Royal Numismatic Society

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Royal Numismatic Society
Formation 1836
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Andrew Burnett

The Royal Numismatic Society (RNS) is a learned society and charity based in London, United Kingdom which promotes research into all branches of numismatics. Its patron as of 2014 was Queen Elizabeth II.


Foremost collectors and researchers, both professional and amateur, in the field of numismatics are amongst the fellows of the Society . They must be elected to the Society by the Council. The Numismatic Chronicle is the annual publication of the Royal Numismatic Society.


The society was founded in 1836 as the Numismatic Society of London and received the title "Royal Numismatic Society" from Edward VII by Royal Charter in 1904.


The society has an annual journal, The Numismatic Chronicle,[1] and publishes a book series known as the Special Publications.

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