Found: 2,500 Medieval Coins, and Evidence of Tax Evasion

IT’S OFTEN SAID THAT LIFE’S only certainties are death and taxes, but people have spent centuries figuring out ways to evade the latter. Look no further than a hoard of 2,528 11th-century coins recently discovered in England, which together bear witness to regime change, domestic unrest, and, amid it all, fraud. The coins were found in…

Viking Currency by Dani Trynoski

In the Middle Ages, Scandinavians obtained their daily necessities through a variety of means. Some people made certain items like fabric, baskets, or leather yet needed to buy other goods like metal housewares. Most transactions would be a barter system, maybe a bolt or two of fabric in exchange for an iron cauldron? Metals would…

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