Reports and publications

The department has an impressive publication record, covering subjects as diverse as medals of the Italian Renaissance and Romano-British coin hoards.

In addition to writing numerous articles for both academic and popular periodicals and journals on coins and medals, members of the department write, edit and contribute to more expansive works on history and archaeology.

The department has followed a policy of publishing scholarly catalogues of its extensive collections since the early 1800s.

The following list provides a sample of some of the recent as well as forthcoming major publications by members of the department, for addional titles, please see the reading list.

R. A. Abdy, Romano-British Coin Hoards, Princes Risborough, 2002

R. A. Abdy, I. M. R. Leins and J. H. C. Williams (eds.), Coin Hoards from Roman Britain XI, London, 2002

R A Abdy, E. Besly, and F. López-Sánchez, (eds.) 2010. The Gloucester Hoard and other coin hoards of the Britannic Empire; Coin Hoards from Roman Britain Vol. XIII. Moneta, Wetteren

R. A. Abdy and A. Dowler, 2013 Coins and the Bible Spink and Son Ltd

M. M. Archibald and B. J. Cook, English Medieval Coin Hoards: I Cross and Crosslet, Short Cross and Long Cross hoards, British Museum Occasional Paper 87, 2001

P. Attwood, British Art Medals 1982-2002, London, 2002

P. Attwood, Italian Medals c.1530-1600 in British public collections, London, 2003

P. Attwood, and F. Powell, 2009: Medals of Dishonour, exh. cat., British Museum.

P. Attwood, Hard at work: the diary of Leonard Wyon 1853-1867 (London: British Numismatic Society, 2014)

P. Bagwell-Purefoy and A. R. Meadows, Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum IX.2. The British Museum: Spain, London, 2002

P. Bibire and G. Williams (eds.), Sagas, Saints and Settlements, 2003

J. Carroll, S.H. Harrison and G. Williams 2014: The Vikings in Britain and Ireland,  British Museum Press, London

V. Chand and J. Cribb Ancient Indian Coins from the Chand Collection, Singapore, 2003

C. Cheesman and J. H. C. Williams, Rebels, Pretenders and Impostors, London, 2000

C. E. A. Cheesman and J. H. C .Williams, Classical Love Poetry, London 2004

B.J. Cook and G. Williams, Money and History in the North Sea World c. 500-1200

BJ Cook, The British Museum and the Future of UK Numismatics. Proceedings of a conference held to mark the 150th anniversary of the British Museum's Department of Coins and Medals, 2011, London 2011

B.J. Cook, 2012, Angels and ducats: Shakespeare’s money and medals, British Museum, London

V.S. Curtis, 2010. Persian Myths (Indian edition, New Delhi)

V.S. Curtis and N. Pazooki, Aurel Stein and Bahman Karimi on Old Routes of Western Iran, in H Wang (ed.) Sir Aurel Stein. Proceedings of the British Museum Study Day 2002, British Museum Occasional Paper 142, London 2004, pp. 23-28

V.S. Curtis, (trans) Feb 2009 BM Shah ‘Abbas visitor's brochure from English to Persian

V.S. Curtis and  S. Stewart (eds) 2014: Shahanshahi-ye Ashkanian (Persian translation of The Age of the Parthians, 2007)

V.S. Curtis and S. Stewart, (eds.) 2009 The Idea of Iran 4. The Rise of Islam. I.B. Tauris, London.

E. Errington, Charles Masson and Begram, Topoi 11/1, 2001 [2003], pp. 357-409

E. Errington, Discovering ancient Afghanistan: The Masson Collection, Minerva 13/6, Nov/Dec 2002, pp. 53-5

E. Errington, Numismatic evidence for dating the “Kanishka” reliquary’, Silk Road Art and Archaeology 8, 2002, pp. 127-46

E. Errington, A survey of late hoards of Indian punch-marked coins, Numismatic Chronicle 2003, pp. 69-121

E. Errington, Charles Masson, Encyclopaedia Iranica online, 2004

E. Errington and V.S. Curtis, From Perspolis to the Punjab. Early 19th Century Collectors and Collections , London, 2005

E.Errington and V.S.Curtis, 2014, From Persia to Punjab, Mumbai.

