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Roman and Barbarian: Coin use, money and exchange
Barry Crump

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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.




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