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    Roman Silver Coins: A Price Guide (Paperback) By (author) Richard Plant, Edited by Christopher Henry Perkins

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    DescriptionFor the first time, the most commonly encountered silver Roman coins can be inexpensively identified and some idea of value can be gained. Whether you are setting out to form a collection of every emperor or are already an experienced Roman Coin collector, you will not be able to put this book down! The line drawings of most obverse types mean that the legend is clear and readable in the book, and it makes a great aid to identification, as does the alphabetical list of emperors/empresses in the back of the book. This book includes an identification guide for republican coins, instructions on cleaning Roman silver coins and a list of Roman mint town mintmarks. It also includes an alphabetical list of Emperors/Caesars/Empresses and information of Roman coin grading. The book is ordered chronologically, and with the introduction of different coin types clearly mentioned, together with some historical notes, it also gives an easy to follow explanation of the Roman silver coinage and how it changed over 750 years.


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    Title
    Roman Silver Coins
    Subtitle
    A Price Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Plant, Edited by Christopher Henry Perkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 100
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780948964541
    ISBN 10: 0948964545
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ANT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.9
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    BIC subject category V2: GBCY
    BISAC V2.8: ANT038000, REF001000, REF027000
    BIC subject category V2: WCF, 1QDAR
    DC22: 737.4937
    BISAC V2.8: ANT011000
    BIC subject category V2: WCB
    Thema V1.0: GBCY, WCF, WCB
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Rotographic Publications
    Imprint name
    Rotographic Publications
    Publication date
    10 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Torquay
    Author Information
    Reverend Richard J. Plant has had books in print for over 30 years and has been published by Spink and Seaby among other high profile publishers. Reverend Plant is a leading world authority on Ancient Coins. His 1979 "Greek Coin Types and Their Identification" is still regarded as the definitive work on the identifaction of Greek Coins. Rotographic are very pleased to have Reverend Plant with us and look forward to publishing more Richard Plant titles in the future.
    Table of contents
    Phase 1: The Republic. Phase 2: The Imperatorial Period. Phase 3: The Roman Empire (The Imperial Period). Appendix I: Notes on the coins by coin number. Appendix II: The Naming and Titles. Appendix III: Roman Coin Grading. Appendix IIII: The ranks of Caesar and Augustus. Appendix V: Mint Cities. Appendix VI: Cleaning advice.