The aim of the second part of the study is to examine the coinage of those mints in the German lands, which were left at the emperors’ disposal by the 15th century. Therefore, the coins of the mints of Dortmund, Frankfurt (Main), Nördlingen, Nuremberg and Basle which are preserved in the major collections are catalogued… Continue reading Imperial coinage in the later Middle Ages, part 2: The 15th Century
Sorry, this entry is only available in German. Im Rahmen der Dissertation zum „Reichsmünzwesen im späten Mittelalter“, die von Prof. Dr. Gerhard Fouquet (Kiel) betreut wurde, ist das Geldwesen der deutschen Lande im 14. Jahrhundert untersucht worden. Dabei stand die königliche bzw. kaiserliche Münzprägung im Mittelpunkt des Interesses. Der Begriff „Geldwesen“ wurde in der Arbeit bewußt… Continue reading Dissertation: Imperial coinage in the later Middle Ages, part 1: The 14th Century
The publication of the medieval German coins in the Uppsala University Coin Cabinet was initiated by Professor Peter Berghaus (Münster), whose card index of the German coins from the Viking Ages has been computerized and enhanced by the later medieval specimens. Additionally, digital images of all the coins were taken. The book was layouted by… Continue reading Publication of the medieval German coins in the Uppsala University Coin Cabinet
The projected edition of the correspondence between Christian Jürgensen Thomsen (Copenhagen) and Hermann Grote which covers the years 1835 to 1865 was already begun in the 1950s by Professor Peter Berghaus (Münster). Thomsen’s letters are preserved in Grote’s estate in the Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek in Göttingen, Germany.
The account book of the printmaster Peter Drach of Speyer is a unique source for the booktrade in the late 15th century. A thorough evaluation of the account book has shown that Drach’s business activities were founded on the participation of his family, whose members are introduced to the reader. Even though Drach’s business was… Continue reading Master thesis: The account book of the printmaster Peter Drach of Speyer