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    DescriptionSince 1974 the University of California at Berkeley has been sponsoring extensive excavations at the Panhellenic athletic festival center of ancient Nemea in the modern Greek province of Korinthia. With its well-documented excavation and clear historical context, the site offers an excellent opportunity for investigation and analysis. This volume, the third in a series of publications on Nemea, is a detailed presentation of the more than three thousand legible coins from all over the ancient world that have been unearthed there. The coins, which are mostly bronze but show an unusually high proportion of silver, reflect the periods of greatest activity at the site - the late Archaic and Early Classical, the Early Hellenistic, the Early Christian, and the Byzantine. More than a compendium of data, the study breaks new ground with its analysis and contextualization of numismatic evidence in an archaeological setting.


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    Title
    Excavations at Nemea III
    Subtitle
    The Coins
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert C. Knapp, By (author) John D. Mac Isaac, Edited by Stephen G. Miller
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 355
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 305 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 1,371 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780520231696
    ISBN 10: 0520231694
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ANT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.9
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    BISAC V2.8: ANT011000
    DC22: 737.4938
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: CJ435 .K57 2004
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    LC classification: 2003005045
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    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    32-page plate section; 20 scattered line figures and 1 b/w photo; 238 pages of t
    Publisher
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    23 May 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Berkerley
    Author Information
    Robert C. Knapp is Professor of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley. John D. Mac Isaac is Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion at Mary Washington College.
    Table of contents
    Preface and Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Selected Bibliography and Abbreviations Specialized Terminology and Abbreviations Elevations, Grid References, and Measurements Introduction Part I: The Classical, Hellenistic, Roman Provincial and Roman Coins to AD 306 Conspectus of Coins Introduction: Archaeonumismatics and Nemea Overview Stadium Coins Heroon Coins Roadway Coins Coins in Sanctuaries Circulation of Bronze Coins Bronze Mints Not Attested at Nemea Nemea on Coins Catalogue of Coins, Part I Part II: The Early Christian and Later Coin Finds from Nemea An Overview The Early Christian Community Comnenid and Frankish Nemea Catalogue of Coins, Part II Index of Subjects Index of Inventoried Finds