MONEY & MEDALS
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
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.