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Bath & Bristol Numismatic Society

Founded at a meeting held at the Unicorn Inn, Market Place, Banbury in 1967

The Society was instituted on 2 October 1950 at Theobalds Cafe Bath with the name of Bath and Bristol Coin Club. The present name was adopted for the 1953 season by which time the membership had increased to 22.

The Society has hosted the annual National Numismatic Congress in Bath or Bristol on 5 occasions: 1958 1964 1983 1988 and 1998

Our programme of events is a mixture of academic speakers on specialist subjects to our own membership with lectures on their own interests. We also hold inter-quiz competitions with the South Wales Society, Christmas buffets, club auctions and fund-raising events.



Meetings are held at the Fry Social Club, Keynsham on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7.30 p.m.


Meetings Programme 2016

January 12 Bills of Exchange Issued by Banks
  Ivor Bridges
February 11     Flog It - members to bring in any items for sale or exchange
March 10 Recent Acquisitions and 5 Minute Talk - members to bring in items for discussion
April 14 From Sun King to Miserable Vampire:Some Stories from 200 Years of French Coinage
  Mike Shaw
May 12 Talk by Kevin Clancy from the Royal Mint Museum
June 9 Bristol Pub Checks
  Mark Manning and Adrian Derrick
July 14 Bath and Bristol Numismatic Society AGM.
August 11 TBA

Subscriptions due in October
Annual subscription £10.00, Family Subscription £12.50, Junior Subscription £5.00

Contact Address: Rosie Clarke
Tel: 01275 851212

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