Metallurgy in Numismatics 6 - Mines, Metals, and Money: Ancient World Studies in Science, Archaeology and History (RNS Special Publication 56) by Kenneth A Sheedy and Gillian Davis (editors)
210 x 298 mm
326 pages, with 396 illustrations, including one folding map in colour
RRP £50 (£33 to fellows of the RNS)
Metallurgy in Numismatics 6 - Mines, Metals, and Money: Ancient World Studies in Science, Archaeology and History contains 23 studies on geology and mining in ancient Greece, In the tradition of the Metallurgy in Numismatics series, the chapters collectively place numismatics within an interdisciplinary context. The volume uses the framework of behavioural archaeology to explore the life history and technology of coin manufacture and subsequent use, both ancient and modern.
Kenneth Sheedy is the founding director (2000-) of the Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney and a member of the teaching staff of this university’s Department of History and Archaeology where is an associate professor.
Gillan Davis is the Director of the Program for Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Macquarie University where he teaches ancient Greek history within the Department of History and Archaeology and runs the Ancient Israel Program including organising its annual excavations. He is the Managing Editor of the Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia.