MONEY & MEDALS
tel: +44 (0)141 330 4221
email: hunterian-enquiries @ glasgow.ac.uk
Contact details: Dr Donal Bateson
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 2634
Email: John.Bateson @ glasgow.ac.uk
Date of visit: 30 October 2012
Nature and extent of collection
All numbers below are estimated
Greek coins: Yes
Roman (including provincial) coins: Yes
Byzantine coins: Yes
British coins: Yes
British tokens: Yes
European coins: Yes
Asian coins: Yes
Middle Eastern coins: Yes
African coins: Yes
American (USA and South America) coins: Yes
Proportion of collection on database:
How much detail in database entries?
Are images incorporated?
Is the database accessible to the public?
Is the database publicly accessible online? What is the URL if so?
Are there permanent numismatic displays?
Is numismatic material incorporated into more general displays?
Is there a facility for temporary exhibitions?
Have there been numismatic exhibitions in the past? If so, what?
Access to the collection
Is there a study facility?
Is equipment (balances, magnifying glasses, etc.) provided?
Public engagement with numismatic collection
Is there a handling collection?
Are numismatic collections used in Education sessions?
Do numismatic collections feature in gallery talks, lectures?
Are there other engagement activities based around numismatic collections?
ID and public enquiries
Does the museum offer a service for identifying objects and other public enquiries?
Is there any numismatic expertise in-house. If so, who, and in what areas?
Donal Bateson –
Sally-Ann Coupar –
Is there access to external expertise? If so, who and in what areas?
If there is expertise in-house, is there a willingness/capacity to share that with other museums?