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Our next Essex Numismatic Society meeting.

Friday 27th of May we welcome Philip Stone who will speak to us about Richard III in a talk entitled 'The Search for the King'. Please bring along your Richard III coins to display and add to what promises to be a facinating evening.

The programme is now up to date with confirmed speakers with just the meeting in November TBC. 

BANS Congress April 8th-10th 2016

Thank you to all our friends, delegates, speakers, helpers and also to the staff at The Holiday Inn for making such a great effort in contributing to a successful and enjoyable weekend. We hope you all enjoyed it.

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 members
September 23rdAnnual Club AuctionWould members please contact the Secretary if they have lots for the auction
October 28thObjects of Devotion? Thinking about coin use at Roman Temples and Shrines.Dr Philippa Walton
November 25th TBA(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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