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Mark Blackburn (1953-2011) and the Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles

The British Academy’s annual awards ceremony in October 2011 marked the fact that the Derek Allen Prize for Numismatics had been awarded to Dr Mark Blackburn – who had sadly died just the month before. Professor Simon Keynes FBA describes the singular contribution Mark had made to one of the Academy’s most fruitful long-term projects.

• Simon Keynes

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, No. 19 (January 2012).