The Roman monetary system the Eastern provinces from the first to the third century AD

The Roman monetary system was highly complex. It involved official Roman coins in both silver and bronze, which some provinces produced while others imported them from mints in Rome and elsewhere, as well as, in the East, a range of civic coinages. This is a comprehensive study of the workings of th...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Katsari, Constantina
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2011
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Framing the Roman monetary system: an introduction
  • 1. Statistics and numismatics
  • 2. Planning the financial policy of the Roman state
  • 3. Trimetallism and bimetallic laws
  • 4. The application of the quantity theory of money to third-century economics
  • 5. Roman monetary integration
  • 6. Micro-economies
  • 7. Metallism vs. chartalism