Oxford University Numismatic Society

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Oxford University Numismatic Society (OUNS for short, and also known as The Phoenix Society) is a student society within the University of Oxford, dedicated to promoting the field of Numismatics. Numismatics itself, the study of coins and related objects, is an important part of the academic study of History, Classics and Archaeology and we are proud to bring together students, academics, and other interested parties in our meetings. Although most of our members are affiliated to the university, we welcome everyone with an interest in the subject to our meetings. Membership is free to all current students.

We hold four meetings during each of the three university terms including speaker events, socials and dinners. We have close ties with the faculties of Classics and Archaeology within the University, as well as the staff of the Heberden Coin Room of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. We are formally affiliated to both the University of Oxford and the British Association of Numismatic Societies (BANS).

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

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Website: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~ouns/
Contact Name: Angela Grant, Vice President
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Networks: Oxford University

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'Coinage and the Trading Worlds of the Indian Ocean – an Overview'

  • Tuesday, 1st December 2020 at 5pm - 6:30pm
    Location: Microsoft Teams

    Dr. Shailendra Bhandare (Ashmolean Museum / St. Cross College, Oxford)

    The Indian…

'Riches in the Ground. How did Ancient Greeks hide their wealth?'

  • Tuesday, 17th November 2020 at 5pm - 6:30pm
    Location: Microsoft Teams

    Dr. Frédérique Duyrat (Bibliothèque Nationale de France)


    If you are interested…

'The Watlington Hoard: Coin Reform under Alfred the Great in the late 870s'

  • Tuesday, 3rd November 2020 at 5pm - 6:30pm
    Location: Microsoft Teams

    Dr. John Naylor (Ashmolean Museum)


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Oxford University Numismatic Society

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