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A popular archaeological notion of order and chaos can be found in the perception of civilised Roman and tribal Barbarian.
The ancient Romans held coinage as a mark of civilisation, with coins conspicuously absent in barbarian cultures.
Join Barry Crump as he examines ‘Order and Chaos’ against the background of Romanisation in Ancient Britain, with a focus on coin use, money, and exchange.
Discussion will include documentary sources, multidisciplinary research, and analysis of Portable Antiquities Scheme coinage data.