The Island Standard [Hardback]

John Tully (Author)

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ISBN: 9780897223294 | Published by: American Numismatic Society | Volume: 28 | Year of Publication: 2014 | Language: English 250p, H11 x W8 (mm) b/w plates

The Island Standard


This book is the first comprehensive study of the monetary history of one of the major coin-producing states of the Hellenistic and Roman Aegean. It analyzes the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman coinages of the Cycladic island of Paros. It presents a die study of all known silver and bronze issues, and argues that Paros and its neighbor Naxos minted in the Hellenistic Period not on the Rhodian standard as has sometimes been thought, but on their own distinct standard: the ‘island standard’. All coin types are fully described, and die varieties are illustrated in 27 plates.

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