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  • History of Mining Rakita

    History Of Mining Rakita

    Despite the fact that the power and wealth of medieval Serbia emerged due to mining activities and rich silver mines there are no data which would indicate the existence of active mines in this area at that time. However, after the Serbia fell under the Ottoman Empire the mine and the mint were established in Kucajna and the mine was opened in ...

  • Analysis of medieval Serbian silver coins from XIV and XV

    Analysis Of Medieval Serbian Silver Coins From Xiv And Xv

    Jan 01, 2016 The tradition of money minting held for decades, until the Turkish invasion. The area of eastern Serbia has numerous mining locations. It is also known as a region rich in copper ores which contained silver as well. Their exploitation was conducted from ancient times until now. Another known mint from medieval times in Serbia was Smederevo.

  • Serbian Silver at the Venetian Mint in the First Half of

    Serbian Silver At The Venetian Mint In The First Half Of

    fifteenth century incorporated into the medieval Serbian state. The Serbian mines were also silver refining sites. Latin sources refer to this final stage in the production of silver as affinatio. It is known that mints only accepted fine silver, argento fino, for coinage.4 It is therefore understandable why Serbian silver and gold entered the

  • Medieval Serbian coinage Wikipedia

    Medieval Serbian Coinage Wikipedia

    For many years it was one of the main export articles of medieval Serbia, considering the relative abundance of silver coming from Serbian mines. Venetians were weary of this, and Dante Alighieri went so far as to put the Serbian king of his time, Stefan Milutin , in Hell as forgerer (along with his Portuguese and Norwegian counterparts)

  • Desanka Kovaevi Koji On the Composition and

    Desanka Kovaevi Koji On The Composition And

    mints accepted only fine silver (argento fino), the only to be used for coinage. Thus, for example, on 28 July 1428 the company of the Caboga brothers purchased for the mint 4 pounds of fine silver at the price of 22 perpers per pound.4 The process of refining silver was set up early on in the mines and mining towns of medieval Serbia as well.

  • Saxon Miners in Serbian Medieval Laws and Written Textx

    Saxon Miners In Serbian Medieval Laws And Written Textx

    throughout the Balkans gold and silver from the rich mines of medieval Serbia. This resulted in creating numerous monasteries and buildings, which, by their beauty and architecture, give evidence of the wealth and prosperity of the medieval Serbian state (Milanovi, 2005). The Code of Despot Stefan Lazarevi

  • Sources of silver in the 10th century Abstract

    Sources Of Silver In The 10th Century Abstract

    such that by the 11th / 12th centuries it was attracting payment in ingots of unminted silver from the mines of Central Europe. In the second half of the 12th century the use of unminted silver in the Flanders trade was particularly appropriate given the onward trade with

  • eKapija Mining a new ace up the sleeve for Serbia

    Ekapija Mining A New Ace Up The Sleeve For Serbia

    Jan 28, 2019 The strategic partnership of RTB Bor with Chinas Zijin, the acquisition of Zelezara Smederevo by HBIS Group and the information that the Canadian exploration company Medgold Resources has recently discovered a rich layer with large amounts of gold and silver on the border with Bulgaria and Macedonia, shows, as experts claim, that better days are coming for

  • Mining and metallurgy in medieval Europe Wikipedia

    Mining And Metallurgy In Medieval Europe Wikipedia

    High Middle Ages, 11th to 13th centuries. Medieval mine on the Bockswieser Gangzug north of Oberschulenberg in Germany. The period right after the 10th century marks the widespread application of several innovations in the field of mining and ore treatment. It marks a shift to large scale and better quality production.


    Disintegration Of Monetry System Of Medieval

    ting from the 1270s, Serbian medieval state ruled by the Nemanji dynasty regu - larly used domestic sources of silver ore to mint silver . The basic metal dinars was silver and copper was an auxiliary one. Minting standards of silver dinar were originally established after the Venetian silver grosso weighing 2,178 grams

  • PDF On the composition and processing of precious

    Pdf On The Composition And Processing Of Precious

    The silver 1- and 2-dinar and 50-para coins were minted in 1875 in the first years of the adult Prince Milan Obrenovics reign, whereas the silver 50-para, 1-, 2-

  • Kopaonik the sunny mountain rich in silver

    Kopaonik The Sunny Mountain Rich In Silver

    Mines abounding in silver were widely known, and in the medieval Serbia this precious metal was considered to be the most precious among other metals. The early data on Kopaonik can be found in old scripts, and it is mentioned as Caponi, Coponich, Coparenich, Copono

  • NBS History of money in Serbia

    Nbs History Of Money In Serbia

    Serbian medieval money. The tradition of coin minting in the medieval Serbian state began in the 13th century during the rule of King Radoslav. Those were silver and copper coins, modelled upon those minted by contemporary Byzantine emperors. The NBS exhibition contains coins minted by King Dragutin (12761316) and all other subsequent rules ...

