North American region

The North American Section secretary is Michael J. Connor

North America Section Meetings

The Oriental Numismatic Society North American Section meetings are held on Zoom, with in person sessions in New York and other locations. Presentations made at meetings are available on the Oriental Numismatic Society channel on YouTube.

Oriental Numismatic Society North American Section meetings and information are also available on the ONS North America Facebook page.

ONS North America region members can subscribe to ONS-L, a discussion and information list for members of the Oriental Numismatic Society. ONS-L provides a simple way for ONS members to interact with each other to make announcements, to ask questions, and to discuss Asiatic coins, books, and all aspects of oriental numismatics.

ONS-L is hosted on which allows participants to post via web or email. To join visit If you have problems signing up, email the Regional Secretary and you will be sent an invitation.

Annual dues are $40

  • Paypal to I particularly request Canadian members to use this method unless you are using a US-based bank.
  • Checks to
    Oriental Numismatic Society
    PO Box 370602
    Reseda, CA 91337

Previous meetings

January 13 2024 The meeting will be a hybrid event held on Zoom with an in person session at the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) in the New York Barclay Hotel’s Astor Suite I.

January 14th 2023 The annual ONS North America meeting was held on Zoom with an in-person session at the New York International Numismatic Convention. Speakers:

After the meeting, attendees attended dinner at Spice Symphony.


January 15, 2022, 5pm, over Zoom and in person, during the NY International Numismatic Convention.

The program was

The meeting was simulcast on screen in the Astor Suite I of the InterContinental New York Barclay hotel during the the NYINC coin show.

January 9, 2021 at noon, via Zoom


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.