Andrew Brown

Role: National Finds Adviser - Iron Age and Roman Coins
Database records prefix: BM

Address: Dept of Coins and Medal, The British Museum
Great Russell Street London Greater London WC1B 3DG

lat: 51.5179811 , long: -0.1268526

Short profile:

Dr Andrew Brown studied at Staffordshire University and Bristol University before joining the Portable Antiquities Scheme as Finds Liaison Officer for Suffolk in 2008. Here he recorded 10,000s of objects - Suffolk has more Roman coin finds than any other county in Britain. He is now Assistant Finds Adviser and Treasure Curator for Roman coins, assisting Richard Abdy and Sam Moorhead with the recording and processing of Roman coin hoards and PAS site finds at the British Museum

Phone (work): 020 7323 8432
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Period breakdown

A breakdown of finds by period
Period Finds Records
Bronze Age 622 268
Byzantine 3 3
Early Medieval 1007 927
Greek And Roman Provincial 3 3
Iron Age 597 417
Medieval 9370 6095
Mesolithic 144 84
Modern 39 37
Neolithic 1070 451
Palaeolithic 239 77
Post Medieval 4161 3559
Roman 16412 11214
Unknown 1444 942

Records breakdown

A breakdown of finds recorded
Year Quarter Finds Records
2008 2 150 130
2008 3 593 472
2008 4 820 539
2009 1 600 429
2009 2 1307 417
2009 3 827 413
2009 4 1516 886
2010 1 1335 787
2010 2 1380 759
2010 3 1243 1024
2010 4 974 841
2011 1 803 582
2011 2 1067 850
2011 3 1141 463
2011 4 771 679
2012 1 939 745
2012 2 699 484
2012 3 975 398
2012 4 741 685
2013 1 1406 1150
2013 2 2394 968
2013 3 762 640
2013 4 881 785
2014 1 1074 940
2014 2 1260 882
2014 3 981 869
2014 4 2149 1640
2015 1 1164 1075
2015 2 901 484
2015 3 708 502
2015 4 1085 672
2016 1 849 617
2016 2 980 894
2016 3 636 376

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