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Tag: Late antiquity

The Gold Treasure on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Divers found some Roman gold coins on Costa Blanca. Underwater archaeologists then discovered a gold treasure from late antiquity, which is considered one of the most important finds of its kind.

Anselmo Banduri: Researcher on the Coinage of Late Antiquity

In 1702, the Benedictine monk Anselmo Banduri published a monumental work on the coinage of late antiquity. His work has been fundamental for further research. Now a specimen is being offered at an auction of Münzen & Medaillen GmbH.

In the Aksumite Empire

In collaboration with Robert Keck, Wolfgang Hahn published the ultimate work on the coinage of the kings of Aksum. The book is the product of decades of research. Ursula Kampmann took a look at it.

Theft in Sovana: Lists of Stolen Coins Have Been Published

News in the case of the missing Sovana hoard which was stolen from a museum in Sovana, Tuscany, November 2019: Here you can find lists with photos of the stolen coins.

Parts of the Treasure of Sovana Disappeared Under Mysterious Circumstances

A hoard of late antique Solidi was kept in a small museum near its place of discovery, the church of Sovana. Now 66 Solidi have disappeared. The police are treading in the dark.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, when Constantius II brought back those happy days ...
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