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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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Roman coinage identification training session, British Museum

Friday 27 November


The training will be led by Dr Sam Moorhead, the Portable Antiquities Scheme’s National Finds Advisor for Roman coins and is being held in conjunction with PASt Explorers and the Money and Medals Network. Sam will be introducing attendees to the identification of Roman coinage through presentations, giving advice on the use of printed and electronic resources for identification purposes and providing a practical session which will involve handling Roman coins.


This is an opportunity to learn about the identification of Roman coins with an expert in this field and may prove to be beneficial for cataloguing museum collections and responding to public enquiries. A few places are still available so if you would like to attend then please contact Henry Flynn at


It is free to attend and open to anyone working with Roman coins in a museum or public institution.