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Stratum plus. 2016. No 4

K. V. Myzgin (Warsaw, Poland)

Gothic Wars, Roman Coins and Chernyakhov Culture

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Pages: 153-171

Due to the fact that the coins of provincial and autonomous coinage in Rome, minted in the Balkans and Asia Minor cities, had limited circulation area, their findings on the territory of Barbaricum are an important source for the study of military activity of barbarians at that time and in that area. If earlier their finds in East Barbaricum (mostly — on the territory of Chernyakhov culture) were rare, the process of registration of new finds significantly changed our view on the number and geography of places of coinage. Statistical analysis of the finds allowed some interesting observations. In particular, the Dnieper river distinguishes finds of such coins into two groups with different geographical and inflow conditions. If the coins found on the right bank of the Dnieper indicate participation of barbarians in campaigns in Balkan provinces and north-western and western cities of Asia Minor, the coins found on the left bank of the Dnieper indicate that their owners participated in the campaigns from the territory of Bosporan kingdom to northern and central provinces of Asia Minor.

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Roman Age, Barbaricum, Chernyakhov culture, Gothic wars, provincial and autonomous Roman coins.

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Kyrylo Myzgin (Warsaw, Poland). Candidate of Historical Sciences. Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw. Krakowskie Przedmieście St., 26/28, Warszawa, 00-927, Poland
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]

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