Miroslav. Srpski srednjovekovni novac - 2. Izdanje [Serbian Medieval Coins - Second Edition]. Linea Art, Belgrade (2001). 187 pp., illus.. 86-902415-1-5.

This "second edition" transforms the author's previous 22-page brochure into a substantial catalog. Illustrated are mintmarks and similar signs, as well as countermarks. Catalog numbers are stated separately for each ruler, with cross-references to Ljubic illustrations, the earlier Jovanovic, and Vujadin Ivaniševic. The area covered is broadly defined, including also rulers of medieval Bosnia and parts of Dalmatia. The catalog is published in Serbian Cyrillic. (Charles B. Smith)

Kovalenko, Sergei A. “Struck lead pieces from Tauric Chersonesos: coins or tesserae?” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 33-58, illus.

This paper deals with struck lead pieces from Tauric Chersonesos. Against the traditional view that they were emergency coins issued by Chernonesos in the second-first centuries BC because of a shortage of copper, the author argues that they were tesserae, struck by the Chersonesian mint at the turn of the third-second centuries BC, and used during the free distribution of food at festivals which may have been organized to celebrate the victory of the polis over the Scythians. A catalogue and die-study are provided. (Sergei A. Kovalenko)

Kretz, Rainer. “The problem of Andoco...” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 267-271, illus.

A discussion of the coinage of 'Andoco' in the context of the coinage of the North Thames region, c. 20 BC-AD 10. (Martin Allen)

Legutko, Paul A. “The revolt of Macrianus and Quietus and its effect on Alexandrian coinage, AD 260-263,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 135-168, illus.

Egypt sided with the usurpers Macrianus and Quietus when they revolted against the emperor Gallienus in AD 260. Ten series of coins spanning AD 260 to 263 can be attributed to two separate mints or workshops within or around Alexandria. Combining this distribution with literary testimonia and hoard evidence suggests a detailed reconstruction of events during the civil war in Alexandria and Egypt between supporters of the Macriani and Gallienus. This two-workshop system might furthermore explain the separation between the coinages of Salonina and Gallienus after the revolt. (Paul A. Legutko)

Lessen, Marvin. “Bushell and the Miner, MI 467-9/67-69,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 186.

Three medals of Lord Bacon, Thomas Bushell's patron, are attributed to David Ramage. (Martin Allen)

Lingen, Jan. “A quarter mohur of Jahangir struck on the occasion of a royal hunt (shikar),” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 30, ilus.

Lyon, Stuart and Simon Holmes. “The Circumscription Cross penny of Edgar from Middleton on the Wolds,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 192, illus.

MacMillan, Andrew T. “Adelphi Cotton Work accounts,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 190.

A note on the interpretation of a 1792 Day Book of Adelphi Cotton Work referring to the issue of countermarked silver and copper coins. (Martin Allen)

Marsh, Michael A. “New error dates from the Victorian Sovereign series,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 272-273, illus.

Meadows, A.R. “Stratonikeia in Caria: the Hellenistic city and its coinage,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 79-134, illus.

Metcalf, D.M. and J.P. Northover. “Sporadic debasement in the English coinage, c.1009-1052,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 217-236, illus.

Beginning with the Last Small Cross type of Æthelred II (c.1009-1016), Anglo-Saxon silver pennies were sporadically debased from the normal levels of c.90 to 95 per cent, down to 70 per cent or less. The authors, building on a recent study by Eaglen and Grayburn, explore the holdings of the Ashmolean Museum in the Last Small Cross type and Cnut's Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1024), where they found that 10 out of 71 specimens were debased. (D.M. Metcalf and J.P. Northover)

Molchanov, Arkady. “The Murid dynasty of Ispijab and its coins (10th - early 11th century),” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 19-20, illus.

Morris, Alan. “A Chester Civil War halfcrown: a reassessment,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 193-194, illus.

Murphy, Paul. “A new punchmarked hoard of the Mathura region,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 22-26, ilus.

