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The Resource The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage : Sixth to Eighth Centuries

The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage : Sixth to Eighth Centuries

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The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage : Sixth to Eighth Centuries
Title
The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage
Title remainder
Sixth to Eighth Centuries
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first scholarly art-historical appraisal of Anglo-Saxon coinage, from its inception in the late sixth century to Offa's second reform of the penny c.792. Outside numismatic circles, this material has largely been ignored because of its complexity, yet artistically this is the most vibrant period of English coinage, with die-cutters showing flair and innovation and employing hundreds of different designs in their work. By analysing the iconography of the early coinage, this book intends to introduce its rich legacy to a wide audience. Anna Gannon divides the designs of the coins into
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Gannon, Anna
Dewey number
  • 737.4942
  • 737.49420902
Index
no index present
LC call number
CJ2490 .G36 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Medieval History and Archaeology
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Coins, Anglo-Saxon
Label
The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage : Sixth to Eighth Centuries
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Ch01En82
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I. NUMISMATIC BACKGROUND; 1. Numismatic Background of Early Anglo-Saxon England; The End of the Roman System; Alternative Uses of Coins; The Beginning of Coinage: Gold Issues; Silver Issues; Offa's Coinage; Manufacturing of Coins; Die-Cutters and Moneyers; Patronage; The Function of the Coinage; Mints; Chronology; Classifications; PART II. ICONOGRAPHY; 2. The Bust; The Head; Facing Heads; Bareheaded Portraits; Bareheaded Portraits of Offa; Encircled Heads; Confronting Heads; Female Portraits
  • Heads and HeaddressesCrowns; Diadems; Helmets; Rendering of Drapery; Schematic Drapery; Crossed-Over Drapery; Offa's Drapery; Armour; Attributes; Hands; Hands Holding Crosses; Hands Holding Cups; Hands Holding Sprigs; Bust and Crosses; Bust and Vegetation Motifs; Bust and 'Tridents'; Bust and 'Star'; Bust and Sceptre; Bust and Bird; 3. Human Figures; 'Victory' and Angels; The Two Emperors; Single Figure between Crosses; Single Figure with Vegetation Motifs and Crosses; Standing Figures with Cross and Bird; Seated Figures; Two Standing Figures; The Archer; 4. Animal Iconography; Birds
  • Birds on CrossesBirds with Crosses; Birds with Cross and Fledgling; Birds and Snakes; Birds in Vine-Scrolls; Peacocks; The Hen; Lions; Aldfrith's Lions and the Northumbrian Tradition; East Anglian Lions; The Tale of Two Panthers; Facing Lions; Snakes; Motif-Encircling Snakes; Rolled-Up Snakes; Whorls of Snakes; Offa's Snakes; Wolves; The She-Wolf; Backward-Looking Animals; Fantastic Hybrids; The Female Centaur; Winged Quadrupeds and Other Hybrids; 5. Reverses with Crosses, Standards/Saltires, and Porcupines; Crosses; Latin Crosses; Greek Crosses; Marigolds; Crossed Instruments; Offa's Crosses
  • Standards and SaltiresPorcupines; 6. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; Footnotes; Introductionen1; Introductionen2; Introductionen3; Introductionen4; Introductionen5; Introductionen6; Introductionen7; Introductionen8; Introductionen9; Introductionen10; Introductionen11; Introductionen12; Introductionen13; Introductionen14; Introductionen15; Introductionen16; Introductionen17; Introductionen18; Ch01En1; Ch01En2; Ch01En3; Ch01En4; Ch01En5; Ch01En6; Ch01En7; Ch01En8; Ch01En9; Ch01En10; Ch01En11; Ch01En12; Ch01En13; Ch01En14; Ch01En15; Ch01En16; Ch01En17; Ch01En18; Ch01En19; Ch01En20; Ch01En21
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Control code
818851560
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1788 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191501333
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818851560
Label
The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage : Sixth to Eighth Centuries
Publication
Note
Ch01En82
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I. NUMISMATIC BACKGROUND; 1. Numismatic Background of Early Anglo-Saxon England; The End of the Roman System; Alternative Uses of Coins; The Beginning of Coinage: Gold Issues; Silver Issues; Offa's Coinage; Manufacturing of Coins; Die-Cutters and Moneyers; Patronage; The Function of the Coinage; Mints; Chronology; Classifications; PART II. ICONOGRAPHY; 2. The Bust; The Head; Facing Heads; Bareheaded Portraits; Bareheaded Portraits of Offa; Encircled Heads; Confronting Heads; Female Portraits
  • Heads and HeaddressesCrowns; Diadems; Helmets; Rendering of Drapery; Schematic Drapery; Crossed-Over Drapery; Offa's Drapery; Armour; Attributes; Hands; Hands Holding Crosses; Hands Holding Cups; Hands Holding Sprigs; Bust and Crosses; Bust and Vegetation Motifs; Bust and 'Tridents'; Bust and 'Star'; Bust and Sceptre; Bust and Bird; 3. Human Figures; 'Victory' and Angels; The Two Emperors; Single Figure between Crosses; Single Figure with Vegetation Motifs and Crosses; Standing Figures with Cross and Bird; Seated Figures; Two Standing Figures; The Archer; 4. Animal Iconography; Birds
  • Birds on CrossesBirds with Crosses; Birds with Cross and Fledgling; Birds and Snakes; Birds in Vine-Scrolls; Peacocks; The Hen; Lions; Aldfrith's Lions and the Northumbrian Tradition; East Anglian Lions; The Tale of Two Panthers; Facing Lions; Snakes; Motif-Encircling Snakes; Rolled-Up Snakes; Whorls of Snakes; Offa's Snakes; Wolves; The She-Wolf; Backward-Looking Animals; Fantastic Hybrids; The Female Centaur; Winged Quadrupeds and Other Hybrids; 5. Reverses with Crosses, Standards/Saltires, and Porcupines; Crosses; Latin Crosses; Greek Crosses; Marigolds; Crossed Instruments; Offa's Crosses
  • Standards and SaltiresPorcupines; 6. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; Footnotes; Introductionen1; Introductionen2; Introductionen3; Introductionen4; Introductionen5; Introductionen6; Introductionen7; Introductionen8; Introductionen9; Introductionen10; Introductionen11; Introductionen12; Introductionen13; Introductionen14; Introductionen15; Introductionen16; Introductionen17; Introductionen18; Ch01En1; Ch01En2; Ch01En3; Ch01En4; Ch01En5; Ch01En6; Ch01En7; Ch01En8; Ch01En9; Ch01En10; Ch01En11; Ch01En12; Ch01En13; Ch01En14; Ch01En15; Ch01En16; Ch01En17; Ch01En18; Ch01En19; Ch01En20; Ch01En21
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Control code
818851560
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1788 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191501333
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818851560

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