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 2371
Reece period 2 844
Reece period 3 671
Reece period 4 4031
Reece period 5 3083
Reece period 6 2914
Reece period 7 4464
Reece period 8 2369
Reece period 9 1092
Reece period 10 4121
Reece period 11 1361
Reece period 12 2794
Reece period 13 28320
Reece period 14 19453
Reece period 15 11120
Reece period 16 14033
Reece period 17 32777
Reece period 18 11063
Reece period 19 19886
Reece period 20 2028
Reece period 21 8150
Reece period 22 27
Reece period 23 359
Reece period 24 2597

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