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Supply of Precious Metal
(986 words)

Owing to the dependency of currencies on gold and silver, the history of the European involvement with money has always to be tied in with the history of the extraction of precious metals. The market …

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Michael Rothmann, “Supply of Precious Metal”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 26 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033929>
First published online: 2016



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