Murphy, Paul. “A new punchmarked hoard of the Surashtra region,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 26-27, ilus.

Nastich, Vladimir N. “Kochnev, B.D. (1940-2002),” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 1-2, illus.

O'Bee, Michael. “The second coin of ATT,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 62, illus.

The author discusses a Celtic silver coin found near Malton in North Yorkshire. (Martin Allen)

Phillips, Marcus. “A hoard of French Feudal coins from the First Crusade,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 402-404.

Phillips, Marcus and Susan Tyler-Smith. “A hoard of Venetian Grossi and Mamluk dirhems,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 265-291, illus.

An apparent hoard of 691 Venetian silver grossi and 393 Mamluk silver dirham fragments is discussed. 640 of the Venetian coins were of the second type of Antonio Venier struck between 1394 and 1400, and it was possible to work out the sequence of punches used to make the dies and establish a chronology for the issue. The introduction of the bearded doge variety is dated to 1397, after a de facto weight reduction officially recognised in 1399. The article concludes with a brief discussion of the circulation of Venetian coins in Mamluk Syria and their use by Christian pilgrims visiting the holy sites. (Marcus Phillips and Susan Tyler-Smith)

Pieper, Wilfried. “Coins of Erich and reattribution of some ancient Indian coins in the Bopearachchi/Pieper Catalogue,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 14-17, illus.

Qedar, Shraga. “An Islamic countermark reconsidered,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 24.

Rhodes, Nicholas. “Coinage of the Mi-nyag, Tangut People, the Xi Xia dynasty,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 315-332, illus.

This is the first comprehensive study of the coinage of the Western Xia dynasty in any language. The author summarizes the historic and economic background to the coinage, and analyzes the evidence of hoards discovered in the Ningxia and neighboring regions. (Nicholas Rhodes)

Rhodes, Nicholas and Alex Lissanevitch. “Two new square silver coins from Nepal,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 22-23.

Schindel, Nikolaus. “Sulaiman bin Khalifat Allah revisited,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 5-7, ilus.

A discussion of a type of Umayyad fals attributed to Sulaiman b. 'Abd. Al-Malik (AH 96-99 / AD 715-717). (Martin Allen)

Senior, Bob. “Two new coins of Jayadaman, son of Chastana, revise the early Western Satrap chronology,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 17-19, illus.

Senior, Bob. “Some unpublished ancient coins Part 2,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 11-14, illus.

The author presents sixteen new types or varieties of Bactrian, Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian coins. (Martin Allen)

Senior, Bob. “Some more rare Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythic coins,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 16-17, ilus.

Sosin, Joshua D. “Boeotian silver, Theban agio and bronze drachms,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 333-339.

Spencer, Peter D. “The source for the portrait on the 1561-62 testoons and half-testoons of Mary, Queen of Scots,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 14-17, illus.

Spencer, Peter D. “A mule or a new variety?” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 265-266, illus.

The author discusses a Henry VI penny of Calais. (Martin Allen)

Stewartby, Lord. “London mint accounts, 1399-1402,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 373.

Mint accounts for the first three years of Henry IV (1399-1413) have previously only been published in aggregate. Separate annual figures now presented show that output in the first year of the reign was the highest until the weight reduction and recoinage of 1412. (Lord Stewartby)

Stone, Alan A. “Stone, Alexander George (1924-2002),” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 196.

Tandon, Pankaj. “Some new coin types of the Kushan King Kanishka II,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 17-19, ilus.

Thompson, R.H. “Burs and roses: The tokens of Thomas Burrowes in Nottingham reconsidered,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 18-25, illus.

The author discusses the obverse type of a seventeenth-century token. (Martin Allen)

Tor, D.G. “A numismatic history of the first Saffarid dynasty (AH 247-300/AD 861-911),” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 293-314.

