Coin Hoards from Roman Britain

Coin Hoards from Roman Britain
Author : Andrew Burnett
Publisher : British Museum Publications Limited
Total Pages : 536
Release : 1997
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050108128
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Coin Hoards from Roman Britain Book Description:

This volume presents details of 57 coin hoards from Roman Britain, all but two of which were discovered within the last ten years. They include a unique group of 110 plated denarii from northern Suffolk, a rare hoard of 2nd C gold aurei from Didcot Suffolk, and a late 4th C hoard of nearly 7,500 coins from Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire. All the hoards are listed in detail and the catalogues are complemented by pot drawings, discussions where relevant and plates.


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