Celebrating the European honeybee is a misplaced opportunity to honour our forgotten native pollinators.
The Asian American actress rose to fame in an era when white actors in yellowface were more likely to play Asian characters than Asian ones.
Uncle Segar is an expert on many things including the land, sea and sky. This knowledge is then captured in his artworks.
A Viking hoard of silver coins and jewellery expands our understanding of French history.
One scholar spent a decade studying the ways everyday people drew, carved, glued, sewed and baked their own pornography.
Two new coins released by the Royal Australian Mint celebrate Indigenous astronomers, who have used the stars to map changing seasons, inform the behaviours of plants and animals, and encode Law.
Coins have always conveyed a message and, helpfully for historians, they are anchored to a specific time and space. Rome’s emperors used coins to push their political agendas.
Philip Pullman’s call for a boycott against the new 50p coin is just the latest Oxford comma controvery.
The color of American money goes back to the British colonies.
In 2008, the first undated coin was introduced in the UK for more than 300 years.
Currency first hit the scene thousands of years ago. An anthropologist explains the early origins and uses of money – and how archaeological finds fill in our picture of the past.