Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1681
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Stahl , Alan M.
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  • Title: Coinage in the Name of Medieval Women [The appendix gives a preliminary listing of coins from Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic world from 500 to 1500 C.E. which have a woman ruler's name. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Women and the Sources of Medieval History.  Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal.  University of Georgia Press, 1990.  Pages 321 - 341.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Abbesses Coins Politics Power Queens Regents
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: Thirty-two figures. Figure One Byzantium, Justin II and Sophia, 565-78, copper 40 nummi, Constantinople. Figure Two German Empire, Frederick Barbarossa and Beatrix, 1156-84, silver bracteate penny, Gelnhausen. Figure Three German empire, Brandenburg, Albrecht the Bear and Sophia, 1123-70, silver bracteate penny. Figure Four German empire, Gelderland, Mary of Brabant, 1371-79, gold florin, Oyen. Figure Five Germany empire, Gelderland, Matilda, 1371-79, silver double groat. Figure Six German empire, Luxembourg, Elizabeth of Borlitz, 1415-51, silver groat. Figure Seven Byzantium, Irene and Constantine VI, 790-97, gold solidus, Constantinople. Figure Eight Byzantium, Irene, 797-802, gold solidus, Constantinople. Figure Nine Islam, Mongols, Turakina, 1241-44, silver dirham. Figure Ten Italy, Milan, Bona of Savoy, 1467-80, silver testone. Figure Eleven Islam, Delhi, Radiyyah, 1236-40, silver tanka. Figure Twelve Byzantium, Zoe II and Theodora II, 1028-56, gold nomisma. Figure Thirteen Hungary, Mary, 1382-95, gold florin. Figure Fourteen France, Aquitaine, Eleanor, 1137-1204, billon penny. Figure FifteenSpain, Castille, Urraca, 1109-26, billon penny. Figure Sixteen England, Matilda, 1139-42, silver penny. Figure Seventeen France, Flanders, Margaret of Constantinople, 1244-80, silver groat. Figure Eighteen Greece, isabelle of Villehardouin, 1297-1301, billon penny. Figure Nineteen Greece, matilda of Villehardouin, 1316-18, billon penny. Figure Twenty Italy, Sicily, Constance I and Henry VI, 1189-98, billon penny. Figure Twenty-One Italy, Sicily, Constance II and Peter of Aragon, 1266-1300, silver tari, Messina. Figure Twenty-Two Spain, Ferdinand and Isabella, 1474-1504, gold double excelente. Figure Twenty-Three France, Bearn, Catherine of Fox, 1483-1516, gold ecu. Figure Twenty-Four France, Navarre, Catherine of Foix and Jean d'Albret, 1484-1512, gold ecu. Figure Twenty-Five France, Eleanore of Vermandois, 1183-1214, billon penny. Figure Twenty-Six France, Provence, Johanna of Anjou and Louis of Taranto, 1343-82, silver sou coronat. Figure Twenty-Seven Italy, Naples, Johanna of Amhou, 1347-62, silver corona. Figure Twenty-Eight Italy, naples, Johanna II of Durazzo, 1414-35, silver penny. Figure Twenty-Nine France, Flanders, Mary of Burgundy, 1477-82, silver double briquet, 1480. Figure Thirty German empire, Quedlinburg, Beatrix II, 1138-60, silver bracteate penny. Figure Thirty-One German empire, Quedlinburg, Adelheid III, 1161-84, silver bracteate penny. Figure Thirty-Two German empire, Quedlinburg, Hedwig of Saxony, 1458-1511, silver groat.
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  • Author's Affiliation: American Numismatic Society, New York
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0820312142
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