Lectures

Recipient: Dr. Michael Alram Director, Coin Cabinet of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien in Vienna, Austria The Silvia Mani Hurter Memorial Lecture by Dr. Michael Alram Money and Power in Ancient Bactria

Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan, Executive Director, introduces Dr. Michael Alram,
Director, Coin Cabinet of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien in Vienna, Austria
and the 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award Recipient.

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May 10, 2018 The 2018 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture. Professor Walter Scheidel presented: “The Great Alternative?”. His lecture discusses how the ancient world produced two major independent traditions of coinage: one in the Aegean, which laid the foundations for our own nickels, dimes and quarters, and the other in early China.

April 5, 2018 "New Observations in Archaic & Classical Period Cypriote Coinage" was delivered by Dr. Evangeline Markou. Dr. Markou is the Senior Researcher at the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF)

October 21, 2017 Money Talks: The Future of Digitization

October 20, 2017, The  2017 Huntinton Award and Silvia Mani Hurter Memorial Lecture by Dr. Bland, entitled “How Coin Finds are Changing the face of Roman Britain: the Contribution of the Portable Antiquities Scheme”.

September 15, 2017 Aneurin Ellis-Evans (Lecturer in Ancient History at Brasenose and St. Anne’s Colleges, Oxford) Mouse-Killing Apollo and His Coinage: New Light on the Mint of Alexandreia Troas in the Hellenistic Period discussed how, in the 2nd and 1st c. BC, the city of Alexandreia Troas in north-west Turkey produced a long-running silver coinage in the name of a local deity, Apollo Smintheus, who is first attested in the opening lines of Homer's Iliad. This talk presented work in progress on the wealth of new evidence we have for this series which sheds light on the history of Alexandreia Troas during the period of Rome's conquest of the Greek East.

May 1, 2017, The 2017 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture: P. Wagoner, F. Flood "The Deccan as an Integrated Currency Zone"

October 27, 2016, The 2016 Salton lecture by Dr Andrew Burnett. "Roman Coins, Money and Elizabethan Society: an Unknown Work by Sir Thomas Smith".

June, 7, 2016, The 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award Winner, Dr. Alram, presented the Silvia Mani Hurter Memorial Lecture, "Money and Power in Ancient Bactria".

April 12, 2016, The 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture was presented by Aneurin Ellis-Evans, Junior Research Fellow in Classics at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford.“Imperialism and Regionalism in the Athenian Empire: an Attic Weight Coinage from North-West Turkey and its Afterlife (427-405 BC)”.

May 16, 2015, The 2015 Archer M. Hungington Award for excellence in numismatic scholarship to Arthur A. Houghton, III. Following the presentation, he delivered the Silvia Mani Hurter Memorial Lecture, which was entitled "Seleucid Excursions: More Questions than Answers".