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Coinage of Greece & Rome


The aim of the module is to introduce students to the main developments in the coinage of the ancient world, from its Anatolian beginnings in the 7th century BC to the late Roman period and beyond.

This module is available in 2020/21.

Module convenor: Prof. Suzanne Frey-Kupper.

Essential reading (both titles online):

@ Howgego, C. (1995) Ancient History from Coins (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

@ Metcalf, W. (2012, ed.) Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage Oxford (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

Further details as in links above subject to change and will be available on the module's Moodle webpage.

Domitian, Sestertius, 88  AD