The Cistophori of Hadrian

Ancient Coins - The Cistophori of Hadrian
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by William E. Metcalf. 164p, 31 pls (The American Numismatic Society, New York 1980).

This most recent study of the cistophori attempts to answer the questions of when, where, and why the cistophori were produced. Providing a corpus of all known cistophori it is founded on a fresh examination of material from previous studies, collections and catalogues. Each section is accompanied by commentaries that detail the evidence for mint identifications and placing the types in their historical and numismatic context. Summary chapters, deal with questions of circulation, artistic and mint technique, volume and purpose. The catalogue itself, is arranged geographically by mint.

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