Lakeside Arts
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Lakeside Arts
Event Detail

Spotlight Tours: Coin Portraits – The social media of the past

Sunday 25 July
University of Nottingham Museum

Museum
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£3 (concessions free)

30 minutes
Suitable for ages 10+
Maximum four people per 30-minute timeslot 

12noon-12.30pm | 12.45pm-1.15pm | 1.30pm-2pm


Coins were one of the first mass media! The portraits on the coins carried messages about fashion, art styles, and ideas across countries and empires. Join Museum Numismatist Dr Anja Thompson-Rohde to find out what the coins were trying to say.

The Museum is offering a new series of Tours and Spotlights in the Museum. Join people working and researching in and with the field of archaeology, museums and heritage to find out more about current work taking place.

Small groups allow for the opportunity to see collections close up and have a chat. Each of the following Tours will be for 20 minutes allowing and additional 10 minutes for questions and to look around the Museum.

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