Cooperation with Institute of Applied Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
At the beginning of December, Aleksander Bursche and Kyrylo Myzgin visited the V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University where they met Oleksandr M. Bugay, Vice-Head of the Department of Nuclear Physics Research of the Institute of Applied Physics in Sumy, Mikhail Liubichev, chief of the Germanic-Slavonic Archaeological Expedition and Oleg Anokhin from Chernivtsi, author of a web-site on barbarian imitation of Roman coins. They discussed methods of the analysis of coin imitations and selected altogether 46 coins for analysis in the Sumy laboratory including: 12 silver coins from dies identical to L. Lindt's group, 6 silver coins from O. Anokhin's group, 10 gold plated, 9 silver plated or "white metal" and 6 bronze pieces (anima). All plated coins will be analysed by layers. The first results will be presented at the annual project meeting in Nieborów in April 2017. The Institute of Applied Physics in Sumy will sign a cooperation agreement with the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw.
V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
Oleksandr Bugay, Kyryllo Myzgin, Aleksander Bursche and Oleg Anokhin selecting coins for analysis
Kyryllo Myzgin and Aleksander Bursche with Mikhail Liubichev (right) and students from Kharkhiv University