The Cuerdale Hoard and related Viking-Age silver and gold from Britain and Ireland in the British MuseumThe Cuerdale hoard is the largest and most important hoard of Viking silver known from western Europe. The catalogue focuses on the entire non-numismatic contents (discovered in 1840), together with all the other hoards and single-finds of gold and silver artefacts (ornaments and ingots) of Viking character in the British...
BookAn evaluation of the development of the HSBC money gallery at the British Museum.
BookFeaturing 12 papers from the Money in Africa conference held at the British Museum, this volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to consider the role that money and trade plays in our understanding of African history. Ranging from the 10th century ad to the present day, the chapters...
Eagleton, Catherine ; Fuller, Harcourt ; Perkins, John
BookThis publication brings together the results of metallurgical analysis on Chinese coins undertaken at the British Museum during the last 15 years. The largest project looked at the metal content of Chinese cash coins over a period of more than 2,000 years. Although the results of the survey were published...
Cribb, Joe ; Bowman, Sheridan ; Cowell, Michael ; Shashoua, Yvonne ; Wayman, Michael L. …
BookFrom 1833–8, Charles Masson (1800–1853) was employed by the British East India Company to explore the ancient sites in south-east Afghanistan. In return for funding his exploration of the ancient sites of Afghanistan, the British East India Company received all of Masson’s finds. These were sent to the India Museum...