Tag: Italy (Middle Ages)
Medieval Money and Banking Between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea
Helmut Rizzolli has published a book for people who do not (yet) collect coins but are interested in them. Ursula Kampmann took a look at the work and concludes: why aren’t there more books like this?
King Money and Genoa’s Luxury
Genoa has played a major role in Italy’s history as a centre of commerce. Genoese coins testify of the many shifts, from Republic to monarchy, as rival of Pisa and under the dominion of Napoleon. An exhibition explores Genoa’s permanent supreme power: “King Money”.