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The Use and Survival of Coins and of Gold and Silver in the Vesuvian Cities

Jean Andreau

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines monetization in early imperial Italy. Evidence from Vesuvian cities is compared with evidence from other sites. It is shown that in Graeco-Roman antiquity, coins were by far the ... More


Introduction

W. V. Harris

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the succeeding chapters. Topics covered include the use of bullion as money, reasons for the spread of coinage, credit money, money supply, economic ... More


The Monetary Use of Weighed Bullion in Archaic Greece

John H. Kroll

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter argues that the inhabitants of a number of Greek cities in Asia and in Magna Graecia, and the Athenians used bullion as money both before the introduction of coinage and even afterwards. ... More


The Demand for Money in the Late Roman Republic

David B. Hollander

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

People in different professions have different monetary needs, but this fact has yet to be fully exploited with respect to the ancient economy. Greek and Roman authors tell us at least as much about ... More


Roman Silver Coinage: Mints, Metallurgy, and Production

Matthew Ponting

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses issues surrounding the estimation of the silver content of Roman imperial silver coins and presents some results of ongoing research. Silver content is an important tool for ... More


Coinage and Metal Supply

Bruce Hitchner

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Did the Roman state manipulate the coinage only in response to political or economic problems or to problems of metal supply or was it in any way reacting to problems associated with growth in a hard ... More


Some Numismatic Approaches to Quantifying the Roman Economy

Christopher Howgego

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter outlines prospective numismatic contributions to the quantification of the Roman economy. Attention is drawn to the potential of the programme of metal analysis of the Roman silver ... More


Earnings and Costs: Living Standards and the Roman Economy

Dominic Rathbone

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents the few wheat prices known from the Roman Empire, military and some other official and private earnings, and a small selection of items from Diocletian's Edict on Maximum ... More


Invasion or inflation? Hoards and barbarians in sixth- and early seventh-century Greece

Florin Curta and Siu-lun Wong

in The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050: The Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638093
eISBN:
9780748670741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The many hoards of bronze coins buried in Greece in the sixth and early seventh century may have belonged to soldiers or officers in the army. That hoards of the 580s were a military phenomenon, not ... More


Athens and the Cyclades: Economic Strategies 540-314 BC

Brian Rutishauser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646357
eISBN:
9780191746246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646357.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the history and economy of the region of the Cyclades during the late sixth through late fourth centuries bc. Although certain aspects of geography in the Cyclades remained ... More


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