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Tag: Middle Ages

A Coin Treasure or an Offering to the Gods?

Detectorists found numerous medieval coins in the Netherlands. In a joint effort, amateur archaeologists and academics were able to interpret the unusual find.

Coins As Relics in Medieval and Modern Europe

In medieval and modern Europe coins sometimes were venerated as relics. Lucia Travaini’s book “The Thirty Pieces of Silver” studies fifty such specimens in churches and monasteries from Valencia to Uppsala.

The New and Revised Coin Yearbook 2022

The new 2022 edition of the Coin Yearbook is fully revised and updated, it features accurate up-to-the-minute pricing of English, Scottish, Irish and Island coins and many more features.

The Giesen Collection: The Coinage Imagery of the Ottonian and Salian Dynasties

If you want to understand the world of the Ottonian and Salian dynasties, you have to study their coins. The Giesen Collection, one of the most important collections on this subject in recent decades, is perfectly suited for this purpose. Frankfurter Münzhandlung offers this collection in its upcoming auction.

University of Richmond Museums Presents Ancient Coins Online

The University of Richmond Museums have opened an online exhibition on the history and economy in the late medieval eastern Mediterranean. The exhibition features 53 coins from the eastern Mediterranean during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

Manannán – 1st King of Man

On behalf of the Isle of Man, CIT Coin Invest has issued a commemorative coin for the Celtic warrior king Manannán. The namesake of the island adorns the reverse side of the silver coin, kneeling in full armor in front of the Celtic cross.