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Images courtesy of Portable Antiquities Scheme. For coin description and discussion see the BNS Research Blog article,  Ceolbald  of Northumbria: A New Look at an Old Moneyer, by Arthur Gran.

FRIDAY JUNE 28 AT THE BRITISH ACADEMY, LORD STEWARTBY – THE NUMISMATIC LEGACY.

The 2019 Summer meeting was held at the British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, on Friday 28 June. This all day Symposium considered the academic legacy of Lord Stewartby (1935-2018), a distinguished member of the Society.

This Symposium, sponsored by the British and Royal Numismatic Societies and the British Academy’s Sylloge of Coinage of the British Isles committee,  comprised a series of papers by leading figures who place the use of numismatic evidence at the forefront of historical and archaeological interpretation. Structured around topics with which Lord Stewartby was deeply engaged it explored recent work which builds on his contributions to Numismatic scholarship. 

Details of the meeting, together with photographs, can be seen here.

Established earlier this year, the John Casey Fund provides grants for research by individuals into coins, medals, tokens, jetons and paper money of the British Isles, the British Commonwealth and the territories that have been subject to British rule.

Financed from a generous bequest to the Society by the late John Casey (†2016), it is envisaged that two or three awards will be made annually. The first such award has now been granted to Richard Brickstock, for the analysis and publication of the Roman coin moulds from Fulford, York.

Applications are particularly welcomed from younger scholars enrolled with higher-education institutions, although applications from independent scholars and from other researchers will also be considered favourably.