About the ANS

The American Numismatic Society is an organization dedicated to the study of coins, currency, medals, tokens, and related objects from all cultures, past and present. The Society's headquarters in New York City has the foremost research collection and library specialized in numismatics in the United States. These resources are used to support research and education in numismatics, for the benefit of academic specialists, serious collectors, professional numismatists, and the interested public.

ANS Calendar
  • October 6, 6:00pm Stephen K. Scher Lecture (Dr. Ulrich Pfisterer, University of Munich, held at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University).
  • Mon. October 10, Columbus Day (ANS Closed)
  • Thu. October 27, 6:00pm Mark M. Salton Memorial Lecture (Dr. Andrew Burnett, "Roman Coins, Money, and Elizabethan Society: An Unknown Work by Sir Thomas Smith").
  • Sat. October 29, 3:00pm ANS 159th Annual Meeting
  • Thu. Nov. 3-6 ANS at the Whitman Winter Expo, Baltimore MD
  • Thu. November 24 Thanksgiving Day (ANS Closed)