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.

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.

Travelling exhibitions

The Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History has several curated sets of historical material that are available for loan to schools, churches and community groups. Exhibition sets that are currently available include the following, and more sets will be created over time: The coins of Ephesus 34 coins from the seventh century BCE to the… Continue reading Travelling exhibitions

Albert Schweitzer on the Road

Albert Schweitzer is not such a familiar name among younger people these days, but the students at Emmaus College at Jimboomba were enthralled by a recent CCCRH travelling exhibition that featured his amazing life and work. Schweitzer was born on 14 January 1875 and died—more than 90 years later—on 4 September 1965). Coming from the French-German… Continue reading Albert Schweitzer on the Road