December's OMRS Journal - follow the link above for a description of the contents of the December issue....
The OMRS has teamed up with Coin Collector magazine to promote our hobby to a new audience. The Spring 2020 issue of the quarterly magazine has a four page section on collecting medals including tips for collectors. Three members of the OMRS – Robin Thomas, James Kemp and Will Bennett - have contributed pieces on ‘treasured medals’ in their collections explaining why these are...Read more…
Here are a few useful web page links that members may find of use in the future, feel free to let me know if you have any you wish to share.
The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Orders & Medals Research Society is to be held at the Annual Convention in Bristol.
The meeting will take place in The Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre – where all Convention events will be held – on the morning of Sunday 13 September before the OMRS Medal Fair opens. In the past the AGM has for many years been held at The National Archives...Read more…
OMRS Convention 2020 will be held at the Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre from 11-13 September with convention events and accommodation under the same roof.
Booking is now open for the XIV European Conference of Phaleristic Societies to be held in Paris from 15-17 May 2020.
Our Society exists to promote a general interest in the study of orders, decorations and medals and to actively encourage and publish research into all aspects of civil and military medals, with a particular focus on those issued by Great Britain and the Commonwealth countries.
Members’ interests range from awards for gallantry in battle, or bravery in saving life, through forgotten wars and far-flung campaigns, to long and meritorious public service away from the limelight. Research interests stretch from pure numismatics, through the military or social history surrounding the circumstances of awards, to the genealogy of the medal recipient.