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MONEY & MEDALS

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Philip Attwood

Memberships: BAMS (President), FIDEM (President), RNS, BNS

 

Awards/Prizes: Lhotka Prize 1992 (Artistic Circles) and 2003 (British Art Medals 1982-2002)

 

Career Summary: Keeper of the Department of Coins and Medals; Curator of Medals; Curator of Modern Coins

 

Areas of interest/research: Medals and badges

 

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

  • Hard at work: the diary of Leonard Wyon 1853-1867 (British Numismatic Society Special Publication no. 9, 2014)

  • Medals of Dishonour (British Museum Press, 2009) (with Felicity Powell)

  • Badges (British Museum Press, 2004)

  • Italian medals, c.1530-1600, in British public collections (British Museum Press, 2003)

  • British art medals 1982-2002 (British Art Medal Trust, 2002)

  • Artistic circles: the medal in Britain 1880-1918, exhibition catalogue (British Museum Press, 1992)

  • In the round: contemporary art medal of the world, exhibition catalogue (1992)

  • Acquisitions of medals 1983-1987, British Museum Occasional Paper no. 78 (1991)

  • Acquisitions of badges 1983-1987, British Museum Occasional Paper no. 76 (1990)

  • Acquisitions of badges 1978-1982, British Museum Occasional Paper no. 55 (1985)

 

Philip Attwood

Keeper of the Department of Coins and Medals

 

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

 

email: pattwood @ thebritishmuseum.ac.uk