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Chris Howgego

Research Keeper in the Heberden Coin Room; Professor of Greek and Roman Numismatics


Professor Chris Howgego is the author of Ancient History From Coins, which is currently available in six languages, and has written widely on Roman coinage and history. He has been heavily involved in initiatives to further the online presentation of numismatic data. He was the founding Director of Roman Provincial Coinage Online and, with Professor Andrew Wilson, he currently directs the Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire Project. His last book was a jointly edited volume on Coin Hoards and Hoarding in the Roman World. He was Keeper of the Heberden Coin Room from 2006 to 2023 and lead curator for the Money Gallery in the Ashmolean Museum.