Due to unforeseen circumstances this event and booksigning needs to be rescheduled to another date and time. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to celebrating Dr. Metcalf with a presentation of the Festschrift in the near future.
On January 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm the ANS will regale Dr. William E. Metcalf, former Chief Curator, with the presentation of a Festschrift published in his honor, "Concordia Disciplinarum." Edited by Profs. Jane Evans and Nathan Elkins, with contributions by many of Metcalf’s students, colleagues, and friends, the volume will be available for purchase and signing by the editors and honoree. Please RSVP to Joanne Isaac at 212-571-4470, ext. 112 or email@example.com.
For more information, or to pre-order "Concordia Disciplinarum," please visit numismatics.org/store/concordia
Wine & Coins
Gilles Bransbourg, Alex Conison, and Mary Jean McNamara
Saturday, December 8, 2018
With Wine Pairing: Members $100, Non-Members $130
Without Wine Pairing: Members $50, Non-Members $80
On Saturday, December 8, Join Alex Conison, PhD on the Ancient Roman wine trade and senior brand manager for Jose Cuervo USA, and MJ Mcamara, PhD candidate in classics and NYC chef, with our Deputy Director Gilles Bransbourg for an edible history of ancient Rome. Come and enjoy food prepared via ancient Roman recipes, paired with the wine produced by ancient techniques, and see the coins that would have paid for it all.
Mary Jean McNamara is currently taking her final exams for a Ph.D. in Classics at CUNY’s Graduate Center. Her M.A. thesis focused on citizenship grants in ancient Athens. Her current focus involves ethnic identity and citizenship. Prior to attending graduate school, Mary Jean worked as a chef in New York City restaurants including San Domenico, the Spotted Pig, and Blue Water Grill. Her interest in the food of ancient Greece and Rome centers on the production and trade of garum, the ubiquitous fish sauce that served as an essential ingredient in both savory and sweet preparations.
Money Talks: Numismatic Conversations is supported by an ANS endowment fund generously given in honor of Mr. Vladimir Clain-Stefanelli and Mrs. Elvira Clain-Stefanelli.
THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHING COINS PART II
with Alan Roche
June 16, 2018 | 1:00 – 4:00 pm
$30 for members/$50 for nonmembers
Alan Roche, the Society’s photographer, will present “The Art of Photographing Coins’. Roche will consider the various aspects involved in the production of high-resolution images of coins and banknotes. A hands-on photographic demonstration will show how you can photograph your own coins like a pro.
The event will start at 1:00 with lunch, the talk will begin at 2:00, followed by Q & A.
Space is limited. Please RSVP to Emma Pratte at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-571-4470, ext. 117.
Money Talks: Numismatic Conversations is supported by an ANS endowment fund generously given in honor of Dr. Vladimir Clain-Stefanelli and Mrs. Elvira Clain-Stefanelli.
HOW TO READ LATIN ON COINS
with Lucia Carbone
March 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
$30 for members / $50 for nonmembers
This will be the first of a set of programs within the “ Money Talks: Numismatic Conversations” series, in which ANS staff will teach how to read and understand foreign inscriptions on coins, ancient and modern. Dr. Carbone will give a basic introduction to Latin as a language and how it is used on coins. Although the focus will be on Latin on Roman coins, she will also look at Medieval, Modern and US coins. Resources for interpreting abbreviations and other legends for Latin will also be discussed. No prior knowledge of Latin is required.