American Journal of Numismatics 5/6

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Contents:

  • Leo  Mildenberg. The Cyzicenes: A  Reappraisal
  • Charles A. Hersh and Hyla A . Troxell. A 1993 Hoard of Alexander Drachms from the Near East
  • Dimiter Draganov, Arthur Houghton, and Wayne Moore. Four Seleucid Notes
  • Steven Cerutti. Brutus, Cyprus, and the Coinage of 55 B.C.
  • Peter Kos. Festive Issues of Galerius from the Tetrarchic Mint of Siscia
  • Jane DeRose Evans. Heraclian Countermarks on Coins Found at Caesarea
  • Hodge Mehdi Malek. The Dabuyid Ispahbads of Tabaristan
  • Gerald M. Browne. New Readings of Legends on Gupta Gold Dinaras
  • Alan M. Stahl and Louis Waldman. The Earliest Known Medalists: The Sesto Brothers of Venice
  • Alan M. Stahl. Coins from the Excavations at La Isabcla, Dominican Republic, the First European Colony in the New World
  • A. J. Turner. A Seventeenth Century Calendar Scale for Medals and Mathematical Instruments
  • Book Reviews

Zecca: The Mint of Venice in the Middle Ages

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by Alan M. Stahl

(Published in association with the Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000)

Hardcover, 497 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-0-8018-6383-7
ISBN-10: 0-8018-6383-X

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This volume is the first detailed study of the workings of a premodern mint based on both original archival research and detailed study of the coins themselves.

Contents:

Part I: The Venetian Mint and Coinage to 1423
The Age of the Penny, 800–1200
The Age of the Grosso, c. 1200–1285
The Age of the Ducat, 1285–1330
The Age of the Soldino, 1330–1379
The Age of Crisis and Reform, 1379–1423
Part II: The Zecca in the Life of Medieval Venice
The Setting of Mint Policy
Government Control of the Bullion Market
The Economics of the Zecca
The Circulation of Venetian Coinages
Cullers, Clippers, and Counterfeiters
Part III: Within the Mint
The Mintmasters
The Mint Building and Staff
Coin Design and Die Engraving
From Bullion to Coin
The Standards of Medieval Venetian Glass
The Volume of Production at the Venetian Zecca
Appendix: Offices Relating to Bullion and the Zecca
Appendix: Finds of Medieval Venetian Coins
Bibliography