National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Sam Moorhead, FSA

Affiliation: The British Museum

Dr. Sam Moorhead is the National Finds Advisor for Iron Age and Roman Coins, for Portable Antiquities and Treasure at the British Museum.  He holds his degrees from the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, Durham University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  His areas of expertise are Roman archaeology and history, Roman numismatics, late antiquity, and Middle eastern archaeology.   He is currently the site numismatist on the University of East Anglia/Butrint Foundation excavations at Butrint in Albania, where thousands of ancient coins have been uncovered.  Dr. Moorhead is the AIA’s Metcalf Lecturer for 2017/2018.

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