Grierson, Philip

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GRIERSON, Philip. British (born Ireland), b. 1910. Genres: History, Money/Finance. Career: Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, 1935-, Honorary Keeper of the Coins, Fitzwilliam Museum, 1949-, and Professor Emeritus of Numismatics, 1979-, University of Cambridge (Gonville and Caius College, Librarian, 1944-69, and President, 1966-76; Lecturer in History, 1945-59, Reader in Medieval Numismatics, 1959-71, and Professor of Numismatics, 1971-78). Adviser in Byzantine Numismatics to the Dumbarton Oaks Library and Collections, Harvard University, Washington, DC, 1955-98. Professor of Numismatics and the History of Coinage, University of Brussels, 1948-81. Literary Director, Royal Historical Society, 1945-55; President, Royal Numismatic Society, 1961-66. Publications: Les Annales de Saint-Pierre de Gand, 1937; Books on Soviet Russia 1917-42, 1943; Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles, vol. I, 1958; Bibliographie numismatique, 1966; English Linear Measures: A Study in Origins, 1973; (with A.R. Bellinger) Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collections, 5 vols., 1966-99; Numismatics, 1975; Monnaies du Moyen Age, 1976; The Origins of Money, 1977; Dark Age Numismatics, 1979; Later Medieval Numismatics, 1979; Byzantine Coins, 1982; (with M. Blackburn) Medieval European Coinage, vol. 1, 1986, vol. 14 (with L. Travaini), 1999; The Coins of Medieval Europe, 1991; (with M. Mays) Catalogue of the Late Roman Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, 1992; Scritti Storici e Numismatici, 2001. Address: Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge CB2 1TA, England.