This study seeks to update the history of the coinage of the Saffarids, an important 3rd-9th century Islamic dynasty, which was last systematically treated in 1930. The study attempts to resolve certain questions - seemingly erratic minting patterns, mint location and nomenclature, and the political and religious meaning of inscriptions - that have never previously been satisfactorily addressed. Early Saffarid minting can only be understood in the light of their holy warrior activities. Paradoxically, once the Saffarids became more interested in the forms and trappings of rule, and their minting patterns became more regular, their actual power diminished. (Nicholas Rhodes)

Travaini, Lucia and Martin Allen. “A Short Cross hoard from near Pontremoli, 1822,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 397-401.

Vanderspoel, John and Michelle L. Mann. “The Empress Fausta as Romano-Celtic Dea Nutrix,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 350-355, illus.

The reverses of some coins of Fausta portray her in the manner of the Romano-Celtic Dea Nutrix, with two infants at her breasts. This imagery celebrates the fertility of the empress and the continuation of the dynasty. Constantine's sons boldly employ the image for Fausta's half-sister Theodora after their father's death for the same dynastic purpose, because their mother's memory had been damned more than a decade earlier. (John Vanderspoel and Michelle L. Mann)

Vlachou, C., G. McDonnell, and R. Janaway. “New evidence for the process used to silver plate counterfeit dirhams,” Numismatic Chronicle 162 (2002), pp. 356-358, illus.

In NC 1975, Morton published a hoard of forged Iranian dirhams dating from the ninth to tenth centuries AD, suggesting that they might have been plated by dipping in molten silver chloride. The examination of these forged dirhams with new analytical techniques proves that amalgam silvering was used in plating them. (C. Vlachou, G. McDonnell and R. Janaway)

Wang, Helen. “Qixang, Jiang (1931-2002),” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 1-2.

Wells, Richard and Wilfried Pieper. “Three ancient Indian copper coins,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 13, ilus.

West, Vincent. “The Ashmolean Museum collection of Aksumite coins,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 9-11.

West, Vincent. “The Ashmolean Museum collection of Aksumite coins - part II,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 172 (Summer 2002), pp. 27-29.

Williams, Gareth. “European monetary unions throughout history,” Numismatic Circular 110 (2002), pp. 5-6.

Yih, T.D. “A new series of Javanese imitation cash inscribed Tian Ping,” Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 171 (Spring 2002), pp. 23-24, illus.



2003-05-29

Abdy, Richard. “Coin Register 2001,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 177-188, illus.

The author records 114 single-finds of coins from the British Isles. (Martin Allen)

Archibald, Marion M. “The Lion coinage of Robert Earl of Gloucester and William Earl of Gloucester,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 71-86, illus.

A comprehensive study and corpus of the coinage of Robert Earl of Gloucester (1121/2-1147) and his son William Earl of Gloucester (1147-1183), dating its production to c.1143-1149. (Martin Allen)

Barclay, Craig. “Two hoards from North Yorkshire,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 168-172, illus.

A parcel from the Skipton Bridge hoard, deposited in the early years of the fifteenth century, and a late seventeenth-century hoard of coin clippings from Bainbridge. (Martin Allen)

Biggs, Norman. “Coin-weights made by the Founders,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 111-118, illus.

A survey of the production of coin-weights by members of London's Worshipful Company of Founders in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. (Martin Allen)

Clancy, Kevin. “The Ricardo Ingot: Experimental dies in the Royal Mint collection,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 172-174, illus.

The authors describe dies made for a Bank of England issue of 60-ounce gold bullion ingots in 1819. (Martin Allen)

Dykes, D.W. “John Stubbs Jorden, die-sinker and medallist,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 119-135, illus.

An account of the life and work of an engraver and manufacturer of eighteenth-century trade tokens. (Martin Allen)

Eaglen, Robin J., Peter D. Mitchell, and Hugh E. Pagan. “Coin tickets in the British Hammered series,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 136-157, illus.

Gannon, Anna and Gareth Williams. “Two small hoards of William I,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 162-164, illus.

Graham-Campbell, James. “The dual economy of the Danelaw,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 49-59.

Holland, Paul M. “An unusual pair of obverse die-linked bronze pennies dated 1860 and 1861,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 174-176, illus.

