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The Coinage of Roman Egypt  

Angelo Geissen

Print publication date:
Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
Already under the Ptolemies, the coinage of Egypt circulated in a closed currency system: foreign money had to be exchanged for the local currency at the borders, and Egyptian currency ... More

The Coinage of the Ptolemies  

Catharine C. Lorber

Print publication date:
Feb 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
The coinage of the Ptolemies stands apart from other royal Hellenistic currencies in interesting respects, including the prominence of gold and bronze coins vis-à-vis silver and the role ... More

Egypt in Roman Visual and Material Culture  

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

This review article addresses current controversies and opportunities in research on the roles, uses, and meanings of “Egypt” in ancient Roman visual and material culture. Accordingly, the ... More

Money and Prices in the Papyri, Ptolemaic Period  

Sitta von Reden

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Apr 2016
This article examines developments in money and prices in Egypt during the Ptolemaic period based on numismatic and papyrological evidence. It first considers the introduction, spread, and ... More

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