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Our next Essex Numismatic Society meeting.

Friday 28th of October we welcome Dr Philippa Walton. Her talk is entitled 'Objects of devotion? Thinking about Coin use at Roman Temples and Shrines. 

The programme is now up to date with confirmed speakers. For the meeting in November our secretary, Bob Thomas, has stepped into the breach with a talk entitled 'Colonal EE Gee; CBE, DSO, MC and RA' Those interested, and particularly those in Military history will be most welcome.   

Please note there is now coffee and tea and biscuits available at the meeting.

We will be holding a raffle on this evening.  We look forward to seeing you all then. Members, guests and visitors.

Essex Numismatic Society Club Auction

Thank you to all of you who attended this years Club auction. Numbers were down on last year but it was a good evening with a number of the lots selling. Full details of the Auction and further discussion about it's place in the calender will come up in future meetings.

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 at 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 2016

January 22ndShort Talk 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 new and old.Tony Holmes. Title tbc.
February 26th50th Anniversary meeting and the 11th Ivan Buck Memorial Lecture. Re-writing the Coinage of Early Medieval Britain and Ireland.Rory Naismith

(Normal meeting to be preceded by a Committee Meeting at 6.30pm)
March 18thMedieval Coin Finds from East Anglia *Please note earlier date in the month due to Bank Holiday clashRichard Kelleher
April 8th-10th The Essex Numismatic Society hosting this years BANS Congress at The Holiday Inn, Eight Ash Green, Colchester.For further details please contact Hon Secretary.
April 22ndAGM plus Annual Exhibition and voting for the Caesaromagus cup.Annual Subscriptions due.
May 27thThe search for the King (Please bring in and display your Richard III Coins)Philip Stone
(Chairman of the Richard III Society)
June 24thRecent Finds from Essex recorded by The Portable Antiquities SchemeBen Paites
July 22ndThe Coinage of Alfred the Great and his contemporariesWilliam Mackay
(Normal meeting preceded by a Committee meeting at 6.30pm)
August 26thShort talks from membersSpeakers and subjects:
  • Keith Cullum- 'A Coin for the Ferryman'
  • Karen Till & Mark Pallet- 'A numismatic Quiz'.
  • Bob Thomas- 'The start of English Gold Coinage'.
September 23rdAnnual Club AuctionPlease contact the Secretary if you have lots for the auction. NB. The auction list is almost complete but contact Hon Sec for further information.
October 28thObjects of Devotion? Thinking about coin use at Roman Temples and Shrines.Dr Philippa Walton
November 25th Colonal EE Gee; CBE, DSO, MC and RA.Bob Thomas.

(Normal meeting preceded by a Committee meeting at 6.30pm)
December 16th? Christmas Supper Date and venue to be confirmed
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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