Holmes, N. M. McQ. “Two Scottish mediaeval hoards,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 164-166, illus.

Holmes, N. M. McQ. “Unpublished Scottish fractions from the David Rogers collection,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 167-168, illus.

Kiernan, Philip. “The ritual mutilation of coins on Romano-British sites,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 18-33, illus.

Lyon, Stuart and Michael Sharp. “The ritual mutilation of coins on Romano-British sites,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 161, illus.

Metcalf, D.M. “'As easy as A, B, C': the mint-places of early sceatta types in the South-East,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 34-48, illus.

Reece, Richard and Peter Guest. “Robertson, Anne S. An Inventory of Romano-British Coin Hoards. London, 2001.” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 188-198.

Robinson, Paul. “A Northumbrian 'styca' from Wiltshire: the problem with southern provenances of 'stycas',” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 160-161.

Stewartby, Lord. “Rose Ryals of James I, 1605-17,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 87-90.

Warhurst, Margaret, Robert Philpott, Susan Nicholson, and Julie Edwards. “Four seventeenth century coin hoards from Congleton, Cheshire,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 91-110, illus.

The authors discuss 3,409 coins found in four pottery vessels in 1992, which may have been deposited in the early 1670s by one individual, tentatively identified as John Walker of Congleton (d. 1675). (Martin Allen)

Williams, Gareth. “Coin-brooches of Edward the Confessor and William I,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 60-70, illus.

Williams, Gareth. “An enigmatic coin from eighth-century Northumbria,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 158-160, illus.

Williams, Jonathan. “Coin inscriptions and the origins of writing in pre-Roman Britain,” British Numismatic Journal 71 (2001), pp. 1-17, illus.



2003-05-28

Bates, Michael L. “Martin, Marie H. (1942-2002),” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 34-35, illus.

Failmezger, Victor. Roman Bronze Coins from Paganism to Christianity (294-364 A.D.). Ross and Perry, Washington, D.C. (2003). 156 pp., 41 color pls.

Hoover, Oliver D. “The History of the ANS: The Fourth Decade,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 36-38, illus.

Hoover, Oliver D. “Ireland, Stanley. Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Coins in the Museum at Amasya (Ancient Amaseia), Turkey. London, 2000.” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 47-49.

Hoover, Oliver D. “Dobrinič, Julijan. Riječke i Trsatske zavjetne medalje, medaljice i medaljoni / Medaglie, medagliette e medaglione ex voto di Fiume e Tersatto. Rijeka, 2001.” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 49-51.

Hoover, Oliver D. “Lewis, Peter and Ron Bolden. The Pocket Guide to Saint Paul: Coins Encountered by the Apostle on his Travels. Kent Town, South Australia, 2002.” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 53-.

Isaac, Joanne. “Jovine, Marcel (1921-2003),” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 43, illus.

Wartenberg Kagan, Ute. “Miller, Herman (1908-2002),” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 26.

Yates, David and Constance Yates. “The Renaissance of the Cast Medal in 19th Century France,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 18-25, illus.

van Alfen, Peter. “Uncoined Money in the Ancient World,” American Numismatic Society Magazine 2.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 16-17, illus.



2003-05-27

Afā, `Umar. Masālat al-nuqūd fīta'rīkh al-Maghrib fi'l-qarn al-tā `ashar (Sūs 1822-1906) [Problems of Coinage in the History of Morocco in the 19th Century], Al-Qādi `Iyād. Publications of the College of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Agadir. Dissertations and Theses 1. Matba`at al-Najāh al-Jadīda, Casablanca (1988).

