Identifying Roman Coins by Reece, R. & James, S.
Hardback, 60 pages, black & white illustrations
(Reprint with new cover)
This book aims at producing an easily usable and visual recognition guide to Roman coins. The authors chronological presentation follows and identifies major reverse types from the first to the late fourth centuries AD. Dr Reece's text outlines interesting aspects of the coinage, the issues, mints, points to look out for, etc., together with a select bibliography which acts as guidance for those who wish to look deeper at the subject. All the illustrations, line drawings for greater clarity and ease of recognition, have explanatory notes.
Anyone who finds Roman coins, either by excavation or by chance, collects and studies them, will find this book an invaluable guide to the series. The cover has been newly updated for 2021, but the content remains the same.