Upcoming Lecture: Ancient Coinage and the Portable Antiquities Scheme

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Ancient Coinage and the
Portable Antiquities Scheme

with Dr. Andrew Brown of The British Museum
Assistant Finds Adviser and Treasure Curator for Iron Age and Roman coins
Portable Antiquities and Treasure (Dept. of Learning and National Partnerships)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
5:30 pm

ANS Headquarters
75 Varick Street, Floor 11
New York, NY

The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) was created in England in 1997 to record archaeological material found by members of the public. Coinage forms the single largest class of object and with more than 300,000 ancient coins to date represents an unparalleled dataset with the potential to change our perceptions of the ancient British landscape. Our challenge is how to sensibly achieve this and I hope to present some preliminary conclusions that demonstrate the coins at work!

Please RSVP to Emma Pratte at membership@numismatics.org.

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