The Australian Numismatic Society
THE AUSTRALIAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY
DETAILS FOR ANS 2018 BIENNIAL
COFFS HARBOUR SANCTUARY RESORT
Mintage is 20 pieces.
Friday 8th June
6.00 PM drinks
The sign at the entrance to the Teahouse Restaurant
John Veltmeyer & Rudi Talmacs relaxing whilst waiting for the bar
Fred Hynes and Gordon Hodge
Peter Lane, Darren Burgess talking to Rudi.
Bernie Begley joined the conversation.
Graham & Helen Howard talking with Pat Walsh
Rod Sell writing receipts for the gold Proclamation Medals members
Gordon Hodge talking to Luz Snelgrove,
Ian & Pam Sizeland
7.00 PM Dinner in Treehouse
The Lights in the Treehouse Restaurant
Some of the Auction Lots.
Matthew Boulton's Naval Medals
NAV Explorer Medals.
A selection of Medals, including ANS Medals.
Some medals made from cancelled Atlanta Olympic games dies.
The maker was advised he did not have the authority to use the Olympic
GB 1981 Maundy set
Some Tasmanian Medals.
A selection of Australian Bank Notes.
A selection of Australian Wooden advertising medals.
Some recent RAM coins.
Because of the late hour. The resort wanted to close the
Conference room as they had a 6am start for breakfast. The
Auction was delayed until 8.30 am on Saturday.
Some of the Displays.
Some NZ Numismatic Medals.
Tasmanian coins and numismatic material.
The ANS Proclamations Series of Medals.
Qld & Victorian Police & War Medals.
Some Tokens of Essex
A selection of Postal Notes, now featured in Renniks
A collection of Medals by 5 Australian Coin Designers
A history of the Australian $5 polymer note.
Knight Hospitallers of St John
and their Coinage.
Anonymous Anglo-Saxons coins with
People on Australian and World Bank Notes
Saturday 9th June
8.30 Auction delayed from Friday Night.
Members were to tick the lots they wished to bid on. Only the
ticked lots were auctioned.
Rod noted the winner and hammer price. Payment was collected after the
Session Chairman John Pearn.
9.00 AM Gerry Doyle
welcomed everyone and outlined
the Conference Program
Gerry presented with a Conference Medal.
The Conference Medal presented to each of the speakers and helpers from
9.30 Colin Thomas - Tokens of
Colin being presented with a Medal by Patron John Pearn
10.00 George Snelgrove - Queensland Police Force Diamond Jubilee Medal
10.30 Morning Tea
Bernie Begley & Ross Pratley
Colin Pitchfork & Graham Howard
The Audience back from Morning
Tea and waiting for the next talk.
The Chairman waiting for everyone to sit down.
Barry Scot advisng how useful a walking stick is.
11.00 Barry Scott - Early
Tasmanian Proclamation Coins & Van Dieman's Land Numismatic History
11.30 David Mee - Knight Hospitallers of St John and their Coinage.
12.00 Judith Mee - Anonymous Anglo-Saxons and Fantastic Fauna.
12.30 Colin Pitchfork - Justinian's Flea
1 PM Lunch in Tree House
Session Chairman Gerry Doyle
2.00 Bernie Begley - Gympie Agricultural Mining and Pastoral Medal
2.30 John Pearn - Temperance Medals - Iconography for Health Promotion
3.00 Bruce Short - Serpent Mythology and Health Symbolism in Ancient
3.30 Afternoon Tea
Pat Walsh, Ian Sizeland & Rod Sell
Merve & Heather Meads with Judith Mee
Gordon Hodge & Barry Scott
Ross Pratley, John Pearn & Rudi Talmacs
Barry Scott & Fred Hynes
Colin Pitchfork and Bruce Short
Colin Thomas & Gordon Hodge
Peter Lane & Darren Burgess
Having a rest before the next session. Gerry Doyle, Stephen
Appleton & Ross Pratley
4.00 Rudi Talmacs - The Early Medal: High and Late Renaissance
4.30 Members with displays gave a brief talk on their display before
Mervin Meads telling us about the $5 polymer note.
Stephen Appleton taking a bow on keeping the technology working.
Colin Pitchfork showing a book on Byzantine Coins.
Ross Pratley advising Postal Notes are now included in Renniks
Ross also mentioned the IBNS Conferences.
5.00 Members to vote for Best Display.
7.00 Conference Dinner.
Best Display Award - Won by David Mee
Tom Hanley Cup presentation. Won by Paul Holland in the USA.
To be held in trust by ANS Sydney.
Rod gave a brief history of the Cup and the winners since 1998.
Patrons Quiz - Won by Stephen Appleton.
Sunday 10th June.
Breakfast in the Treehouse Restaurant and the espresso coffee machine.
8.30 AM Council Meeting held in Room 1.
Session Chairman John Veltmeyer
9.00 George Snelgrove - Father & Son, Police & War Medals, +
Victoria Police "For Merit Badge".
9.30 Phil Benjamin - Five influencial Australian Sculptors, Coin
Designers and their works.
10.00 Colin Pitchfork - Interesting Auctions that I have been involved
10.30 Morning Tea
11.00 John Pearn - A Numismatist visits Carcassonne
11.30 Ross Pratley - Why I collect Postal Notes.
12.00 Pat Walsh - The People on Australian Bank Notes.
1.30 PM Group Photo
Session Chairman Colin Pitchfork
2.00 Peter Lane - Fire Insurance Companies "Firemarks in Alfred
Chitty's Adelaide Coin Den".
2.30 Darren Burgess - The NAV Explorer Series of Medallion - A
3.00 Rod Sell - The ANS Proclamation Medal Series.
3.30 Gerry Doyle - Silver Medals issued by the Royal Numismatic Society
of NZ for Decimal Currency.
4.00 Closing remarks and Afternoon Tea.
6.00 Catch the 2 buses to the Coffs Harbour EX-SERVICES CLUB for dinner.
Bernie Begley -
Phil Benjamin -
Alan Bess - Saturday Dinner
Lee Bess - Saturday Dinner
Darren Burgess -
Gerry Doyle - Decimal Currency
Helen Howard - Saturday Dinner
Peter Lane -
David Mee -
Judith Mee -
John Pearn -
Colin Pitchfork -
Sandy Pitchfork - Saturday Dinner
Ross Pratley -
Barry Scott -
Rod Sell -
Bruce Short - Saturday PM. -
Pam Sizeland - Saturday Dinner
George Snelgrove -
Rudi Talmacs -
Colin Thomas -
Pat Thomas - Saturday Dinner
Pat Walsh -