The numismatic (coins, tokens and medals) collection includes examples from all periods of coin production and use within North Somerset. The collection includes coins, as well as groups of trade tokens, and commemorative medals relating to local and national events. The numismatic collection represents 5% of the North Somerset Council museum collection.
Highlights from the Collection of Coins, Tokens and Medals:
There are several significant coin hoards from the Roman (AD43-AD410) and later periods. Outstanding individual items include a gold aureus of Claudius.