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Details of our Christmas Dinner at 'The Bakers Arms' in Stock near Billericay are now available to members.

The booking slip and menu are now available from Bob Thomas.

2 Courses..25 per person
3 Courses..35 per person

    The menu is as follows


Roasted pepper and Brie Soup (v)
Tempura King Prawns
Tomato, Mozzarella and Avacado Salad (v)
Deep Fried Camembert (v)

Main Course

Traditional Roast Turkey
Veal Escalopes with Parma Ham and Sage
Breast of Chicken wrapped in Bacon
Salmon Fillet
Lamb Cutlets
Spinach and Ricotta Pancake (v)


Christmas Pudding
Eton Mess
Lemon Tart
Baileys and Chocolate Cheesecake
Selection of Sorbets or Ice Cream
Cheese and biscuits

Followed by Coffee and Mints

Full details of the menu can be found by contacting Bob Thomas for the menu and booking form.

Please if you are intending to go get in touch asap as the venue are keen to confirm numbers.


Our next Essex Numismatic Society meeting.

Details for the 2017 programme are now finalised. Dates and further information for the year is listed below. Some dates and speakers for 2018 have been confirmed and they will appear in due course.

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

A prize raffle is held at most of our meetings.

Please note our 'Essex Numismatic Society' 'Facebook' Page and check us out and join in.

Friday 27th October 2017

Please note that our postponed Annual Auction is now likely to take place on March 2018. We ask if you have lots please still contact Hon Secretary with the details for inclusion. Further details to follow.

Our November 24th meeting we welcome our good friend Chris Comber who will talk to us on 'The Irish Harp Conages of Henry VIII'

Committee members please note this meeting is preceded by a committee meeting at 6.30pm

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 2017

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 24thAndrew BurnettEarly British Numismatics
April 28thAGM plus Annual Exhibition for the HVH Everitt Trophy and voting for the Caesaromagus cup.Annual Subscriptions due.
May 26thSpeaker Joe Bisphem  The Silver Penny; an Historical Witness to the troubled  Reign of Stepen (1135-1154)
June 23rdCoins and the Norman Conquest.Anja Rohde
July 28thDenis Martin 'Lancashire Hotpot' 'A Numismatic 'Miiscellany'

(Normal meeting preceded by a Committee meeting at 6.30pm)
August 25thShort talks from members1) Roger Barrett (Roman Imperial Coins- a Collection)
2) Robert Thomas (Shillings of Elizabeth I)
3) Graham Warboys (The Bi-Centenary of the Milled Gold Half Sovereign)
September 22rdJohn Morton
'Ive dug a few holes'
October 27thMostly made in Europe; Medieval Jettons made in Britain.Philip Mernick.
November 24thThe Irish Harp Coinages of Henry VIIIChris Comber.
(Normal meeting preceded by a Committee meeting at 6.30pm)
December 15thChristmas SupperThe Bakers Arms in 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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