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, banknotes, tokens and medals. For nearly three millennia coins have been representatives of power and wealth. Today, ancient and medieval coins help archaeologists and scholars to unveil the chronologies of the
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-enthusiasts turned up for the event, including three members from the south branch headed by the Chairman Michael E. Kenny. The invited talk was largely based on the research published by Dr Allen yesteryear in the Britis
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 we want to share our memories with all who knew or met him at the numismatic events and beyond. Continue reading here.