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
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 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
Vikram Chand & Joe Cribb Ancient Indian Coins from the Chand Collection, Singapore, 2003, ISBN 981-04-9280-4
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
BJ Cook and G. Williams, Money and History in the North Sea World c. 500-1200, (forthcoming 2005)
J Cribb, Magic Coins of Java, Bali and the Malay Peninsula: Thirteenth to twentieth centuries, London, 1999
V 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.
E Errington and V S Curtis, From Perspolis to the Punjab. Early 19th Century Collectors and Collections , London, 2005
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, Charles Masson and Begram, Topoi 11/1, 2001 , pp. 357-409.
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.
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
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.T. Williams, Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Volume XIII. Newcastle, Society of Antiquaries Collection, 2005
A.R. Meadows and R.W.C. Kan, History Re-stored. Ancient Greek Coins from the Zhuyuetang Collection, Hong Kong, 2004
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.), Handbook to the Stein Collections in the UK, British Museum Occasional Paper 129, 1999
H Wang (ed.), Sir Aurel Stein in the Times, London, 2002
H Wang (ed.), Sir Aurel Stein. Proceedings of the British Museum Study Day 2002, British Museum Occasional Paper 142, London 2004.
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, 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, 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, Viking Warfare and Military Organisation, (forthcoming, 2003)
J H C Williams, Beyond the Rubicon: Romans and Gauls in Republican Italy, Oxford, 2001