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Title: Third-Century Currency Changes
Subtitle: Evidence from Egyptian Papyri
Author(s): ROBERTSON, Stuart
Journal: Ancient Society
Volume: 50 Date: 2020
This article examines viticulture labour papyri from Egypt in the third century AD for evidence of the impact that the currency reforms undertaken by Aurelian had on wages. It suggests that the inflation that is generally ascribed to these reforms is of a far more modest nature than is usually argued.