The Greek collection consists of c. 25,000 coins. It covers all areas of the Greek world, from Spain to Ancient Persia, with Italy and Sicily being particularly well represented.
The collection is in the process of publication as Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, vol. 5, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Already published are: J.G. Milne, Part I, Evans Collection. Italy, 1951, C.M. Kraay, Part I (A), Italy, Etruria-Lucania (Thurium), 1962, id., Part II, Italy, Lucania (Thurium) - Bruttium, Sicily, Carthage, 1969, D. Nash, Part III, Macedonia, 1976, C.M. Kraay, Part IV, Paeonia-Thessaly, 1981, S. Ireland and R. Ashton, Part IX, Bosporus - Aeolis, 2007, S. Ireland and R. Asthon, Part XI, Caria to Commagene (except Cyprus), 2013.
The Heberden Coin Room also contains c. 20,000 coins that were locally produced under the Roman Empire. A particular strength of this part of the collection lies coins from Roman Egypt. Many of the coins have been published alongside those from other collections through the Roman Provincial Coinage (RPC) series.