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The American Numismatic Society Announces 2017 Gala Honorees

November 7, 2016 For Immediate Release The American Numismatic Society Announces 2017 Gala Honorees New York, NY --The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 12, 2017, it will honor its esteemed patron Anthony J. Terranova with the Trustees’ Award at the Annual Gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in…
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Mark M. Salton Memorial Lecture

“Roman Coins, Money and Elizabethan Society: an Unknown Work by Sir Thomas Smith,”  will be the topic of the 2016 Mark M. Salton Memorial Lecture by Dr. Andrew M. Burnett, ANS Trustee and former Director at The British Museum. The lecture will take place at the ANS headquarters in New York City on Thursday, October…
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October Lectures – Save the Dates

Stephen K. Scher Lecture Dr. Ulrich Pfisterer will present “Chardin’s Apes: Numismatics and the Science of Observation," as the 2016 Stephen K. Scher Lecture on Thursday, October 6, at 6:00 PM. Dr. Pfisterer serves as Chair of General Art History at Ludwig-⁠Maximilians-⁠Universität München Institut für Kunstgeschichte Zentnerstr. The lecture will be held in the Lecture…
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Stephen K. Scher Lecture

Stephen K. Scher Lecture by Dr. Ulrich Pfisterer: "Chardin's Apes: Numismatics and the Science of Observation," The lecture by Dr. Ulrich Pfisterer, University of Munich, on Thursday, October 6, 2016. This ANS event is being held at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. You must RSVP online or contact the ANS Membership Department at 212-571-4470…
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100 Years of Solicitude: Collecting by the New York Numismatic Club

This exhibit was on view from September 2008 until January 2009 Generously sponsored by Members of the New York Numismatic Club and Numismatica Genevensis SA About the exhibit This exhibition, hosted with the New York Numismatic Club, celebrates the diversity of collecting in one of the oldest clubs in the United States. Visitors of the…
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New Acquisitions 2009

From ancient Greek and Roman, Islamic and South Asian coinages, to rare and valuable U.S. coins and contemporary artistis and industrial medals, ANS members and other generous donors continue to fill gaps in the ANS Collection with important new acquisitions. A new exhibition of ANS recent acquisitions will be on view in the gallery at…
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Victor David Brenner Archival Materials

Donated to the American Numismatic Society by Jonathan H. Kagan 
 The American Numismatic Society is honored to present a group of important archival items kindly donated by generous benefactor Mr. Jonathan H. Kagan. Among the Society’s most important acquisitions, these materials relate to Victor David Brenner (1871-1924), the prominent artist, sculptor, and engraver who…
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Small Wonders: Miniature and Pocket-Sized Numismatic Literature

October 20, 2012 - October, 2013 Introduction According to the Miniature Book Society, a miniature book in the United States is “usually considered to be one which is no more than three inches in height, width, or thickness. Some aficionados collect slightly larger books while others specialize in even smaller sizes. Outside of the United States,…
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Ophthalmologia in Nummis

This exhibit, featuring items from the collection of Augustus B. Sage Society member, Jay M. Galst, M.D., explores the representation of ophthalmology as a medical specialty in numismatics. Currently on view in the Sage Society Room at the ANS headquarters.
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Signs of Inflation

Detail: Zimbabwe--100,000,000,000,000 dollars. 2008. Banknote. ANS 2012.10.1 Gift of Frederic G. Withington and François Velde Inflation has been the "friend" of all major wars and crises throughout the 20th century, from 1920s Germany to the disintegration of Yugoslavia in the 1990s. But inflation does not belong only to modern history. It occurs whenever a medium…
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