- The long duration of particular symbols?
- What precisely is an auspicious symbol?
- Are symbols maintained on coins principally through conservatism or because of a perceived meaning?
- The ambiguity of symbols and the gap in meaning between maker and user. What did the dieengraver/mint master/king mean? What did the user(s) understand?
- The auspicious nature of coins themselves and their relationship with charms and other auspicious objects.
If you are interested in presenting a paper then please contact Robert Bracey, or the regional secretary Paramdip Khera. If you would like to attend, the study day is open to members and non-members of the society, then please also contact Robert or Paramdip. The meeting will begin at 11am and finish at 4pm – in the Coins & Medals Department of the British Museum. No lunch is provided but tea & coffee are supplied in the morning and afternoon and we usually ask attendees to contribute one pound to this on the day.