American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

February 2008 E-news

Membership Renewals

It is time to renew your membership for 2008. In an effort to cut costs and save some trees, we encourage you to renew your 2008 membership online at

Numismatic Literature

Numismatic Literature 149 will have a limited print run. If you are interested in ordering this volume, we urge you to do so now as supplies may not last. To order, visit our online store

ANS Duplicate Mail Bid Auction

In addition to the sale of material by the ANS, a mail bid auction of duplicate books is being held on behalf of the ANS by Charles Davis.

Inquiries may be addressed to:

The sale closes on February 2nd 2008

ANS Duplicate Book Sale

In preparation for the move to new premises later this year, the ANS will be holding a sale of duplicate books, sales catalogues and periodicals. Lists of available catalogues and periodicals will shortly appear on the ANS website, with prices and instructions for ordering. Shipping and handling will be charged to purchasers.

Duplicate books, together with unsold catalogues and periodicals will be offered for sale on the ANS premises from Saturday, March 8th, 2008. Opening hours will be posted on the ANS website.

Only duplicates of items in the library are being sold. No books or duplicates from the Rare Book Room are included. All proceeds from sales will benefit the ANS library.

Any inquires may be addressed to Andrew Meadows,

Groves Forum

The American Numismatic Society's Groves Forum Lecture will be held, Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 at 7:00pm. Authors Leonard Augsburger and Joel J. Orosz will present a report on research results from their book-in-progress, Pictures of the First United States Mint: The Numismatic Legacy of Frank H. Stewart. For more information visit

Those interested in attending must RSVP by Monday, March 10th to Megan Fenselau in the Membership Department: 212-571-4470 ext 1311,

150th Anniversary Gala

The ANS 150th Anniversary Gala honoring Donald G. Partrick was a great success. Thank you to all of our sponsors and participants! Due to an overwhelming response, the 150th Anniversary Roster will remain active throughout 2008. Updates will be made periodically and the Roster will be posted on the ANS website as well as in ANS Magazine. To view the roster or to download a submission form, visit

Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar

Information about the 2008 and 2009 Graduate Summer Seminars is now posted at

Fulton Street Closing

The ANS will be closing on March 1st, 2008 to prepare for the move to its new premises at One Hudson Square. For details, visit

Archive News

Historical Additions to the ANS Website
As part of our ongoing effort to provide enhanced online content about the Society's history we recently published a new biographical sketch of the Society's 2nd longest serving president, Samuel R. Milbank. You can view the sketch at:

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