The inaugural meeting of the Malaysia Numismatic Society (MNS) was held on 19th May 1968 at the Malayan Nam Ann Low Clansman Association building, located at Jalan Gereja, Kuala Lumpur. 

The Society's proposed rules and regulations, drafted by the late Mr. Sim Ewe Eong, were discussed and adopted. The founder members present at the inaugural meeting were Mr. Sim Ewe Eong  JSM FRNS, Mr. H. Ottevanger, Mr. Tony Lye Fong Nge, 
Mr. C.C. Low, 
Mr. M.L.A. Rashid, Mr. Yee Yue Phang, Mr. Low Yow Tian and Mr. J.M.M. Bell


The Society was formally registered by the Registrar of Societies on 2nd October 1968. 

Founder Members and Pro Tem Office Bearers 1968

Our Patron and MNS Members at Akhbar Restaurant, Kuala Lumpur 27 March 1971

L-R : Sharum bin Yub (Hon. Member), Mohd Kassin bin Haji Ali (Committee Member), Dr. Fritjof Korn (Committee Member), Sim Ewe Eong (President), Yang Berhormat Datuk Amar Haji Abdul Taib bin Mahmud (Patron),
H. Ottevanger (Vice President – partly hidden), Tony Lye Fong Nge (Committee Member), M.L.A. Rashid
(Hon. Treasurer), Saran Singh (Hon. Secretary), A.W. O’Brien (Committee Member), Yee Yue Phang (Committee Member), Captain T.L. Craze (Committee Member), Phun Kong Lim (Hon. Auditor), B.P. Campbell (Member) and William B. Shaw (Hon. Member)

MNS Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) 7 July 2018

Back (L to R) MNS Members: Mr. Yogagajakumaran, Mr. Teh Tai Boon, Mr. Ng Kim Keoh (MNS Hon. Auditor), En. Zulkafli Nasir,
En. Mohamed Jaleel, En. Rosly bin Mat Idris, Mr. Goh Kien Boon(MNS Hon. Auditor), Dato’ Abu Bakar, Mr. Saran Singh 

Front(L to R): MNS Executive Committee - Mr. Gilbert Chang, Mr. Vishnu Rao, Mr. Pannirselvam, Mr. William Phang,
Dato' Sharuddin, MNS President Prof. Dato’ Dr Selvaraj, Mr. Dickson Niew, Mr. Lawrence De Souza, Mr. Thenakaran, Mr. Cho Chun Loong


Mr. Sim Ewe Eong

En. Mohd Kassim bin Haji Ali

Mr. Thenakaran Nadarajah

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