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MONEY & MEDALS

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Ripon Museum Trust

Workhouse Museum

75 Allhallowgate

Ripon

North Yorkshire

HG4 1LE

 

tel: +44 (0)1765 690799

 

website: www.riponmuseums.co.uk

 

email: info@riponmuseums.co.uk

 

 

Contact details: James Etherington

 

Date of visit: 9 August 2016

 

Nature and extent of collection

 

600 pieces. The museum tells the history of policing in Yorkshire. Numismatic collection is comprised of a large number of Police medals and badges.

 

 

All numbers below are estimated

 

Medals (commemorative or military): 100 Police medals

Other: 500 Police badges

 

Specific strengths: Police medals and badges.

 

Library: N/A

 

 

Databases

 

Database used: PAST PERFECT

 

Proportion of collection on database: 0%

 

How much detail in database entries? N/A

 

Are images incorporated? N/A

 

Is the database accessible to the public? N/A

 

Is the database publicly accessible online? N/A

 

 

Display

 

Are there permanent numismatic displays? Yes.

 

Is numismatic material incorporated into more general displays? No.

 

Is there a facility for temporary exhibitions? Yes.

 

Have there been numismatic exhibitions in the past? If so, what? No.

 

 

Access to the collection

 

Is there a study facility? No.

 

Is equipment (balances, magnifying glasses, etc.) provided? N/A

 

 

Public engagement with numismatic collection

 

Is there a handling collection? No.

 

Are numismatic collections used in Education sessions? No.

 

Do numismatic collections feature in gallery talks, lectures? No.

 

Are there other engagement activities based around numismatic collections? No.

 

 

ID and public enquiries

 

Does the museum offer a service for identifying objects and other public enquiries? No.

 

 

Curatorial knowledge

 

Is there any numismatic expertise in-house? If so, who, and in what areas? No.

 

Is there access to external expertise? If so, who and in what areas? No.

 

If there is expertise in-house, is there a willingness/capacity to share that with other museums? N/A

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