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Mints and Money in Medieval England

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Money could be as essential to everyday life in medieval England as it is today, but who made the coinage, how was it used and why is it important? This definitive study charts the development of coin production from the small workshops of Anglo-Saxon and Norman England to the centralised factory mints of the late Middle Ages, the largest being in the Tower of London. Martin Allen investigates the working lives of the people employed in the mints in unprecedented detail and places the mints in the context of medieval England's commerce and government, showing the king's vital interest in the production of coinage, the maintenance of its quality and his mint revenue. This unique source of reference also offers the first full history of the official exchanges in the City of London regulating foreign exchange and an in-depth analysis of the changing size and composition of medieval England's coinage.

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  • Allen,Martin, 2012. "Mints and Money in Medieval England," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9781107014947.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:cbooks:9781107014947
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    Cited by:

    1. Svensson, Roger & Westermark, Andreas, 2015. "Renovatio Monetae: Gesell Taxes in Practice," Working Paper Series 1083, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
    2. Svensson, Roger & Westermark, Andreas, 2016. "Renovatio Monetae: Gesell Taxes in Practice," Working Paper Series 327, Sveriges Riksbank (Central Bank of Sweden).
    3. Nuno Palma, 2016. "Reconstruction of annual money supply over the long run: The case of England, 1279-1870," Working Papers 0094, European Historical Economics Society (EHES).

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