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Dr Dario Calomino

Awards/Prizes: Leverhulme Trust Research Project 2013; Newton International Fellowship 2011; RNS Grant-CNG Roman and Byzantine Fund 2010


Career Summary: Project Curator, Roman Provincial Coins-British Museum Department of Coins and Medals (2014-2017); Member of the Council of the Royal Numismatic Society (2014-2017); Honorary Research Associate, UCL Department of History (2013-2014); Newton Research Fellow-British Museum Department of Coins and Medals (2012-2014); Teaching Assistant in Numismatics-Verona and Padua University (2004-2010); Researcher in Greek and Roman Numismatics in Italian Museums-Verona, Venice, Brescia, Rovereto, Roma-Museo Nazionale Romano (2003-2012)


Areas of interest/research: Coinage, Economic History and Archaeology of Rome and the Roman Provinces (particularly Greece and the East); Coin finds of Roman-Byzantine Age in Northern Italy (especially Veneto and Trentino); Coin finds (Greek coins of Magna Graecia and Roman coins) in Southern Italy (especially Basilicata); Collecting of ancient coins in Northern Italy between the 16th and the 18th centuries.


Details of books/publications relating to your work on Money and Medals:

  • D. Calomino (with M. Spoerri-Butcher), ‘Roman Provincial Coins. Eastern Provinces’, in Survey of Numismatic Research 2008-2013, Messina 2015 (forthcoming)  

  • D. Calomino (with B. Maurina), ‘Roman, Ostrogothic and Byzantine coins from the castrum of Loppio - S. Andrea (Trento-Italy)’, in Proceedings of the I International Workshop of Numismatics, BAR International Series, ed. G. Pardini, Oxford 2015 (in press).

  • Calomino, D. ‘Bilingual coins of Severus Alexander in the Eastern provinces’, American Journal of Numismatics 26 (2014), 199-222.

  • Calomino, D. ‘Le monnayage de Corcyre sous les Sévère: addendum’, in Bulletin de la Société Française de Numismatique 69/8, Octobre 2014, pp. 254-259.

  • Calomino, D. ‘The Coinage of Corcyra under the Severans’, Revue Numismatique 171 (2014), 429-462.

  • D. Calomino, Bollettino di Numismatica 51-52, Nuova Serie. Monete romane provinciali. La Collezione De Sanctis Mangelli nel Medagliere del Museo Nazionale Romano. Volume I: Hispania, Gallia, Italia e isole, Cyrenaica e Creta, Achaia, Epirus, Macedonia, Thracia, Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Roma 2014

  • D. Calomino, 'Die-sharing in Moesia Inferior under Gordian III', Numismatic Chronicle 173 (2013), pp. 105-126

  • D. Calomino, 'Actia Nicopolis. Coinage, Currency and Civic Identity (27BC - AD268)', in The City and the Coin in the Ancient and Early Medieval Worlds, BAR International Series 2402, ed. F.L. Sanchez, Oxford 2012, pp. 103-115

  • D. Calomino, Review of: Y.P. Touratsoglou, A contribution to the economic history of the Kingdom of ancient Macedonia (6th- 3rd cent. BC), ed. K. Liampi, KERMA 2, Athens 2010, pp. 236 pages (both in Greek and in English), Rivista Italiana di Numismatica e Scienze Affini CXIII, (2012), pp. 399-401

  • D. Calomino, Nicopolis d'Epiro. Nuovi studi sulla zecca e sulla produzione monetale, BAR Series 2214, Oxford 2011

  • D. Calomino, 'Some Hitherto Unidentified Roman Provincial Issues among the Coin Finds of Nicopolis', Numismatic Chronicle 170 (2010), pp. 73-84


Newton Research Fellow: Roman Provincial Coinage 6 Project


British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG


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