Published January 13, 1999
by Cambridge University Press .
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||816|
In my book, "Astronomical Symbols on Ancient and Medieval Coins", I devote a number of chapters in the book to the astronomical symbols that were depicted on medieval European coinage as signs of divine right to sovereignty/5(5). This volume of Medieval European Coinage deals with the coinage of south Italy, Sicily and Sardinia between the mid-tenth century, when Volume 1 ended, and the reign of Ferdinand the Catholic, on the threshold of the modern by: This, the first volume of Medieval European Coinage, surveys the coinage of Western Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West in the fifth century to the emergence of recognizable 'national' political units in the tenth. It starts with the Vandals, Visigoths, Burgundians and other Germanic invaders of the Empire, whose coins were modelled on contemporary issues of the Western or Eastern emperors/5(2). MEC – Medieval European Coinage – the abbreviation reminds a bit of RIC, RPC, or in short of all these monumental corpora which have scientifically catalogued the whole coinage of a certain epoch. As its name reveals the MEC is entirely dedicated to the Middle Ages hence to .
© Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press - Medieval European Coinage: I The Early Middle Ages, (5thth Centuries)File Size: 1MB. MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN COINAGE Medieval European Coinage,a British Academy Research Project,is a major international reference series for medieval historians, numismatists and archaeologists which considers the European coinage of c. to c. by region. Established by Professor Philip Grierson ()File Size: KB. 7 rows Penny, Pfennig, and Denier: Comparing the Coins of Medieval Europe Andrea Cefalo is a . This is a full-scale study of the history of money, not merely of coinage, to have been written for medieval Europe. The book is not limited to one country, or to any one period or theme, but extracts the most important elements for the historian across the broadest possible canvas. Its scope extends from the mining of precious metals on the one hand, to banking, including the use of cheques 4/5(1).