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Mr Terence Volk

Mr Terence Volk

Affiliated Lecturer (Numismatics and Monetary History)

Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA

Research Interests

Punic coinage (especially that of the Iberian peninsula); Roman coin-finds (especially those from Italy and from the Iberian peninsula); Italian monetary history (early modern and contemporary periods); Reception (especially coin-collecting in the Renaissance and 19th century scholarly treatments); Designing a permanent exhibition of numismatic material  (Museo della Città di Livorno); Italian parliamentary medals; and a (pre-)Prosopography of deputies elected to the parlamento subalpino (1848-1860).

Research Supervision

Various MPhil essays in Roman and Punic numismatics and economy.

Key Publications

“Rinvenimenti monetali del «Fondo Sambaldi» presso Santo Stefano ai Lupi, Livorno” (with Daniela Williams), 2009, Firenze (Alle origini di Livorno: l’età etrusca e romana, Museo Civico «Giovanni Fattori», Villa Mimbelli, Livorno).

“Napoléo i la moneda italiana, 1796-1815”, 2008, Barcelona (Monedes en lluita: Catalunya a l’Europa napoleònica, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya).

“«Une véritable révolution»: Zobel and the Carthaginian coinage of Iberia”; “Inventory of selected Carthaginian silver coins of Iberia collected before 1862”. 2007. Barcelona (La interpretación de la moneda: passat i present, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya).

“De la taula de canvi al ‘studiolo’”; “Col·leccions principesques, mites populars”; “Historiadors i invencions”, 2007, Barcelona (Cinc segles de Numismàtica Catalana, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya).

“The «Mazarrón» hoard (ICGH 2325) revisited”, 2007, Madrid (Nvmisma, 250, 2006).

“La numismática en Andalucía en la Segunda mitad del siglo XIX” (with Bartolomé Mora Serrano), 2003, Sevilla (Arqueología fin del siglo, SPAL Monografías 3).

“Hoards, dies, and wear; a comparative study of ikalesken silver”, 2002, Madrid (Actas del X Congreso Nacional de Numismática, Albacete, Octubre 1998).

“The composition, distribution, and formation of Roman republican coin-hoards from S. Hispania, c. 100 BC”, 1999, Madrid (Rutas, Ciudades y Moneda en Hispania, Anejos de Archivo Español de Arqueología 20).

“Learning the hard way; 10 years of numismatics and computing”, 1998, Stockholm (Nordisk Numisatisk Årsskrift, 1992-1993).

“Hispania and the gold and silver coinage of Augustus”, “Inventari dels conjunts de monedes d’or i de plata de la Península Ibèrica (August-Neró [pre-reforma]), 1997, Barcelona (La Moneda en temps d’August, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya).

“An Italian view of the early Empire.  Find reports from the Notizie degli Scavi (NScavAnt)”, 1996, Berlin (Coins and Coin Use in the Roman World).

“Retroconversion and the numerical analysis of Roman republican coin-hoards, I-II”, 1995/1996, Milano (Rivista Italiana de Numismatica, 96/97).

“Gifts, curses, cult and society at Bath” (with J. M. Reynolds), 1990, London (Britannia 20).

“Mint output and coin hoards”, 1990, Louvain-la -Neuve, (Rythmes de la production monétaire, de l’antiquité à nos jours).

La Donazione Chiellini 1883-1983: i rinvenimenti monetali da Santo Stefano ai Lupi, 1983, Livorno (Comune di Livorno).

Upcoming events

Ancient Philosophy Seminar

Feb 23, 2017

1.11

The B Club

Feb 27, 2017

1.11

Mycenaean Seminar

Feb 28, 2017

Archaeology Seminar

Feb 28, 2017

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

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Pilkington Teaching Prize 2017

Feb 23, 2017

The Faculty congratulates Dr Ingo Gildenhard, who has been awarded one of the University's Pilkington Prizes in recognition of the outstanding quality of his teaching.

Greek Play 2016 Videos now on line

Feb 07, 2017

Highlights and a full length video of the Cambridge Greek Play 2016, a double bill of Antigone and Lysistrata, are now available to view on line.

Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

Jan 05, 2017

21-22 March 2017. This conference, the second in the Understanding Relations Between Scripts series, focuses on the development of alphabetic writing systems in the later second and earlier first millennia BC.

'The Impact of the Ancient City': PhD Studentship

Dec 02, 2016

Applications are invited for a 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship in the context of the ERC Advanced Grant project, 'The Impact of the Ancient City', supervised by Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

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