On Friday 7th of April four members of our Society, John Rainey, David Collins, Neil McCormick and Alan Dunlop set out from Belfast on the ferry to Cairnryan. This was the first leg on the journey to the BANS Annual Congress, this year to be held in Harrogate at The Crown Hotel. Read here more notes on the full trip and attendance of the congress.
On Saturday night of May 27th, 2017, the Northern Branch of the Numismatic Society of Ireland hosted a talk presented by Sydney F. Martin, President, American Numismatic Society (Fourth term). The speaker is an international authority on the colonial coinage of the 17th through 18th centuries and the author of (inter multa alia) The Hibernia Coinage of William Wood, 2007, and The Rosa Americana coinage of William Wood, 2011. He is currently writing what promises to be a simil