Roger Bland

Role: Keeper of Prehistory and Europe | Keeper of Portable Antiquities and Treasure
Database records prefix: PAS

Address: The British Museum
Great Russell Street London Central Unit WC1B 3DG

lat: 51.5193104 , long: -0.1267114 A profile picture chosen by Roger Bland

Short profile:

Roger instigated the formation of the Portable Antiquities Scheme in 1997. It now has more than 40 staff and covers the whole of Wales & England. Originally a specialist in Roman coins, he has documented many hoards from the British Isles.

He was recently seconded to the DCMS to handle legislation relating to the handling of Illicit Antiquities. He studied at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.

Phone (work): 0207 323 8209
Phone (fax): 020 7323 8171

Email address:

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Period breakdown

A breakdown of finds by period
Period Finds Records
Post Medieval 5 5
Roman 668 647

Records breakdown

A breakdown of finds recorded
Year Quarter Finds Records
2015 4 53 53
2016 1 286 286
2016 2 91 91
2017 1 243 222

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