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 2508
Reece period 2 880
Reece period 3 723
Reece period 4 4215
Reece period 5 3250
Reece period 6 3074
Reece period 7 4706
Reece period 8 2560
Reece period 9 1179
Reece period 10 4327
Reece period 11 1449
Reece period 12 2871
Reece period 13 29870
Reece period 14 20687
Reece period 15 11570
Reece period 16 14935
Reece period 17 36075
Reece period 18 12105
Reece period 19 21477
Reece period 20 2106
Reece period 21 8327
Reece period 22 25
Reece period 23 333
Reece period 24 2597

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