Debasement : manipulation of coin standards in pre-modern monetary systems /

The debasement of coinage, particularly of silver, was a common feature of pre-modern monetary systems. Most coinages were issued by state authorities and the condition of a coinage is often seen (rightly or wrongly) as an indicator of the broader fiscal health of the state that produced it. While i...

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Other Authors / Creators:Butcher, Kevin, editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Oxford : Oxbow Books, [2020]
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