K. Hinde and P. Attwood. 2014: Badges and medals of the Corporation of London and guilds outside London, trade tokens and other medals in the collections of the Worshipful Company of Cutlers of London, Worshipful Company of Cutlers, London

J. Falconer et al., Catalogue of the Collections of Sir Aurel Stein in the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (eds. E Apor & H Wang), Budapest, 2002

J. Graham-Campbell and G Williams (eds.), Silver Economy in the Viking Age , 2003

T. Hockenhull (ed), Symbols of Power: Ten Coins that Changed the World (London: British Museum Press, 2015)

N. Khan, M., Errington, E., Cribb, J 2008 Coins from Kashmir Smast. New Numismatic Evidence, M. Nasim Khan, Peshawar

A. R. Meadows and K Shipton, Money and Its Uses in the Ancient Greek World, Oxford, 2001

A. R. Meadows and U Wartenberg (eds.), Coin Hoards IX: Greek Hoards, London, 2002

A.R. Meadows and R.W.C. Kan, History Re-stored. Ancient Greek Coins from the Zhuyuetang Collection, Hong Kong, 2004

A.R. Meadows and R.T. Williams, Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Volume XIII. Newcastle, Society of Antiquaries Collection, 2005

S. Moorhead: The Roman Empire (British Museum Press)

K. Mousheghian et al, History and Coin Finds in Armenia: Inventory of coins and hoards, volume 1, Wetteren, 2002

K. Mousheghian et al, History and Coin Finds in Armenia: Inventory of coins and hoards, volume 2, 2003

L. Syson and D Thornton, Objects of Virtue: Art in the Renaissance, London, 2001

L. Syson and D Gordon, Pisanello: Painter to the Renaissance court, London, 2001

H. Wang (ed.), Sir Aurel Stein in the Times, London, 2002

H. Wang, Catalogue of the Sir Aurel Stein Papers in the British Museum Central Archives, in H Wang (ed.), Sir Aurel Stein. Proceedings of the British Museum Study Day 2002, British Museum Occasional Paper 142, London 2004, pp. 37-62

H Wang (ed.), Sir Aurel Stein. Proceedings of the British Museum Study Day 2002, British Museum Occasional Paper 142, London 2004

H. Wang, How much for a camel: A new understanding of money on the Silk Road before AD 800, in S Whitfield (ed.), The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith. The British Library, London 2004, pp. 24-33

H. Wang, (ed.), The Music of Ink: Chinese Arts Ancient and Modern (London: Saffron Books)

H. Wang, M. Cowell, J. Cribb and S Bowman (eds), Metallurgical Analysis of Chinese Coins at the British Museum, British Museum Research Paper 152, 2005

G. Williams, Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage (Shire Books)

G. Williams, Viking Warfare and Military Organisation, 2003

G. Williams, 2010. Eirik Bloodaxe (English edition)/ Eirik Blodøks (Norwegian edition). Saga Bok, Kernevik and Chicago

G. Williams, and B. Ager, 2010: The Vale of York Viking Hoard. Objects in Focus. British Museum, London

G. Williams, 2011: Treasures from Sutton Hoo. British Museum, London

G. Williams, P. Pentz, and M. Wemhoff, (eds) 2013, Viking, British Museum, London

G. Williams, P.  Pentz and M.  Wemhoff 2014: Vikings: Life and Legend, British Museum Press, London

G. Williams, The Viking Ship British Museum Press London, 2014

J. H. C. Williams, Beyond the Rubicon: Romans and Gauls in Republican Italy, Oxford, 2001

R.N.J. Wright, (ed. by J. Cribb and H. Wang), The Modern Coinage of China 1866-1949. The Evidence in Western Archives, Spink, London, 2012