LThe Australian Numismatic Society




Those attending are listed at the bottom of the page

Dates: 6th, 7th and 8th June 2014 – Queen’s Birthday long weekend. The conference is on the Saturday and Sunday. Monday is the public holiday.

Venue: The Sanctuary Resort Motor Inn

Address: 250 Pacific Hwy (South), Coffs Harbour NSW 2450, Australia
Contact details: P. O. Box 665, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450,

PH: (02) 6650 5111    Fax (02) 6652 4725



Quoted Prices:

Deluxe Queen $119 per night (normal Peak Rate $140 p n);

King $160 per night (normal Peak Rate $190 pn);

Family 1Q 2S $175 per night (normal Peak Rate $210 pn);

Corp Twin 2Q $125 per night (normal Peak Rate $145 pn).

Check-in: 2.00 pm Check-out: 10 .00 am

Bookings: Please make your own booking direct with the Resort in your preferred room or any other location.

Venue Conference Facilities: Equipment supplied - Conference Room 1, Projector, USB connection, 2.5 m screen, presentation table, DVD microphone, lectern, tables and chairs.

Conference Costs: Registration fee of $100.00 per person includes the menus detailed below.

                                                Saturday Night Dinner only: $45.00

Conference Payments: All registration and dinner fees are to be paid in advance to the A.N.S. Queensland Branch, the organiser of this conference, by 30/5/14 or before, to finalise catering arrangements.
The Queensland Branch bank account details are:

Suncorp Bank

BSB: 484 799

Account name: ANS Queensland Branch

Account Number: 081469025

Please ensure you provide your surname as the reference with your payment. In addition, contact both John Cook and Andrew Lowe with the deposit composition details at: John Cook and Andrew Lowe

Preliminary Times and Notices:

Friday afternoon / evening: setup/check conference rooms and informal get-together for early arrivals in the Tree-house Restaurant & Bar at 6.00 pm adjacent to the motel reception.

Saturday morning: 8.30 am registrations and issue of Conference name badges, Certificates of Attendance, voting slips and programmes. Set up displays.

9.00-9.15 am Welcome address: A.N.S. Patron/Qld Branch President

Saturday Night: 6.30-7.00 pm gather – Conference Dinner and award/s presentations in the Tree-house Restaurant

Sunday morning: 8.30 A.N.S. Council Joint Meeting by Sydney and Branch Council Members

Sunday morning: 9.00 am Resume conference

Conference close: A.N.S. President John Veltmeyer 4.30 pm


Morning and afternoon teas – Half Hours

Saturday Lunch – One Hour

Sunday Lunch One and half Hours

No Sunday afternoon tea



Should anyone have special dietary requirements, contact or advise the Sanctuary Resort direct.

Food & Beverage Option 1 on Saturday

Morning Teas – Assorted slices & cakes

Lunch – Mixed gourmet sandwiches and assorted fruit juices

Saturday Afternoon Tea: Tea, Coffee & biscuits      


Saturday night dinner – Tree-house Restaurant – 3 course, alternate drop menu


Food & Beverage Option 2 on Sunday

Morning Tea – Assorted slices & cakes

Lunch - Hot finger food; Torpedo Prawns, Crumbed crab claws, Thai curry puffs, scallop skewers, Thai spring rolls & gourmet sausage rolls with variety of dipping sauces, mixed fruit juices

Papers and Presentations:

Speakers at the conference are requested to provide a title and brief abstract of 200 words by 1/5/2014. For those wishing to use the available projector, images only can be displayed in a series of jpeg format files from a USB drive. Those wishing to use a MS PowerPoint presentation, it will also be able to be accommodated from a USB drive.

As per previous conferences, please confine your address to 20 minutes. That will give 5 minutes of question time and a change-over and introduction between talks.

List of Those Attending and their Talks.

Peter Atherden
Hugh Armstrong
Vi Armstrong
Bernard Begley
Phil Benjamin
Julie Benjamin
Les Carlisle. "TBA"
John Cook  "An Update on The ANS Products Book"
Glennis Cook
Gerry Doyle  "Farthings"
Craig Gubby
Jenni Harrison
Tony Hoare  "WA Gould League Badges"
Gordon Hodge
Carol Hodge
Fred Hynes
Graham Howard
Helen Howard
Shirley Johnstone
David Mee  "Coinage of Medieval Spain"
Judith Mee  "Coinage and Language in the Viking Age"
Barry Murray
Janet Murray
John Pearn
Colin Pitchfork  " Seleukid Coinage"
Sandy Pitchfork
Fred Scarffe
Barry Scott  "The Magic of Flight - from Aviator to Astronaut"
Rod Sell  "Silver Strikes'
George Snelgrove
Rudi Talmacs "The Iconic French  Hercules Crown"
Colin Thomas
Pat Thomas
Michael Tichy  "The Prague Groshen"
John Veltmeyer  "TBA"
Ben Verke
Marion Vreke
Helen Walpole  "Gold For Australia" Exhibition at the MCG
Pat Walsh