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Student resources

An introduction to ancient numismatics

This page provides a quick point of reference for anyone entering the world of numismatics. It covers the vocabulary, denominations in Classical Greece and Rome, and features of coins.

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An introduction to the office of moneyer

Part of our exhibition on the coins of Caesar discusses this important office of the Roman Republic

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Digital exhibitions

  • The Coinage of Ephesus

    The Ephesus Coinage website was designed to make the diverse collections of Ephesian coins available to the students of the Department of Ancient History, and to the wider public.

  • The Coinage of Julius Caesar

    The web exhibition Julius Caesar highlights some of the 800 coins in the Gale Roman Republic Collection, an invaluable resource for the teaching of Roman history and numismatics.

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