Medieval (Scope note)

The term refers to the period from about AD 400 to about AD 1500. See also the Narrow Terms 'Early Medieval' and 'Late Medieval'. See also the terms ‘Late Roman’ or ‘Byzantine’. N.B. For all European coins, the term 'Medieval' (rather than the Narrow Terms 'Early Medieval' and 'Late Medieval') is used as a general term for the period c. 400 to c. 1500. Other term can also be entered, such as 'Burgundian'.