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June 10, 2019

On Monday 3rd June 2019, Dr Alexey Shitvov,, NSI-NB, presented the first part of his 'non-academic' review of the early Irish coinage for the members of the South Wales & Monmouthshire Numismatic Society. The talk was warmly received by the audience of twelve members,...

May 4, 2019

Three members of NSI-NB were delegates at the congress this year. They were John Rainey, Randal Scott and Alan Dunlop. This year’s congress was based in the Sefton Hotel Douglas with some of the lectures taking place in the Manx Museum. Read the full story here.. 

April 19, 2019

The new edition of the NSI-NB leaflet has just been published! We aim to communicate our commitments to coin studies and ethical collecting, as well as to invite all those who wish to learn, share and discuss their observations on the Irish and World history in coins,...

April 10, 2019

On the rainy Friday night of 1st March 2019, our Numismatic Society hosted the eagerly anticipated talk by Dr Martin Allen, the Senior Assistant Keeper at the Fitzwilliam Museum. The topic was the early Anglo-Irish coinage of John de Courcy. Some twenty coin-enthusiast...

April 1, 2019

It was sad news we learned lately of the untimely passing of our good friend and the long-time treasurer of the Numismatic Society of Ireland (Northern Branch) Neil McCormick on Tuesday 5th March 2019.  Neil was an extraordinary person and a passionate collector, and w...

February 14, 2019

One of the great pleasures of collecting coins and numismatics in general is the introduction to characters from history, perhaps not as well-known as they should be, but who have left their mark on the coinage.The sterling coinage of Edward I is well known and one of...

February 10, 2019

Embarking on this numismatic journey through the turbulent years of the reign of Peter I the Great is ambitious, and scary too, a task that a hobbyist with a patchy memory of Russian history could ever undertake. The man is the major problem to the narrative of course,...