Studies on Early Byzantine Gold Coinage

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Author  Wolfgang Hahn
Publisher  American Numismatic Society
Publication Date   May 5, 2016
ISBN  0897222253
Pages  144

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While the Roman and Byzantine gold coinage has been the focus of a great deal of study, it is still not possible to produce a synthetic monograph on all aspects of the subject. A number of contributions brought together to try to demonstrate how progress has been made possible through new or refined methods as well as evidence from new finds. Contents: The Joint Reign Gold of Justin I and Justinian I byu William E. Metcalf, The Monte Judica Hoard and the Sicilian Moneta Auri under Justinian I and Justin II by Niall Fairhead and Wolfgang Hahn, Carthage: The Moneta Auri under Justinian I and Justin II 537-578 by Cecile Morrisson, The Minting of Gold Coinage at Thessalonica in the Fifth and Sixth Centuries and the Gold Currency of Illyricum and Dalmatia by D.M. Metcalf, Seventh-Century Byzantine Coins in Southern Russia and the Problems of Light Weight Solidi by John Smedley, Microchemical Analysis of the Metal Content of Some Eighth-Century Coins of Rome and Ravenna by Wolfgang Hahn, and The Debasement of the Provincial Byzantine Gold Coinage from the Seventh to Ninth Centuries by W.A. Oddy.

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