American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

American Numismatic Society E-News, June 2009

Harry W. Fowler Lecture

On Thursday, June 25, 2009 Mr. Richard Abdy will present a 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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2010 Sage Society Trip: Journey to the Birth of Coinage

Sage Society members may want to save the week of September 19-26 in their diaries for 2010. In conjunction with Westminster Classic Tours the ANS is organizing a cruise around Turkey and the Greek islands. Highlights will include visits to two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World at Ephesus and the Mausoleum. Tours of sites will be complemented by a program of numismatic talks by Deputy Director Andrew Meadows. The opportunity will also be taken to taste some of the fine wines produced in the region, to accompany the excellent local cuisine. A full description of the program, together with prices, is available. Sage members will have priority booking. If space allows, trip open to the general membership. Please contact Megan Fenselau in the Membership Department (212) 571-4470 ext 117,

Journey to the Birth of Coinage Itinerary now online:

For more information about the Augustus B. Sage Society and how to join, visit:

International Numismatic Conference and Exhibition

International Numismatic Conference and Exhibition, under the auspices of the Oriental Society of Australia, University of Sydney, will be held in July 2009. For more information, please visit:

David Brown Book Company

Effective immediately David Brown Book Company will no longer be extending the 30% ANS Member discount to those ordering ANS publications through David Brown or Oxbow Books. We encourage you to place future orders via the ANS website, where the discount still applies. Visit the online store:

Renew Online – Life Membership Discount

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 ANS publications.

From now through August 15st, 2009, join as a Life Member for the significantly reduced price of $5,500 (regularly $7,500). Take advantage of this one time offer!

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