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Early Medieval Monetary History: Studies in Memory of Mark Blackburn

edited by Rory Naismith, University of Cambridge, UK, Martin Allen, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Elina Screen, University of Oxford, UK
Format
Book
Published
Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2014]
Language
English
Series
Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland
ISBN
9781409456681, 1409456684
Summary
"This volume consists of over twenty new essays written by friends, colleagues and pupils of Dr Mark Blackburn, Keeper of Coins and Medals at the Fitzwilliam Museum and Reader in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at the University of Cambridge, who died on 1 September 2011. As well as a fitting tribute to a remarkable scholar, the collection constitutes a major body of research which will be of long-term value to scholars with an interest in the history of early medieval Europe"--
Contents
  • Introduction : Mark Blackburn and early medieval monetary history / Rory Naismith, Martin Allen and Elina Screen
  • PART I. PROGRESS IN EARLY MEDIEVAL MONETARY HISTORY
  • Coins and currency in Viking England, ad 865-954 / Gareth Williams
  • Prelude to reform : tenth-century English coinage in perspective / Rory Naismith
  • Coinage and currency under William I and William II / Martin Allen
  • PART II. INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES
  • Xpictiana religio and the Tomb of Christ / Martin Biddle
  • The portrait coinage of Charlemagne / Simon Coupland
  • M for Mark : the iconography of Series M, variant and the Agnus Dei / Anna Gannon
  • The stylistic structure of Edward the Confessor's coinage / Tuukka Talvio
  • Bovo soldare : a sacred cow of Spanish economic history re-evaluated / Jonathan Jarrett
  • PART III. USE AND CIRCULATION OF CURRENCY
  • Byzantine coins in early medieval Britain : a byzantinist's assessment / Cécile Morrisson
  • Thrymsas and Sceattas and the balance of payments / D.M. Metcalf
  • The use of coin in the Carolingian Empire in the ninth century / Simon Coupland
  • Monetary activity in Viking-age Ireland : the evidence of the single-finds / Andrew R. Woods
  • Vestfold : a monetary perspective on the Viking age / Svein H. Gullbekk
  • Currency conversion : coins, Christianity and Norwegian society in the late tenth and eleventh centuries / Elina Screen
  • Islamic and Christian gold coins from Spanish mints found in England, mid-eleventh to mid-thirteenth centuries / Marion M. Archibald
  • PART IV. COINS AND COIN HOARDS IN CONTEXT
  • A seventh-century Anglo-Saxon solidus pendant of the cross-on-steps type found in Kent / Stewart Lyon, with an appendix by Michael Cowell
  • A small hoard of Burgred pennies from Banbury Castle, Oxfordshire / David Symons
  • The 1699 Port Glasgow hoard / Hugh Pagan
  • The Viking invasions 885-9 and the activity of the mint of Rouen / Jens Christian Moesgaard (with the collaboration of Michel Dhénin)
  • The swordless St Peter coinage of York, c.905-c.919 / Megan Gooch
  • The 2003 Glenfaba hoard (c.1030), Isle of Man / Kristin Bornholdt Collins, Allison Fox and James Graham-Campbell
  • Insular imitations of Æthelred II's long cross coinage / Joe Leighton and Andrew R. Woods
  • The English element in the 2012 Övide hoard, Eskelhem par., Gotland / Kenneth Jonsson
  • The Viking-age hoard of Linnakse : some observations / Ivar Leimus, Mauri Kiudsoo and Ülle Tamla.
Description
xxxiii, 646 pages ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Festschrift for Dr Mark Blackburn.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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