British academy

Dr Andrew Burnett

Dr Andrew Burnett

Keeper of Coins and Medals, The British Museum

Year Elected: 2003

His major research achievement is his two-volume Roman Provincial Coinage, which for the first time makes historical sense of the coinages struck by subsidiary communities under Roman rule between the death of Caesar and the death of Vitellius. He has also throughout his time at the BM contributed to the publishing the coin hoards of Roman Britain.