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The Cour des Monnaies

Jotham Parsons

in Making Money in Sixteenth-Century France: Currency, Culture, and the State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451591
eISBN:
9780801454981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451591.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the institutional structure of control over coinage and precious metals in France in the second half of the sixteenth century. Though coinage was overseen by the royal council, ... More


The Inflationary Crisis and the Reforms of 1577

Jotham Parsons

in Making Money in Sixteenth-Century France: Currency, Culture, and the State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451591
eISBN:
9780801454981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451591.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers how the French government resolved the problem of inflation in France. Beginning in the mid-1560s, the government began to seek expert advice from outside the circles of ... More


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