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Local elites and local coinage: elite self-representation on the provincial coinage of Asia 31 BC- AD 275

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The focus of this thesis is the nature of the interaction between the civic elites and the civic coinage for which they were responsible. The Roman Province of Asia provides the ideal context for the study of local elites and their coinage because of the prevalence and prominence of the names of individual local notables, henceforth known as eponyms, recorded in civic coin legends. By combining the study of the function of coin eponyms and the prosopographical analysis of individual eponym...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Classics Faculty - Ancient History

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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:9e9c0f53-a961-4644-b30c-716bd8395f2e
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ora:5437

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