Princes Risborough: Shire Publications, 2002. Paperback. White octavo, color illus to front cover, 72 pages, b&w illustrations, 21 cm. Extremely gentle rubbing to corners, light soiling to fore-edges, else near fine(+). Item #92180
Although Britain has nothing of the Roman architecture left that once dominated the islands, there are many museums in which hoards of coins and precious objects can be viewed. Richard Abdy introduces the hoards that remain in this illustrated study. Contents: Preface -- Glossary -- Roman coin hoards from Britain : an overview -- Early roman hoards in Britain -- The age of silver : Denarius-based coinage in Britain during the second and third centuries -- The age of debased silver and extreme hoarding in Roman Britain -- Hoards of the later fouth and fifth centuries : the end of Roman Britain and beyond -- Museums. Coins, Roman -- Great Britain.
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