Using the evidence of state and mint documents, surviving work instruments, and the coins, the author surveys the history of coinage, its administration, production, and circulation, in Morocco as a whole and in Sūs province with its mint at Tārūdānat. (Michael Bates)

Afā, `Umar. Al-Nuqūd al Maghribiyya fi'l-qarn al-thāmin `ashara: Anzimatuhā wa-awzānuhā fī mantaqat Sūs ma`a tahqīq risālatayn fi'lnuqūd wa'l-awzān li-`Umar b. `Abd al-Azīz al-Garsīfī [Moroccan Coinage in the 18th Century: Its Regulations and Weight Standards in the Province of Sūs, with an Edition of Two Essays on Coins and Weights by `Umar b. `Abd al-Azīz al-Garsīfī], Kingdom of Morocco. Muhammad V University. Publications of the College of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Rabat 6. Matba`at al-Najāh al-Jadīda, Casablanca (1993).

On the evidence of state, mint, and private documents, narrative texts, and the coins, the author surveys the history of coinage, its administration, production, and circulation, in Morocco as a whole and in Sūs province. Two essays by al-Garsīfī (d. AD 1793-94) on the modern Moroccan monetary system are edited for the first time as appendices. (Michael Bates)

Qādūs, `Izzat Zakī Hamīd. Al-`Umlāat al-Yūnāniyya wa'l-Hillīnistiyya [Greek and Hellenistic Coins]. Matba`at al-Hadrā, Alexandria (2001). 402 pp., illus.

Intended as a college-level textbook, this work surveys Greek and Hellenistic coinage series by series, with illustrations and bibliography. (Michael Bates)



2003-05-25

Attwood, Philip. “John Maine and the British Museum's 250th Anniversary Medal,” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 83-91, illus.

Attwood, Philip. “Modesti, Adolfo. Corpus Numismatum Omnium Romanorum Pontificum. Rome, 2002.” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 92-96, illus.

Bartlett, Richard. “Who the Heck is Demosthenes,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 24-27, illus.

Bell, R.C. “England's Inland Waterways,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 9-12, illus.

Bischoff, William L. “Ernst Thälmann's Legacy,” The Numismatist 116.3 (March 2003), pp. 55-57, illus.

Bitner, John. “The Art of Roman Sacrifice,” The Celator 17.4 (April 2003), pp. 6-22, illus.

Boublíková-Jahnová, Juliana. “Chaise-Longue: Vladislav Mašata and Jan Smrž,” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 51-59, illus.

Bourne, Marcy Leavitt. “Talking about Landscape with Ron Dutton, Roger Hannam and Clifford Bowen,” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 61-74, illus.

Briggs, Sherry. “Honest Asclepius vs. Sly Old Hermes,” The Celator 17.5 (May 2003), pp. 40-41, 60, illus.

Buth, Len. “Dominion Gun Works, R.W. Soper - London, Ontario,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 20-21, illus.

Clark, Cathy L. “Fool the Eye: Numismatic Art with a Twist,” The Numismatist 116.4 (April 2003), pp. 31-35, illus.

Clark, Cathy L. “"O Pioneers!" Rovelstad Helps Us Remember,” The Numismatist 116.5 (May 2003), pp. 56-59, illus.

Douglas, Scott E. “Frank Thomas Hill, Tokens and Store, Markdale, Ontario,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 22-25, illus.

Douglas, Scott E. “Dr. Eric Nancekivell,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 26, illus.

Douglas, Scott E. “Unlisted Markdale, Ontario Merchant Tokens,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 44, illus.

Douglas, Scott E. “Unlisted Ontario Merchant Tokens,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 45, illus.

Eisenhauer, Harry M., Geoffrey G. Bell, and Wayne Gillcash. “Register of Surviving Notes of the Westmorland Bank of New Brunswick,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.1 (March 2003), pp. 11-14, illus.

Fitts, Prue. “Byzantine 101 - Part 1,” The Celator 17.4 (April 2003), pp. 24-31, illus.

Fontaine, Lou. “Upon the Matter of Numbering Equipment,” The Collector. The Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club Newsletter 13.2 (April 2003), pp. 22-23, illus.

Fontanille, Jean-Philippe and Ken Baumheckel. “Cultic Images or Ship's Prow? A New Look at Pilate's Coinage,” The Celator 17.5 (May 2003), pp. 34-35, 38-39, illus.

