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Wealth and Warfare: The Archaeology of Money in Ancient Syria (Hardcover)
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This volume is the first comprehensive look at Syrian coin hoards and contains a catalogue of every coin hoard discovered in what is now modern Syria through 2010. Duyrat explores the definitions of "hoard" and "treasure", explores the circulation of currency in the ancient Levant, and considers excavation coins as well as the phenomenon of coin hoard discoveries during times of regional conflict. This is essential reading for anyone seriously interested in the origin of coin hoards in Syria, and how war effects the archaeological record, specifically through the lens of numismatics.

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ISBN 9780897223461
Genre ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Coins, Currency & Medals
Format Hardcover
Pages 596
Publisher Date 2016-11-08 00:00:00.0
Publisher Amer Numismatic Society
Copyright Year 2016
Height 11.5 in
Wdth 8.5 in
Thickness 1.75 in
Unit weight 6.6 lb
Language English
Subtitle The Archaeology of Money in Ancient Syria
Series Name Numismatic Studies
Series Volume Number 34
Audience College/higher education
Authors Duyrat, Frederique
Country of Origin United States
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