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The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima Excavation Reports: The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine

The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima Excavation Reports: The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine

Hardback Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima

By (author) Jane DeRose Evans

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  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Format: Hardback | 264 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 282mm x 23mm | 975g
  • Publication date: 28 February 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Atlanta
  • ISBN 10: 089757074X
  • ISBN 13: 9780897570749
  • Illustrations note: 33 illustrations, 4 b/w plates, 4 colour plates

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Includes 25 figures, 8 plates and 11 tables, some in colour. This volume presents the numismatic results from nineteen seasons of fieldwork by the Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima (1971-1987 and 1993-1993). The expedition recovered just over 8,000 coins, of which about 2,700 were datable between 350 BC and AD 640. The volume provides a complete descriptive catalogue of the datable coins along with a separate section illustrated with colour photographs of a spectacular hoard of 99 gold Byzantine solidi of Valens and ValentinianI discovered in 1993.

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Jane DeRose Evans is a field archaeologist who has worked on sites in Philadelphia, Greece, England, Italy, Israel, France, and Turkey. Her broad interests lie in the archaeology of the Roman world, with a specialization in ancient Roman and Byzantine coinage. Currently, Evans is Associate Professor of Art History in the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia; she is also the Numismatic Specialist for the Harvard Expeditions to Sardis, Turkey, for which she is preparing a monograph for Harvard University Press.

Table of contents

Preface Acknowledgements List of Figures Abbreviations Introduction 1. Coins from the Excavations 2. Comparison of Caesarea to other Sites Appendix 1: The Gold Hoard of Caesarea Appendix 2: The Chi-Square Test Notes Key to Comparison Sites Bibliography Catalogue of Coins from the JECM Excavations * Greek, Roman Provincial, Judaic, Nabatean * Arabian and Axumite * Roman Imperial Coinage * Late Roman Coins * Byzantine Coins Index of Loci Index Biographical Information Plates