Fox, Roger. “The "2015" Mystery,” The Collector. The Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club Newsletter 13.2 (April 2003), pp. 26, illus.

Fredette, Tom. “John of Gaunt - At the Throne of Kings,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 28-31, illus.

Ganz, David L. “The Motto Must Go: Yes or No?” The Numismatist 116.5 (May 2003), pp. 39-42, illus.

George, C.H.L. “Marketing Medals in Early Modern Britain: Advertisements for Medals of Charles V of Lorraine and Charles III 'King of Spain',” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 23-26, illus.

Giedroyc, Richard. “Building the Ultimate 20th-Century Type Set,” The Numismatist 116.4 (April 2003), pp. 42-44, illus.

Gorsler, Frank. “The Mysterious Plymouth Shilling Token,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 13-14.

Greene, Ronald. “Shirley Farm Dairy Limited of Delta, B.C.” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 14-15, illus.

Greene, Ronald. “Albert E. Bennison of Revelstoke, B.C. and the City Bakery,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 16-18, illus.

Greene, Ronald. “Charles Buckley, Dairyman,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 19, illus.

Gregory, Barbara J. “The Flying Eagle on United States Coinage,” The Numismatist 116.4 (April 2003), pp. 46-48, illus.

Grogan, Michael. “The Two Tokens of John Voss,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 6-8, illus.

Hines, David Allen. “Building the Ultimate 20th-Century Type Set,” The Numismatist 116.4 (April 2003), pp. 37-41, illus.

Holzbauer, Martin. “Security Features of Paper Money: A Comparison of Canada's Journey $5 with the U.S. $5 and Euro 5,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.1 (March 2003), pp. 6-7, illus.

Holzbauer, Martin. “Missing Circle Variety on Journey $10 Notes,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.1 (March 2003), pp. 17-18, illus.

Horvitz, Peter S. “A Medal for a French Air Ace,” The Numismatist 116.5 (May 2003), pp. 52-54, illus.

Huntoon, Peter. “Circus Posters from Heartland Kansas,” The Numismatist 116.5 (May 2003), pp. 44-46, illus.

Jacobs, Wayne L. “The 1850 "George and Dragon": A Numismatic Mystery,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 2-6, illus.

Jacobs, Wayne L. “The Field Marshal Wellington Halfpenny, 1805 (Br-976): An Exclusively Canadian Token,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 7-10, illus.

James, Harry N. “Macfie and Rosser Tokens, Appin, Ontario,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 11-13, illus.

Jarman, Francis. “Crowns and Headdresses on the Small Bronzes of Roman Egypt,” The Celator 17.4 (April 2003), pp. 40-41, 45, illus.

Jensen, Eric G. “Newfoundland and Labrador Medallions,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 27-35, illus.

Křížová. “Vlatislav Housa: The Man and the Sculptor,” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 45-50, illus.

Kyle, M.H. “Unlisted Ontario Merchant Tokens #28,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 43, illus.

Lambousy, Greg. “The Mint in New Orleans,” The Numismatist 116.3 (March 2003), pp. 36-43, illus.

Leighton, Eric. “The Nova Scotia Paper Caper,” Numismatica Canada 2.1 (March 2003), pp. 36-42, illus.

Leitch, Ted. “Taylor's Bank, London,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.1 (March 2003), pp. 8-10, illus.

McKivor, Bill. “Boulton, Watt -- and Serendipity,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 19-23, illus.

Mercieri, Dennis J. “The Mystery of the 3 1/2 Legged Buffalo,” The Numismatist 116.5 (May 2003), pp. 34-37, illus.

Modesti, Adolfo. Corpus Numismatum Omnium Romanorum Pontificum. Rome (2002). 277 pp., illus., 15 pls.

Monks, Simon. “Skidmore Churches in the City of London,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 32-35, illus.

Pendse, Liladhar R. “Images of the Cult Practices on the Coinage of Elagabalus,” The Celator 17.5 (May 2003), pp. 14-30, 36, illus.

