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Early Middle Ages (5th-10th Centuries)

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ISBN-10: 052103177X

ISBN-13: 9780521031776

Edition: 1986

Authors: Philip Grierson, Mark Blackburn

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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. The coinage of the Franks is followed from early Merovingian times through to the establishment and subsequent fragmentation of the Carolingian empire. Italy is represented by the coinages of the Ostrogoths, Lombards, Carolingians and popes down to the Ottoman conquest in the mid tenth…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.684

List of plates
List of maps
List of tables
Note on spelling
The Vandals
Odovacar and the Ostrogoths, 476-552
The Visigoths
The Lombards
Minor Germanic peoples
The Franks and Frisians in the Merovingian period
The Anglo-Saxons: sixth-mid eighth centuries
The Carolingians
The Anglo-Saxons and Vikings: eigth-tenth centuries