Numismatics: Projects and Publications

Loose Change

Over the past few years a number of coin hoards have been discovered in Wales. These include a collection of Roman coins from Bridgend, medieval coins from Llanfaes, Anglesey and a civil war hoard from Tregwynt. All of these have been the subject of study which will result in academic publications. Their importance has also been brought to the attention of a wider audience through lectures to local societies and other interested bodies.

As a general introduction to numismatics, we have also produced a guide to the subject Loose Change: a guide to common coins and medals.

(All our books can be ordered by calling (029) 2057 3155, or e-mail bookshop@museumwales.ac.uk for details.)

Edward Besly, Assistant Keeper of Archaeology

For further information, please visit our research project pages: Archaeology & Numismatics Department

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