British Numismatic Society : Meetings
BNS Medal
The British Numismatic Society

Promoting the study of coins, medals, tokens and banknotes



2017 Meetings Programme

14 January (Beckman Suite, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, 4pm)

David Guest, Unicorns, thistles and Renaissance realism: the coinage of James III of Scotland

24 January (Warburg)

Dr D'Maris Coffman, Species of excise-backed paper during the Civil Wars and Interregnum: securisation versus monetisation, 1643-1660

28 February (Warburg)

DR Bridget Millmore, 'A remarkable halfpenny with a name engraved upon it': the questions love tokens raise and the stories they tell

28 March (Warburg)

Murray Andrews, Rethinking the 'purse hoard': small hoards and the problems of interpretation

25 April (Warburg)

Dr Jane Kershaw, What did the Vikings use as money? Non-coin currencies of the 9th-12th centuries

23 May (Spink)

Dr Katherine Robbins, The PAS as a tool for archaeological research - understanding the spatial distribution of amateur collected finds
(Followed by the Spring Reception for members and their guests.)

27 June (Warburg)

Rachel Wilkinson, Coins and objects: an integrated study of Iron Age hoarding practice

26 September (Warburg)

Dr Martin Allen, Local coinages in the reign of Stephen (1135-54)

24 October (Warburg)

Dr Jennifer Bishop Common currencies: talking about the coinage in Tudor England

28 November (Spink)

Anniversary Meeting and Presidential Address: Dr Kevin Clancy, The silver crisis of the 1690s (Followed by the Anniversary Reception for members and their guests.)

Meetings marked 'Warburg' take place at the Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB.

Meetings marked 'Spink' take place at the premises of Spink, 69 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 4ET.

All meetings commence at 6.00 pm and finish by 7.30pm.