Late Iron Age Gold Hoards From the Low Countries and the Caesarian Conquest of Northern Gaul

Late Iron Age Gold Hoards From the Low Countries and the Caesarian Conquest of Northern Gaul

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This richly illustrated volume, part of the Amsterdam Archaeological Studies series, analyzes eight newly discovered Celtic gold hoards unearthed in the southern Netherlands and Belgium, consisting of both gold coinage and ornaments. This comparative study of these caches provides a wealth of new information regarding the archaeological contexts in which they were found, on the dating of many coin types and jewelry, and on the social role of gold in pre-Roman society. Late Iron Age Gold Hoards from the Low Countries will be of utmost interest not only to archaeologists, it is also an important study for numismatists and historians.


Baker & Taylor
This book presents eight new collections of Celtic gold from the southern Netherlands and Belgium, consisting of gold coins and - in several cases - gold ornaments. The study of these collections offer a wealth of new information on the archaeological context in which they were found, on dating of the many coins and jewelry and on the social role of gold in the pre-Roman society. An important book for archaeologists, coin and medal experts and historians.

Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781283698269
1283698269
9789089643490
9089643494
9789048514847
9048514843
Characteristics: 1 online resource (249 pages)
Additional Contributors: Scheers, Simone
Creemers, G. (Guido)

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