Money as coins

Readings (optional)

  • Velde, François (2013). "On the Origin of Specie," (August 15, 213). (You will appreciate the singular). Skip for the mid-term. 

To be read later (optional):

  • Bresson, Alain (2016). "Money and trade in the world of the Greek City-State," 261-278, in Chapter 10 (Money and Credit) of The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy

On seignorage around of the time of Joan of Arc:

  • Sussman, Nathan (1993). "Debasements, royal Revenues, and Inflation in France During the Hundred Years' War, 1415-1422," Journal of Economic History, 44-70