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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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HOBBYIST NIGHTMARE TURNED IN PROFIT

Well, when you have just got comfy on your sofa with a loupe and a cuppa tea, then here it comes - the hobbyist's worst nightmare, the next generation of 'hobo nickels'! This craftsman takes advantage of the fine coin imagery to carve popular jewellery pieces. I wonder if that would help his customers appreciate the beauty of the coin art ? Who knows, maybe one day they will join a local numismatic club to learn more about history in coins.