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Roman Anniversary Issues: An Exploratory Study of the Numismatic and Medallic Commemoration of Anniversary Years, 49 BC-AD 375

Michael Grant

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Cambridge University Press
21 April 2016
History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Coins, banknotes, medals, seals (numismatics)
Originally published in 1950, this book provides an account of the relationship between important 'anniversary years' and the creation of Roman Imperial coins and medallions. The anniversaries are connected to occurrences such as 'the births and deaths of Augustus and other leading persons; the various events that contributed to the inauguration of the imperial regime (Actium, the 'restoration of the republic', etc); and the foundation or dedication of temples and altars'. The text was written by the renowned British classicist and numismatist Michael Grant (1914-2004). Numerous illustrative figures are included and detailed notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in numismatics and Roman history.
By:   Michael Grant
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   300g
ISBN:   9781316603697
ISBN 10:   1316603695
Pages:   234
Publication Date:   21 April 2016
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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