Septimus Severus coin

The Foundation has recently acquired a large bronze coin issued by the Roman emperor, Septimus Severus (193–211 CE). This has been added to the collection of Roman Coins from the Third Century. You can view the record for this item in the Roman Coins Third Century collection of the Foundation’s online database.

Three new articles

Three recent articles published in the Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine have just been added to the CCCRH archives: October 2021 – Spes: Hope personifiedSeptember 2021 – An interesting coin of the Byzantine Emperor HeracliusAugust 2021 – Frederick II Holy Roman Emperor (1220–50 CE)

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Early missionary societies

The Anglican Focus magazine of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland has recently published an essay by CCCRH researcher, Dr Peter Lewis, on the commemoration of early British missionary activities on medallions and banknotes. You can read the essay here.

Open Art Images

The website Open Art Images offers a broad scope of images including many images on Islamic Art. These images can be used freely in presentations but also on websites. OAI is a SEARCH AND VISUALIZATION ENGINE FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGES OF ARTWORKS – from all around the world and from every period in history – that belong to… Continue reading Open Art Images

London Polyglot

One of the many delights in my role as the Executive Director for the CCCRH Foundation is to see with my eyes and touch with my hands (cf 1 John 1:1) an amazing variety of artefacts from the past. Some, like this leaf from the seventeenth-century London Polyglot Bible edited by Brian Walton, remind us… Continue reading London Polyglot

Islamic Manuscripts

Sura 34

The Foundation has recently acquired a number of Islamic manuscripts. These beautifully decorated texts are part of the Islamic Coins and Manuscripts collection and are available for exhibition in schools, mosques and other community settings. The image featured in this post is a tenth century Qur’an MS with Sura 34. Visit the Exhibitions page for… Continue reading Islamic Manuscripts

New coin articles uploaded

Three additional articles recently published in the Australasian Coin & Banknote Magazine have now been added to the CCCRH site: July 2021 – Telephus on Coins June 2021 – Coins of the early Popes May 2021 – The Puteal Scribonianum

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Three new coin studies

The following coin reports have recently been added to the CCCRH site, having been originally published in the Australasian Coins & Banknote Magazine: April 2021 – The Coins of Theoderic the OstrogothMarch 2020 – An Interesting Elephant Coin from the Roman RepublicFebruary 2021 – The Middle Ages: An Exhibition of Coins and Other Objects

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IACB: Iron Age Coins in Britain

Ancient British Coins (ABC) is the most comprehensive reference book for the typology of the Iron Age coins of Britain. ABC catalogues 999 types of coins found in Britain from around the early to mid-2nd century BC through the 1st century AD. The earliest issues were imported to Britain from the Continent, but they were shortly… Continue reading IACB: Iron Age Coins in Britain

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