May 17, 2012 – Every year the British Numismatic Society (BNS) and the Royal Numismatic Society (RNS) hold a joint summer meeting. This year’s meeting will be hosted by Worcester College, University of Oxford on Saturday 7th July and has the theme of Anniversaries and Jubilees.
Speakers including Andrew Burnett and Thomas Hockenhull (British Museum), Qin Cao (Manchester Museum), Graham Dyer (Royal Mint Museum) and Alexandra Kim (Historic Royal Palaces) will discuss the historical origins of the modern jubilee and the role of coins and medals in the commemoration of such events. The cost of attending the day will be £30.00 including lunch.
To register please send a cheque, made payable to the British Numismatic Society, to Dr Ian Leins, Director of the British Numismatic Society, c/o The Department of Coins and Medals, The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG. For further details contact Ian Leins on 0207 323 8271 or send an email.