B.D. Kochnev Memorial Seminar

coinB.D. Kochnev Memorial Seminar in Central Asian and Middle Eastern Numismatics

Seventh Meeting, March 14, 2015
Hofstra University, Calkins Hall 206

Seminar is free and open to public
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Session 1
10:00 – 11:00 am

Dmitrii Markov (New York), Aleksandr Naymark (Hofstra University)
“A Hoard of Archaic Greek Coins from the Banks of Amu-Darya. Preliminary Report”

Pankaj Tandon (Boston University)
“Coins and History of the Pāratarājas”
Coffee break 11:00 – 11:15 pm

Session 2
11:15 – 12:15 pm

Robert Bracey (British Museum)
“The Production of Kushan Coins and Gold Supplies: Some Simple Modelling”

Konstantin Kravtsov (State Hermitage Museum, Sankt-Peterburg)
Bartolomey, Markov and Sogdian Collection at the Hermitage Museum”

Lunch 12:1513:00 pm

Session 3
13:00 – 14:00 pm

Stefan Heidemann (Universität Hamburg, Asien Afrika Institut)
“Hephthalite Drachms minted in Balkh: a Hoard, a New Reading, and Understanding the Sequence”

Pankaj Tandon (Boston University)
“Attribution of the “Nameless” coins of the Archer type: Were they Hun issues?”

Coffee break 14:00 – 14:15 pm

Session 4
14:15 – 15:30 pm

Aleksandr Naymark (Hofstra University)
“Sasanians and Huns in Sogdiana”

Judith Lerner (Institute for the Study of Ancient World at NYU)
“The Visual Cultures of Bactria (4th to 7th century CE)”

Konstantin Kravtsov (State Hermitage Museum, Sankt-Peterburg)
“Sasanian drachm with Pahlavi Grafitti”

Coffee break 15:30 – 15:45 pm

Session 5
15:45 – 16:45 pm

Roman Kovalev (The College of New Jersey, Ewing)
“On the Appearance, Disappearance, and Reappearance of Sasanian Drachms and Arab-Sasanian Dirhams in the Early Islamic Lands and Their Final Departure”

Stefan Heidemann (Universität Hamburg, Asien Afrika Institut)
“’Isabadh the Capital of the Abbasid Caliph al-Mahdi Muhammad”

Coffee break 16:45 – 17:00 pm

Session 6
17:00 – 18:00 pm

Abdullah Gouchani (Iran-e-Bastan Museum, Tehran)
“Mule Coins of Samanid Period from Nishapur”

Michael O’Neal (Washington, DC)
“Mapping the Ghūrid Empire: Numismatic Evidence and Narrative Sources”

19:00 pm Central Asian Dinner in Restaurant Chorsu Samarkanda
461 Kings Highway
(between McDonald Avenue and Dahill Road)
Brooklyn, NY 11223, Tel: 718-339-4397
300 feet to Kings Highway Station on F line

Seminar is free and open to public

Please RSVP