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Our next Essex Numismatic Society meeting.

Our final 'meeting' will be the Society Christmas Supper at 'The Green Man' Edney Common, Chelmsford 7.30pm. See further details below.

We wish all our members, guests and visitors a very Merry Christmas and look forward to meeting up again in the New Year.

Details for the 2017 programme are being finalised with some speakers confirmed. Dates and some further information for the year is listed below.

Please note there is coffee, tea and biscuits available at the meetings.

A prize raffle is held at most of our meetings.




Essex Numismatic Society Christmas Supper

We will have our Christmas Supper at The Green Man, Edney Common, Near Chelmsford on Friday 16th December 2016. It was an enjoyable evening at the same venue last year by all those who attended so we look forward to seeing many of you again then.
Details of the menu and booking have now been circulated. If you have yet to receive one or want to attend please contact Bob Thomas as soon as possible.




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 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 Society 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 Green Man, Edney Common. 7.30pm
2017 Programme
Provisional dates.
January 27thShort 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, guests and visitors, new and old. All welcome.Karen Till* 'Facebook Introduction'
It's use in Numismatics'
February 24th51st Anniversary and 12th Ivan Buck Memorial Lecture.
'Recent Saxon Coin Hoards'
John Cross

(Normal meeting to be preceded by a Committee Meeting at 6.30pm)
March 24thTBC
April 28thAGM plus Annual Exhibition and voting for the Caesaromagus cup.Annual Subscriptions due.
May 26thTBC
June 23rdCoins and the Norman Conquest.Anje Rhode
July 28thTBC(Normal meeting preceded by a Committee meeting at 6.30pm)
August 25thShort talks from members1) Roger Barrett (Title tbc)
September 22rdAnnual Society 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 27thTBC
November 24thTBC(Normal meeting preceded by a Committee meeting at 6.30pm)
December 15th?Christmas SupperVenue TBC.
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
email:- r.thomas938@btinternet.com
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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