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Exploring
two and a half millenia of
world and Irish coinage

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The Numismatic Society of Ireland (Northern Branch) first met in 1963 as a group of local enthusiasts and scholars to share their interest in the history and art of world coinage. For over 50 years our Society has been promoting the hobby and the study of coins locally and across Ireland and the UK. We meet regularly to exchange news, display recent acquisitions and raise awareness of emerging market trends, discoveries and opportunities. JOIN US to find out for yourself the joy and challenge of coin collecting and studying! Young members with an interest in coins and medals are particularly welcome, and will benefit a lot from our expertise and support! 

FREE Coin Identification!

Avail yourself of our immense expertise by submitting photographs of both sides of your unidentified coin, medal or token, ideally alongside a ruler, to get full details on what it is and some useful references. We DO NOT BUY OR SELL COINS, neither do we provide grading and evaluation services, but you can always contact COIN DEALERS in Belfast who will be happy to advise on the value and market prices. 

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COINS ON THE ORKNEY'S

While visiting the beautiful Orkney islands, take a dip in the history through the numismatic items on display in the islands' museums. The coin finds span from the late Roman Empire thru the Anglo-Saxon, Cuffic, Viking, medieval English and Scottish change. No Irish though. Condition of the earliest coins suggest their use as jewellery, rather than currency. So one should wonder what was the medium of the legendary wealth of the Orcadian Jarls lionised by the bards of the Orkneyinga Saga?