Philip de Jersey is a Guernsey archaeologist and numismatist. He is known as an expert on Celtic coins of the Iron Age.
Life and career [ edit ]
De Jersey was born in Guernsey, and studied
Geography at Hertford College, University of Oxford. After graduating he stayed on at Oxford University to study for a doctorate on the late Iron Age in north-west France. [1 ]
From 1992 to 2008 de Jersey was employed as keeper of the Oxford University
Celtic Coin Index, and was responsible for the computerisation of the index. During his time in charge of the Celtic Coin Index the number of coins included on the database increased from about 14,000 to about 40,000. [2 ] [3 ]
De Jersey is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Heberden Coin Room at the
Ashmolean Museum, and in 1999 was awarded the Council Prize of the [4 ] British Numismatic Society. [5 ]
Celtic coinage: new discoveries, new discussion. BAR international series no.1532. Archaeopress. ISBN 9781841719672 1997. With
Barry Cunliffe. Armorica and Britain: Cross-Channel Relationships in the Late First Millennium BC. Oxford University Committee for Archaeology. ISBN 9780947816452 1996.
Celtic Coinage in Britain. Shire Archaeology no.72. Shire Books. ISBN 9780747803256 1994.
Coinage in Iron Age Armorica. Oxford University Committee for Archaeology. ISBN 9780947816391 1994. With Robert D. Van Arsdell.
The Coinage of the Dobunni: Money Supply and Coin Circulation in Dobunnic Territory. Oxford University Committee for Archaeology. ISBN 9780947816384 1992.
La Tene and Early Gallo-Roman North-west France. University of Oxford.
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