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June Coin of the Month


In this month's blog, Clare Rowan discusses a letter by Frederick Parkes Weber, and what he originally had in mind for the Royal Numismatic Society Parkes Weber Prize. Read about it here.

May Coins of the Month

This month, in a lock down special, we have two entries for our Coin of the Month series. Nicholas Aherne discusses provincial coinage in Syria and Cristian Mondello examines two unpublished token moulds in Florence.

Coin of the Month: A Bronze Neapolitan Coin and its Relevance to Rome


One of our alumni, Ieuan Luke, writes about the beginnings of Roman coinage in January's coin of the month.

Thu 02 Jan 2020, 12:08 | Tags: alumnus Faculty of Arts Numismatics Research

Coin of the Month: The crocodile as a symbol of Egypt on a victory coin of Augustus


Undergraduate student Richa Snell explores the use of the crocodile on an aureus of Augustus in this piece.

Research Paper at Birmingham 23 Oct 2019

Alison Cooley is giving a research paper at the University of Birmingham's Classics Dept Seminar Series on Wed 23 Oct entitled 'Debating Tiberian political discourse'.

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