The Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins:

A Complete Guide to the History, Types and Values of Roman Imperial Coinage

David Van Meter, Ph.D.

  • 8,160 coin types and major varieties are catalogued in attentive detail
  • Over 1,000 quality photographs of Roman Imperial Coins
  • Tables of legends, authorities, dates, and a lexicon of types make it easy to quickly find and attribute ALL of your coins!
  • Eight clear and interesting introductory chapters on the mints, denominations, designs and types, legends, authorities and history of Roman Imperial coinage.
  • Explanatory notes on the significance of types, and explanations and translations of the legends, are included in the catalogue, allowing you to better understand the coinage.
  • Realistic value ranges help you to plan your acquisitions with confidence.
  • A Catalog of all major types issued from 27 BC through 498 AD
"Van Meter has presented a very useable and practical alternative to current references at a price that will bring smiles rather than groans.  We recommend (The Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins) to beginners and more advanced collectors as well."  .... Wayne Sayles, The Celator
Here's your chance to own one of the most sought after books for attributing Roman Imperial Coins.

With over 330 large-format pages, and 1000 + illustrations, this book is an EXCELLENT resource for beginners and serious collectors alike. Providing both an expansive overview of the history of the coinage, and a particularly thorough catalogue of the coin types.