Tag Archives: ancient history

A Gold Daric Coin

Sometimes the smallest objects in the museum have the most interesting stories to tell. This small gold coin, for example, was one of the most significant coins in the Ancient World. It is called a daric after the Persian King… Read more

Great North Museum: Hancock Library

Focus on the collections – The Cowen Library There are three collections in the Library, the library and archives of the Natural History Society of Northumbria, the library of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne and the Cowen Library.… Read more