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Dr Roger Bland OBE

Memberships: FSA, RNS, BNS (Council), Council for British Archaeology, Museums Association; Finds Research Group; Rescue; Society of Museum Archaeologists; All-Party Archaeology Group Advisory Group; FDA (Convenor, Culture Section and BM Branch); Honorary Lecturer, Institute of Archaeology, University College London


Awards/Prizes: Gilljam Prize 1986 (The Cunetio Treasure - with E.M. Besly); 1989 (The Normandy Hoard - with A.M. Burnett)


Career Summary: Curator of Roman Coins


Areas of interest/research: 


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

  • Portable Antiquities. Annual Reports 1997-2006 (ed.) (Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Museums and Libraries and Archives Council, British Museum, 1999-2006)

  • Reports on the Operation of the Treasure Act 1997-2004, (ed.), Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2000-06.

  • 'Rescuing our neglected heritage: the evolution of the Government’s policy on Portable Antiquities and Treasure’, Cultural Trends, 14 (4), No. 56 (December 2005): 257-96

  • Coin Hoards from Roman Britain, vols. III, VI, VII, VIII, IX and X, with A. M. Burnett and J. Orna-Ornstein (eds.) (British Museum, 1982-97)

  • The Cunetio Treasure with E. M. Besly, (British Museum Publications, 1983)




Head of Portable Antiquities and Treasure


Department of Portbale Antiquities and Treasure,

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


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