Essex Numismatic Society

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Our 2019 programme is listed below. (Dates for the 2020 programme are still being arranged) We look forward to meeting up.

Our AGM was held in April. The winners of the Casaromagus Cup was Mike Cuddeford with and article entitled 'The coinage of Henry VII'
The annual Exhibition for the HVH Everitt Trophy was held with six exhibits on dispaly. The winner was Gary Nixon with a display entitled 'Halfcrowns of William & Mary and William III'
Well done to you both.

Annual Subscritions are now due.

We welcome too Ann Cullum as a new Honorary Life Member.


The website works but some 'Links' are still unavailable, we are still to address this. We are able to keep this programme page updated.

Dates for the 2019 programme are now listed below. If anyone has a topic or future speaker in mind please pass that on to The Secretary. 

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.


The Friday 24th May 2019 meeting we welcome Jeremy Cheek who will talk to us about 'Coins from the Royal Collection'. Jeremy has had a long connection to this. He has worked at, amongst other places, Spink and Morton & Edan auctioneers. Members, guests and visitors most welcome.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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 have to be locked just after the start of the meeting. Athough a member of staff on duty to admit anyone who is late. So please arrive in good time. 

Due to ongoing building work at the Museum please take care in Parking and where you go.



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 2019

Short Talk followed by Exchange & MartShort Talk by Roger Barrett (A Chest full of Coins)
52nd Anniversary and 13th Ivan Buck Memorial Lecture.

Mark Davies
'A Wealth of Cash'

(The story behind Colchester's Coin Hoards)

(Normal meeting to be preceded by a Committee Meeting at 6.30pm)
David GuestCoinage of James III of Scotland
AGM plus Annual Exhibition for the HVH Everitt Trophy and voting for the Caesaromagus cup.Annual Subscriptions due.
Jeremy Cheek'Coins from the Royal Collection'
Denis Martin'The Beaumont or De Bury question revisited'
Anja Rohde
Title TBC
(Normal meeting to be preceded by a Committee Meeting at 6.30pm)
Short Talks by Members (Please note that this date and venue is subject to change)Titles and speakers TBC
Annual AuctionJuly/August onwards please start sending lot details to Secretary.
Stuart Adams
Title TBC
Mike Cuddeford'Ancient and Medieval Gold Coins'
Christmas Supper (Venue TBC)The 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: Mike Cuddeford
Committee: M. Cuddeford C Geddes
Chairman: G Warboys
M. Pallet D. Jones K. Till
Hon. Secretary: R M Barrett  01279 814216 (Leave a message on the answer machine if no reply)
Hon Life Members: M. Anderson A.J. Holmes
Mrs A CullumMrs P Buck
Hon. Treasurer: R Hudson
M. CuddefordR. I. Thomas
Webmaster: R.M.Barrett
Mrs J Seaman R M Barrett


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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