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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).

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Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

Apr 25, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

May 16, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

Jun 06, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Athens: Economy & Democracy Conference (in honour of P. Millett)

Jul 09, 2020

Faculty of Classics and Downing College, Cambridge

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