North American section

The North American Section secretary is Pankaj Tandon

North America Section Meetings

The North American Section holds meetings in New York. The talks are broadcast live on the ONS - North America Facebook group.

Annual dues are $35

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  • Checks to
    Oriental Numismatic Society
    8 Summit Road
    Weston, MA 02493

2022 Meeting

January 15, 2022, 5pm, during NYINC at the InterContinental New York Barclay hotel.

The ONS-NA section meeting will take place at 5pm in New York City at the InterContinental New York Barclay hotel, 111 East 48th Street and Lexington Avenue.

Program: Three Talks on Different Subjects of Oriental and Islamic Numimatics

This meeting is in conjunction with the NY International Numismatic Convention. There will be a dinner after the meeting.

Previous meetings

January 9, 2021 at noon, via Zoom


  • Prashant Kulkarni: Dies of Vidarbha punch-marked coins and estimated currency production
  • Joe Cribb: Kushan gold coins: Using die studies to understand the function of reverse designs
  • John Deyell: How are we to interpret Medieval India’s posthumous coins?
  • Joe Boling: Counterfeit paper from China

January 18, 2020 during NYINC at the Grand Hyatt hotel


  • Aleksandr Naymark: “Mint of Ishtikhan in the 8th century”
  • Bilal Ahmed: “Jain influence on medieval Multan: re-deciphering the biruda of Amir Fahad”
  • John Deyell: “Shiny deception: surface enrichment in medieval Indian silver coins”
  • Ujjwal Brian Saha: a brief talk on some new Gupta coins.

After the talks, we will go out to dinner at Bukhara Grill.