SCBI Programme, 11/9/2020

11:00 – 11:20: Login

11:20 – 11:30 – Welcome

Murray Andrews and Fraser McNair

11:30 – 12:30 – Session 1

Very Small is Beautiful: Gaul and the Fifth-Sixth Century argentei. Overview and New Insights

Guillaume Blanchet – Université de Caen

Municipal Economies in Visigothic Hispania

Javier Martínez Jiménez – University of Cambridge

12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch

13:45 – 14:45 – Session 2

Coins and Political and Economic Unification in Middle Saxon Northumbria

John Luke Carson – Durham University

Hammers, Crosses, Ravens and Doves: Re-Examining Trends in “Pagan” Iconography

Arrun Thuraisingham – University of East Anglia

14:45 – 15:00 – Break

15:00 – 16:00 – Session 3

Patronage of Tokens in Venetian Confraternities in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Giulia Zanon – University of Leeds

How Much is Enough? How even a Handful of Coin Finds can help us reinterpret a Site and Landscape

Laura Burnett – University of Exeter

The Symposium will take place virtually using Jitsi Meet, a free and open-source video chat platform that can be accessed from your web browser. Before the event starts, all registered participants will be sent an email invitation containing the platform URL and password. To join the meeting, simply follow the link, enter a display name and the password, and click ‘Join meeting’.

To register for the conference, please register your attendance through Eventbrite: If you have any questions, please email the organisers, Dr Fraser McNair and Dr Murray Andrews, at

(Cover image: Coin hoard from Ryther (North Yorkshire), c. 1487 (Image courtesy of York Museums Trust :: :: CC BY-SA 4.0))

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