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Publication . Article . 2013

Roman coins in the forest-steppe on left bank of the Dnieper: general characteristics, distribution and major problems in the study

Kirill Myzgin;
Open Access   German  
Published: 01 Dec 2013 Journal: Tyragetia, issue 1, pages 355-368 (issn: 1857-0240, eissn: 2537-6330, Copyright policy )
Publisher: National Museum of History of Moldova
The spread of Roman coins in the territory of the Chernyakhov culture is different in different regions. The article is devoted to the study of this issue in the forest-steppe of the left bank of the Dnieper. Systematic study of ancient coins began here in the early 20th century, but has been intensified in the last years. Currently, there is known not less than about 208 of find spots of Roman coins with a total of not less than 8150 copies (at least 390 single finds and at least 7760 coins in the hoards). The largest group consists of coins of the 1st - 2nd centuries AD coinage. Most numismatic finds of the 3rd century AD are presented by coins of Asia Minor coinage. Finds of coins of the 4th - first half of 5th centuries AD are uncommon for the region.
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Library of Congress Subject Headings: lcsh:Auxiliary sciences of history lcsh:C lcsh:Archaeology lcsh:CC1-960


Roman coins, Chernyakhov culture

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