Curator: Modern Money
Department: Coins and
+44 (0)20 7323 8288
Tom is responsible for the modern money collection (post 1700). Numbering more than 150,000 objects from around the world, this part of the collection includes:
-paper money including banknotes (except South-East Asia), cheques, banking posters, bonds and share certificates
-British and overseas tokens, tickets and passes
His other responsibilities include:
-Coordinating volunteers and interns in the Department of Coins and Medals
-Managing the Room 69a changing displays
The Other Side of the Medal: how Germany saw the First World War, Room 69a, 09 May - 23 November 2014
Bubbles and bankruptcy : financial crises in Britain since 1700, Room 69a, 29 November 2012 - 5 May 2013
T Hockenhull, ‘Rising above the Propaganda: German Medallic Art in Britain (1914–1919)’ in Phagan, Patricia and van Alfen, Peter (eds), The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War (New York: American Numismatic Society, 2017), 137–154.
T Hockenhull. ‘Stamped all over the King’s Head: Defaced Coins and Women’s Suffrage’, British Numismatic Journal, 86 (2016), 238-245.
T Hockenhull (ed), Symbols of Power: Ten Coins that Changed the World (London: British Museum Press, 2015).
T Hockenhull, ‘‘Mediocre essays in Medallic Vituperation’: German First World War medals and the British Museum’, The Medal, 64 (2014), 16-31.
T Hockenhull, ‘The British Museum and the Blitz: Coins and
Medals in Wartime’, British Numismatic Journal, 82 (2012),