Reece periods

For initial analysis of coins we use Reece periods, named after the pre-eminent Romano-British numismatist, Richard Reece. He divided the Roman period in 21 periods (Sam Moorhead has added two more) for the purpose of comparing different sites. You can find out which rulers fall into different periods and search the database accordingly. Obviously, to carry out effective analysis by Reece period, we need to record ALL the coins from a site.

A list of Reece Periods and quantity of records
Reece period Number of records
Reece period 1 2388
Reece period 2 846
Reece period 3 677
Reece period 4 4051
Reece period 5 3108
Reece period 6 2934
Reece period 7 4494
Reece period 8 2395
Reece period 9 1110
Reece period 10 4144
Reece period 11 1365
Reece period 12 2802
Reece period 13 28523
Reece period 14 19599
Reece period 15 11163
Reece period 16 14160
Reece period 17 33246
Reece period 18 11192
Reece period 19 20053
Reece period 20 2041
Reece period 21 8166
Reece period 22 27
Reece period 23 359
Reece period 24 2597

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