Students looking at money

School workshop What did the Romans use as money?

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Students explore how the Romans developed a monetary system and identify similarities and differences with modern money.

By handling real items in the collection and exploring Room 68, students will have the opportunity to discover and understand the development of money in Roman Britain and its role in society around the world.

Ages: 7–11 (KS2)

Curriculum links: History and financial education 

Maximum group: 32

Session time: 90 minutes