Lakeside Arts
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Discover and Decipher Ancient Writing

The Language of Money

Saturday 03 November, 1.30pm
Djanogly Gallery

Theatre & Dance
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Session is to be held in the Angear Visitor Centre, Djanogly Art Gallery. With Anja Rhode. Senior Collections Officer, Derby Museums and Art Gallery Have you ever looked at the coins in your wallet and wondered what the writing on them means? Most British coins, throughout history, have used Latin for their inscriptions. Come along for a fun session where you can find out the secret code for deciphering your coins, handle and examine some ancient coins from the University of Nottingham Museum collection and have a go at designing your own coin. One of three sessions on ancient writing. Come and learn how to decipher and write these ancient scripts. Sessions can be attended individually or as a group. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for children aged 7+ and their families.