President of the ANS from 1868 to 1870 and 1873 to 1883, it was due to Anthon that the Society made its initial efforts to transform itself from a group of local coin collectors to a recognized scholarly institution.
Assistant Curator, then Curator of the ANS from 1909 to 1912, Brett also served as honorary Associate Curator of Ancient Coins from 1923 to 1955 and Chair of the ANS Publication Committee from 1923 to 1946.
Huntington medalist, collector of architectural medals and renown builder, Robert J. Eidlitz served on the ANS Council for almost twenty years and was responsible for the construction of much of the Society's Audubon Terrace headquarters.
President of the ANS from 1905 to 1910, Huntington's more significant contribution came as a benefactor. Gifts from Huntington included coins and medal for the Society's collection and significant financial aid, including funds for the construction of the Society's Audubon Terrace facility and to start various endowments.
Treasurer of the ANS from 1867 to 1875, Levick helped found the Society's successful publications program in 1866 when he championed the effort to launch the first American numismatic journal — The American Journal of Numismatics.
Allen F. Lovejoy (1919-1997) of Riverside, Connecticut, was an expert on early American dimes, assembling a collection spanning from 1796 to the late 20th century and coauthoring the definitive reference book on the subject, Early United States Dimes, 1796-1837 (1984).
Numismatic cartoonist, columnist, author, and editor Stuart Mosher (1904-1956) was born in Canada, settled in Buffalo in 1926, and moved to New York City in 1935, where he was associated with coin dealers Wayte Raymond and the New Netherlands Coin Company. He was the author of The Story of Money as Told by the Knox Collection (1936) and United States Commemorative Coins, 1892-1939 (1940) and he wrote and illustrated a newspaper column called Curiosities of Currency. He became editor of The Numismatist in 1945, a position he held until 1954, and in 1948 became acting curator of numismatics at the Smithsonian Institution.
Louis H. Schroeder (1893 or 4-1956) of Roslyn Heights, Long Island, New York, donated his collection of porcelain coins, medals, and tokens and Arabic glass weights to the American Numismatic Society in 1946. Born in New York, he attended Pratt Institute and was a pioneer in the field of corrugated paper containers. At the time of his death he was president of three companies: Progressive Corrugated Paper Machinery Company, Corrugated Container Corporation, and the Dixie Container Corporation.