In conversation with… Roger Bland, RNS President

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01 September 2021
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The Royal Numismatic Society is the UK’s foremost society for numismatics – the study of coins, medals and related currency items. Find out more about the Society and its aims with President Roger Bland in our online talk…

Discover more about the Royal Numismatic Society, one of the most prestigious numismatic organisations in the world, as we talk to the President. We'll ask Roger about his own love of coins and their history, discuss his role at the RNS, and field questions from the audience.

About Roger Bland

Roger Bland, OBE, FSA is a British curator and numismatist. At the British Museum, he served as Keeper of the Department of Portable Antiquities and Treasure from 2005 to 2013, Keeper of the Department of Prehistory and Europe from 2012 to 2013, and Keeper of the Department of Britain, Europe and Prehistory from 2013 to 2015.

Since 2015, he has been a visiting professor at the University of Leicester and a Senior Fellow of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge.

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He is President of the Royal Numismatic Society.