Roman Coinage in Britain (Paperback)
Shire Publications, 9780747802310, 64pp.
Publication Date: September 22, 2009
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Accessible to archaeological experts and students alike, PJ Casey's Roman Coinage in Britain is a fascinating investigation of the Roman Empire's economic presence in Britain. Drawing from a wealth of archaeological sources, this book places Roman coinage in its rightful economic and political context to better understand the chronology and lives of those who used it. Boasting over a hundred images of exquisitely preserved coins, many of them life-sized, Casey's study is a must for coin collectors, amateur archaeologists and anyone with an interest in ancient Roman Britain.
About the Author
P. J. Casey has a degree in archaeology from the University of Wales, Cardiff. He is on the councils of both the Royal Numismatic Society and the British Numismatic Society. He has conducted excavations at Caernarfon, Lydney Park, Caerleon, Ilchester, Greta Bridge and elsewhere, and he contributes coin reports to numerous other excavations. The Royal Numismatic Society awarded him the Lhotke Memorial Prize for the first edition of Roman Coinage in Britain.