The Islamic Art and Material Culture SSN UK



Islamic Coins Study Day -  SSN for Islamic Art and Material Culture in collaboration with SSN Money and Medals


December 1st 2017 - 11.00am-3.30pm Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford


Morning: Jameel Study Centre - (Ashmolean Museum, 1st Floor)


11.00-11.15     Welcome and overview of the day (Francesca Leoni / Rebecca Bridgman)

11.15-11.35     Islamic coins: An overview (Luke Treadwell) - Q&A

11.35-11.55     Introduction to Indian Sultanate and Mughal Coins (Shailendra Bhandare) - Q&A

12.00-12.30    Tour of the Money Gallery (Julian Baker)


12.30-13.30     Lunch


 Afternoon - Heberdeen Coin Room (Ashmolean Museum, 2nd floor)


13.30-13.50     Storing Coins, Medals and Banknotes: Best Practice (Henry Flynn)

13.50-14.00     Introduction on the Heberdeen Coin Room (Julian Baker)

14.00-14.30     1st handling session - Islam (Luke Treadwell)

14.30-15.00     2nd handling session  - India - Southeast Asia (Shailendra Bhandare)

15.00-15.10     SSN Money and Medals Network: What is it and why join? (Henry Flynn)

15.10-15.20     SSN Islamic Art and Material Culture: What is it and why join? (Rebecca Bridgman)

15.20-15.30     Announcements and closing remarks (Rebecca Bridgman)


Please note that places are limited and therefore early booking is essential. Priority will be given to those working in the museum sector. To book your place please email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The workshop is free to attend, and bursaries towards travel expenses are available by application to the SSN.  For more information regarding bursaries, see