The British Museum and Shropshire Museums develop a Partnership Gallery focusing on the local life from the Ice Age to the Romans. Coin lovers can admire the Claverley Stater Hoard, an assortment of North Eastern and Western gold coins rarely found together.
If you need to research Iron Age coins from Britain you have a new tool at hand: the University of Oxford provides online access to the most comprehensive typology on the subject, the Ancient British Coins catalogue – for free.
A unique gold stater of Caratacus, Britain’s famous freedom fighter resisting the Roman invasion, has just been discovered and is about to be sold at auction. Chris Rudd presents what we know about Caratacus’ life and his coins.
Did you know that the main trade hub of the Celts was located at the Upper Rhine? Archaeologists found 46 settlements between Basel and Karlsruhe! And a hoard of gold coins. Falko Weis wrote a monograph about it. Ursula Kampmann took a look at the book.
The Coin Yearbook 2020 is an independent price guide and collector’s handbook for the coin hobby, with features which include accurate up-to-date valuations for all English, Scottish, Irish and Island (Channel & Isle of Man) coins in an updated edition for 2020.