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Dr Richard Hobbs

Memberships: FSA, RNS


Career Summary: C&M research assistant, FLO (Kent), PAS outreach, Curator


Areas of interest/research: coins and economy of ancient Pompeii, hoarding in the later Roman Empire, Iron Age coinage in Britain


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

  • Currency & exchange in ancient Pompeii. Coins from the AAPP excavations at Regio VI, Insula 1 (Institute of Classical Studies, 2013)

  • ‘The coins from Farley Heath Roman temple’, Surrey Archaeological Collections 93 (2007), p. 106-19

  • ‘Coins from the AAPP excavations: update 1’, Numismatic Chronicle 165 (2005), 377-81

  • ‘Coins from the AAPP excavations, Pompeii’, Numismatic Chronicle 163 (2003), 377-9

  • ‘The coins’, in Excavations at the Mola di Monte Gelato. A Roman and medieval settlement in south Etruria, by T.W. Potter and A.C. King (Archaeological Monographs of the British School at Rome 11), 1997, 236-41        

  • British Iron Age coins in the British Museum (1996)

  • 'Roman coins from Merv, Turkmenistan' Oxford Journal of Archaeology 14 (1) (March 1995), 97-102

  • An inventory of Romano-British coin hoards (by A.S. Robertson, edited by R Hobbs & TV Buttrey)

  • Late Roman Precious metal deposits c. AD200-700: Changes Over Time and Space (British Archaeological Reports International Series 2006).



Weston Curator of Roman Britain


Department of Britain, Europe and Prehistory  

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


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