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BookPublication of the proceedings of a conference held to mark the 150th anniversary of the British Museum’s Department of Coins and Medals in 2011. The publication spells out ways forward for numismatic activity and the roles UK museums may play in developing the discipline in the 21st century.
Catalogue of the Japanese Coin Collection (pre-Meiji) at the British Museum (with special reference to Kutsuki Masatsuna)The British Museum’s collection of Japanese coins is one of the best outside Japan. Many of the coins were originally in the collection of Japan’s renowned numismatist and collector, Kutsuki Masatsuna (1750–1802), and were acquired by the British Museum in the 1880s. At the same time as Kutsuki Masatsuna was...
Wang, Helen ; Cribb, Joe ; Sakuraki, Shin’ichi ; Kornicki, Peter ; Screech, Timon …
BookA conference at the British Museum in 2008, of which this book represents an expanded publication, brought together scholars from differing fields specialising in ancient North Africa. This multidisciplinary approach allowed a number of subjects to be enriched through comparative evidence. The conference concentrated on the area the Romans knew...
Dowler, Amelia ; Galvin, Elizabeth R.
BookThis catalogue provides a general introduction to Sikh coins and provides access to the British Museum’s collection. The catalogue details every Sikh coin in the collection and includes a history of the collection with insights into the history of the Sikh empire and the practise of Sikhism. With information denominations,...
Khera, Paramdip Kaur
Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan: Explorations, Excavations, Collections 1832−1835From 1833–8, Charles Masson (1800–1853) was employed by the British East India Company to explore the ancient sites in south-east Afghanistan. During this period, he surveyed over a hundred sites around Kabul, Jalalabad and Wardak, making numerous drawings of the sites, together with maps, compass readings, sections of the stupas...