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Author Creighton, John, 1964-
Title Coins and power in late Iron Age Britain / John Creighton.
Imprint Cambridge UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Author Creighton, John, 1964-
Series New studies in archaeology
New studies in archaeology.
Subject Cunobelinus, King of the Britons, -43?
Power (Social sciences) -- Great Britain -- History -- To 500.
Coinage -- Great Britain -- History -- To 500.
Coins, Celtic -- Great Britain.
Britons -- Kings and rulers.
Iron age -- Great Britain.
Coins, British.
Great Britain -- History -- To 55 B.C.
Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C. to 449 A.D.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 249 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-237) and indexes.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; FIGURES; TABLES; PREFACE; Acknowledgements; ABBREVIATIONS; British Iron Age coinage; Continental Iron Age coinage; Roman coinage; Mauretanian coinage; NOTE ON TRANSLATIONS USED; Introduction; 1 The Middle to Late Iron Age transition; The processes of change in Iron Age Britain: Cunliffe's model; Aspects of the critique of the existing model; Individual authority and the comitatus; Conclusion; 2 Coin and the representation of individual authority; The horse and the ritual basis of authority.
Summary Combining archaeological, literary and numismatic evidence, John Creighton paints a vivid picture of how people in Late Iron Age Britain reacted to the changing world around them, and how rulers bolstered their power through use of imagery on coins, myths, language, and material culture. Includes full index of Iron Age coins.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511016441 (electronic bk.)
9780511016448 (electronic bk.)
0511034415 (electronic bk.)
9780511034411 (electronic bk.)
9780511489587 (electronic bk.)
0511489587 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 56340368
Additional Format Print version: Creighton, John, 1964- Coins and power in late Iron Age Britain. Cambridge UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000 0521772079 (DLC) 00710524 (OCoLC)43457586

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