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Dr Mark Curteis

Memberships: BNS, RNS


Career Summary: Curator of Social History and Art (Chelmsford Museum), Heritage Learning Manager (Essex County Council), Head of Interpretation/Keeper of Archaeology (Northampton Museum), Curator (Letchworth Museum)


Areas of interest/research: Iron Age and Roman coins and their archaeological context. Doctoral research addressed Iron Age coin distribution and use in the South Midlands. Masters research looked at the coinage of Housesteads Roman fort focussing on economy and chronology.


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

  • ‘Harlow Roman Temple and other Essex Temples’, in Trans. Essex Soc. For Arch. and Hist. (4th ser.) 6 (2015), 164-188.

  • ‘A new perspective on the coinages of Early Roman sites in Essex’, in Trans. Essex Soc. For Arch. and Hist. 39 (2010), 166-174.

  • ‘Ketton, Rutland’, in R. Abdy et al, Coin Hoards from Roman Britain XII. (Moneta: Wetteren 2009), 347-353.

  • ‘A hoard of silver hammered coins from Coventry 2006’, in Num. Chron.168 (2008), 428-430.

  • ‘Ritual coin deposition on Iron Age settlements’, in C. Haselgrove and D. Wigg (eds) Iron Age Coinage and Ritual Practices. Studien zu Fundmünzen der Antike 20 (2008), 207-226.

  • ‘Coinage and Territoriality in Iron Age Essex and Suffolk’, in Trans. Essex Soc. For Arch. and Hist. 37 (2008), 1-14.

  • ‘A late Roman Coin Hoard and Burials, Garleys Field, Rutland’ in Trans. Leicestershire Archaeol. And Hist. Soc. 82 (2008), 80-112.

  • ‘Distribution and ritual deposition of Iron Age coins in the South Midlands’, in P. de Jersey (ed.) Celtic Coinage: New Discoveries, New Discussion. BAR 1532 (2006), 61-80.

  • The coins from Lobbs Hole, Stevenage. Heritage Network: Letchworth (2005).

  • ‘Shillington A and B, Bedfordshire', in R. Abdy et al (eds) Coin Hoards from Roman Britain XI. RNS: London (2002), 65-75.  

  • 'Titchmarsh Late Iron Age and Roman Settlement', in Northants. Archaeol Vol. 28 (2000), 164-75.

  • 'A review of Celtic coinage in Britain by P. de Jersey', in Arch. J., 154 (1997), 314.

  • 'Iron Age coinage', in The Archaeologist Vol. 28 (1997), 21 23.

  • 'The coinage of Ninesprings Roman villa, Great Wymondley', in Herts. Arch. Vol. 12 (1997), 7 11.

  • 'Fineshade, Northamptonshire', in R. Bland and J. Orna Ornstein (eds.) Coin Hoards from Roman Britain Vol.. X. London (1997).

  • 'An analysis of the circulation patterns of Iron Age coins from Northamptonshire', in Britannia Vol. 27 (1996), 17-42.

  • 'Ashton, Northamptonshire, 1955', in Num. Chron. Vol 156 (1996), 298-300.

  • 'Sibbertoft, Northamptonshire, 1991 92', in Num. Chron. Vol 156 (1996), 296-7.

  • 'Fineshade, Northants, 1994', in Num. Chron. Vol 156 (1996), 285.

  • 'A Roman coin hoard from Fineshade, Northants.' Northants. Archaeol. Vol. 26. (1996).

  • 'Archaeological excavations at Swan Street, 1989: the coins', in Northants. Archaeol. Vol. 25 (1994).

  • 'Ninesprings Roman villa', in R. Bland (ed.), The Chalfont Hoard and other Roman coin hoards, London (1992).

  • 'The Sibbertoft Civil War coin hoard', in Northants. Archaeol. Vol. 24 (1992).

  • 'The Ashton coin hoard', in Northants. Archaeol. Vol. 23 (1991).

Assistant Museums Manager – Curatorial and Learning


Chelmsford Museum, Oaklands Park,

Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 9AQ


Email: mark.curteis @