MONEY & MEDALS
This page lists lectures and events related to numismatics. If you would like to see details of events your society is hosting listed here then please get in touch via the contact page.
Ashmolean Museum. Hands-On Coins
Room 7 Every Saturday, 11.30–3.30
Handle historical coins from different times and
places, with the help of our volunteer team. Free,
no booking necessary.
27 British Numismatic Society | Frida Pellegrino, “Coin Circulation and Urbanism in Roman Britain until the Third
3 Reading Coin Club | Chris Comber, 'The Irish Harp Coinage of Henry VIII'
4 London Numismatic Club | David Powell, 'Numismatic Recycling: Second Careers for Retired Coins and Tokens'
5 Havering Numismatic Society | Gerry Buddle, 'Refreshing change'
6 British Museum Lunchtime Talk | Amelia Dowler, 'From intrinsic value to token: changes in coins since antiquity',
13.15–14.00, Room 68, free, just drop in
10 British Art Medal Society | Jesper Ericsson, 'Moments in history: William Hunter’s British medals'
15 Lancashire and Cheshire Numismatic Society | Mike Robinson, 'Foreign Powers in Italy c1500-1800 and their coins'
17 Norwich Coin and Medal Society | Bill Kennett, 'Islamic Coins'
18 Royal Numismatic Society | (1) Thomas J. Derrick and Matthew Ball, 'Coin stamping on Roman glass perfume bottles:
imperial largesse, taxation, or maker’s marks?'; (2) Michael Economou, 'The Coinage of the First Jewish Revolt: Context and
20 Worthing Numismatic Society | Graham Dyer, 'Winston Churchill Remembered - The 1965 Memorial Crown'
21 British Museum Lunchtime Talk | Barrie Cook, 'Elizabeth I and her coins', 13.15–14.00, Room 46, free, just drop in
22 British Numismatic Society | LINECAR LECTURE: Christine Desan, 'Money as a Revolutionary Medium: from the Protests
of Peasants to the Rights of Creditors', to be held at Spink & Son, London
27 International Banknote Society | Nigel Vincent “German ‘Stoffgeld’ notes” Spink & Son, London
28 Essex Numismatic Society | Philippa Walton, 'Objects of Devotion? Thinking about coin use at Roman Temples and Shrines'
3 Ormskirk and West Lancashire Numismatic Society | Megan Gooch, 'The mint at the Tower of London'
7 Bexley Coin Club | Kevin Clancy, 'Chief Coin of the World - A History of the Gold Sovereign'
7 Reading Coin Club | Stephen Alexander, 'Fakes and Forgeries - Ancient and Modern'
7 South Wales & Monmouthshire Numismatic Society | Roland Mumford, 'Roman Provincial Silver Coins'
8 Crewe and District Coin and Medal Society | Steve Bentley, 'English Milled Shillings'
14 British Art Medal Society | Darren McFarlane, 'From bone ash to bronze – reconstructing the methods of 16th century sand
15 Royal Numismatic Society | Simon Glenn, Coins and Power in Hellenistic Bactria: the pedigree’ issues of Agathocles and
16 Ipswich Numismatic Society | John Cross, 'Recent Saxon Coin Hoards'
17 Worthing Numismatic Society | Brian Arthur, 'Some Interesting Halfcrowns - Part Two - The Milled Series'
19 Lancashire and Cheshire Numismatic Society | Dave Millington, 'The coins of the Bar Kokhba Revolt'
21 Norwich Coin and Medal Society | Alan Gidney, 'The Roman Empire, Tiberius to Nero'
22 Anniversary Meeting and Presidential Address: Roger Bland, “Hoards and hoarding in Britain V:the Transition from the
Iron Age to the Roman Period” (Followed by the Anniversary Reception for members and their guests.) Spink & Son
24 International Banknote Society | Banknote Quiz plus club dinner Spink & Son, London
25 Essex Numismatic Society | TBA
28 Cambridgeshire Numismatic Society | Ted Buttrey, 'TBC'
5 Bexley Coin Club | Edward Colgan, 'The Early Numismatic History of Australia - 1788-1910'
13 Crewe and District Coin and Medal Society | AGM followed by Member’s Short Talks
20 Royal Numismatic Society | Pere Pau Ripollès, 'The Iberian coinages, 6th-1st century BC'. Presentation of the Medal,
9 Reading Coin Club | Short Talks by club members
11 Worthing Numismatic Society | David Powell, 'British Lead Tokens'
23 Cambridgeshire Numismatic Society | Gary Oddie, ‘Engraved coins: tokens of love, life and loss’
6 Reading Coin Club | TBA (Tokens and Passes)
8 Birmingham Numismatic Society | Coins, Ancient & Modern
15 Ipswich Numismatic Society | A talk on a classical theme - Speaker TBA
27 Cambridgeshire Numismatic Society | Arn Dekker, ‘270 years of peace medals’
15 Ipswich Numismatic Society | Graham Dyer, 'The Churchill Crown'
3 Reading Coin Club | Kevin CLancy, TBA (Royal Mint)
7-9 BANS Spring Congress 2017
24 Cambridgeshire Numismatic Society | Richard Kelleher, ‘The Dollar: the rise of a global currency’