Late antique coin circulation in a changing cityscape: The case of Aeclanum (Campania, Italy)

Alfonso Mammato, Ben Russell, Girolamo Ferdinando De Simone

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This article examines the excavations and coin discoveries at Aeclanum, a Roman city in Italy, between the 4th and 6th centuries CE. The excavations reveal a vibrant city despite the impact of a major earthquake and volcanic eruption.The coins found span from the 3rd century BCE to the early 6th century CE, with a decline in weight and size during the late 5th century. The distribution of coins suggests a bustling commercial area in the city. Overall, the findings shed light on the economy and daily life in Aeclanum during this period.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-259
JournalAntiquité tardive
Volume31
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 1 Oct 2023

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