Category Archives: Front Page News

Money Talks, Gilles Bransbourg, May 6th

Dr. Bransbourg will look at how inflation translates into coinage debasement and banknotes bearing large denominations, from ancient Rome to modern Zimbabwe. Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 1:00 pm. American Numismatic Society. Lunch served at 1:00 pm, followed by the lecture at 2:00 pm, Q&A at 3:00 pm. The ANS will remain open from 12…
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Art of Devastation, WWI catalog published

The ANS is proud to announce the publication of The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War. Timed to coincide with the centennial of US involvement in the First World War, the exhibition, The Art of Devastation, opened on January 27, 2017 at the Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College. The…
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Time to Renew Your Membership!

Member benefits include the quarterly ANS Magazine, invitations to events, and a 30% discount on ANS publications. You also receive a discounted rate on our new lecture series! Also this year, as a special incentive, you can renew your membership for two years – 2017 and 2018 – at the 2017 rate and avoid an…
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Money Talks, Vivek Gupta, March 11th

This talk introduces members to the beginnings of Islamic coinage in the seventh century and its vast trajectories within the Arab lands and beyond. It begins with an in-depth survey of its Byzantine and Sasanian precedents and provides a basic outline of “Arab-Sasanian” and “Arab-Byzantine” types. Members will also learn about the styles of Arabic…
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New Lecture Series, “Money Talks”

New York, NY - The American Numismatic Society (ANS) curators and Fellows are pleased to announce a new lecture series, “Money Talks: Numismatic Conversations,” that begins in January 2017. In this monthly interactive lecture series, meant to introduce topics of general numismatic interest to members and the general public, attendees will have the opportunity to…
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The American Numismatic Society 2017 Gala

New York, NY - On Thursday, January 12, 2017, over 150 friends of The American Numismatic Society gathered to honor Anthony J. Terranova, the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society and the Newman Numismatic Portal with the Trustees’ Award at the Annual Gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. Anthony Terranova, a…
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ANS Publishes Wealth and Warfare

The ANS Publishes Wealth and Warfare: The Archaeology of Money in Ancient Syria   November 16, 2016 The American Numismatic Society is proud to announce the publication of Wealth and Warfare: The Archaeology of Money in Ancient Syria, by Frédérique Duyrat. Syria has been the theater of one of the most barbarous wars of the…
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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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Gala Thur. Jan. 12 Waldorf Astoria 6:30 pm

2017 Gala will take place on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue (East 50th Street), New York City. Cocktails begin at 6:30 and Dinner and Program at 7:30. The ANS will honor Anthony J. Terranova, the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society and the Newman Numismatic Portal. View the…
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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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