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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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Sussex Training Day: Conservation, Documentation and Education

19th February, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, 10.00-16.00


This free one day event held in conjunction between Sussex Museums Group and the Money and Medals Network is a follow-up to the training day held in Brighton in 2014. It will feature introductory seminars on numismatic subjects related to conservation, documentation and education. The day will also afford attendees the opportunity to learn about and practice British Museum numismatic object pinning techniques and it will feature an introduction to the Museum Pathways Programme. Further details, including how to book, can be found here:


East Midlands Money and Medals Training Day

7th March, University of Nottingham Museum, 10.00-16.00


The Money and Medals Network is coming to the East Midlands for the first time with a numismatic training day which will be held at the University of Nottingham Museum. This collaborative event will feature introductory talks on subjects such as the storage, display and documentation of coins, medals and banknotes as well as the identification of Iron Age and Roman coinage. The day is free to attend and bookings can be made by contacting Museum Administrator Sarah Morriss whose email address is (please note that Sarah works part-time and so responses may not be immediate).


Both these events are open to people working or volunteering with numismatics in UK museums and other public institutions and are intended to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and expertise.