The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine
Evans, Jane DeRose
Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2006 pp. xxiv + 240. $84.95
The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima Excavation Reports, 6
Description: 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 color photographs of a spectacular hoard of 99 gold Byzantine solidi of Valens and Valentinian I discovered in 1993. The publication is volume 6 of the JECM (Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima) series.
Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Archaeology
Review by Mark A. Chancey
Citation: Mark A. Chancey, review of Jane DeRose Evans, The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).
Review by Mark R. Fairchild
Citation: Mark R. Fairchild, review of Jane DeRose Evans, The Coins and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).
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