The Mining Administration under the Báthory Area – Cover Image
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Fejedelmi aranybeváltók a Báthory-korszakban.
The Mining Administration under the Báthory Area –

Careers by the Treasury of the Principality of Transylvania

Author(s): Petra Mátyás-Rausch
Subject(s): 16th Century, 17th Century
Published by: Erdélyi Múzeum-Egyesület
Keywords: Mining Administration;Báthory family;
Summary/Abstract: The study examines the mining administration, especially the gold changing in the area under family Báthory. In these times the gold changing belonged to the mining chamber of Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca) and the mining chamber of Nagyszeben (Sibiu), besides the miners could exchange by the gold-changer their gold and silver, who works at the princely treasury. From the gold-changers Gergely Gyarmati had the most successful career; he was the leader of treasury between 1590 and 1593. After his fall the prince, Zsigmond Báthory, terminated this position, and instructed the prefect of mining chamber in Kolozsvár to exchange exploited gold and silver.

  • Page Range: 111-123
  • Page Count: 13
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Hungarian