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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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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

Full details will be distributed by January 2015.

CALL FOR PAPERS - "Mines, Metals and Money in Attica and the Ancient World" | 23 and 24 January 2015 | Athens


The directors of the Numismatic Museum (NMA), Athens, Greece and the Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies (ACANS), Macquarie University, Australia are pleased to announce an International Conference on ancient Greek archaeometallurgy and numismatics. The conference will take place on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 January 2015 at National Historical Museum, The Old Parliament Building, Kolokotronis Square, Stadiou str. 13, Athens, Greece.


If you wish to offer a paper please send the title and a short abstract (not more than 200 words) electronically to the conference Organizing Committee at by 15 November 2014.