Roman Coins: Elementary Manual ...

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الصفحة 39 - Now, medallions in the true sense of the word do not exist in the Roman series unless we choose to make an exception in favour of the contorniates ; but in common parlance the name of medallions is improperly given to those coins which exceed the common dimensions. They should more correctly be called "multiples".
الصفحة 20 - The falsified coins are more dangerous that the forged. Some have been made up from two coins, as for example when a coin of Antoninus Pius and another of Faustina have been cut in half and the two Obverse sides joined together so as to make one coin with a head on each side. The join is usually not in the rim, where it would be too easily discovered, but within the legend. On the Reverse of one of the coins a hole was scooped out so as to make it like a little box, into which was fitted with wonderful...
الصفحة 31 - Druggist, 110:817, 1929; contains 84 photographs of weights and balances which have been used from ancient times to the present with an explanatory text referring especially to medicine and pharmacy. Further details may be found in the following books and articles : William Ridgeway : The Origin of Metallic Currency and Weight Standards, Cambridge, 1892, Francis Adams : Paulus Aeginata, London, 1844-1847, 3, p. 609; Ch. Rice...
الصفحة 29 - MHN Sabatier, Pierre Justin, and L. SABATIER. Production de 1'or, de 1'argent et du cuivre chez les anciens et hotels monetaires des empires remain et byzantin. Saint-Petersbourg: Fd. Bellizard et Co., 1850. 2 pl, 174 p., 2 1. 8°. TF Sadik-el-Baba, pseud, of Carlo d'Ottavio Fontana? Lettera critica numismatica |On the second edition of TE Mionnet's work De la rarete et du prix des medailles romainesj.
الصفحة 3 - ... thoughts in these words : " The interest of a collector grows with continual increase and brings satisfaction, and there is no danger lest it should cease through satiety; very often it survives when the tumultuous vicissitudes of life, stirring business affairs or pleasures have ceased to exist. " He who is not a collector in his youth will repent in his old age. Just as the unmarried man feels in his old age the want of a good wife who renders him in the last days of his life the comfort of...
الصفحة 30 - Recherches sur la monnaie romaine depuis son origine jusqu'a la mort d'Auguste.
الصفحة 159 - Votis decennalibus multis vicennalibus ; VOT. XX SIC. XXX, Votis vicennalibus feliciter solutis, sic tricennalia solventur; VOTIS MVLTIS, Votis multis susceptis solutisque. VV, Valeria Victrix.
الصفحة 203 - Michael I, Rhangabe 811-813 Leo V, the Armenian 813-820 Michael II, the Amorian 820-829 Theophilus 829-842 Michael III 842-867...
الصفحة 142 - She triumphed o'er her savage conquerors' hearts \. Taught our rough verse its numbers to refine,, • And our rude Style with elegance to shine. FRANCIS. KK 3 fessed to be far inferior to them in genius for all these accomplishments. They were a more grave and magnificent, but a less acute and sprightly people. They had neither the vivacity nor...

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