  • Medieval silver mining Bere Ferrers Archaeology

    Medieval Silver Mining Bere Ferrers Archaeology

    The impact of the medieval silver mines on the landscape of Bere Ferrers, the Bere peninsula and adjoining parts of the Tamar and Tavy valleys was variable. Many features relating to the mining of the silver-bearing ores in the medieval period survive amongst the near continuous linear earthworks from Lockridge Hill southwards to Cleave Wood ...

  • PDF Disintegration of monetary system of medieval Serbia

    Pdf Disintegration Of Monetary System Of Medieval Serbia

    Disintegration o f the monetary system of medieval Serbia started. in 135 5, only after the unexpected death of Tsar Duan and lasted a lmost a cen-.

  • The History of Rudnik Rudnik Rudnik i flotacija

    The History Of Rudnik Rudnik Rudnik I Flotacija

    Since 1300 silver coins in medieval Serbia are made at Rudnik under the rule od king Dragutin. It was a prosperous time for Rudnik. This importance of Rudnik last for more than 150 years, until 1458. Coins had 2.4 grs and they were more valuable then other coins made in Serbia. Apart from Silver, Lead and Copper were also extracted.


    The Development Of Geology In Serbia

    medieval times, which enabled the ourishing of the Serbian medieval state, but the Turkish occupation contributed to the destruction of mining and mining tradition. The struggle for national liberation from the Turks imposed the need for metals,


    Mining In Duboica In The 16th Century

    Medieval mining production in Serbia reached its peak in the first half of the 15th century when a large part of the silver in Western Europe came from the mines of Serbia and Bosnia (irkovi, Kovaevi-Koji, uk, 2002, 118 Blanchard, 2005, 1021). Thanks to the production and

  • Research projects Medieval silver mining in at Bere

    Research Projects Medieval Silver Mining In At Bere

    Medieval silver mining in at Bere Ferrers, Devon Professor Stephen Rippon, Dr Peter Claughton and Dr Chris Smart. Rippon, S., Claughton, P. and Smart C. 2009 Mining in a Medieval Landscape the royal silver mines of the Tamar Valley.Exeter University of

  • Kutna Hora the Medieval silver mining town

    Kutna Hora The Medieval Silver Mining Town

    Apr 27, 2017 An interesting activity is to take a tour of the old silver mines, as far as six floors below ground. Also worth seeing is the Italian Court (Vlassky dvur), home to the old mint - once responsible for producing much of Europes coinage - and

  • Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija

    Christian Heritage Of Kosovo And Metohija

    The most important field of industry was mining (silver and gold mine at Novo Brdo near Gnjilane-Kosovo, Trepa, Srebrenica, Rudnik among others) which was the main source of the Serbian Kingdom wealth. The recent conflict brought more attention to medieval heritage hidden in Serbia and Kosovo regions, which unfortunately needed more ...

  • Currency In Serbia Fascinating History And 5 Travel Tips

    Currency In Serbia Fascinating History And 5 Travel Tips

    Nov 02, 2020 Dinar (Serbian Cyrillic , pronounced D-ee-n-ah-r) is the official currency in Serbia.One dinar is subdivided into 100 paras. The international currency symbol for the dinar is RSD, and the currency code is 941.The current banknotes and coins show portraits of people important for the history of Serbia, the National Bank of Serbia, and Serbian cultural monuments.

