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

For those who haven’t yet paid Annual Subscriptions are now due.

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 22nd November 2019 meeting will be our Hon President Mike Cuddeford who will present a talk to us entitled ‘Gold Coins from Ancient Greece’. 

Members, guests and visitors most welcome. Guests and visitors are welcome to bid upon a payment of £2.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Meetings are held on the 4th Friday of every month at the upstairs room of the the Chelmsford Museum

Essex Numismatic Society 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.

Caesaromagus back copies. Please use the 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.

Programme for 2019

January 25thShort Talk followed by Exchange & MartShort Talk by Roger Barrett (A Chest full of Coins)
February 22nd52nd 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)
March 22ndDavid GuestCoinage of James III of Scotland
April 26thAGM plus Annual Exhibition for the HVH Everitt Trophy and voting for the Caesaromagus cup.Annual Subscriptions due.
May 24thJeremy Cheek'Coins from the Royal Collection'
June 28thDenis Martin'The Beaumont or De Bury question revisited'
July 26thAnja Rohde

(Talk postponed due to travel problems. An alternative date will be arranged)

A talk on coin conservation and The Cae Bardd hoard was given by R Barrett
'Early Norman Kings' More stories from the Coins'
(Normal meeting to be preceded by a Committee Meeting at 6.30pm)
August 23rdShort Talks by Members (Please note change to venue)

Christ's Church (URC) 164 New London Rd; Chelmsford; Essex; CM2 0AW. Plenty of parking
1) Roger Barrett-Coin articles published by Keith Cullum.
2) Karen Till-Recent Coin Finds.
3) Graham Warboys-Morgan Dollers.
September 27thAnnual Auction. Auction now closed for lot inclusionThe auction list will be available shortly. Lots will be available to view from 7 pm. Vendors please arrive from 6.30 pm to arrange table displays.
October 25thMichael Holton'The Book Surgeon'
November 22ndMike Cuddeford' Gold Coins from Ancient Greece'
(Normal meeting to be preceded by a Committee Meeting at 6.30pm)
December 13thChristmas Supper The Baker Arms, Stock (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.

Officers and Committee

President: Mike Cuddeford

Chairman: G.Warboys

Hon. Secretary: R.M.Barrett 01279 814216 (Leave a message on the answer machine if no reply) email:-

Hon. Treasurer: R.Hudson

Webmaster: R.M.Barrett

Committee: M.Cuddeford, C.Geddes, M.Pallet, D.Jones, K.Till

Hon Life Members: M.Anderson, A.J.Holmes, Mrs A.Cullum, Mrs P.Buck, M.Cuddeford, R.I.Thomas, Mrs J.Seaman, R.M.Barrett

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.