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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

Materials in Contact

Jul 30, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

The Fastest Feet in the World

Aug 02, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Time-travelling Scientists

Aug 06, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Artist Workshop for Young People

Aug 07, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Drink and Draw

Aug 10, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Second CREWS Conference: Call for Papers

Jun 27, 2018

We are pleased to announce the second CREWS conference, to take place Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th of March 2019. ‘Exploring the Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Systems’ aims to look at writing systems’ place in society and culture.

The Cambridge Philological Society Prize 2019 and 2020

Jun 27, 2018

The Cambridge Philological Society is pleased to announce the establishment of a prize for the best submitted article by a graduate student or early-career researcher.

Research Associate (Assistant Editor, Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World)

Jun 22, 2018

Details of how to apply for this one year fixed term post are now available online, Closing date 23 July 2018.

Life After Classics: alumni profiles

Jun 20, 2018

Our Classics alumni give us an insight into their lives after studying Classics at Cambridge.

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