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MONEY & MEDALS

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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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Money and Medals Network | Department of Coins and Medals, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG

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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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Money and Medals Training Opportunities

 

East Midlands Money and Medals Network: Medals in Museum Collections

University of Nottingham Museum

Friday 20th March, 10:00-17:00

 

This event will feature talks on commemorative, military and art medals as well as best practice in storing and displaying medals. This day of training is FREE to attend and open to anyone working or volunteering with medal collections in museums and other heritage institutions in the East Midlands and beyond. Details are still being finalised, but booking is now open! A limited number of Arts Council England travel bursaries are available to support those within England who are otherwise unable to attend and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. 

 

To book a place, or to enquire about the bursaries, please email mmn@britishmuseum.org 

 

Money and Medals South West Training Day: Medals in Museum Collections

Somerset Heritage Centre, South West Heritage Trust

Thursday 9th April, 10:00-17:00

 

The follow up event to last year’s South West training day will also focus on commemorative, military and art medals plus various numismatic collections management subjects. Full details will be available soon, but booking is now open! A limited number of Arts Council England travel bursaries are available to support those within England who are otherwise unable to attend and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. 

 

To book a place, or to enquire about the bursaries, please email mmn@britishmuseum.org 

 

Train the Trainer 3: Iron Age and Roman coinage

Department of Coins and Medals, the British Museum

Friday 24th April, 10:00-17:00

 

The third in our new series of ‘train the trainer’ events will focus on Iron Age and Roman coinage. Led by Eleanor Ghey and Richard Abdy from the British Museum’s Department of Coins and Medals, this event will furnish attendees with skills in identifying and displaying Iron Age and Roman coins, skills which can then be shared with the wider museum community. Places on this course are strictly limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. A limited number of Arts Council England travel bursaries are available to support those within England who are otherwise unable to attend and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.

 

To book a place, or to enquire about the bursaries, please email mmn@britishmuseum.org 

 

Money and Medals South East Training Day

Milton Keynes Museum

Tuesday 5th May, 10:00-17:00

 

The Money and Medals Network is holding an introductory numismatic training event in the South East of England which will be held at Milton Keynes Museum in Wolverton. This will feature talks on the storage and display of numismatic material as well as an introduction to the identification of medieval coinage. In addition, the event will feature a tour of the museum. Full details will be available soon, but booking is now open! A limited number of Arts Council England travel bursaries are available to support those within England who are otherwise unable to attend and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. 

 

To book a place, or to enquire about the bursaries, please email mmn@britishmuseum.org