The Oriental Numismatic Society is a world-wide network of those interested in Oriental coins and money (collectors, scholars, and enthusiasts).

The Society publishes the Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society, an international journal that is released quarterly to our members worldwide.

The different regional sections of the Society hold meetings around the world at which members can meet and hear talks by collectors, scholars and enthusiasts working on a variety of numismatic topics.

Society Activities

Upcoming Meetings

European Region. 6th and 7th May, 2023 (Saturday to Sunday). Tübingen, Germany. Program.

UK. ONS Study Day, Saturday 13th May 2023 Coin Study Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK. Program.

Annual General Meeting, June 10 2023 Join us Saturday, June 10, 3:30 pm London time. In-person at Spink & Son, 67-69 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London or virtually on Zoom.

Gather starts at 3 pm, Zoom webcast to start at 3:30 pm (London time) Michael Broome Memorial Lecture to be delivered by Joe Cribb, Adjunct Professor, Hebei Normal University and Retired Keeper of Coins and Medals, British Museum: “Coins in the Islamic World”.

ONS Quarterly Lecture Series online/worldwide Saturday, Saturday, July 15 4 pm London time. Zoom only. Alexander Akopyan: Typogenetic Approach to the Systematization of Georgian Coins of the Long Twelfth Century.

ONS Quarterly Lecture Series online/worldwide Saturday, Saturday, October 21 4 pm London time. Zoom only. Jens Jakobsson: An introduction to Bactrian and Indo-Greek coins and chronology 250-150 BCE.