Currencies of Conflict: siege and emergency money from antiquity to WWII
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Sieges have been a common feature of warfare for most of recorded history, with emergency money in the form of coins or paper being made for the use of the defending garrison or local people. This display throws new light on the story of these emergency currencies from the ancient Greek world to the Second World War.
Exhibition run: Tuesday 31st October 2017 to
Friday 23rd February 2018