The numismatic research

Under the nEU-Med project, the indexing of the numismatic finds from the two archaeological excavations of Vetricella and Carlappiano has been completed, while we are still awaiting the results of the latest metallographic analyses; these will allow for the measurement … Read More

Metallographic analysis on a selection of numismatic findings

Our research has started in October 2015, with specific metallographic analysis performed on a first selection of numismatic findings. A second step of analysis will detect the specific isotopes of the metals used in coin production.
The selected coins are made of silver or “mistura” (silver and copper) and come from archaeological excavations undertaken in the Colline Metallifere district. They cover a chronological range that goes from the Xth to the XIIIth century…… Read More