Royal Greek portrait coins

  • 99 Pages
  • 1.23 MB
  • English
W. Raymond, inc. , New York
Coins, G
Statementby Edward T. Newell; being an illustrated treatise on the portrait coins of the various kingdoms, and containing historical references to their coinages, mints, and rulers.
LC ClassificationsCJ351 .N4
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p., 2 l., [3] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6354319M
LC Control Number37014254

Royal Greek Portrait Coins Paperback – March 1, by Edward T. Newell (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" 5/5(1). LibraryThing Review User Review - Mapguy - LibraryThing. Discusses only the portrait coins of the kings of the ancient Greek city-states, Macedon, Bithynia, Cappadocia, Armenia, Bactria, India, Parthia, Egypt, Numidia and Mauretania, with small photos of the coins.

Get this from a library. Royal Greek portrait coins: being an illustrated treatise on the portrait coins of the various kingdoms, and containing historical references to their coinages, mints, and rulers. [Edward Theodore Newell] -- "The peculiarly splendid portrait coinages of the Hellenistic monarchs are deservedly becoming more and more popular Royal Greek portrait coins book collectors of ancient coins.

This little book is primarily intended to call the intention of collectors in general to the fascinating portrait coinages of the ancient kings, to indicate their great historic and artistic interest; to sketch in, very briefly, the political and historical background of both the coinages and their royal issuers.

It deal with the portrait coins. In his book Royal Greek Portrait Coins, he wrote, "The silver coins invariably bear the head of the youthful Heracles covered with the lion's skin -- the features frequently resembling those of Alexander himself.

The type proclaims Alexander's reputed descent from the most popular of all the Greek heroes, a dauntless protagonist and the. Edward T. Newell is the author of Royal Greek Portrait Coins ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), Coinage of the Western Seleucid Mints from Seleucus /5(5).

Ancient Greek Portrait Coins. Ian Carradice. British Museum Publications, - Coins, Greek - 16 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people portrait of Ptolemy portraiture on coinage Poseidon Prusias Ptolemy III Euergetes Ptolemy's reconquer reign reverse Romans Royal portraiture satrap Seleucid dynasty Seleucid Empire Seleucus.

Actually a more lifelike portrait than the silver tetradrachms. In 83 BC the Syrians, wearied by the endless fratricidal wars of the Seleukids, called upon Tigranes II, the King of Armenia, to restore order in their country.

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He defeated Philip and ruled the Syrian kingdom for the following fourteen years, issuing coins on the Seleukid pattern. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Ariarathes V Eusebes Philopator (Ancient Greek: Ἀριαράθης Ε΄ Εὐσεβής Φιλοπάτωρ, Ariaráthēs Eusebḗs Philopátōr; reigned – BC) was a son of the preceding king Ariarathes IV Royal Greek portrait coins book Cappadocia and queen was distinguished by his contemporaries for his excellence of his character and his cultivation of philosophy and the liberal arts and is Father: Ariarathes IV.

Greek coins online. Find the best selection from the most respected coins dealers around the world. Visit Now. The Hellenistic Kingdoms. Portrait Coins in History. US$ Charles Davis. Grose: Catalogue of the McClean Collection of Greek Coins, 3 volumes, reprint SNG Royal Collection Copenhagen.

Volume 1. Italy to Sicily. US$ The coins of ancient Greek city states set the design template for the circulating coins we use today, thousands of years on. On one side, in portrait form, their coins show the symbol of national sovereignty.

On the other side, we see something that has a strong national association. The Lhotka Memorial Prize is a prize awarded to the author of a publication about numismatics which is considered particularly helpful to the elementary student of numismatics.

About the Prize. The Lhotka Memorial Prize was endowed in by Professor J.F. Lhotka (University of Oklahoma), and Honorary Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society, in memory of his father.

Greek coins were produced for city states and so show the gods that protected those cities. The goddess Athena, for example, features on the coins of Athens.

Roman coins allow us to see the faces of the leaders of the all-conquering empire, from Julius Caesar who launched the first invasion of Britain through to Hadrian, whose wall remains.

Japan, 1 shu (is-shu gins, "samurai coins"), mids. Each about grams, 15mm x mm, 88% fine. Popular rectangular coins (smaller version) with Japanese characters (3 on one side and 5 on the other) inside borders of dots, nicely toned XF.

Roman Portrait Coin Book PORTRAITS - years of Roman Coin Portraits: We can help you to order the book, ie point you to a dealer close to you. Please send email to: @: Click here for table of content and sample pages Sample Images 1 Sample images 2 Sample images 3: First edition ISBN My first book, ROMAN COINS AND THEIR VALUES, was published by B.

