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The Monetary System of the Romans By Ian Sellars
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"The Monetary System of the Romans" provides a comprehensive and visual portrayal of the evolution of the Roman monetary system from its inception in the late fifth century BC to the bronze... More > reform of Anastasius in 498AD. It chronologically traces the key developments in the coinage of the Roman world, covering topics such as denominations, metrology, alloys, mints, monetary edicts and more. For every issuing authority, whether it be the Senate, imperator, usurper or emperor, exemplary specimens of each denomination are discussed and clearly illustrated. With 820 pages and over 2000 full colour high resolution photographs from the world's most esteemed auction houses, this novel format provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of Roman numismatics and will be useful to both students of history and collectors alike.< Less
Demos: The Personification of the People By Dane Kurth
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The image of Demos, the personification of the People, was used on ancient coinage as early as the 5th century BC. In Roman times, many towns under Roman domination struck pseudo-autonomous coinage... More > depicting either the bust or head of Demos, or showed him standing with the emperor, Boule, or the Demos of another city. This book is - as far as I am aware - the first ever compilation of coinage depicting Demos and includes full legends and descriptions as well as several otherwise unpublished types. The pages are enhanced by hundreds of images of examples. An index of types and cities simplifies the search for a particular coin.< Less
The Vintner of Riyadh By Conrad Keene Allen
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Did you know there is a vineyard in the mountains west of Riyadh where the world's best wine has been made for over 2000 years? This secret vineyard has continuously operated since 368 BCE and... More > provides wine to the world's royal families, certain heads of state and those with genetic ancient claim. This very special nectar cannot be bought or sold; rather, it's a birthright and an exclusive human privilege that transcends mere coinage. Exceptionally gifted master vintners are invited to make a pilgrimage to this vineyard and learn the ancient craft and to study wine making scrolls that pre-date the Dead Sea scrolls. Most of the Wine Scrolls were lost when Caesar accidentally burned down the Great Library in Alexandria, but some scrolls were in circulation among local vintners and survived intact. Those surviving Wine Scrolls were collected and safeguarded by the vineyard and form the basis for top tier wine making today. This stage play chronicles the struggle the Vintner faced to keep the vineyard open.< Less
When the Red Dolphin Sings By Robert Lanphar
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Mary Beth is a brilliant mathematical and simulation engineer and addresses Submarine applications. Mary Beth goes to sea to assist in sea trials and meets and falls in love with the Captain, John... More > Forester. Soon married they set up two residences, in New London, and Soquel, California. They eventually retire happily to the community of Soquel. They become actively involved with community activities including the revitalization of the Soquel Movie Theatre. Mary Beth’s husband dies and Mary Beth throws herself completely into the theatre project. A suitor enters the picture.She becomes suspicious when Stewart seems intently interested in her art and her husband’s ancient Grecian coinage. Mary Beth uses the planned reopening of the Soquel Movie Theatre to stage a play; a play which will slowly take apart Stewart as the seven jilted women strike terror in his heart, totally emasculating him, resulting in a strait jacket and short tour of the insane asylum before a long term stay in the Graybar hotel.< Less

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