English Medieval Coin Hoards 2:: Eighth to Eleventh Centuries [Paperback]

Marion Archibald (Author); Gareth Williams (Author)

ISBN: 9780861592142 | Published by: British Museum Press | Series: British Museum Research Publications | Volume: 214 | Year of Publication: 2024 | Language: English 130p, H297 x W210 (mm)
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English Medieval Coin Hoards 2:


This volume presents details, images and discussion of the contents of twenty English coin hoards, ranging in date from the 730s to the 1090s. Found between the 1960s and 1990s, all were studied by the late Marion Archibald at the British Museum but have never been published in full before now. Each hoard is the subject of its own chapter, with discussion of the discovery, and of the historical context in which the hoard was buried, before a catalogue of the relevant coins.

The volume also contains an introductory chapter, providing an overview of developments in the use of coinage in England in the seventh to eleventh centuries, as well as a discussion of hoarding in this period. This provides context for the more detailed presentation of the individual hoards in this volume, but also draws on other major hoards of the period, both published and unpublished.

Table of Contents

Currency and hoarding in Anglo-Saxon and early Norman England
Eighth-Century Hoard:
Woodham Walter
Ninth-century Hoards:
Winterborne Whitechurch Dorset
Severn Stoke, Worcestershire
Stanmore, Hampshire
Barkby Thorpe, Lincolnshire
Walmsgate, Lincolnshire
Duddington, Northamptonshire
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Tenth-century Hoards:
Framingham Earl, Norfolk
Whippendell Woods, Herfordshire
Chester (Castle Esplanade), Cheshire
Tetney, Lincolnshire
Hayton, Cumbria
Eleventh-century Hoards
Barsham, Suffolk
Uncertain findspot
Springthorpe, Lincolnshire
Chancton, Sussex
Corringham, Lincolnshire
Beddington, Sussex
Torksey, Lincolnshire
Table of analyses
Index of mints

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