The Late Roman Gold and Silver Coins from the Hoxne Treasure


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  • Discovered in 1992, the Hoxne Treasure is perhaps the richest cache of gold and silver coins, jewellery and tableware from the entire Roman world. The core of this volume is the catalogue of the 15,000 late 4th and early 5th century gold and silvercoins, together with an in-depth discussion of the production and supply of late Roman coinage. Hoxne's silver coins are particularly interesting, and the book also contains ground-breaking discussions of the silver content of Roman currency as wellas of the peculiarly British phenomena of coin clipping and copying. The value of the Hoxne Treasure in shedding light on an otherwise dark period of British history also calls for a broader, non-numismatic perspective, and the volume includes animportant chapter dealing with the social significance of precious metals in the later Roman empire, particularly their role in the gift-exchange networks that defined and maintained late Roman imperial society.

  • Product code: cmc18109
    Exhibition: Pompeii and Herculaneum
    Price category: 50 to 100
    Title: The Late Gold and Silver Coins from the Hoxne Treasure
    Author: P.S.W.Guest
    ISBN: 9780714118109
    Number of pages: 184
    Size: 276x219mm
    llustrations: 30 b/w
    Weight: 1kg
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