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South Wales & Monmouthshire Numismatic Society


Catchment area:
The Society is the only one in South Wales and draws its membership from Swansea, Bridgend, Cardiff, Newport and the South Wales valleys.

The Society was formed in 1958 for the furtherance of the study of all kinds of coins, medals, awards, tokens and subjects connected therewith.

The society enjoys an annual programme which consists of lectures, quarterly auctions, an inter-society quiz with our near neighbours Bath and Bristol Numismatic Society for the Anthony Halse Shield, an open meeting for the public valuation and identification of coins, tokens, medals and bank notes, a summer barbecue, and a Christmas dinner.

Member’s interests range from Roman coins and history which reflects the strong Roman influence at nearby Caerleon and Caerwent, hammered coinage, patterns and proofs, medals, bank notes, and Welsh tokens and paranumismatica.

President: Roland Mumford, Chairman: Anthony Halse, Secretary: Alan Cox, Treasurer: Noel Cox


2016 Programme


January 4th        Society Auction.
February 1st Victorian Bronze Pennies, Jerry Davis.
March 7th The New Royal Mint Visitor Centre, Abigail Kenvyn.
April 4th Society Auction
May 9th The Beau Street Hoard, Stephen Clews (Roman Baths, Bath).
June 6th The Other Side of the Coin, Hugh Williams.
July 4th Society Auction.
August 8th Exhibition Night.
September 5th     Annual General Meeting.
October 3rd Society Auction.
November 7th Roman Provincial Silver Coins, Roland Mumford.
December 5th Social Evening and Fun Auction


Meetings for members and associates are held at the Malpas Unionist Club, 349 Malpas Road, Newport. Starting at 7.30pm for 8 o’clock on the first MONDAY of the month with the exception of  May  which will be the second Monday.

New members, guests and visitors are warmly welcomed at all meetings.

Subscriptions: Full £5 per annum, Juniors £1 - due 1st November

Contact Address: For further details please contact the Chairman on 01633 413238 or the Secretary on 029 20561564.

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