  • Archaeometrical Studies on Medieval Silver Coins at the

    Archaeometrical Studies On Medieval Silver Coins At The

    (workshops, technologies, mines) and to explain commercial, military and political aspects. Medieval Moldavian (XIV-XVI Centuries) silver coins (groschen) were studied to determine the evolution of the coinage (debasement, metal sources, minting technologies). For these coins, two methods were used 3 MeV protons

  • Medieval Kingdoms Total War Grand Principality of Serbia

    Medieval Kingdoms Total War Grand Principality Of Serbia

    Nov 09, 2018 Of special interest to the republic were mining cities in Serbia where colonies of Ragusan merchants settled. With gold and silver from those mines Serbs would pay for the goods that were brought in. Especially profitable was arms trade, in 14 and 15th century Ragusans supplied whole western Balkans with firearms, cannons and gunpowder from ...

  • Gold silver in Medieval Europe Mining Weekly

    Gold Silver In Medieval Europe Mining Weekly

    Aug 17, 2012 Gold, silver in Medieval Europe. The decline of the Roman Empire during the fourth century CE largely resulted in widespread political and economic chaos in western Europe, which endured for the ...

  • Life in Medieval Serbia Rodoslovlje

    Life In Medieval Serbia Rodoslovlje

    In those days medieval writers and historians paid more attention to the life of the kings and noblemen than to the common people.We know when the kings waged war, whom they married and, hmmm, whom they divorced, but it is almost an impossible mission to find out what an ordinary peasant had for his lunch.

  • The medieval silver mines at Bere Ferrers Devon

    The Medieval Silver Mines At Bere Ferrers Devon

    The Medieval Silver Lead Miner Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society, Vol.12 No.2 (Winter 1993), pp.28-30. Claughton, P.F. Silver-Lead Technical Choice in the Devon Mines pp.54-59, in Ford, T.D. and Willies, L. (Eds) Mining before Powder Papers presented at the Georgius Agricola 500th Anniversary Conference, March 1994.

  • Medieval Serbian army Military Wiki Fandom

    Medieval Serbian Army Military Wiki Fandom

    The medieval Serbian army was well known for its strength and was among the top Balkan armies before the Ottoman expansion. Prior to the 14th century the army consisted of Byzantine-style noble cavalry (Vlastela) armed with bows and lances (replaced with crossbows in the 14th century) and infantry armed with spears, javelins and bows.With the economic growth from

  • Archeology of Medieval Mining Research Papers

    Archeology Of Medieval Mining Research Papers

    To provide a comparison to the two major mints of Samanid silver dirhams, Samarqand and al-Shsh, slag samples from two medieval silver production sites were collected and analyzed. In addition, ore samples from Lashkerek, one of the largest known medieval silver mine in Central Asia, and several deposits in the Nuratau Mountains near ...

  • The medieval silver mines of BrandesenOisans France

    The Medieval Silver Mines Of Brandesenoisans France

    Discover the medieval silver mines of Brandes-en-Oisans. This alpine mine was explored since the 12th century for silver, lead and copper and the raw materia...

  • These incredible places are in danger

    These Incredible Places Are In Danger

    Nov 23, 2021 The city of Potos, a silver mining center in the south of Bolivia, was once considered to be the worlds largest industrial complex. And today, the area is full of archaeological significance ...

  • Serbian antimining activists block roads to protest

    Serbian Antimining Activists Block Roads To Protest

    Nov 28, 2021 BELGRADE (Reuters) - Hundreds of environmental protesters blocked several major roads in Serbia on Saturday to protest against two new laws that they say will give free rein to foreign mining ...

  • Novo Brdo Fortress panacomp

    Novo Brdo Fortress Panacomp

    Novo Brdo Fortress Kosovo and Metohija. Novo Brdo is an impressive Medieval fortification in the south-eastern part of the Serbian Province of Kosovo and Metohija which was the site of the largest silver mine and the prosperous economic center of the Serbian Medieval state and the Central Balkans from the 14th till the 17th century. The Novo Brdo Fortress is situated on the

  • The RiSe and GRowTh of SeRBian BankinG unTil woRld

    The Rise And Growth Of Serbian Banking Until World

    This grave situation in Europe was, however, favorable for medieval Serbia. Its rich silver mines increased production and export of silver during the first half of the 15th century. According to some estimates, Serbian export of silver only to Dubrovnik in the period 1427-32 was around 25 tons a year.8 This suggests that

  • Kutn Hora UNESCO Silver Mining Medieval Town Heygo

    Kutn Hora Unesco Silver Mining Medieval Town Heygo

    Heygo - Kutna Hora - Kutn Hora UNESCO Silver Mining Medieval Town. StripeM-Inner.