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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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Coins, Languages and Cultures from the Steppes

Friday 3 June 2016,  2:00 pm – 4:30 pm.

Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Second Floor (by the Japanese Gallery)



2:00 Dr Jerome Mairat, Curator, Ashmolean Museum – ‘Welcome’

2:15 Prof. Jugder Luvsandorj, Professor of Mongolian studies, Charles University, Prague, ‘The Secret History of the Mongols: Translation and Betrayal’

3:00 Fresco Sam-Sin, lecturer of Manchu and Manchu studies at Leiden University, ‘Khans, Coins and Calques’

3:45 Dr Lyce Jankowski, Research fellow, Worcester College

‘Mongol Empire: issuing Coins and forging a written Language’

followed by a guided visit to the exhibition in the Money Gallery

Pax Mongolica – Coins of the Mongol Empire


All Welcome!

Please RSVP to to express interest


Coins & Hoards Day at Nantwich Museum

Saturday 4 June 2016, 11:00 - 15:00

Nantwich Museum, Cheshire


Nantwich Museum is holding a free public Coins & Hoards Day as part of its Treasures of Nantwich project supported by the Art Fund. Visitors will be invited to view and handle objects and bring in their own coins for identification. At 1pm there will be two free talks: Roman coin expert Matt Ball will be speaking about hoards in the North West, with a focus on the Cheshire Hoards, and the British Museum’s Henry Flynn, Project Curator of the Money and Medals Network, will talk about the region’s wealth of numismatic collections. Members of the South Lancashire & Cheshire Metal Detecting Club will be on hand throughout the day to answer all your coin-related questions.


For further information please email or telephone 01270 627104; Website: