XRF analysis: 23 Wallachian ducats (1452-1456)

Published: 5 May 2019| Version 3 | DOI: 10.17632/y6mtnsyvpz.3
Alexander Petrov


The dataset contains analysis of metal of twenty-three Muntenia ducats hammered in 1452-1456. Ducats are divided into four types: I, IIA, IIB, IIC. The specimens are in the author’s private collection of coins and medals.


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46 PDF files for Adobe Acrobat/Reader. A handheld XRF analyser Thermo Scientific Niton XL3t Goldd+ was taken to measure the composition of the 23 coins’ metal at the University in Bergen, Norway in 2014.


Arts and Humanities, Archeology, History, Money, Chemical Composition Analysis