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List of articles:
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The Celator
http://www.celator.com/

Walter C. Holt, "Alexander-Type" Tetradrachms in the Name of His Successors.
The Celator, 25.1 (January 2011), pp. 26-33, 36-39, illustrated. Cover Article
This Article won an illustrious N.L.G. Award for:
WORLD COMMERCIAL NUMISMATIC MAGAZINES
EXTRAORDINARY MERIT:

"Alexander-Type Tetradrachms in the Names of His Successors,"
Walter C. Holt, The Celator.

http://www.nlgonline.org/awards/

Walter C. Holt, The Walls of Nicaea.
The Celator, 24.4 (April 2010), pp. 6-18, illustrated. Cover Article
This Article won an illustrious N.L.G. Award for:
WORLD COMMERCIAL NUMISMATIC MAGAZINES
BEST ARTICLE OR SERIES OF ARTICLES
:
• Coins: "The Walls of Nicea," (sic)
Walter C. Holt, The Celator.

http://www.numismaticliteraryguild.org/winners10.htm

Walter C. Holt, Portraits of Cleopatra.
The Celator, 22.5 (May 2008), pp. 6-22, illustrated. Cover Article

Walter C. Holt, Left-field Inspiration - Sometimes you just want to know more.
The Coins of Dokimeon (also: Dokimeum, Docimeium, Docimeion, Dokimaion, Dokimion)
The Celator, 21.8 (August 2007), pp. 24-29, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt and Rev. Peter Dunstan, The Tribute Penny Debate Revisited.
The Celator, 20.10 (October 2006), pp. 22-28, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, The Revolt of Poemenius at Trier.
The Celator, 18.5 (May 2004), pp. 23-30, illustrated.
This issue of the Celator magazine won an illustrious N.L.G. Award for:
WORLD COMMERCIAL NUMISMATIC MAGAZINES - BEST ISSUE
EXTRAORDINARY MERIT
:
The Celator, May 2004, Kerry Wetterstrom, Editor.

http://www.numismaticliteraryguild.org/winners05.htm

Walter C. Holt, The True Meaning Behind the Debased
Marc Antony Legionary Denarii of the Late First Century BC.
(humour)
The Celator, 15.4 (April 2001), pp.28-9, 36.

Walter C. Holt, Exploring the Sites of Trier: The Oldest City in Germany.
The Celator, 11.4 (April 1997), pp. 28-32, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, .
The Celator, (), pp. , illustrated.

Australasian Coin & Banknote Magazine (“CAB”)
No direct website, but some subscription and contact information may be found here:
http://www.oldmoney.com.au/forgery.htm

Walter C. Holt, The City of Patara, Birthplace of 'Santa Claus'.
(The Coins of Patara and the city's link to the legend of Santa Claus. [Patara, Chimaera, Lycia]).
CAB, 15.11 (December 2012/January 2013), illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, IΛIOY MEΛAΘPΩN.
A Tour of the Athens Numismatic Museum.

(A visit to one of the best Museums in Athens, Schliemann's House. [Athens, Hoards, Parthenon]).
CAB, 14.03 (April 2011), pp. 30-32, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, Some Value Marks on Roman Republican Silver.
(Early Republican Silver Denarii, Quinarii and Sestertii and their Marks of Value. [Rome, Republic, Sestertius]).
CAB, 14.01 (February 2011), pp. 22-23, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, Identifying Greek Coins: Tetradrachm of Syracuse.
(Identifying a Greek coin from basic observations. [Syracuse, Sicily, Tetradrachm]).
CAB, 13.11 (December 2010/January 2011), pp. 36-38, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, Identifying Greek Coins: Shekel of Tyre.
(Identifying a Greek coin from basic observations. [Tyre, Shekel, Tetradrachm]).
CAB, 13.08 (September 2010), pp. 24-26, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, Identifying Greek Coins: Tetradrachm of Cleopatra.
(Identifying a Greek coin from basic observations. [Cleopatra, Egypt, Ptolemaic]).
CAB, 13.07 (August 2010), pp. 28-29, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, A Journey and a Destination.
(The search for and discovery of a very rare and long-sought-after ancient coin. [Ephesus, Seleukid, Seleucid]).
CAB, 12.11 (December 2009/January 2010), pp. 24-26, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, Hadrian’s Fortune overshadows Augustus’ Temple.
(Observations on a Cistophorus of Hadrian overstruck on a similar coin of Augustus. [Ephesus, Augustus, Hadrian]).
CAB, 12.9 (October 2009), pp. 44-48, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, My Two Cents Worth.
(Two Remarkable Australian One Cent Error Coins discussed).
CAB, 12.3 (April 2009), pp. , illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, The “Most Beautiful” Roman Coin Sells for over A$3 Million!
CAB, 12.1 (February 2009), pp. , illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, A Mysterious Ancient Coin!
(A coin first thought to be from Priene has to be researched and re-identified. [Athens, Kalakte, Calacte]).
CAB, 11.11 (December 2008/January 2009), pp. , illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, Collecting Ancient Greek and Roman Coins.
CAB, 11.4 (May 2008), pp. , illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, Portraits of Cleopatra.
CAB, 10.11 (December 2007/January 2008), pp. 34-38, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, Two Dollar Forgery.
CAB, 10.9 (October 2007), pp. 20-21, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, The Walls of Nicaea.
CAB, 10.5 (June 2007), pp. 34-36, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, What’s in a Name?
Alexander Type Tetradrachms in the Name of His Successors.

CAB, 10.3 (April 2007), pp. 44-47, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, An Introduction to the Coins of Ephesus, Part IV
CAB, 10.1 (February 2007), pp. 58-62, illustrated.
This Series of Articles won an illustrious N.L.G. Award for:
WORLD COMMERCIAL NUMISMATIC MAGAZINES
BEST ARTICLE OR SERIES OF ARTICLES
:
• Coins: "An Introduction To The Coins of Ephesus, Part IV,"
Walter C. Holt, The Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine.

http://www.numismaticliteraryguild.org/winners07.htm

Walter C. Holt, An Introduction to the Coins of Ephesus, Part III
CAB, 9.9 (October 2006), pp. 54-58, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, An Introduction to the Coins of Ephesus, Part II
CAB, 9.5 (June 2006), pp. 58-61, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, An Introduction to the Coins of Ephesus, Part I
CAB, 9.3 (April 2006), pp. 38-40, illustrated.

Walter C. Holt, Not What it Seems,
Beware the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing - Aesop (c.620-560BC).

(An Australian fabricated "error" coin [3d] exposed for what it is).
CAB, 9.1 (February 2006), pp. 47-8, illustrated.

American Journal of Numismatics
http://www.numismatics.org/Archives/PublicationHistory#AJN2
Walter C. Holt, Evidence of the Coinage of Poemenius' Revolt at Trier.
American Journal of Numismatics, 2nd series, Vol. 15 (2003), pp. 61-76: plate 6.

http://data.numismatics.org/cgi-bin/showlib?accnum=20060807094327.8.844.57277717275

Israel Numismatic Research
http://www.ins.org.il/
Walter C. Holt and Nicholas L. Wright, A New Seleucid Bronze Coin and Dura Hoard 13 Revisited.
Israel Numismatic Research, Published by The Israel Numismatic Society, Volume 5 (2010), pp. 59-65

NAA Journal
http://naa-online.com/
Walter C. Holt, Usurping a Usurper: The Poemenius Revolt at Trier.
Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia, Volume 17 (2006), pp. 71-79


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