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Numismatic Archaeology of North America : A Field Guide (Hardcover) (Marjorie H. Akin & James C. Bard &

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Numismatic Archaeology of North America is the first book to provide an archaeological overview of the coins and tokens found in a wide range of North American archaeological sites. It begins with a comprehensive and well-illustrated review of the various coins and tokens that circulated in North America with descriptions of the uses for, and human behavior associated with, each type. The book contains practical sections on standardized nomenclature, photographing, cleaning, and curating coins, and discusses the impacts of looting and of working with collectors. This is an important tool for archaeologists working with coins. For numismatists and collectors, it explains the importance of archaeological context for complete analysis.
Numismatic Archaeology of North America is the first book to provide an archaeological overview of the coins and tokens found in a wide range of North American archaeological sites. It begins with a comprehensive and well-illustrated review of the various coins and tokens that circulated in North America with descriptions of the uses for, and human behavior associated with, each type. The book contains practical sections on standardized nomenclature, photographing, cleaning, and curating coins, and discusses the impacts of looting and of working with collectors. This is an important tool for archaeologists working with coins. For numismatists and collectors, it explains the importance of archaeological context for complete analysis.
Number of Pages: 289
Genre: Social Science, Antiques + Collectibles
Sub-Genre: North America
Series Title: Guides to Historical Artifacts
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Marjorie H. Akin & James C. Bard & Kevin Akin
Language: English
Street Date: May 4, 2016
TCIN: 16403984
UPC: 9781611329193
Item Number (DPCI): 247-33-2289
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