2 edition of Punic coins of ancient Spain found in the catalog.
Punic coins of ancient Spain
E. S. G Robinson
Written in English
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Analysis of ancient Roman coins has shown that the defeat of the Carthaginian general Hannibal led to a flood of wealth across the Roman Empire from the silver mines of Spain. This finding gives. BC, Barcids in Spain (Jenkins-Lewis Group XII) AV stater 7 buste Nike /horse prancing Coins of Punic Sicily. Reprinted from the Swiss Numismatic Review:(1. SNR 50 , 2. SNR 53 , 3. SNR 56 , 4. SNR 57 ) J-L Jenkins GK and Lewis RB () Carthaginian Gold and Electrum Coins.
The Guardian - Back to home The defeat by the ancient Romans of Scientists have for the first time analysed the silver content of a group of coins bracketing the Second Punic War from Author: Maev Kennedy. During the 3 rd century BC its empire expanded westward into southern Spain and Sardinia, two major silver producers of the West Mediterranean. Meanwhile, Rome’s grip had tightened over the central and southern Italian peninsula. The Punic Wars marked the beginning of Rome’s imperial expansion and ended the time of Carthage.
Fun times: Couple of great Auctions lately yielded a couple of nice AE coins from Carthage. Carthage was the OTHER World Power up until around BCE when they lost the 2nd Punic War to Rome. They limped along for another 50 years, and began to really rebuild themselves and their City. Search tips. To search an expression, simply put quotation marks around it. Example: A search for "1 franc" is more precise than 1 franc.. You may use an asterisk as a wildcard. Example: type "5 cent*" to find coins of 5 cents and 5 centimes.. Use a dash to exclude the coins matching with a word or expression.
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Punic coins of ancient Spain And their bearing on the Roman republican series by E. G Robinson Published by : CARTHAGO NOVA in PUNIC SPAIN BC Tanit Carthage Helmet Greek Coin i i Authentic Ancient Coin of: Greek city of Carthago Nova in Spain Bronze 1/5 Unit 12mm ( grams) Struck circa B.C.
Reference: Burgos p. 22 no. MHC CNH 46 SNG BM Spain Head of Tanit left. Carthaginian helmet : $ Get this from a library. Punic coins of ancient Spain: and their bearing on the Roman republican series. [E S G Robinson].
Ziz (Panormos), Punic Sicily, c. - B.C. Some authorities have identified the male head on the obverse as Apollo. Indeed, on some examples the head does resemble other depictions of the youthful sun god, but on other examples the god is horned. On this coin the head seems to better resemble traditional depictions of Herakles or Baal.
Coins are the most abundant relics of the Second Punic War. One of the most interesting and most challenging themes in the world of ancient coins is the Second Punic War, a monumental conflict in which Romans and Carthaginians battled each other for nearly two decades. At stake was supremacy over the Western : Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
Ancient Hispania - Carthaginian occupation, (mobile mint travelling with troops in Southern Spain during II Punic War ( B.C.), bronze quarter calco. Ancient Hispania - Carthaginian occupation, (mobile mint travelling with troops in Southern Spain during II Punic War, B.C.), four bronze calco coins lot.
Scipio, with an army destined for Spain, arrived by sea at the mouth of the Rhone at the same time. Scipio now sent the major part of his forces to Spain under the command of his brother Gnaeus, while he himself returned to Italy.
Sicily and Sardinia were the prizes won by Rome Punic coins of ancient Spain book a result of the First Punic War and its by: A Premier Gallery of Ancient Punic Coins.
ZEUGITANIA, CARTHAGE, ca. AE30, SNG CopenhagenSear The Punics (from Latin punicus, pl. punici), also known as Carthaginians, were a people from Ancient Carthage (modern Tunisia and Northeastern part of Algeria) who traced their origins to the Phoenicians.