Pike, William E. “A Silver Half for the Silver Screen,” The Numismatist 116.3 (March 2003), pp. 46-48, illus.

Reback, Marilyn A. “Alabama: A Touching Quarter,” The Numismatist 116.3 (March 2003), pp. 62-63, illus.

Roebuck, Don. “Tint Pattern Varieties of the BABN Bonin-Thiessen $20 Notes,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.1 (March 2003), pp. 4-5, illus.

Roth, Nancy. “'Now is the Time': Felicity Powell's Tribute to John Charles Robinson,” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 75-82, illus.

Rush, Mark. “The "9-11" Quarter: A Tribute,” The Numismatist 116.4 (April 2003), pp. 55-56, illus.

Sebring, Thomas H. “Coin Promotions: Stimulating the New Collector,” The Numismatist 116.3 (March 2003), pp. 58-60, illus.

Seleanu André. “Rusdi Genest: Master of Narrative,” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 32-44, illus.

Silvis, Gregg A. “Doublin 340 Bis: A New Variety of Lloyd and Ridley Token,” The "Conder" Token Collector's Journal 8.1 (Spring 2003), pp. 15-17, illus.

Spinale, Susan. “Reassessing the So-Called 'Tricaudet Medal' of Mehmed II,” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 3-22, illus.

Spoerri Butcher, Marguerite. “Une émission au nom de Julia Domna à Chalcis (Eubée),” Schweizer Münzblatter 209 (March 2003), pp. 3-6, illus.

Tameanko, Marvin. “Furniture on Ancient Coins,” The Numismatist 116.4 (April 2003), pp. 50-53, illus.

Usick, Patricia. “The Riddle of the Sphinx: A Medal Commemorating Champollion and the Decipherment of Hieroglyphs,” The Medal 42 (Spring 2003), pp. 27-31, illus.

Vecchi, Italo. “A Reassessment of the Dating and Identification of Etruscan Coinage,” The Celator 17.5 (May 2003), pp. 6-12, illus.

Walton, Gerome. “A Lady Banker from Nebraska,” The Numismatist 116.3 (March 2003), pp. 51-53, illus.

Wojtiw, Lub. “What's New in Prefixes,” Canadian Paper Money Newsletter 11.1 (March 2003), pp. 21.

Zapushek, Frank M. “The Thrill of Variety,” The Numismatist 116.5 (May 2003), pp. 48-49, illus.



2003-05-05

Banco Central del Ecuador. Monedas Commemorativas del Banco Central del Ecuador. Quito (2001). 27 pp., pls.

Commemorative coins of Ecuador, struck between 1992 and 1999 are described and illustrated: Four silver issues of the Ibero-American series, one gold coin for Mariscal Antonio Sucre and one gold coin to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the creation of Ecuador's Central Bank. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Carrion Letory, Eduardo. Las Monedas del Ecuador. El período colonial y las monedas de la república. Second edition. Quito (2001).

An illustrated catalog of the coins of Ecuador with prices in US dollars. The catalog includes a chapter on Spanish-American coins and a brief chapter on forgeries of Ecuadorian coins. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Catena, Teobaldo. Catálogo de la Moneda Argentina del Período Colonial Ceca de Santiago de Chile 1749-1776. San Nicolás (2000). 38 pp., illus.

The author discusses Chilean colonial coins of the period 1749-1776 which in his opinion must be considered Argentinian coins as well, since they circulated in Cuyo and Patagonia, which was Chilean territory at that time, but is now part of Argentina. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Dávila Vásquez, Jorge. Museo Numismático. Ediciones del Banco Central del Ecuador, Cuenca (1997). 27 pp., illus.

This is an introductory catalogue for visitors to the numismatic museum of the Cuenca branch of the Central Bank of Ecuador, giving a brief survey of the currency used in the country. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Gancendo, Ruben Horacio. Primera Moneda con Leyenda República Argentina. Buenos Aires (2000). 107 pp., illus.

