Book Series American Numismatic Society

Presbeus: Studies in Ancient Coinage Presented to Richard Ashton

Andrew Meadows, Ute Wartenberg (eds)

  • Pages: xii + 544 p.
  • Size:216 x 280 mm
  • Illustrations:300 b/w, 47 tables b/w.
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2022

  • ISBN: 978-0-89722-376-8
  • Hardback
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Edited by Andrew Meadows and Ute Wartenberg, this Festschrift is presented to numismatic scholar Richard Ashton on the occasion of his 75th birthday. These 20 articles present new research into the numismatics of the Greek East and provide significant advances in archaeological, historical, and numismatic scholarship.


1. Christopher S. Lightfoot. Was there a Core-Formed Glass Industry in Archaic Rhodes? 
2. Wolfgang R. Fischer-Bossert. The Electrum Coinage of Lindos Again 
3. Alain Bresson. Palmette Coins: An Update 
4. Jonathan Kagan. Return to Xanthos: New Numismatic Light on the Harpagid Dynasty of Western Lycia 
5. Ute Wartenberg. A Persian Queen on the Black Sea: The Coinages of Amastris and Herakleia 
6. Philip Kinns. Understanding the Later Civic Coinage of Miletus 
7. Koray Konuk. MY Stands for Mylasa 
8. Andrew Meadows. The Double-Axe Mint: The Coinage of Tenedos in the Third and Second Centuries BC 
9. Amelia Dowler. The New Mint under Nicomedes I (c. 278–255 BC
10. Kerstin Höghammar. The Koan Series of Posthumous Alexander Tetradrachms, c. 200 BC 
11. Vassiliki E. Stefanaki. Les ‘plinthophores’ de Cos: état de la question 
12. Peter Thonemann. Cistophoric Geography Revisited 
13. Aneurin Ellis-Evans. The Wreathed Tetradrachms and Gold Staters of Magnesia on the Maeander 
14. Nicholas Sekunda. The Cretan and Pisidian Keraitai 
15. Lucia Carbone. The Standardization of Asian Bronze Denominations in the First Century BC 
16. Fabrice Delrieux. Fleuves et riviéres de l’Asie Mineure gréco-romaine. Généralités et tudes de cas dans les monnayages de Carie 
17. Laurent Bricault. Images civiques de Mithra 
18. Andrew Burnett. The Severan Coinage of Galatia 
19. Elena Korka, Constantine Lagos, and Maria Syrrou. An Early Byzantine Gold Hoard from Tenea, Corinthia 
20. François de Callataÿ. Correspondence about the Coin Market in Constantinople and Smyrna Prior to 1800