Lord Stewartby, Kt, PC, RD, LittD, FBA, FRSE

Honorary Keeper of Medieval Coins


1992- Baron Stewartby of Portmoak

1988-9 Minister of State for the Northern Ireland Office

1987-8 Minister of State for the Armed Forces

1983-7 Economic Secretary to the Treasury

1983 Under-Secretary of State for Defence Procurement

1983-92 Member of Parliament for North Hertfordshire

1979-83 Personal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

1974-83 Member of Parliament for Hitchin

1971-83 Director, Brown, Shipley & Co.

Academic Appointments, Awards etc.

2008- Honorary Keeper of Medieval Coins, Fitzwilliam Museum

1996 Medal of the Royal Numismatic Society

1994- Honorary Fellow, Jesus College Cambridge

1986- Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

1981- Fellow of the British Academy

1978 LittD, Jesus College Cambridge

1972 Royal Naval Reserve Decoration

1971 Stanford Saltus Gold Medal of the British Numismatic Society

Also Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society, etc.

Principal Publications

English Coins, 1180-1551 (London, 2009)

A New History of the Royal Mint, with C. E. Challis and others (London, 1992)

As Ian Stewart:

Coinage in Tenth-Century England, with C. E. Blunt and C. S. S. Lyon (London, 1989)

Studies in Numismatic Method, ed with C. N. L. Brooke and others (London, 1983)

Scottish Mints (London, 1971)

The Scottish Coinage (London, 1955; 2nd edn 1967)

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