American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

Publications: Medals

American Art Medals by David T. Alexander. American Art Medals, 1909–1995 is the first comprehensive study of the two most important series of art medals produced in the United States: the medals of the Circle of Friends of the Medallion (1909–1915) and those of the Society of Medalists (1930–1995). Together, these two series offer an unmatched panorama of American medallic sculpture in the twentieth century. (2011)

The Medals Concerning John Law and the Mississippi System by John W. Adams. This book presents an up-to-date catalogue of the eighteenth-century medals, mostly satirical, referring to John Law and his financial system between 1716 and 1720. (Numismatic Notes and Monographs 167, 2005)

A Simple Souvenir: Coins and Medals of the Olympic Games by Peter G. van Alfen Richly illustrated catalogue of an ANS exhibit on the coins and medals relating to the Olympic Games, both ancient and modern. (2004)

Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal by Stephen K. Scher (Numismatic Studies 23, 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)

The Proud Republic: Dutch Medals of the Golden Age by Stephen K. Scher (The Frick Collection, 1997)

The Beaux-Arts Medal in America by Barbara A. Baxter. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the American Numismatic Society, September 26, 1987, to April 16, 1988. (1987)

The Currency of Fame: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance edited by Stephen K. Scher (Harry N. Abrams and the Frick Collection, 1994)