TITLE

Editor's Corner

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Virginia Numismatist;Summer2010, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the history of the recovered lost Roman coins in Virginia. He mentions that the detail of coin hoards leads to speculation where the origin can only be stated through the picture of Roman coins. The author states that the four pence of King Henry VIII was considered as the earliest coin found in the country. He notes the need for the collaboration of numismatists and archeologists to interpret the coins which assist on giving evidence about the history of certain events.
ACCESSION #
57213793

 

Related Articles

  • The Accidental Archaeologist: The Unfortunate Case of Antonio Filippello and the Coin Hoard of Castiglione (Catania, Sicily, 1818). Crisà, Antonino // Bulletin of the History of Archaeology;2014, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1 

    This paper describes a set of records from the State Archive of Palermo, that detail the experiences of Antonio Filippello, who, in 1818, unintentionally discovered some ancient coins during building renovations on his property in the small town of Castiglione (near Catania) and was unfairly...

  • SECRET OF AN OLD DESK. Bowers, Q. David // Numismatist;Mar2015, Vol. 128 Issue 3, p88 

    The article presents a discussion on the U.S. early coinage pattern adapted from the book "Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures: Illustrated Stories of the Greatest American Troves and Their Discoveries" by David Bowers. Details to the discovery on the use of early U.S. pattern coinage...

  • Hoard campaign. E. S. // Art Newspaper;Mar2010, Vol. 18 Issue 211, p5 

    The article reports that leaders of all three of Great Britain's major political parties are joining celebrities and cultural figures in the fight to keep the Staffordshire Hoard in the West Midlands.

  • Intact Roman Hoard. Smith, Gary // Treasure Hunting;Jan2014, p122 

    The article offers the author's insight on his experience in metal detecting activity with colleagues at a large pasture field where he discovered a hoard full of Roman coins. He states that an archaeologist showed them how to excavate the hoard properly, saving evidences, and recording all...

  • Rare Coin Discovered. Evan-Hart, Julian // Treasure Hunting;Jul2015, p81 

    The article informs discovery of a rare Roman gold coin from the time of Julius Nepos, a late Roman emperor found by Terry who is one of the founders of a metal detecting club Isle of Wight Explorers from England and the coin currently lies in the British Museum awaiting a full report.

  • Auction round-up.  // Treasure Hunting;Nov2013, p79 

    The article discusses an auction of coins and artefacts including a Celtic Iron Age Dobunni silver unit, a Roman Constantinius II gold solidus, and a Saxon Continental sceatta held at TimeLine Auctions in London, Engalnd on June 19, 2013.

  • SAVE A HOARD.  // Coin News;May2014, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p17 

    The article informs that a campaign is underway to retain a large hoard of Roman coins at the Corinium Museum in Cirencester.

  • Squirrel away your allowance.  // Ranger Rick;Dec97, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p40 

    Presents steps on how to make coin banks. Materials needed; How to make the bank; Procedures for making the squirrel design.

  • Donated treasure.  // Coin News;Nov2013, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p19 

    The article reports on the 54-kilogram coin hoard discovered by Romanian metal detectorist Julian Enache in Romania which composed of some 47,000 coins issued by Ottoman ruler Sultan Murat II in the 15th century.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics