Oriental Numismatic Society
The annual 2000 meeting in the Netherlands
Saturday 21 October 2000
The Museum of Antiquities / Royal Coincabinet, Rapenburg 28, Leiden
We hope to welcome as many members as previous years.
Please inform us, at the latest before the 18th of Oct., whether you are
planning to attend the meeting and if you will stay with us for diner.
On Saturday October 21st 2000, the annual ONS-meeting in the Netherlands
will be held at the premises of the Museum of Antiquities / Royal
Coincabinet, Rapenburg 28 at Leiden. |
Attention! As the Museum opens only at 12 o'clock you are
requested to use the service-entrance at the rear of the Museum (Papengracht
From there you will be guided to the entrance of the Royal Coincabinet.
Again a number of different subjects will be covered. As previous years, we
propose to end the day again with a diner in an oriental atmosphere, this
time at the speciality restaurant Asian Palace. We hope that several people
again will attend the ONS-meeting and stimulate the mutual contact among the
|09.30 - 10.15
welcome with coffee in the library of the Royal Coincabinet
|10.30 - 12.30
lectures in the auditorium of the museum; |
Some of the topics will be:
- Paul Murphy: Demonstration of the CD-Rom on Indian Punch-marked coins; the Kosala series.
- Tjong Ding Yih: Typology of Xinjiang 1/2 miscal / 5 fen silver pieces, part III: Obdan Gumush series as well as an a short report on new fakes of Sino-kharosti coins.
- Nico Arkesteijn: A surprise subject.
- Gerard Pronk: Coinage of the VOC; position of Colombo relative to Batavia.
|12.45 - 14.00
||joint lunch (aprox. Dfl. 16,50/p.) at Camino Real, Doelensteeg 8.
|14.15 - 14.45
||lectures in the auditorium of the museum;|
Continuation of the morning session and what else will be brought forward and, if times allows, a short cultural and numismatic impression of Uzbekistan by your secretary.
|14.45 - 15.00
||viewing of the coins for auction.|
|15.00 - 16.30
auction of some Oriental coins. (Again a number of coins have been donated
to the ONS. With the proceeds of this auction, the ONS will be supported; 5%
will be added to the hammer- price) For the catalogue of the coins, see
separate list. |
Any postal-bids should be sent to the address
||communications among members and informal get-together as
well as a possibility to visit the exhibition-room of the Royal
Coin-cabinet. (Note: the museum closes at 17.00 h.)
|17.15 - c. 21.00
||A drink at North End English Pub (on the corner of Noordeinde / Rapenburg, followed by a diner (c. Dfl.40,=/p. excl. drinks) in the speciality restaurant Asian Palace, Steenstraat 55.|
Please do inform:
Dr. A.Schweitzerstraat 29
NL - 2861 XZ
telf.: +31 (0)182-35 70 92
GSM: +31 06 533 06 189
fax.: +31 (0)182-35 70 93
Travelguide and parkingfacilities at Leiden:
Leiden is easily reached by train from either Amsterdam, The Hague or
Rotterdam. The museum is located at approx. 10 minutes walking distance from
By car the locality can be reached as follows:
via motorway A4 (Amsterdam - Rotterdam): turn off the motorway at
"Leiden/Zoeterwoude dorp, resp. Voorschoten", follow N206 direction Katwijk
(via Europaweg, Voorschoterweg, Churchilllaan), just before the bridge
across the river Old Rhine turn left, (Haagweg) and follow direction
within the city limits of Leiden need, almost without exception, to be paid
Visitors by car are advised, after having followed the before mentioned
route into the direction CENTRUM, to follow the signs P "Haagweg". From here
it takes approx. 5 - 10 minutes to walk to the museum. Small coaches may
bring you to the centre as well. A day-ticket will cost Dfl. 7,50. Parking
along the Rapenburg is also possible, a day-ticket will cost Dfl 16,=.