Coin Hoards and Hoarding in Roman Britain AD 43 - c. 498 by Roger Bland   

Hardback with dust jacket, 424 pp, 127 illustrations, 33 in colour and 31 maps 

ISBN: 9781907427794

Britain has a uniquely rich heritage of coin hoards of the Roman period, with over 3,400 known from the Iron Age through to the fifth century ad. This book is the product of a lifetime’s work studying these hoards and is the first comprehensive survey for eighty years. There are chapters on the study of hoards, on hoarding in general, on the Iron Age to Roman transition to ad 69, the denarius period (ad 69−238), radiate hoards (ad 238−96), the fourth and fifth centuries (ad 296−c.491) and late Roman precious-metal hoards. It also contains a full checklist of all Iron Age and Roman coin hoards. The book is an expanded version of the author’s Presidential Addresses to the British Numismatic Society, with two new chapters.

About the author:

Roger Bland was President of the British Numismatic Society from 2011 to 2016. He retired from the British Museum in 2015, where he was Keeper of the Department of Britain, Europe and Prehistory and Head of the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Before that he was curator of Roman coins at the Museum.

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Coin Hoards and Hoarding in Roman Britain AD 43 - c. 498 by Bland, R.

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