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!

Sponsored by Dix Noonan Webb Ltd., Auctioneers, Mayfair.

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

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'Numismatic Perspectives on the Western Indian Ocean in Late Antiquity'

  • Tuesday, 26th January 2021 at 5pm - 6:30pm
    Location: Microsoft Teams

    Dr. Rebecca Darley (Birkbeck College, University of London)

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'A Money-Making Scheme? The Dynamics of Coin Production in the Early Middle Ages'

  • Tuesday, 9th February 2021 at 5pm - 6:30pm
    Location: Microsoft Teams

    Dr. Rory Naismith (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)

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'Fontes Inedites Numismaticae Antiquae (FINA): A Website with Already 4,000 Letters Written before 1800 and Dealing with Greek and Roman Coinages'

  • Tuesday, 16th February 2021 at 5pm - 6:30pm
    Location: Microsoft Teams

    Prof. François de Callataÿ (Royal Library of Belgium / École Pratique des Hautes Études)

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