Punic is the English adjective, derived from the Latin adjective punicus to describe anything Carthaginian. The history of ancient Iberian coinage begins as early as the fifth century BC, but widespread minting and circulation in the Iberian peninsula did not begin until late in the third century, during the Second Punic War.
Civic coinages - emissions made by individual cities at their own volition - continued under the first two and a half centuries of Roman control until ending in the mid-first.
The Punic Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the forces of ancient Carthage and Rome between BCE and BCE. The name Punic comes from the word Phoenician (Phoinix in the Greek, Poenus from Punicus in Latin) as applied to the citizens of Carthage, who were of Phoenician ethnicity.
As the history of the conflict was written by Roman authors, they labeled it 'The Punic Author: Joshua J. Mark. Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Punic [Jenkins ] Siculo-Punic issues of the Cartheginians in Sicily, 4th-3rd century BC. Browse the Punic Sicily page with thumbnail images.
The coinage of Carthage was first minted from the 5th century BCE. Initially adopting the drachma, the Carthaginians later minted silver shekel coins. Designs were instantly recognisable, as intended, and included famous figures such as Hannibal or local flora and fauna like the palm tree and elephant.
The money struck at Carthage itself consists wholly of gold (seldom pure), electrum, and bronze, down to the time of the acquisition of the rich silver mines of Spain, and the foundation of Carthago Nova in that country by Hasdrubal, the son-in-law of Hamilcar Barca, B.C.when large silver coins, both Carthaginian and Hispano-Carthaginian, appear to have been first issued.
The Oxford Handbook of the Phoenician and Punic Mediterranean (Oxford Handbooks) Carolina Lopez-Ruiz. Kindle Edition. I have been reading book after book to learn more about the history of the ancient Mediterranean.
After many books and half a dozen "The Great Courses" videos, I have come across "Phoenician Secrets". Reviewed in Spain /5(73). Evidence of ancient explorers traveling to the new world does exist, and more than a single anomaly.
Tarshish is situated in southwestern Spain, and was known to the Greeks as Tartessus. several libraries of Punic books were given to the princes of Numidia for their part in the war by the Romans. A treatise on agriculture written by. Spain, Carthago Nova. Carthaginian Occupation, ca BC.
AR Quarter shekel. Beardless & laureate head of Melqart left, club over shoulder / Elephant standing right. Robinson, Punic 6(d); SNG Cop ; Monedas Hispánicas 10; Mueller III, Text: Image: SNG Cop Carthago Nova or Gades, Spain, AE16 The Barcids in Spain, time of Hannibal.
After Hannibal's devastating victory over the Romans at Cannae, the Roman Senator Cato the Elder took to ending every speech with the demand that "Carthage must be destroyed!" Carthage was one of the great civilizations of the ancient world, yet is known today primarily for its defeat and obliteration in the Punic Wars with Rome/5.
Second Punic War ( B.C.) Over the next decades, Rome took over control of both Corsica and Sardinia as well, but Carthage was able to establish a new base of influence in Spain beginning in.
Coins are the most abundant relics of the Second Punic War. One of the most interesting, and most challenging themes in the world of ancient coins is the Second Punic War, a monumental conflict in which Romans and Carthaginians battled each other for. Carthaginian or Punic currency refers to the coins of ancient Carthage, a Phoenician city-state located near present-day Tunis, Tunisia.
Between the late fifth century BC and its destruction in BC, Carthage produced a wide range of coinage in gold, electrum, silver, billon, and bronze. Only a minority of Carthaginian coinage was produced or used in North Africa.
Instead, the .Coins: BC, Second Punic War, Crawford Click on any photo to see that click on the right-hand blue link to see the entire set.
BC Cr41/ Rome 2nd Punic war. Click for SLIDE SHOW of these coins.Working with computer-enhanced images of gold coins minted in the Punic/Phoenician city in North Africa of Carthage between and BC, (please see sketch of coin right and where the world map is supposed to have been inscribed) McMenamin has interpreted a series of designs appearing on these coins, the meaning of which has long puzzled.