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Dr Adrian Popescu

Affiliated Lecturer in Numismatics

Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington St
Cambridge
CB2 1RB

Office Phone: 01223 332949

Research Interests

His research interests include ancient coinages from the areas surrounding the Black Sea, with particular focus on the mints from the western coast, coin production and circulation, and the analysis of coin finds. He is co-director of the Noviodunum Archaeological Project and a member of the teams publishing the coins found during excavations in the Greek and Roman cities of Histria and Tropaeum Traiani, Romania.

His wide-ranging publications include works on ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine and modern numismatics. He has also contributed to numerous archaeological reports from sites in many countries, including the UK.

Other Professional Activities

Keeper of Coins and Medals, Fitzwilliam Museum

Upcoming events

Ancient History Seminar

Nov 20, 2017

Room G.21

Classical Archaeology Seminar

Nov 21, 2017

Room 1.04

Linguistics Seminar

Nov 22, 2017

Room 1.11

Philosophy Seminar

Nov 23, 2017

Room 1.11

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

Nov 24, 2017

Room 1.11

Upcoming events

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Applications invited for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2018

Nov 16, 2017

We are keen to support high quality applications that intersect with research already being undertaken or developed in the Classics Faculty.

Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation

Nov 08, 2017

A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial has been recovered by students of the Faculty of Classics...

'Mary Beard brings her passion for classics to Front Row' BBC Two

Oct 24, 2017

BBC Two's 'Front Row', hosted by Mary Beard: “I am very pleased to have been trusted with an episode of Front Row - and to be able to share some of the spotlight with some Greeks, Romans and other stars.” Available to watch now.

Kenyon Medal awarded to Joyce Reynolds

Sep 28, 2017

The Kenyon Medal in 2017 has been awarded to Joyce Reynolds FBA for her lifetime's contribution to the research and study of Roman epigraphy.

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