Slides and links for AHA presentation

Slide deck from the January 4, 2020, panel “Numismatics and Ancient History: New Approaches and Directions” at the American Historical Association annual meeting:

  • Thomas Martin, Thomas Posillico and Neel Smith, “Tweeting in Roman Imperial Coin Legends:

The source for these slides and all the data and scripts analyzing content in OCRE are available on github.

This preliminary work is part of a longer-term exploration of Roman imperial coinage as “tweets.” For more information, see

  • this page, including links to live Jupyter notebooks you can run in a web browser.
  • a growing series of blog posts explaining the analyses in these notebooks.