DUMBARTON OAKS COLLECTION SERIES
Cover: Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, 5: Michael VIII to Constantine XI, 1258–1453, from Harvard University PressCover: Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, 5: Michael VIII to Constantine XI, 1258–1453 in HARDCOVER

Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, 5: Michael VIII to Constantine XI, 1258–1453

The final volume in the series, this catalogue follows the general plan of volumes II–IV but differs from them in its use of the sylloge format for the catalogue proper. The collection of Palaeologan coins at Dumbarton Oaks is by far the largest that exists, and the field is one in which great advances have been made over the last half-century. This volume supersedes the previous accounts of Palaeologan coinage, and is definitive in its field.

Part I includes the introduction, appendices, and bibliography, while Part II continues with the catalogue, concordances, and indexes.

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