Early Middle Ages (5th-10th Centuries)
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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…
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/2/2007
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
|List of plates|
|List of maps|
|List of tables|
|Note on spelling|
|Odovacar and the Ostrogoths, 476-552|
|Minor Germanic peoples|
|The Franks and Frisians in the Merovingian period|
|The Anglo-Saxons: sixth-mid eighth centuries|
|The Anglo-Saxons and Vikings: eigth-tenth centuries|