Coinage in Imperial Space

KRAkOW, 28 JUNE - 2 JULY 2017


Preliminary Scientific Programme

Programme of the conference (pdf)


Thursday, 29th June

Start: 9.15

9.15-9.30 Welcome Jarosław Bodzek and Andrew Meadows


Session 1 (chair Michael Alram)

9.30-10.00 Andrew Meadows

“Coinage in Imperial Space: Control, Convention or Chaos?”

10.00-10.30 Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert

“The Royal Lydian Coinage before Croesus: Walwet and Kukalim”

10.30-11.00 Christopher Tuplin

“Of darics, disks, staters and Samarians: some issues in Achaemenid imperial space”

11.00-11.15 Discussion

11.15-11.45. Coffee break


Session 2 (chair Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert)

11.45-12.15 Jarosław Bodzek

“King, Satraps, Local Dynasts and Cities in Achaemenid Imperial Space – Pseudo Aristotle’s Oikonomika and the Numismatic Reality”

12.15-12.45 Ute Wartenberg Kagan

“A New Persian Coinage of the Archaic and Classical Period”

12.45-13.15 Bernhard Weisser

“The Hoard of Demanhur and the Persian Empire. Remarks on Late Archaic and Early Classic Coinage”

13.15-13.30 Discussion

13.30-15. 00 Lunch break


Session 3 (chair Ute Wartenberg Kagan)

15.00-15.30 Selene Psoma

“The ΣΥΝ (symmachikon) Coinage of the Classical Period. Agesilaus versus Lysander”

15.30-16.00 François de Callataÿ

“Not civic but imperial: the abundant silver coinages in the name of Pamphylian and Cilician cities (c. 450-333 BC)”

16.00-16.30 Frédérique Duyrat

“Money in Transeuphratene during the Achaemenid Period”

16.30-17.00 General Discussiion

18.00-20.00 Opening exhibition “Coin and Empire. From Achaemenids to Hellenistic Kingdoms”


Friday, 30th June

Session 4 (chair Frédérique Duyrat)

9.00-9.30. Peter van Alfen

“Payment, Profit or Prestige? The Rationalities of Coin Production in (Post-) Achaemenid Imperial Space”

9.30-10.00 Aneurin Ellis-Evans and Jonathan Kagan

"Persian Bimetallism: Fixed or Fluid?"

10.00-10.30. Mariusz Mielczarek

“Paying Mercenaries. In Imperial Space and not only”

10.30-10.45. Discussion

10.45-11.15 Coffee break


Session 5 (chair Peter van Alfen)

11.15-11.45 Haim Gitler and Oren Tal

“Fourth-century BC Indigenous Coinages in Palestine. Towards an Understanding of Achaemenid-Macedonian Monetary Administration”

11.45-12.15 Evangeline Markou

“The Kings of Cyprus from Achaemenid to Hellenistic Rule: an Autonomous Royal Coinage?”

12.15-12.45 Ulrike Peter

 „Die Umbrüche in der Münzversorgung in der zweiten Hälfte des 4. Jh. v. Chr. in Thrakien: Überblick und Diskussion“

12.45-13.00 Discussion

13.00-15. 00 Lunch break


Session 6 (chair François de Callataÿ)

15.00-15.30 Marek Jan Olbrycht

“The India-related Coins of Alexander the Great: New Insights”

15.30-16.00 Karsten Dahmen

“Money and Legitimacy after Alexander”

16.00-16.30 Alicja Jurkiewicz

“Dynastic Myths and Legends in the Hellenistic East in the Case of Seleucid and Bactrian Coin Iconography”

16.30-17.00 General Discussion

17.00-17.30 Michael Alram


18.00. End of conference

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