Coinage of the Americas Conference

The Proceedings of the Coinage of the Americas Conferences (COAC) consist of formal scholarly versions of the papers presented in the Society’s annual COAC. COAC was initiated by Harry W. Bass, Jr., (ANS President, 1978–84) as a means of increasing the Society’s involvement with Western hemisphere coinage, currency, and related fields.

Titles available for purchase include:

COAC_CaribCover-aNewby’s St. Patrick Coinage edited by Oliver D. Hoover. This volume collects together the papers presented at the Coinage of the Americas Conference on Mark Newby and the St. Patrick coinage used in colonial America, held in 2007. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 16, 2009)

Money of the Caribbean edited by Richard G. Doty and John M. Kleeberg.Papers presented at the 1999 Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) on coins and tokens of the Caribbean, from the 16th century to the 19th. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 15, 2004)

Circulating Counterfeits of the Americas edited by John M. Kleeberg. A record of the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1998 on the counterfeit coins and paper circulating in colonial North America and the early United States. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 14, 2000)

The Medal in America Volume 2 edited by Alan M. Stahl. A record of the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1997 on medallic art in the United States. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 13, 1999)

Coinage of the American Confederation Period edited by Philip L. Mossman. Papers drawn from the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1995 on some of the diverse coinages circulating in the United States immediately after independence. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 11, 1996)

The Token: America’s Other Money edited by Richard G. Doty. Papers drawn from the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1994 on the use of tokens in the United States. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 10, 1995)

America’s Silver Dollars edited by John M. Kleeberg. A record of the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1993 on silver dollars of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 9, 1995)

Canada’s Money edited by John M. Kleeberg. A record of the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1992 on the coinage of Nouvelle France and Canada. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 8, 1994)

America’s Gold Coinage edited by William E. Metcalf. A record of the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1989 on gold coinage in the United States. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 6, 1990)

America’s Currency, 1789–1866 A record of the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1985 on early banknotes in the United States. (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 2, 1986)

The full run of volumes in the COAC series is below:

1985. America’s copper coinage, 1783-1857. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 1. New York: American Numismatic Society.

1985. America’s currency, 1789-1866. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 2. New York: American Numismatic Society.

1987. America’s silver coinage, 1794-1891. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 3. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Stahl, Alan M., ed. 1988. The medal in America. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 4. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Bischoff, William L., ed. 1989. The coinage of El Perú. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 5. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Metcalf, William E., ed. 1990. America’s gold coinage. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 6. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Kleeberg, John M., ed. 1992. Money of pre-federal America. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 7. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Kleeberg, John M., ed. 1994. Canada’s money. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 8. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Kleeberg, John M., ed. 1995. America’s silver dollars. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 9. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Doty, Richard G., ed. 1995. The token: America’s other money. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 10. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Mossman, Philip L., ed. 1996. Coinage of the American confederation period.Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 11. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Kleeberg, John M., ed. 1998. America’s large cent. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 12. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Stahl, Alan M., ed. 1999. The medal in America, volume 2. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 13. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Kleeberg, John M., ed. 2000. Circulating counterfeits of the Americas. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 14. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Doty, Richard G. and John M. Kleeberg, eds. 2006. Money of the Caribbean.Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 15. New York: American Numismatic Society.

Hoover, Oliver D., ed. 2009. Newby’s St. Patrick Coinage. Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings, no. 16. New York: American Numismatic Society.