American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

April 2009 ANS E-News

Renew Online

If you haven’t already, please consider renewing your membership for 2009. Membership in the ANS shows your support for the Society's many programs and comes with benefits such as a 30% discount on all our publications. Your membership contributes to the growth of our website, to our ongoing publications and education programs, to maintaining North America's most comprehensive collection of numismatic items, and to supporting the world's foremost numismatic library. Please direct all membership inquiries to

COAC 16 Pre-Order Extension

Friday, April 17th is the last day to pre-order our latest Coinage of the Americas Conference volume. To order Newby's St. Patrick Coinage edited by Oliver Hoover, visit our online store.

Augustus B. Sage Society Trip

The itinerary for the 2009 Sage Society Trip to Eastern Germany has been finalized. Those interested in joining the Augustus B. Sage Society or participating in the trip can find out more via the Augustus B. Sage Society Members’ Page.

Mark M. Salton Memorial Lecture

On April 21, 2009 Mr. Luke Syson will present the inaugural Mark M. Salton Memorial lecture entitled Reading Renaissance Portraits: Clues From Medals. 5:30 pm Reception
6:00 pm Lecture
8:00 pm Dinner*
RSVP required to Megan Fenselau at 212-571-4470 ext. 117 or Government I.D. required
* For more information about the lecture and the dinner, please visit

ANS Librarian Lectures at CICF

Elizabeth Hahn, Librarian of the American Numismatic Society, will be speaking about the ANS Library and highlights in the collections during the Chicago Coin Club Meeting on April 25, 2009. 1pm at the Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF), Crown Plaza Chicago O’Hare, 5440 North River Road, Rosemont, IL. For more information see:

ANS Lecture at SF Historical Bourse

Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan, Executive Director of the American Numismatic Society, will present a lecture entitled "Electrum Coinage: New Beginnings" at the San Francisco Historical Bourse. ANS Trustee Prof. Kenneth W. Harl will also be presenting. For more information please visit the SF Historical Bourse website.

Discount vouchers for the SF Historical Bourse can be printed here:

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Library New Arrivals

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Roman Lecture

On Thursday, June 25, 2009 Mr. Richard Abdy will present the Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture entitled “Hadrian's Coins: Voyages, Celebrations and Commemorations”. Mr. Richard Abdy graduated from the University of Glasgow and now curates the later Roman and early Byzantine coins at the British Museum. Please RSVP to Megan Fenselau 212 571-4470 ex. 117 or

5:30pm Reception
6:00pm Lecture
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