Discovery of Unique Late Roman Coin Hoard in Spain

Here are links to 2 different news articles about this recent spectacular accidental find. The unique context of the find may reveal much about the nature of monetary policy and / or military pay in the late Roman Empire in the west.

BBC News article – http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36172538

The Guardian article, with video – https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/apr/29/massive-haul-ancient-roman-coins-unearthed-spain

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Hellenistic Art at The Met

Here is a review in “The Art Newspaper” of the remarkable show now at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, exploring Hellenistic Art – http://theartnewspaper.com/shows/hellenistic-greece-emerges-from-the-shadows-of-classicism/

Roman Villa Unearthed by Chance in England

Here are links to news items about this exciting discovery. The villa seems to be an impressive one and was found in a part of England where relatively few such finds have been made.

BBC News: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-36062538
Sky News: http://news.sky.com/story/1679879/was-unearthed-villa-home-to-roman-emperor

Clio Ancient Art is changing with the internet as e-commerce changes.

We are changing as the internet and the nature of e-commerce change. In the coming months we’ll be divesting from the now rather outdated burden of a single traditional website. The unreliable nature of cookie-cutter web hosting sites, combined with the growing commercial and analytic sophistication of apps like Shopify, Etsy, eBay and here on WordPress and others, some linked to social media, are rapidly rendering stand-alone websites less useful. Customers will soon have a variety of options to access our stock of antiquities and ancient coins through all of the apps mentioned above, and more. For example, we’ve added a badge here in this post and on our WordPress “about us” page to make accessing our antiquities and ancient coins fast and easy via Etsy. Clicking the badge will take you directly to our Etsy site. We are also now selling through eBay and through Shopify on Facebook.

Best wishes,
Chris M. Maupin
Clio Ancient Art and Antiquities
chris@clioancientart.com

FINE EGYPTIAN, HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES AND ANCIENT COINS ADDED TO OUR WEBSITE

Customers. Friends and Fans:

We have updated the Clio Ancient Art with some very fine Egyptian, Hellenistic and Roman antiquities in faience, bronze, glass and ceramic, as well as Roman, Byzantine and medieval coins. The Egyptian and Hellenistic items in particular have an exceptional provenance. Here they are with links to each item –

Thank you for visiting our site. We can also be found on Etsy, Ebay and on Shopify via our Facebook page.

Best wishes,

Chris M. Maupin

Clio Ancient Art and Antiquities