David Wilmer DYKES

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-12-18
Education Swansea GS, CCC Oxford (MA), Univ of Wales (PhD)
Books & Publications Anglo-Saxon Coins in the National Museum of Wales (1977), Alan Sorrell: Early Wales Recreated (1980), Wales in Vanity Fair (1989), The University Coll of Swansea (1992), Coinage and Currency in Eighteenth-Century Britain (2011, North Book Prize Br Numismatic Soc 2012), Medieval Anglo-Irish Coinage (forthcoming); author of articles and reviews in numismatic, historical and other jls
Recreations numismatics, writing
Clubs Athenaeum, Cardiff & County (Cardiff)
Style Dr David Dykes, FSA
Career cmmnd RN and RNR 1955-62; civil servant Bd of Inland Revenue 1958-59, admin appts Univ of Bristol and UC Swansea 1959-63, dep registrar UC Swansea 1963-69, registrar Univ of Warwick 1969-72; Nat Museum of Wales: sec 1972-86, actg dir 1985-86, dir 1986-89; memb Treasure Valuation Ctee DCMS 2010-14; hon lectr in history UC Cardiff (later Univ of Wales Coll of Cardiff) 1975-95; vice-pres Br Numismatic Soc 2009- (memb Cncl 1966-70 and 1997-, pres 1999-2003); chllr Order of St John Priory for Wales 1991-98, bailiff of St Davids 1999-2002; awarded Parkes-Weber prize and medal RNS 1954; fndn memb Welsh Livery Guild 1993; Freeman City of London 1985, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Tin Plate Workers 1985; FRNS 1958, FRHistS 1965, FRSAI 1963, FSA 1973; KStJ 1993
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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