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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.


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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East Midlands Numismatic Training Day

Conservation, Outreach and Ancient Mediterranean Coinage

Friday the 9th of September 2016, 10:00 - 16:00

University of Nottingham Museum


The East Midlands Network's first follow-up session has an emphasis on conservation and outreach subjects, and there will be an Ancient Mediterranean-themed coin handling session in celebration of the museum’s current spotlight exhibition A Greek in Egypt. In addition to the talks and handling session, the day will feature an opportunity to see the exhibition. The aim of the event is to encourage local networking and to inspire people to make more of their numismatic collections through outreach and engagement.


To book a place at this FREE event please email Museum Administrator Sarah Morriss:



West Midlands Roman coin identification day

Wednesday the 14th of September 2016,  10:00 – 16:00

Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Warwick


The first follow-up training event of the West Midlands numismatic network will focus on the identification of Roman coinage. This represents an excellent oppotunity to learn and develop Roman coin ID skills which will be useful for answering public enquiries, cataloguing museum collections and developing numismatic displays.


The event is free to attend and is open to anyone working with numismatics in West Midlands museums and other public institutions. Booking in advance is essential.


Booking is now open! Please contact Dr Stanley Ireland, coordinator of the West Midlands network, directly to book a place: