Gilbert Kenneth Jenkins (Biographical details)

Gilbert Kenneth Jenkins (curator; British; Male; 1919 - 2005)

Also known as

Jenkins, Gilbert Kenneth


Expert in Greek numismatics. Curator in the Department of Coins and Medals: Assistant Keeper from 1947; Deputy Keeper from 1956; Keeper from 1965; retired from the British Museum in 1978. Awarded the silver medal of the Royal Numismatic Society in 1975; the Huntington Medal of the American Numismatic Society in 1976; the Akbar Medal of the Indian Numismatic Society in 1966. Honorary Fellow of the Swiss Numismatic Society from 1979 and of the Royal Numismatic Society from 1980.


Obituary in CCNB Newsletter, no. 35 , Jul 2005. (Co-ordinating Committee for Numismatics in Britain)