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MONEY & MEDALS

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Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Comprising Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum; Discovery Museum; Great North Museum: Hancock; Hatton Gallery; Laing Art Gallery; Segedunum Roman Fort; Shipley Art Gallery; South Shields Museum & Art Gallery; Stephenson Railway Museum; Tyne & Wear Archives

 

Main contact address: Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 4JA

 

 

General telephone: +44 (0)191 2326789

 

Website: www.twmuseums.org.uk

 

Twitter: @TWAMmuseums

 

Email: adam.bell@twmuseums.org.uk

 

 

Main contact: Adam Bell (Keeper of History)

 

Date of visit: 26-28 June 2017

 

Nature and extent of collection

 

Coins / tokens / medals would mainly be collected by the History, Archaeology and Ethnography departments of the museum services.

 

5848 catalogue records with ‘coin’ in the simple name field / 1173 catalogue records with ‘token’ in the simple name field / 1760 catalogue records with ‘medal’ in the simple name field / 195 catalogue records with ‘banknote’ in the simple name field / 21 catalogue records with ‘money box’ in the simple name field.