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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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Money and Medals South West training day


Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Friday 21st October 2016, 10:00-16:00


The Money and Medals Network is coming to the South West for the first time for a training day to be held at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and booking is now open! This introductory numismatic training event will focus on subjects such as numismatic display, storage and documentation as well as an introduction to the identification of Medieval coinage. The day will also feature a practical element where attendees get the opportunity to practice numismatic pinning techniques using British Museum handling collection objects and equipment.


This event is FREE to attend and open to anyone working with numismatic collections in South West museums and public institutions. Curators, collections managers, education staff and volunteers are all welcome to participate.


Full details are attached, and to book a place please contact Sue Giles, Senior Curator World Cultures at Bristol Museums, directly: