Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg: Part II, Anglo-Saxon Coins 1016-1066 by V. R. Potin

Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg: Part II, Anglo-Saxon Coins 1016-1066

byV. R. Potin

Hardcover | March 15, 2012

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This volume completes publication of the Anglo-Saxon component of the rich and diverse coin collection built up in the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg. It lists and illustrates over 1,100 late Anglo-Saxon pennies now held in the Hermitage, the bulk of them found in Russian hoards depositedduring the early Middle Ages. Among these fine and well-preserved coins are many important rarities representing short-lived types and ephemeral mint-towns. As such it is an important resource for scholars of late Anglo-Saxon history and coinage, and for those interested in the currency whichcirculated in northern and eastern Europe in the Viking Age.

About The Author

Dr. Vsevelod Potin (1918-2005) began working part-time in the Numismatic Department in the Hermitage while still a student in 1940, later becoming curator of West European coins in 1959 and Director from 1974 until his retirement in 1998. He published extensively on the large 10th-13th-century element of the collection, including its ...

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Title:Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg: Part II, Anglo-Saxon Coins 1016-1066Format:HardcoverDimensions:140 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0197265014

ISBN - 13:9780197265017

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