Derek Allen

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Derek Allen
Born Derek Fortrose Allen
(1910-05-29)29 May 1910
Epsom, Surrey, England
Died 13 June 1975(1975-06-13) (aged 65)
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England
Nationality United Kingdom
Occupation Numismatist and archaeologist

Derek Fortrose Allen CB FSA FBA (29 May 1910 – 13 June 1975) was Secretary of the British Academy from 1969 to 1973 and Treasurer of that organisation from 1973 until his death.

The Academ's Derek Allen Prize was named after him.


  • "ALLEN, Derek Fortrose", Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2007, accessed 30 May 2011