American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

American Numismatic Society Enews, May 2011

Cultural Change: Coins of the Holy Land

The American Numismatic Society and The Federal Reserve Bank of New York invite you to visit Cultural Change: Coins of the Holy Land featuring coins from the Abraham D. & Marian Scheuer Sofaer Collection. On view 6 May 2011 through December 31st, 2011 at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street. For visiting hours and further details, please visit our Exhibits Page.

ANS Lecture

Dr. Kenneth A. Sheedy will be presenting a lecture entitled "Asyut 422, Seltman Group P, and the Imitation of Attic Coins" on Thursday, June 9th, 2011 at 5:30 pm. Dr. Kenneth A. Sheedy is the Director of the Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. As a guest lecturer at the 2011 Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar, Dr. Sheedy's lecture will be about his work on a new die study of the earliest Athenian Coinage.

5:30 pm Reception
6:00 pm Lecture

RSVP and government issued photo I.D. required. Please contact Megan Fenselau at 212-571-4470 ex.117 or Click here for details.

E.P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar Lectures

The 2011 Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar commences on June 6th. The rigorous eight-week course, taught by ANS staff, guest lecturers, and a Visiting Scholar, introduces students to the methods, theories, and history of the discipline. Some of the Seminar lectures are open to ANS members. Visit our Seminar Calendar to see a list of lectures. If you are interested in attending, please inquire to Rick Witschonke ( about availability. Pre-registration and government issued photo i.d. are required for entry.

2011 Membership and Subscription Renewals

Please renew your membership dues for 2011. The Society relies on your membership dues and contributions to improve upon programs and further our mission. You can renew online or download a mail-in form on the Membership Page. Benefits include the award-winning ANS Magazine (now quarterly), 30% off all publications, discounts on library and research fees, invitations to lectures and events, and much more. Thank you for your continued membership.

ANS Publications

For a list of current and recent ANS Publications including the upcoming Coinage of the Caravan Kingdoms: Ancient Arabian Coins from the Collection of Martin Huth (Ancient Coins in North American Collections 10, 2011) and Coinage of the Caravan Kingdoms - Studies in the Monetization of Ancient Arabia (Numismatic Studies No. 25, 2010) by Martin Huth and Peter G. van Alfen please visit the Publications Page.

Library New Arrivals

You can see a list of new library acquisitions for each month in DONUM, the ANS Library's online catalog. The lists link up directly to the catalog records and if the item is available through, it is possible to simply click on the image, or select Amazon from the "more searches" tab on the right side of the record.

Click here to be taken to the new list of recent acquisitions.