American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society



Mark M. Salton Memorial Lecture

with Dr. Cécile Morrisson, Director of Research Emeritus at CNRS, Paris

"Gold and the Economy of the Empire"


Dr. Cécile Morrisson is Director of Research emerita at the CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris) and Advisor for Byzantine Numismatics, Dumbarton Oaks. She is a corresponding member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (Paris), the Medieval Academy of America and the Academy of Athens. She has written extensively on Byzantine coins and monetary history (Catalogue des monnaies byzantines de la Bibliothèque nationale [1971], L’or monnayé. De Rome à Byzance [in coll. 1985], and co-authored with A. Laiou, The Byzantine Economy (2007). She edited and authored Trade and Markets in Byzantium (2012), Le monde byzantin, I: L’empire romain d’Orient (330-641) (2004) – and, with A. Laiou (†), its third volume: Byzance et ses voisins (1203-1453) (2011).

Wednesday, 7 May, 2014
5:30pm Reception
6:00pm Lecture

75 Varick Street, Floor 11
New York, NY 10013

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