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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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West Midlands MMN: Medieval coinage identification training day

There is still time to sign up to the Medieval coinage identification training day being held at the University of Warwick on the 31st of May from 10:00 until 16:00


The day, led by the British Museum’s Dr Barrie Cook and Dr Gareth Williams, will be comprised of four one-hour-long sessions covering early Medieval coinage in the morning followed by post Medieval coinage in the afternoon. There will also be a session on the documentation of Medieval coinage on a museum database and a handling session where attendees will be able to put their new identification skills to the test. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about identifying Medieval coins when they are brought in for identification by the public or for general cataloguing of museum collections.


This event is FREE to attend and open to anyone working or volunteering with museum numismatic collections.


Further details can be found here: and anyone wanting to sign up should contact Dr Stanley Ireland:


East of England Numismatic Network: Medieval & Tudor Coinage

The Fitzwilliam Museum, in association with SHARE Museums East, is hosting a training day at the Fitzwilliam Museum on Thursday 29th June. We're fortunate to be able to call on three leading experts in their respective fields:


Dr Rory Naismith (KCL) will look cover Early Medieval England,

Dr Martin Allen (Fitzwilliam Museum) will focus on the Later Medieval Coinage

Dr Barrie Cook (British Museum) will introduce the Tudors and their coins.


If you're interested in attending then please go to the SHARE website to book a place:


This event is FREE to attend and lunch will be provided. It is open to anyone working or volunteering with Medieval and Tudor coin collections in museums and public institutions in the East of England. There are just 6 places left so do book soon.