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

Annual General Meeting
Saturday, July 13, 3-5 pm London time
at Spink and on Zoom
Michael Broome Memorial Lecture to be delivered by Dr. Sebastian Hanstein, topic TBA

ONS Quarterly Lecture Series online/worldwide Saturday, August 17, 4 pm London time Robert Bracey: ‘Numbers as Sources’

European Region: 14 September 2024 Leiden, The Netherlands

ONS Quarterly Lecture Series online/worldwide Saturday, October 19, 4 pm London time Matthias Naue: ‘Madīnat Jayy - Numismatic history and its extraordinary minting peak in 162 h’

Oriental Numismatic News

The ONS has awarded the 2022 Ashoka Prize to Aleksandr Naymark.