American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

ANS E-news, March 2014

Membership Renewal

Spring is almost upon us. If you have not renewed your membership already, please do so today. Do not miss out on all of the benefits and services that ANS has to offer. All 2014 renewals can be made directly on our website here.

We thank you in advance for your continued support and active participation!

Sage Society Roman Holiday

An event for members of the Augustus B. Sage Society of the American Numismatic Society Sunday, 23 June –Saturday, 28 June 2014.

Under the direction of Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan, Executive Director, and several distinguished numismatic scholars based in Rome, members of the Sage Society will have the opportunity to visit four important coin cabinets in the Eternal City, as well as archaeological sites, churches, and museums. The tour is designed to accommodate many types of activities, including visits to some of Rome’s wonderful food shops and markets. There will be plenty of time to enjoy Rome and its many cultural attractions, shops and ambience.

Details available here.

Recorded ANS Lectures

Later this year the ANS will make recorded lectures available for members only. As a preview of this service, we have made public the Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture, which was given by Amelia Dowler at the ANS headquarters in November 2013.

View on vimeo here.

View on youtube here.

ANS in Belgium

ANS Adjunct Curator of Roman Coins, Gilles Bransbourg, will participate in the international book project and workshop of the Research Foundation Flanders (Belgium) entitled Church and Economy, to be held in Ghent on Thursday and Friday March 27th and 28th, 2014.

Details available here.

ANS in Chicago

The ANS will participate in the Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF) show in Chicago, from Thursday through Sunday, April 10-13. If you happen to be in the area and are attending the show, please stop by our table.

Details available here.

Archer M. Huntington Award

Mr. John W. Adams will be the recipient of the 2014 Huntington Award, on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Boston, at the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Details available here.

Salton Memorial Lecture

Dr. Cécile Morrison will give the Mark M. Salton Memorial Lecture on May 7th, 2014. She will speak on the topic of "Byzantine Gold and the Economy of Empire."

Details available here.

New ANS Publication

The ANS is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of

The Island Standard: The Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman Coinages of Paros by John A N Z Tully.

Scheduled to come out this spring, this book is the first comprehensive study of the monetary history of one of the major coin-producing states of the Hellenistic and Roman Aegean. It analyzes the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman coinages of the Cycladic island of Paros.

Ordering information available here.

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