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CAR Report 04: summary

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Colchester Archaeological Report 4: The coins from excavations in Colchester 1971-9
by Nina Crummy
(with contributions from Marion Archibald, Justine Bayley, Nina Crummy, Philip Crummy, John A Davies, Roger Goodburn, Michael Hammerson, Robert Kenyon, Richard Reece, and Martin Winter )

Date report completed: 1987
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Keywords: coins, coin hoard, copies, forgery, roman, medieval, claudian, celtic, Carausius, Claudian, Allectus, Constantinian


Introduction by Nina Crummy

The coins as dating evidence by Philip Crummy

The Celtic coins by Roger Goodburn

The Roman coins by Richard Reece

The Claudian coinage by Robert Kenyon

The analysis of some Claudian coins from Colchester by Justine Bayley

The barbarous radiates by John A Davies

The coins of Carausius and Allectus by John A Davies and Nina Crummy

The Constantinian copies, AD 330-48 by Michael Hammerson

The medieval and some early post-medieval coins and tokens by Marion Archibald

Summary of all the post-Roman coins and tokens by Nina Crummy

Coin hoards from Colchester by Nina Crummy and Martin Winter

Catalogue 1: The most stratigraphically significant coins from excavations in Colchester 1971-9: listed by context

Catalogue 2: Coins from excavations in Colchester 1971-9: listed by site and numismatic identification


Catalogue 3: Coins in the Colchester and Essex Museum: listed by numismatic identification

Catalogue 4: All the coins from excavations in Colchester 1971-9: listed by site and then by date of context

1987 Colchester Archaeological Trust Ltd and English Heritage