Seaby Ltd. in and was awarded the Lhotka Memorial Prize by the Royal Numismatic Society in London. It has since been through a number of revisions, the most recent being the Fourth Revised Edition which appeared in (reprints still available).

practice to put the portrait of a human being on Greek coins. Coin portraits, original works of art, are important evidence for Greek portraiture, which otherwise has survived mainly in Roman copies. Alexander the Great Alexander the Great ( B.C.E.) was the first Greek ruler whose portrait appears on Size: KB.

• Provincial (Greek Imperial) coinage section with photos • Information on portrait and non-portrait coins • Coins of Julius Caesar, Marc Antony and Cleopatra • An updated glossary Most collectors choose to begin with Roman Imperial coins.

One of the. Re: A free pdf book on Roman Provincial coins «Reply #2 on: Februpm» RPC I costs about € with a little luck (€ without), Supplement I about 20€, Supplement II (which is of little use if you don't own the original books, like most supplements) is free and has always been free.

SNG Kayhan is a standard reference for the archaic silver fractional coins of Ionia and Karia and a very good overall for pre-Roman Greek coins from those areas (Ephesos and Miletos in particular). The book largely covers the private collection of the author and this particular volume consists solely of Greek coinage (i.e.

Roman Provincials are. British Museum Catalog of Greek Coins. The British Museum published most of its massive collection of Greek coins in 29 volumes from The series, called BMC Greek, is the largest collection of ancient Greek coins ever volumes are: (i) Italy (Poole, Head and Gardner, ). [Reprint, Forni, s] (ii) Sicily (Poole, Head and Gardner, ).

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$ 11 bids. $ shipping. Ending Tuesday at 7. An impressive series of royal portrait coins were issued at Pergamum over a period of about years. Regardless of which king was ruling at the time, all of these royal tetradrachms bear the portrait of the kingdom’s founder, a eunuch named Philetaerus. The standard reverse type is a seated Nike inspired by the coins of Lysimachus.

The most common coin of Agrippa was also the only coin issued for circulation in his Jewish territories. This bronze prutah shows a royal umbrella on the obverse surrounded by the Greek inscription "King Agrippa;" the reverse features three ears of barley and the date "LS" (Year 6 = 42/43 CE).


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Exquisite ancient glass, gold and silver vessels for banqueting and religious rituals, coins with royal portraits, engraved gems, and jewelry from all parts of the Hellenistic world reveal the mastery achieved by Hellenistic artisans in the employ of royalty.

Today marks the day that the Royal Mint uncover the fifth coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen, which will soon take pride of place on United Kingdom coins. Since the Queen’s accession to the throne inthere have been a very small number of portraits appearing on the circulating coins, making this an extremely rare event.

The Royal Mint is a government-owned mint that produces coins for the United Kingdom. Operating under the name Royal Mint Ltd, the mint is a limited company that is wholly owned by Her Majesty's Treasury and is under an exclusive contract to supply all the nation's coinage.

As well as minting circulating coins for use domestically and internationally, the mint also Headquarters: Llantrisant, Wales.

Henry VIII, c, unknown artist. This is the earliest surviving portrait of Henry as king of England. It can be viewed at the Denver Art Museum. Henry VIII, c Henry VIII, c, unknown artist.

This beautiful portrait shows the king placing a ring upon his right hand, a symbol of his devout piety.

Henry VIII, c, attributed to Joos. • 25 new Imperial portrait coins of emperors and their wives • Provincial (Greek Imperial) coinage section with photos • information on portrait and non-portrait coins • coins of Julius Caesar, Marc Antony and Cleopatra • an updated glossary To further your enjoyment, this page booklet contains a biography of each emperor listed.


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de Callataÿ and J. van Heesch, Greek and Roman Coins from the du Chastel Collection. Coin Cabinet of the Royal Library of Belgium (London, ) (obviously an exception to the “long ago” rule). Cambridge.

S. W. Grose, Catalogue of the McClean Collection of Greek Coins (3 vols. Cambridge, ).File Size: KB.In the later issues, these coins also carried the portrait of the king on the obverse.

The reverse of these later coins carried the figure of Athena Alkidemos throwing a thunderbolt. After this, Athena Alkidemos became the royal standard emblem of several other Indo-Greek kings and rulers.# - greek and other counties old coins royal on a white background. Similar Images.

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