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Lectures and events

This page lists lectures and events related to numismatics. If you would like to see details of events your society is hosting listed here then please get in touch via the contact page.

Ashmolean Museum. Hands-On Coins

Room 7 Every Saturday, 11.30–3.30

Handle historical coins from different times and

places, with the help of our volunteer team. Free,

no booking necessary.


26        British Museum free lunchtime talk | Bridget Millmore, 18th-century love tokens and forgeries, Gallery 68 13.15–14.00



7           British Museum free lunchtime talk | Helen Wang, Understanding Chinese money, Gallery 68 13.15–14.00

20         Royal Numismatic Society | Andrew Burnett, Coinage in Rome and the Roman provinces IV. The High Empire – AGM &

            Summer Party

27          British Numismatic Society | Rachel Wilkinson, Coins and objects: an integrated study of Iron Age hoarding practice

30         British Museum free lunchtime talk | Paul Craddock, A metallurgical tour through antiquity, Gallery 68 13.15–14.00



4           Fitzwilliam Museum | Tour for blind and partially sighted adults: Coins from India - Ancient to present. Meet at the

            Courtyard Entrance. Tea and coffee break provided. Guide dogs and companions are welcome to all sessions. Booking

            essential. To register your interest tel: 01223 332904 or email:

5           Fitzwilliam Museum free lunchtime talk | Adrian Popescu, Silver, gold and copper for India’s money: Ancient to present,

            Seminar Room (35), Admission is by token, one per person, available at the Courtyard Entrance from 12.45 on the day of the

            talk. Induction loop available. 13:15 to 14:00



2           Fitzwilliam Museum | Indian coins handling session 8+. Join curators and staff from the Fitzwilliam Museum at this special

            pre-booked event for an exploratory handling session with a selection of beautiful coins from India as part of Family Art

           Week at the Fitzwilliam. Booking essential, tel: 01223 332904 or email:

16         Fitzwilliam Museum | Indian coins handling session. Booking essential.To register your interest please tel: 01223 332904 or




26          British Numismatic Society | Martin Allen, Local coinages in the reign of Stephen (1135-54)



26          British Numismatic Society | Jennifer Bishop, Common currencies: talking about the coinage in Tudor England



26          British Numismatic Society | Anniversary Meeting and Presidential Address: Dr Kevin Clancy, The silver crisis of the 1690s  

             (Followed by the Anniversary Reception for members and their guests.)