Mints, Dies and Currency: Essays Dedicated to the Memory of Albert Baldwin

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 3, 2005 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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The studies assembled in this volume are dedicated to the memory of Albert Baldein, a professional numismatist whose chief interest lay in helping other numismatists, professionals, students and collectors alike, some of whom record their appreciations here. The contributions, though they are drawn from a wide variety of fields - Greek, Roman, Dark Age, Byzantine, English, Scottish, Irish and European medieval coins, and medals - are all concerned with one or more facets of the theme set out in the title. Within the general concept, the essays deal with a diversity of subjects:

* identification of mints
* attribution of coins to specific mints
* coinage current in particular periods
* composition of groups of coins in a given series
* establishment of the correct sequence of issues of such groups.

The essays also demonstrate the use of particular numismatic techniques such as die-linking, the analysis of hoards and their statistics, the minute observation of changes in titulature and inscriptions and comparison of portrait styles. There is much new, exciting and well-illustrated material for numismatists, and chapters such as those on Scottish mints and Hadrian's COS III coins will be of interest to historians.

 

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Contents

Two Appreciations by Philip Whitting
1
Revisions Corrections and some
9
Some Politic Alterations in the Parthian Series
33
The Dating and Arrangement of Hadrians COS III
39
The Sequencemarks on the Coinage of Carausius
57
The Coinage of Theodoric in the Names
67
A Hoard of Trachea of John II and Manuel I from Cyprus
75
A Celtic Find from a Lincolnshire Dyke by D F Allen
85
A Supplementary Note on the Mints of Bedwyn and Marlborough
121
The Shrewsbury Mint 12491250 by John D Brand
129
The Sovereign Groat of Henry VII by E J Winstanley
161
The Anomalous LongCross Coins in the AngloIrish Portion
291
Late Deniers Tournois of Prankish Greece by A J Seltman
319
The Medal of Jan van Gorp by Steven van Herwijck
325
INDEX
331
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