Roman Coinage: The Materiality of the Roman Economy


New trends in Roman numismatics (from the late Republic to the early Empire, 3rd c. BCE-2nd c. CE). Archaeology from coins. Barter, money and coinage. The introduction of coinage in Rome and the provinces. Making money (coin production), using money (monetary, non-monetary and ritual uses), losing money (coin circulation, hoards, single finds): contextual interpretations. Monetary systems: coins from Rome and coins from the provinces. Coinage and identity. False coinage.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • R
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • CLST 540S
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Fall and/or Spring