coins & medals
The Coins and Medals Reading Room will be closed from 1 September to 31 December 2018. The Reading Room will remain accessible until 31 August.
Coins and Medals
The most significant part of the collection consists of coins from antiquity to the present day; however, our collection of medals is also exceptionally rich. Unlike coins, medals are not a means of payment. They are issued to commemorate important people or events.