Category Archives: FY2016

FY2016 Report of Vivek Gupta, Assistant Curator

Report of Vivek Gupta, Assistant Curator/Fellow for Islamic and South Asian Coins October 29, 2016 Introduction: I was hired in June 2016 for a yearlong appointment as Assistant Curator/Fellow for Islamic and South Asian Coins. My main task has been to make adjustments to the database capturing the breadth and depth of our holdings, nearly…
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FY2016 Report of David Yoon, Associate Curator

Report of David Yoon, Associate Curator October 29, 2016 Over the past year, the largest task occupying my time has been the former Hispanic Society of America collection, specifically the medieval Spanish coins. Over the past year, two important groups were donated to us, one of Visigothic regal coins and one of early coins of…
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FY2016 Report of Peter van Alfen, Curator

Report of Peter van Alfen, Curator October 29, 2016 The curatorial department this year saw some significant staff changes. US Coins and Currency Curator Matthew Wittman departed in February after less than a year with us to accept a position in the Harvard University Library system. As a result, we rethought our staffing and curatorial…
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FY2016 Annual Report – Executive Director

Report of Ute Wartenberg Kagan, Executive Director October 29, 2016 Dear Members and Friends of the Society, welcome to our Annual Meeting! I would like to greet in particular those members for whom this is their first annual meeting. At this occasion, we look back at the last year and take stock. You have heard…
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FY2016 Report of Elena Stolyarik, Collections Manager

Report of Elena Stolyarik, Collections Manager October 29, 2016 During this fiscal year, the ANS coin cabinet continued to receive interesting new donations. Over 1542 objects were acquired through generous gifts as well as purchases. We would like to express our deep appreciation to all of our donors who continue to fill gaps in our…
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FY2016 Report Andrew Reinhard, Director of Publications

Report of Andrew Reinhard, Director of Publications October 29, 2016 The ANS published three books in the past fiscal year: Monuments in Miniature: Architecture on Roman Coinage, by Nathan Elkins, The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia: An Analysis of a Complex System with Catalogue, by Michael Bonine and edited by Jere Bacharach, and Irritamenta:…
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FY2016 Report of the Treasurer

Report of Kenneth L. Edlow, Treasurer October 29, 2016 I am very happy to report that for the fiscal year that ended on September 30, 2016, the Society’s investment portfolio earned approximately $2.37 million, for a return of slightly under 6%. During the year, we withdrew nearly that same amount—approximately $2.3 million—to fund our operations.…
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FY2016 Report of Gilles Bransbourg, Associate Curator

Report of Gilles Bransbourg, Associate Curator October 29, 2016 The main focus for the Roman Department has been to bring Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE) project close to completion. In that respect, 2015/16 has been an absolute record year since the inception of the project, with more than 20,000 new types incorporated into the…
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FY2016 remarks of Andrew M. Burnett, Second Vice-President

Andrew M. Burnett, Second Vice-President October 29, 2016 Thank you very much to the  fellow Trustees and indeed the Members more generally for allowing me to eventually play a much greater role in the affairs of the Society.  I have known the Society for over thirty years, since I first came here in the early…
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FY2016 Report of Lucia Carbone, Assistant Curator

Report of Lucia Carbone, Edlow Family Assistant Curator of Ancient Coins October 29, 2016 I joined the ANS Curatorial Team as the Edlow Family Assistant Curator for Ancient Coins in September 2016. Earlier this year, I received a PhD in Classical Studies from Columbia University, with a dissertation focusing on the impact of Roman imperialism on…
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