The Ashoka Prize is awarded annually to the best paper published that year in the Journal, as judged by the Editorial Board. The Prize, valued at £250, is sponsored by a generous donor who wishes to remain anonymous.
The winner of the prize for 2021 is:
Nikolaus Schindel: The Beginning of Ottoman Para Coinage (JONS 245)
Honorable mentions go to the following (listed in alphabetical order by author):