Postgraduate study

Postgraduate study

The Department of Ancient History at Macquarie University, in collaboration with the Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies, offers a postgraduate, AHPG 806 Archaeological Numismatics. The course is presented by Ass/Prof. Kenneth Sheedy, director of ACANS. It is open to students who have completed their undergraduate degree in history or in a related discipline. It is not available externally.

This course aims to introduce students to the techniques of numismatic research, and to the use of numismatic evidence in the archaeology of the ancient world. The lectures are designed with an emphasis on the study of the coins held in the collection of the Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies. There are two main course components:

  1. the theory and methodology of numismatics
  2. numismatics and archaeology with a special focus on Athens

For information please contact:

Associate Professor Kenneth A Sheedy
Phone: +61 (2) 9850 8807 or 9850 9265


Ms Raina Kim 

Department Administrator, Department of Ancient History
Phone: +61 (2) 9850 8833

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