See ‘Work in Progress‘ for any publications that are not yet in print.

Peer-Reviewed Sole-Author Publications

R. Darley (2019) ‘Worth and value: new readings of Roman coins in the collection of the Telangana State Archaeology Museum’, in Proceedings of the International Conference, Rediscovering Telangana, Hyderabad, January 2017. Hyderabad: Department Heritage Telangana, 64-82.

R. Darley (2019) ‘Money, Art and Representation: the powerful and pragmatic faces of medieval coinage’, in R. Naismith (ed.) The Bloomsbury Cultural History of Medieval Money. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 99-124. Available electronically here.

R. Darley (2019) ‘The Island Frontier: Socotra, Sri Lanka and the Shape of Commerce in the Late Antique Western Indian Ocean’, Al-Masāq, 31.2, Special Issue, July 2019, 223-241. Available electronically here.

Darley, R. (2018) ‘Wege des Geldes: Zwei byzantinische Münzen auf der Reise von Empire zu Empire’, in A. Beyer, H. Bredekamp, U. Fleckner und G. Wolf (eds) Bilderfahrzeuge: Aby Warburgs Vermächtnis Und Die Zukunft Der Ikonologie, Verlag Klaus Wagenbach, Berlin, pp. 144–154, V. G. Topalova, Violeta Georgieva (trans). Proof copy available electronically here: Bilderfahrzeuge_UMBRUCH 1_03.

Darley, R. (2018) Various entries, in O. Nicholson (ed.) Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity (2018), Oxford: Oxford University Press. A full list of entries and responsibilities is here.

Darley, R. (2018) ‘All that glitters…: the Byzantine gold solidus, c. 300-1092’ in M. Caccamo Caltabiano et al. (eds) Proceedings of the 25th International Numismatic Congress, Rome, 982-985. Proof copy available electronically here: INC_2018_Darley

Darley, R. (2017) ‘‘Implicit cosmopolitanism’ and the commercial role of ancient Lanka’ in Z. Biedermann and A. Strathern (eds) Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History, London: UCL Press, 44-65. Available in PDF from UCL Press here.

Darley R. (2015) ‘Self, Other and the Use and Appropriation of Late Roman coins in south India and Sri Lanka (4th-7th centuries A.D.)’  in H. P. Ray (ed) Negotiating Cultural Identity: Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History, London and New Delhi: Routledge, 60-84. Proof copy available electronically here: 03_Ch 03 – RRD

Darley, R., published as R. Day, ‘A tale of ‘four’ hoards or unpicking Akki Alur’ (2012) Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society 211, 5-13. Pro-print copy available electronically here: Akki Alur – a tale of four hoards


Co-Authored Peer-Reviewed Publications

R. Darley and J. Hase (in press, 2019) ‘Collections to think with: collecting, scholarship and belonging in the R. E. Hart Collection (Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery)’, Journal of the History of Collections, yet to be assigned an issue, available electronically here.

R. Darley, J. Jarrett and L. Zavagno (2019) ‘“Not the final frontier”: the world of medieval islands’ (editorial), Al-Masāq, 31.2, Special Issue, July 2019, 129-139. Available electronically here.

Darley, R., D. Reynolds and C. Wickham Open Access Journals in Humanities and Social Science (2014) British Academy: London.

Darley, R. and D. Reynolds (2015) ‘Exhibiting coins as economic artefacts: Curating historical interpretation in Faith and Fortune‘  Journal of Art Historiography 13, 1-23.


Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

‘Faith and Fortune: visualising the divine on Byzantine and early Islamic coinage’ (January 2014) Minerva, Jan/Feb 40-43. Proof copy available electronically here: faithandfortune – Proof copy 22-11-13



Review of: R. GURUKKAL, 2016, Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade. Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, (2016) The Classical Review, 1-3.

‘Review of: M. CRUSAFONT, A. M. BALAGUER and P. GRIERSON, 2015, Medieval European Coinage 6: The Iberian Peninsula, with a Catalogue of the Coins in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2015) Numismatic Chronicle 175, 366-375. Available electronically here: MEC 6 review – Darley

Review of: C. NESBITT and M. JACKSON (eds), 2013, Experiencing Byzantium, Farnham: Ashgate, (2014) Diogenes 2, 91-94.

Published as R. Day ‘Review of: G. CLARK, Late Antiquity: A Very Short Introduction (2011) Oxford, Oxford University Press’ (2012) Rosetta 11, 82-86.

Published as R. Day ‘Exhibition Review: ‘Roman Coins in South India: the Centenary Exhibition Hall, Government Museum, Chennai (18th January-2nd February 2011)‘ Rosetta 11, 98-102.


Blog Posts

The priceless legacy of P. L. Gupta‘, blog post for Livemint, the web component of ‘The Mint’, a leading Indian financial and business newspaper, for their regular slot ‘The Mint on Sunday’, published 12/11/2016.

The Lost Box‘, blog post for the Bilderfahrzeuge Project, reporting on an exhibition curated for the AHRC project ‘Research in Translation‘, published 08/09/2015.

Beyond Imperial Frontiers‘, blog post for the Bilderfahrzeuge Project, reporting on the initial phases of the project of the same name (see ‘Current Activities’), published on 11/08/2015.

All that glitters…‘, blog post for the Bilderfahrzeuge Project, reporting on the initial phases of the project of the same name (see ‘Current Activities’), published on 20/05/2016.

Stable sources, vanishing resources‘, blog post for the Bilderfahrzeuge Project, published 28/04/2015.

Exhibiting as research(?)‘, blog post for the Bilderfahrzeuge Project, published 23/04/2015.

Coining metaphors, continuing a conversation‘, blog post for the Bilderfahrzeuge Project, published 17/02/2015.

Exhibition reflections: Experiencing Images at the Warburg Institute (Being Human Festival 2014)‘, blog post for the Bilderfahrzeuge Project, published 17/12/2014.

Andean adventures in ancient art‘, blog post for the Bilderfahrzeuge Project, about archaeological field work in Guachipas, northern Argentina, published 23/09/2014.