2021 Programme


Due to the Covid pandemic, meetings will be held Online by Zoom until April 2021. Meetings will revert to the usual format and venues from May, unless conditions require online only deliver to be continued. Ahead of each lecture members will receive an email asking for registration for the Zoom meeting and a link will then be provided to enable log in on the day.

Unless otherwise stated meetings are held at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London. 
The Swedenborg Society is at 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, Holborn, London

Meetings commence at 6 pm unless stated.

New York: Due to cancellation of the New York convention there will be no meeting there this year. 

26th January 6pm Online Dr Gareth  Williams,   

The Chew Valley hoard of Harold II and William I: initial interpretation. (Details)

23rd February 6pm Online Tristan Griffin,

Early Modern British and Irish obsidional coinage in its European context.(Details) 

23rd March  6pm  Online Sir Mark Jones

‘More widely known by his works than any other living artist’: William Wyon RA (1795-1851).  (Details).

27th April  6pm  Online David Swan

Crisis in the Eastern Channel: the transformation in Iron Age/Celtic coinage wrought by Cæsar.  (Details).

 25th May 6.15 pm Online Dr. William Day,

The last golden age of British Numismatics; Reflections from the Stewartby Archive of English numismatic papers. (Details)

22nd June  6 pm  Online Chris Barker. In case of emergency’: the return of sovereign production after the Second World War.  (Details)
28th September  6pm Online Ken Eckardt

Tortola cut and countermarked coins: a century of marketplace money.  (Details)

26th October  6pm Online Carl Savage

Coinage, Landscape and society in the borderlands: economy, politics and identity in Scotland and northern England 1136-1603. (Details)

23rd November  6.15pm  Swedenbourg Hall Dr. Kevin Clancy

Anniversary Meeting and Presidential Address

Change through time: A long view of coinage reform.   (Details)

(Followed by the Anniversary Reception for members and their guests.)



The address for the Swedenborg Institute is 20 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH. (Map)

The address for the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies is Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5DR.  (Map)


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