MONEY & MEDALS
tel: +44 (0)1765 690799
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.
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
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.
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