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Some sad news to report. We have heard that Alan Mint has passed away. His funeral will be on Monday 28th March at Chelmsford Crematorium South Chapel at 2.30pm.
For further details please contact our secretary, Bob Thomas.

Our deepest sympathy to his family and friends from all of us at The Essex Numismatic Society.


Our next Essex Numismatic Society meeting.

Dates for the 2018 programme are now finalised. Details of the programme are now listed below.

There is coffee, tea and biscuits available at the meetings.

A prize raffle is now held at most of our meetings.

Please look up our 'Essex Numismatic Society' 'Facebook' Page and check us out. Join in the discussion.

Friday 23rd March 2018

We welcome our old friend, Joe Bispam who is talking to us about 'Portraiture on Tudor Coins'

Members, guests and visitors all very welcome. 

We look forward to seeing you all then. 

Meetings   Meetings are held on the 4th Friday of every month at the upstairs room of the the Chelmsford Museum, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, CM2 9AQ.   Doors open at 7:30 for 8pm start.  For Museum security please be aware that the front door MAY be locked just after the start of the meeting.


Caesaromagus back copies. Please use the above link 'About the Society and Museum' to see further information on back numbers and where complete runs of the Essex Numismatic Society Journal are held. 

Calendar   Programme for 2018

January 26thShort Talk *Roger Barrett

followed by Exchange and Mart (Please bring your unwanted coins, medals, medallions etc, to sell show, buy or exchange) Look forward to meeting up with members, guests and visitors, new and old. All welcome.
*'Barbarous Roman Coinage' AD 270-273
February 23rd51st Anniversary and 12th Ivan Buck Memorial Lecture.

Sophie Flynn (Finds Liason Officer for The Portable Antiquities Scheme in Essex)
Title 'Essex Finds'

(Normal meeting to be preceded by a Committee Meeting at 6.30pm)
March 23rdJoe Bispham'Portraiture of the Tudor Kings'
April 27thAGM plus Annual Exhibition for the HVH Everitt Trophy and voting for the Caesaromagus cup.Annual Subscriptions due.
May 25thDavid Cummngs Roman Brooches
June 22rdGary Oddie
A History of The Postal Order
July 27thDavid Kightley 'History in my Hands' 'A Collectors life in 20 Numismatic Pieces'

(Normal meeting preceded by a Committee meeting at 6.30pm)
August 24thShort talks from membersSpeakers and Titles tbc
September 28rdThe Annual Auction
'Please let Secretary know of lots for inclusion'
October 26thMilinda Mays
York's 17th Century Tokens and Issuers.
November 23rdIan Roper
Coins from The Goodwin Sands

(Normal meeting preceded by a Committee meeting at 6.30pm)
December 14thChristmas SupperThe Baker Arms, Stock
Buying, selling or swapping of coins between members guests and visitors is encouraged at meetings, but dealing shall not take place during the formal part of the meeting.

Committee   Officers and Committee

President: Keith Cullum Committee: M. Cuddeford A.J. Holmes
Chairman: R.M. Barrett M. Pallet D. Jones K. Till
Hon. Secretary: R.I. Thomas   01277 656627
Life Members: M. Anderson A.J. Holmes
Hon. Treasurer: J.E.Meadows
K. CullumMrs P Buck
Webmaster: R.M.Barrett
M. Cuddeford R. I. Thomas
Mrs J Seaman

Interests   Collecting interests of the members are wide ranging and include:-
  • Ancient Coins
  • Roman Coins
  • Hammered Coins
  • Modern Coins
  • Foreign Coins
  • Tokens of all types
  • Tickets, Passes and Checks
  • Medals
  • Banknotes
  • Bank and Credit cards

There is no need to be an expert to join the Society, on the contrary, newcomers and those just interested in finding out more are very welcome.

Annual Membership 15. Guests and Visitors 2.

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