By David R. Sear
The Byzantine Empire lasted for nearly 1000 years after the autumn of the Roman Empire within the West. The interval coated by means of this catalogue is from the reign of Anastasius I (491-518) till the seize of Constantinople by way of the Turks in 1453. whilst this catalogue used to be first released in 1974 it used to be hailed as containing additional information in a concise shape than the other unmarried quantity at the Byzantine sequence. This variation contains the examine of the intervening years, new attributions and new cash which were regarded. The later Palaeologan interval has been thoroughly revised through Simon Bendall and an Appendix has been extra protecting the gold forgeries of the 'Beirut' and allied colleges that experience triggered creditors a few quandary. Over 2,500 cash in gold, silver and bronze are indexed, valued and illustrated with greater than six hundred photos giving a digital style catalogue of the Byzantine sequence. this is often a useful advisor to the entire of the Byzantine sequence.
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