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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The study of coins, medals, and (occas.) banknotes, esp. from an archaeological or historical perspective. Also: the collection of these as artefacts.
FIRST MEETING OF THE ROMAN PROVINCIAL COINAGE PROJECT AT THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM
On Friday 25th July, the first general meeting on the Roman Provincial Coinage Project was held at the Heberden Coin Room of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss works in progress and plans for publication and funding. An important theme was the future of on-line databases, to follow the model of the Oxford's RPC 4 website. The RPC project, which started in 1992, will produce the first standard typology of the provincial coinage in 10 volumes.
THE BEAU STREET HOARD TWO DAY SYMPOSIUM
22-24 April 2015 at the Assembly Rooms and Roman Baths (Free)
This two-day Symposium at the Assembly Rooms in Bath is supported by The Roman Society, The Association for Roman Archaeology and the Heritage Lottery Fund. It will be preceded by a free lecture, on Wednesday 22 April in the Pump Room, by Richard Abdy, Curator of Coins and Medals at The British Museum who has led on the research and conservation of the hoard.
Tickets for the lecture are not restricted to Symposium attendees. Ten student bursaries of up to £100 each, generously provided by The Association for Roman Archaeology, will be available. Presented by The Roman Baths in collaboration with The British Museum, The Roman Society and The Association for Roman Archaeology.
For tickets and details of accommodation in Bath visit www.romanbaths.co.uk
Full details will be distributed by January 2015.