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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


2017 Programme


January 9th        Society Auction.
February 6th Victorian Bronze Pennies, Jerry Davis.
March 6th 2nd Monmoutshire Regiment during WWI, David Nicholas.
April 3rd Society Auction.
May 8th Transporter Bridges and their Tokens and Tickets , Alan Cox.
June 5th To be arranged.
July 3rd Society Auction.
August 7th Exhibition Night.
September 4th     Annual General Meeting.
October 2nd Society Auction.
November 6th Recent Welsh Coin Hoards , Edward Besly.
December 4th 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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