Phil Griffiths

Location: Walsall, West Midlands
About me...

My own interest in coins began in the late 1960’s in the run up to Decimalization, when I collected coins from the change in my pockets. This led to taking an interest in English coins through the ages.

About my talk...

The talk is a PowerPoint presentation, and I will provide the projection equipment required

Fee:

My fee is £50 plus travelling expenses if more than 10 miles from Walsall.

I am willing to give talks in the West Midlands, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

My Contact Details:
Phone:

phone: 01922 451953 Mobile: 07745 651718

Stories of the English Coinage

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My talk tells of the development of coinage from the Greek civilization 2700 years ago, through the first coins in use in the British Isles 2000 years ago, up to the latest post-decimalization coin designs. The talk shows how coin design is influenced by the economics, politics, religion, technology, culture and art of their time.

The talk is illustrated by more than 40 “slides”, including photographs of coins, maps, and illustrations of coining techniques ( these were supplied by the Royal Mint.)