IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 802: Early Medieval Coinage, V: Viking Coins and the Dual Economy of the Danelaw

Tuesday 8 July 2008, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:UK Numismatic Trust
Organiser:Tony Abramson, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds / Department of Archaeology, University of York
Moderator/Chair:Mark Blackburn, Department of Coins & Medals, Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
Paper 802-aViking Kings, Political Power, and Monetisation
(Language: English)
Megan Gooch, Department of History, Durham University / Spink & Co, London
Index terms: Archaeology - General, Economics - Trade, Local History, Numismatics
Paper 802-bThe Vale of York Viking Hoard
(Language: English)
Barry Ager, Department of Prehistory & Europe, British Museum, London
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Archaeology - Sites, Numismatics
Paper 802-cThe Monetary Developments of the 920s in the Light of Harrogate and Related Hoards
(Language: English)
Gareth Williams, Department of Coins & Medals, British Museum, London
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Economics - Trade, Numismatics

A review of trade, monetary development, and control in the north during the Viking period, based on recent local evidence of the highest importance.