In another announcement from the July 2023 ANS eNews, the winner of the 2022 Lhotka Memorial Prize has been announced by the Royal Numismatic Society.
Yarrow Book Wins Royal Numismatic Society's Lhotka Prize
The Roman Republic to 49 BCE: Using Coins as Sources by Prof. Liv Mariah Yarrow, Chair of Classics at Brooklyn College, has been awarded the 2022 Lhotka Memorial Prize by the Royal Numismatic Society. It is awarded to the author of the book or article in English considered most helpful to the elementary student of numismatics and published in the previous two calendar years. Yarrow's book is part of the Guides to the Coinage of the Ancient World series co-published by the ANS and Cambridge University Press with the purpose of integrating numismatic evidence—especially high-definition photos—into course materials communicating the history and archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean world.
For more information, or to order, see:
The Roman Republic to 49 BCE
Using Coins as Sources
Guides to the Coinage of the Ancient World
Here's more information on the Lhotka Memorial Prize.
The Lhotka Memorial Prize was endowed in 1962 by the late Honorary Fellow, Professor J.F. Lhotka (University of Oklahoma), in memory of his father, Dr. J.F. Lhotka.
It is awarded to the author of the book or article in English considered most helpful to the elementary student of numismatics and published in the previous two calendar years.
Submissions, with a copy of the work submitted, may be made by any person before the 31st December each year to the Secretary of the Society.
The value of the prize is not less than two hundred and fifty pounds.
Here are some of the recent winners.
2014 Elizabeth Cottam and Chris Rudd (Britain's First Coins, 2013); Michael Cuddleford (Coin Finds in Britain: A Collector's Guide, 2013)
2015 Richard Kelleher (A History of Medieval Coinage in England, 2015)
2016 Eleanor Ghey (Hoards: Hidden Histories, 2015)
2019 Clare Rowan (From Caesar to Augustus (c. 49 BC-AD 14): Using Coins as Sources, Cambridge, 2018)
To read the complete article, see:
The Lhotka Memorial Prize
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