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Anglo-Saxon gold coinage in the light of the Crondall hoard.

C. H. V. Sutherland

Anglo-Saxon gold coinage in the light of the Crondall hoard.

by C. H. V. Sutherland

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Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the visitors of the Ashmolean Museum in London .
Written in English


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  Many dozen Anglo-Saxon silver pennies have been unearthed but the Coenwulf mancus is only the eighth British gold coin - the museum now owns seven of them - cast between and . Crondall hoard of coins. A hoard of gold coins, most of which were minted in England, is buried at Crondall in Hampshire. The precise date is not certain. c. Silver starts to displace gold in Saxon coinage. Initially silver is used with gold as an alloy but early in the 8th century silver and base metals are the only ones used.

The Hoard was discovered in , north of Birmingham, in England ().It is the largest ever single find of Anglo-Saxon gold (c. 5 kg) and silver (c. 1 kg) metalwork, the majority of objects relating to Cited by: 4.   Staffordshire hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold reassembled after 1, years. Fine filigree among 4, pieces of greatest treasure trove found in UK, which have been brought together for conservation : Maev Kennedy.

  The treasure unearthed in Staffordshire by the man with the second-hand metal detector is worth more than the value of the gold and jewels: it breathes life into our Anglo-Saxon ancestors. The latest discovery which was found about 45 miles north of Hammerwich, near Lichfield - the site the Anglo-Saxon Staffordshire Hoard find, which was officially valued at £ million.2/5.


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Anglo-Saxon gold coinage in the light of the Crondall hoard by C. H. V. Sutherland Download PDF EPUB FB2

ANGLO-SAXON GOLD COINAGE IN THE LIGHT OF THE CRONDALL HOARD Paperback – January 1, by C. SUTHERLAND (Author)Author: C. SUTHERLAND. The dating of this series is a matter that presents considerable problems.

The numismatic material is in itself limited, and of the Anglo-Saxon coins iUustrated, no fewer than 73 came from the Crondall hoard. The remainder, where provenance can be established, were isolated finds. ANGLO-SAXON GOLD COINAGE IN THE LIGHT OF THE CRONDALL HOARD. By C. Sutherland, M.A., D. Litt pp.pl.

Price 25s net. Published on behalf of the Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, by Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, London, - Volume 25 Issue 97 - Harold MattingleyAuthor: Harold Mattingley. Anglo-Saxon gold coinage in the light of the Crondall hoard.

London: Published on behalf of the Visitorse of the Ashmolean Museum Oxford by G. Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: C H V Sutherland. Sutherland, C. Anglo-Saxon Gold Coinage in the Light of the Crondall Hoard.

Published on behalf of the Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. London, Quarto, pp. 5 fine autotype plates. Original card covers, some minor wear. Small neat library stamp of previous owner on titlepage. A very good copy of this scarce and. Buy Anglo-Saxon Gold Coinage In The Light Of The Crondall Hoard by C H V Sutherland (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : C H V Sutherland. Please find listed below a summary of our current book stock of British Coins & Tokens: Records Anglo-Saxon Gold Coinage in the Light of the Crondall Hoard. London, Catalogue of the First Portion of the Extremely Fine and Valuable Collection of English Coins in Gold and Silver.

Ranging from the Conquest to the. SAXON SCEATTAS AND THEIR PROBLEMS By PHILIP V. HILL refer those interested to his valuable monograph on the Crondall hoard.1 We shall therefore take up the story with the silver coins 1 Anglo-Saxon Gold Coitiage in the Light Hoard of (Oxford Crondall, ).

Size: 9MB. The Early Medieval Numismatic Bibliography Anon.,‘Rare Anglo-Saxon Coin Find’, Dean Archaeol pp. 4–5 [gold shilling from Newent]. Anon.,‘Saxon Hoard at Appledore’, Kent Archaeological Review (Summer ), pp. The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork yet found.

It consists of over 3, items, amounting to a total of kg (11 lb) of gold, kg (3 lb) of silver and some 3, pieces of garnet cloisonné jewellery. The hoard was most likely deposited in the 7th century, Writing: Latin.

Author of Gold, Coinage in Roman imperial policy 31 B.C.-A.D. 68, Anglo-Saxon gold coinage in the light of the Crondall hoard, Roman coins, Coinage in Roman imperial policy, 31 B.C.-A.D.

English, Book, Illustrated edition: Anglo-Saxon gold coinage in the light of the Crondall hoard. Sutherland, C. (Carol Humphrey Vivian), Get this edition. Those that have been found include both hoards of coins and hoards of jewellery and metalwork such as sword hilts and crosses.

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest Anglo-Saxon hoard to have been found, comprising over 1, items of gold and silver. More Anglo-Saxon artefacts have been found in the context of grave burials than. As for future research, the team are most excited by the hoard’s possibilities for informing understanding of Anglo-Saxon art, particularly the meeting of Christian and pagan motifs.

‘The hoard provides an artistic bridge between Sutton Hoo and later Anglo-Saxon artwork such as in the Book of Durrow [Irish or Northumbrian, dated to c Author: Carly Hilts. 54 THE TRANSITION FROM ROMAN TO anglo-saxon COINAGE progressive debasement model to the chronology of the early Anglo Saxon gold Probably the most influential element in this article was the division of the coinage into a number of phases Reflecting the fact that the Crondall hoard dominated the corpus of Anglo Saxon gold coin age Stewart.

The purse found at Sutton Hoo contained forty-two gold objects. Thirty-seven of them were Merovingian coins of the last decades of the 6th and the first half of the 7th century, three were unstruck circular blanks, and two were small rectangular ingots (Bruce-Mitford,47 Cited by:   Spink: Commonwealth Silver Coinage and Anglo-Saxon Gold.

The upcoming sale of Ancient, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals at Spink contains a very special collection of silver commonwealth coinage which is sure to excite the collecting world, it also has a very good collection of ancient coins and a stunning Thrymsa.

Analysis of Coin Hoards from Roman Britain By Historia: Since the enactment of the Treasure Actthe U.K. Department for Culture, Media and Sport, has published the "Treasure Annual Report" once a year, a listing of all the larger finds of coins and artefacts of all periods, that have been discovered during each have been four reports to date.

Historian Guy Halsall has estimated the value of the hoard's gold in its day as equivalent to solidi, about 80 horses' worth. Modern valuation of the find has been set at £3, or just under $ million. In its own time, however, the hoard's worth was surely calibrated by other considerations.

Sutherland, Anglo-Saxon Gold Coinage in the Light of the Crondall Hoard (Oxford, ) G. Williams, Early Anglo-Saxon Coins (Botley, ) Single-finds and their analysis.

Bevan, ‘Spatial methods for analysing large-scale artefact inventories’, Antiquity 86 (), –. The largest ever haul of Anglo-Saxon gold in Britain, the so-called Staffordshire Hoard, was discovered buried beneath a farmer's field in Staffordshire in July It has more than 1, items, made of gold and silver, embedded with precious stones and jewels.This book is a very engaging review of Anglo Saxon dark ages history in light of the Staffordshire Hoard find.

A fast read, there is a lot more information available and dark ages scholarship than when most of us first learned this history/5.

The Inception of Anglo-Saxon Coinage: New and Old Status Symbols. It is a well-established fact that for the Anglo-Saxons – who were well-acquainted with, and used and admired fine foreign coins – the decision to mint their own currency at the turn of the 6th to 7th century meant a re-engagement with an activity that had been abandoned for well over a century and a half on British Author: Anna Gannon.