Founded in 1909 and affiliated to the British Association of Numismatic Societies since 1953.
BM Gets £645,000 For Hoard Study
The Arts and Humanities Research Council has awarded the British Museum, working in collaboration with the University of Leicester, a £645K grant for a 3-year project on "Crisis or continuity? The deposition of metalwork in the Roman world: what do coin hoards tell us about Roman Britain in the 3rd century AD?" Full story is here : http://finds.org.uk/news/stories/article/id/244