British Museum podcast shows how to deface a coin

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British Museum podcast shows how to deface a coin

May 18, 2017 – In the British Museum’s podcast series “Curator’s Corner” a curator presents objects from his or her department.

Recently Tom Hockenhull, curator of Modern money, discussed the phenomenon of counterstamping coins during the British suffragette movement for publicity. He also demonstrates the counterstamping process in action!

You can find all episodes of season 2 here.

Season 1 episodes are still available too.

And if you want to know more about Tom Hockenhull read his entry in our Numismatic Who’s who.

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