This publication deals with the early copper coinage of Argentina's Mendoza province. The author discusses two types of copper coins of the 1/8 real denomination dated 1835. One from the author's collection is unique and bears the legends "Provincia Mendoza" and "Républica Argentina". It was most probably struck in Mendoza and is the first coin struck in Argentina with the latter legend. The other 1/8 real copper coin is of similar design, but only includes the legend "Provincia Mendoza". It was probably struck at the Santiago mint and represents the first copper coinage produced there. One specimen of this coin is in the collection of the Chile Mint, one is in Chile's National Museum of History, and a third is in the collection of the late Hugo Piuggari of Argentina. Numerous archival documents referring to this coinage are reproduced and transcribed. Publications on other rare coins of Mendoza Province by Enrique Peña, Siro de Martini, and by the author are reproduced as appendices, making this publication a comprehensive reference on the early coinage of this Argentine province. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Iza Teran, Carlos. Catálogo Museo Numismático Quito. Ediciones del Banco Central del Ecuador, Quito (2000). 52 pp., illus.

On the basis of the numismatic collections of Ecuador's Central Bank displayed in the Numismatic Museum of Quito, the author presents a historical survey of Ecuador's currency from pre-Spanish times until the introduction of the US dollar as currency. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Janson, Héctor Carlos. Amonedación de las Islas Malvinas, Georgias and Sandwich del Sur. 1974-2001. Edición del autor, Buenos Aires (2002). 47 pp., illus.

A catalogue of the coinage issued under the British authorities on the Falkland Islands between 1974 and 2001 and on South Georgia and Sandwich Island during the years 2000 and 2001. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Jovel, Roberto. Necessity Coinage of Guatamala. Seventeenth to Nineteenth Century. Lom Ediciones, Santiago de Chile (2001). 117 pp., illus.

The author gives the following summary: "The book covers Guatemalan necessity coinage since the mid-seventeenth century, when, under the Spanish crown, debased fractional coinage from the kingdom of Peru constituted the main specie and had to be locally counterstamped. It follows Guatemalan history up until the time when, under the Central American Federation and during the siege imposed by opposing armies from El Salvador and Honduras, it was forced to issue the only obsidional coin in its entire history. Then, it identifies the different reasons for counterstamping both cob and milled coinage from abroad, undertaken by the independent Republic of Guatemala." The book deals with the following Guatemalan counterstamps: 1. "Large Crown" counterstamp of 1663. 2. Counterstamps applied to Spanish-American cobs in 1839-1840. 3. The State of Los Altos (Quetzaltenango) counterstamp of 1819-1840. 4. Counterstamps applied to milled South American coins in 1840-1841. 5. The 1/2 real counterstamp of 1894. A chapter is also dedicated to the provisional coinage of 1829. (Wolfgang Bertsch)

Matamoros Trujillo, Carlos. Numismática Ecuatoriana. Contramarca M.Q (Moneda Quiteña). Guayaquil (1994). 47 pp., illus.

On p. 1, the author gives the following English summary: "Since 1914 the countermark was known as script monogram M.G. on eight reales of Colombia; it was attributed to the Island Maria Galiante, a French Penal Colony. In 1958 Eugenio García y García discovered official documents signed by the president of Ecuador, December 25, 1832. The mark was identified as "moneda de Quito". Since 1966 many auction sales offered coins with two or three letters as script monogram. The author of this paper identifies three coins of the Republic of Colombia, silver eight reales, 1821, Ba (Bogotá), J.F. (assayer initials, on the obverse on the Indian's neck the script monogram M.Q. incuse. The countermark was applied by coin press. The by-laws discovered by García y García were published in the newspaper Gaceta del Gobierno del Ecuador on January 5th, 1833. This publication shows that the coins with this mark do not belong to 1832. This paper has a second part consisting in documents, many of which were not published until now." Although documents related to the use of this countermark show that the mark should consist of three letters MDQ (Moneda de Quito), the author is of the opinion that the marks found on surviving coins can only be read as MQ (Moneda Quiteña). (Wolfgang Bertsch)