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The Money and Medals Network is a Subject Specialist Network that aims to enhance knowledge and understanding of coins, medals, tokens and paper money in British collections.


Funded by the British Museum, Arts Council England and The Vivmar Foundation the Network aims to facilitate dialogue and debate around research methodologies, interpretation, display and learning programmes.


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numismatics, n.

The study of coins, medals, and (occas.) banknotes, esp. from an archaeological or historical perspective. Also: the collection of these as artefacts.

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The British and Royal Numismatic Society

Joint Summer Meeting 2015, York


‘Beyond Vale of York’, Saturday 11 July 10:00am – 4.30pm

To coincide with the return of the Vale of York hoard, a study day will be hosted in the Yorkshire Museum.


It will cover the most recent research on the Vale of York Viking treasure and the newly-acquired Bedale hoard. It will also offer perspectives on hidden wealth from the Iron Age, Roman and Medieval periods. Confirmed speakers include Philip de Jersey (Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery), ‘Iron Age coin hoards: the story in the north’, Barrie Cook (British Museum) ‘TBC’, Andrew Woods (York Museums Trust), ‘The Vale of York Viking Hoard: What we have learned’, Natalie McCaul (York Museums Trust), ‘The Bedale hoard’, Rachel Cubitt (York Archaeological Trust), ‘The Warlaby Hoard’, Matthew Ball (Harris Museum, Preston), ‘A curious set of scratches on the Fleetwood Hoard of clipped siliquae’, Carl Savage (Cumbria), ‘The Bootham School hoard’


The event is Free, although museum admission will apply. It will be hosted in the Historic Library of the Yorkshire Museum. Booking will open on the 1st of May 2015. Bookings can be made at the following address: