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Byzantine Coinage

Philip Grierson

Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Publications

Numismatics, Byzantine Studies

This book may be freely downloaded here.

This introductory booklet on Byzantine coinage, first published in 1982, has been updated and expanded to include a description of the creation of the coin collection at Dumbarton Oaks. This new edition marks the completion of the five volume series Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection.The booklet covers phases of the coinage, gold, silver, and copper coinage, types and inscriptions, and ruler representations. Tables of values corresponding with various times in the empire’s history, a list of Byzantine emperors, and a glossary are also provided.

Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Publications, no. 4 (second edition)


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