Festival of Coins

The Festival of Coins is open! Between 18 September to 16 October 2020 you can add to your collection with the Festival Marketplace, and add to your knowledge with expert exhibits, videos and presentations, all detailed in the Festival Programme.

The mystery of Alexander the Great's lost coins
BBC News Arabic investigates the disappearance of some of the world’s rarest coins from the shoreline of Gaza. And…
28 September 2020
An Introduction to the Herberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum
Professor Christopher Howgego, Keeper of the Herberden Coin Room, provides us with an in-depth guide to the collection.
27 September 2020
How to Build a Banknote Collection
Banknote expert Jonathan Callaway provides a video presentation on how to start or build a banknote collection, covering…
26 September 2020
EXHIBIT: Tour of the Bass Gallery
Experience one of the greatest US gold coin collections ever assembled, including many one-of-a-kind specimens, with…
25 September 2020
Interview with Graham Birch, author of The Metal in Britain’s Coins
Coin Collector Editor Matt Hill talks to author Graham Birch about his new book 'The Metal in Britain's Coins'.
24 September 2020
Chards Coin and Bullion Dealer
Since first opening their doors in 1964, Chards Coin and Bullion Dealer has served the numismatic and investing…
22 September 2020
Money Artist J.S.G. Boggs
Gain an insight into the American artist known for his hand-drawn depictions of banknotes, including his time and arrest…
22 September 2020
Siege Stories: Tales of Courage & Defiance
Siege warfare has generated a fascinating area of numismatics. With it comes its share of heroes, heroines and villains.…
21 September 2020
Coins, Crown & Conflict: An exploration of Cromwell's England (American…
This ANA exhibit explores the period starting with the reign of Charles I and the English Civil Wars to the first years…
19 September 2020

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