Advisory Board

The General Editors of Roman Provincial Coinage act as an Advisory Board for RPC Online.

 

Michel Amandry

Michel Amandry was Director of the Cabinet des Médailles of the Bibliothèque nationale de France from 1991 to 2013, having begun his career at the Cabinet in 1978. Since 2006, he also was Directeur d’études at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, fourth division.

He studied classics at the University of Strasbourg; he received his PhD at the University of Paris Sorbonne. His distinctions include: the award of the Silver Medal of the Royal Numismatic Society, the Huntington Medal of the American Numismatic Society and the Légion d’Honneur. He was the President of the French Numismatic Society (2015-8) and of the International Numismatic Commission (2003-2009).

His work has focused on four areas: Roman Provincial Coinage; the coinage of Rome, at the end of the Republic; coin hoards from Gaul and Cypriot coinage.

Andrew Burnett

Andrew Burnett was Deputy Director of the British Museum from 2002 to 2013, having begun his career at the Museum in 1974 in the Coins and Medals department as Research Assistant. He went on to become Deputy Keeper in 1990 and Keeper in 1992.

He studied Ancient History and Philosophy at Balliol College in Oxford; he received his MA from Oxford in 1979 and his PhD at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. His distinctions include: his election as a Fellow of the British Academy in 2003; the award of the Silver Medal of the Royal Numismatic Society, the Jeton de Vermeil of the French Numismatic Society and the Huntington Medal of the American Numismatic Society. He was appointed a CBE by the Queen in the New Year’s Honours of 2012, and an Honorary Professor of University College London in 2013. 

He was the President of the Royal Numismatic Society (2013-18), of the Roman Society (2008-2012) and of the International Numismatic Commission (1997-2003). His work has focused on five areas: Roman Provincial Coinage; the early coinage of Rome, in the 3rd century BC; coin hoards from Roman Britain; and the history numismatics in Britain, c. 1500-1750.

Chris Howgego

Chris Howgego was the founding Director of Roman Provincial Coinage Online in 2005/6 and now co-directs the project. He is Keeper of the Heberden Coin Room in the Ashmolean MuseumProfessor of Greek and Roman Numismatics in the University of Oxford, Honorary Professor at the University of Warwick, and Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford. He acts as Research and Teaching Coordinator for the Ashmolean. He is the author of Ancient History from Coins, which is currently available in 6 languages. He is an editor of Roman Imperial Coinage and Roman Provincial Coinage. With Prof. Andrew Wilson he directs the Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire Project.

Jerome Mairat

Jerome Mairat is curator of the Heberden Coin Room in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, in charge of the digitisation of the collection. His research focuses on the Roman coinage of the third century AD, both imperial and provincial. He is a joint author of Roman Imperial Coinage, volume V.2, AD 268–276 and of Roman Provincial Coinage, volume IX, AD 249–254 (London, Paris, 2016). He designed and developed the current version of RPC online. He is also a member of the Council of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, General Editor of Roman Provincial Coinage, and Director of RPC online.