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Monday / 25th Sep
10.00 - 16.00

An introduction to the care and display of medals

A day packed with informative speakers drawn from across the museum sector to increase participants’ understanding and knowledge of the care, documentation and display of medal collections.
This session is run in partnership with the Money & Medals Subject Specialist Network

10:00 REGISTRATION: Tea and Coffee to be served

10:30 Welcome and introductions

10:45 Introduction to the Money and Medals Network Henry Flynn, Project Curator: Money & Medals Network, the British Museum

11:15 Marking time: a brief history of medals Philip Attwood, Keeper of Coins and Medals, the British Museum

12:15 BREAK

12:30 Storage and documentation of medals in museum collections Henry Flynn, Project Curator: Money & Medals Network, the British Museum

13:00 LUNCH

14:00 British orders, decorations and medals – an introduction Jim Lees, Membership Secretary, the Orders & Medals Research Society Jonathan Smith BSc (Hons) ACA, Treasurer, the Orders & Medals Research Society

15:00 Medals and online learning – an experiment Lucy Moore, Projects Curator: First World War, Leeds Museums & Galleries

15:30 Discussion
Discussion A chance for attendees to discuss the subject of medals in museum collections and ask questions of the day’s speakers.

16:00 END


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