February 20, 2014 – The University of Düsseldorf provides a data base with about 60,000 descriptions of ancient coins, minted between the seventh century BC and the end of the minting period of cities in Asia Minor in 276 AD. It is accessible online for researchers and laymen.
A project of the Ancient History Department of the University in Düsseldorf, the data base fulfils a special desideratum of ancient numismatics. The acquisition brings together all important coin collections from Asia Minor, as well as from the relevant corpora and articles in periodicals.
At the present time it contains about 60,000 descriptions of mostly published Greek and Roman coins of Asia Minor. Each description query can demonstrate up to 99 coins. Descriptions include the place and time, the coin representation, coin legend, material, diameter, weight, die-axis, as well as detailed literature and bibliographical references.
Via internet it is accessible internationally.
Click here for the website of the Isegrim Project.