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Rowan, C. (forthcoming). Tokens and Social Life in Roman Imperial Italy.

Crisà, A., M. Gkikaki and C. Rowan (eds). (2019). Tokens: Culture, Connections and Communities. The Royal Numismatic Society, London.

PhD Thesis

Wilding, D. (2020). Tokens and Communities in the Roman Provinces: An Exploration of Egypt, Gaul and Britain. Coventry.

Articles and book chapters

Gkikaki, M. (2020). 'Tokens of Hellenistic Athens. Lead tokens in the University Museum Göttingen: Part 1. The Haller von Hallerstein collection and other Greek tokens with no provenance information.' Schweizerische Numismatische Rundschau 98, 91-144.

Gkikaki, M., Rowan C. and I.Q. DuPont (2020). 'DAO, Blockchain and Cryptography. A conversation with Quinn DuPont', Warwick Exchanges 7.3: 103-117.

Rowan, C. (2020). 'The Roman tokens in the Ashmolean Museum', Numismatic Chronicle 180, 95-127.

Rowan, C. (2020). 'The imperial image in media of mechanical reproduction. The tokens of Rome.' In: A. Russell and M. Hellström (eds.), The Social Dynamics of Roman Imperial Imagery. Cambridge: 147-74.

Crisà A., A rare spintria from the Roman villa of Patti Marina (Messina – Italy), Archeologia Classica, 71 (2020): 635-48.

Crisà A., Il mosaico con i pilei dei Dioscuri (insula IV, Tindari, Messina): nuove prospettive di ricerca dai tokens, in C. Cecalupo-M. E. Erba (eds.), Atti del XXV Colloquio Associazione Italiana per lo Studio e la Conservazione del Mosaico (AISCOM), Reggio Calabria, 13-16 marzo 2019, Roma: Edizioni Quasar 2020: 47-55.

Rowan, C. (2019). 'Jeu des Latroncules', (trans. S. Jaeggi), in V. Dasen (ed.) Ludique. Jouer dans l’Antiquité. Cat. expo. Lugdunum, Musée & Théâtres romains, Lyon, 84-5.

Crisà, A. (2018). A new terracotta tessera from the excavations of the University of Milan at Palmyra (Tadmor, Syrian Arab Republic) (2010), “Archeologia Classica”, 69: 803-10.

Crisà, A. (forthcoming) (2019). Tokens and the reproduction of divinities in Hellenistic and Roman Sicily: some preliminary case studies. In: M. Bentz and D. Woznoik (eds.), Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology (AIAC), Cologne/Bonn, 22-26 May 2018. Bonn 2019.

Wilding, D. (et al.) (2017). Tokens, writing and (ac)counting: a conversation with Denise Schmandt-Besserat and Bill Maurer. "Exchanges: the Warwick Research Journal", vol. 5, n. 1, p. 1-14, October 2017 [link].

Popular Publications:

Rowan, C. (2016). From Bes to Bitcoin: alternative currencies in the ancient Roman world. "BBC History Extra", 24 October 2016 [link].

Wilding, D. (2017). Tokens from the Roman Empire. "World Museums Liverpool Blog" , 10 January 2017 [link].

Rowan, C. (2020). "The Roman lead tokens in the BnF", in L’Antiquité à la BnF, 06/04/2020,

Rowan, C. (2020). "Lead tokens in Rome and Ostia", Omnibus 80: 19-21.

Crisà A., Ancient tokens of Sicily. Small communities on the Mediterranean island utilized these pieces for ceremonial purposes, The Numismatist, 133 (2020), n. 2 (February): 47-51.

Mondello, C. and D. Wilding, 'A ‘Festival of Isis’ token from Kingscote, Gloucestershire', Corinium Museum Blog 24th June 2021. Link.


Mondello, C. (2020) Tokens and local religious identities in Theodosian Rome. Poster presented at the SCS-AIA 2021.


  Quinn DuPont with Mairi Gkikaki (right) and Clare Rowan (left ) in the garden of the  British School at Athens, where the conversation as well as the workshop ‘Symbola: The Athenian  Legacy to Modern World’ took place.