About

Mission

The Centre for Coins Culture and Religious History [CCCRH] promotes a deeper understanding of the role of Christianity, along with other religions, in the development of our global human community through the preservation, exhibition, study and publication of coins, icons, manuscripts and other documents relevant to religious history.

The Foundation

Centre for Coins Culture and Religious History Foundation Ltd has been established as a company limited by guarantee under the Corporations Act 2001. Our Australian Company Number (ACN) is 640 568 092.

Subject to the provisions of its Constitution, the Foundation operates as special ministry of St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane and the Dean of St John’s Cathedral (or their delegate) typically serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors.

History

The Foundation was established on the initiative of a benefactor who has donated his substantial collection of coins and other artefacts, including icons, manuscripts, and other documents as the nucleus of our research and teaching collection. The benefactor wishes to remain anonymous.

Activities

In pursuit of its mission, the Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History Foundation engages in the following kinds of activities:

  • Preservation, development, analysis and publication of coins and other cultural items from its own collection;
  • Exhibition of items from its own collection, and hosting exhibits of material from other collections by arrangement with national and international partners;
  • Provide resources for research and publication in fields related to biblical history, the origins of Christianity, church history, and global cultural studies; and
  • Develop curriculum resources for Anglican Schools across SE Queensland, as well as other schools in the region and nationally.