Australasia's Biggest Online Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Money and Power in Anglo-Saxon England


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Money in its political context; 3. Looking at coinage: iconography and inscriptions; 4. Authority and minting I: the King; 5. Authority and minting II: mints, die-cutters and moneyers; 6. Value judgements: weight and fineness; 7. Production of coinage; 8. The circulation of coinage; 9. The nature of coin-use in the early Middle Ages; 10. Conclusion.

Promotional Information

This innovative book integrates historical and numismatic research to explore who made early medieval coinage, who used it and why.

About the Author

Rory Naismith is a Junior Research Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge, working in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at the University of Cambridge and the Department of Coins and Medals at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.


"This is a well-crafted, rigorously researched book, supported by an extensive bibliography. Naismith uses all of the evidence available to explore the relationship of money and power in the Southern Kingdom in the century between the reign of Offa and the arrival of the Viking Great Army." -Tony Abramson, The Journal of British Studies

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Money and Power in Anglo-Saxon England: The Southern English Kingdoms, 757-865 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top