The Bank of England Museum is offering a lot of activities while it has to stay closed during the Covid-19 pandemic: virtual talks, tours and educational resources. The museum presents its collections now also through tours in the Smartify app.
A positive side of Corona? The British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme noticed a boost in garden finds during lockdown. A Tudor coin hoard, a Krugerrand, and a seemingly unique copper-alloy Roman furniture fitting are only some of the intriguing finds made in 2020.
The largest Roman museum in southern Germany was reopened in a new content-driven design on May 24, 2019. Visitors can submerse themselves in the military and civilian living environment of the Romans and Germanic peoples along the Limes in brilliantly designed exhibition halls.
The new exhibition at the Monnaie de Paris Museum, is dedicated to an item essential to the circulation of money – the coin purse. The exhibition retraces the history of the purse which, literally, has been carrying coins from antiquity to the present day.
The selection of the name for the post-independence Croatian currency in the early 1990s was surrounded by controversies. In a new special exhibition at the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, visitors can explore the fascinating history of the country’s coins and banknotes.