News & Views

Keep up to date with the latest numismatic news, from the latest coin releases to hoard discoveries, new research and more…

Royal Numismatic Society's Lhotka prize awarded
The Roman Republic to 49 BCE: Using Coins as Sources by Professor Liv Mariah Yarrow, chair of classics at Brooklyn…
17 August 2023
New keeper of the Heberden Coin Room at Ashmolean
The Ashmolean Museum has announced that Dr Frédérique Duyrat, Director of the Department of Coins, Medals and Antiques…
12 August 2023
Coronation 50p goes into circulation
Five million 50p coins celebrating the coronation of His Majesty Charles III have entered circulation.
11 August 2023
US Civil War coin hoard discovered
The announcement of a hoard of coins seems like a nearly weekly occurrence for the UK and the rest of Europe, writes US…
25 July 2023
First Star Wars 50p coin revealed
The Royal Mint has unveiled the first 50p coin design in its new Star Wars collection, with a new coin featuring an…
04 July 2023
Token collectors prepare for Congress
Planning for the 2023 Token Congress is well under way, with younger collectors being given the chance to attend for a…
23 June 2023
A bristly new Celtic coin discovered
A previously unknown type of a Celtic silver coin, known as ‘Berkshire Boars’, was recently found in Wiltshire
01 June 2023
Major exhibition at Ashmolean in Oxford
A major new exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, titled Labyrinth Knossos, Myth and Reality, will be the first…
25 May 2023
Hereford Museum acquires rare King Offa coin
A silver penny dating back to the reign of King Offa, the famous eighth-century ruler of Mercia, has been donated by its…
18 May 2023

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