Category Archives: Front Page News

Aneurin Ellis-Evans lectures at ANS

Mouse-Killing Apollo and His Coinage: New Light on the Mint of Alexandreia Troas in the Hellenistic Period Friday, 15 September 2017 5:30 pm The day before our September Money Talks conversation, the ANS will present a lecture by Aneurin Ellis-Evans (Lecturer in Ancient History at Brasenose and St. Anne’s Colleges, Oxford) on Friday, 15 September 2017. Mouse-Killing Apollo and His Coinage: New…
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Read the latest 2017 July Enews

2017 July Enews. The ANS receives a collection of African artifacts, the first online exhibition goes live and the Summer Seminar comes to a close. Read all about our busy month here. The American Numismatic Society E-News is a monthly news posting sent out via e-mail. It allows members and friends of the ANS to keep up to date with…
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2017 Nomination and Governance Committee

Below are the nominations for Trustees, Officers and Fellows.  All ANS Fellows (currently 212 out of a possible 225) are invited to vote for the nominated Trustees at the ANS Annual Meeting on 28 October 2017.  Nominations were posted on line in late July.  Pursuant to Article 12 (b) of the ANS By-laws, at any time prior…
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Q&A with Boston-based collector, Alan Helms

In the past decade, the American Numismatic Society has been fortunate to acquire a number of African numismatic objects from the Boston-based collector Alan Helms. These objects are mostly produced within the last two centuries and are distinguished by their large size for objects of numismatic value. Most of the objects come from modern-day Congo,…
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The 2017 ANS Year Mid-Year Appeal Is On!

Dear Friend, The Society has been sprinting since the onset of 2017, thanks to you and our other devoted supporters. Now, as I do every spring, I ask you to help us keep up the pace by donating to our Mid-Year Appeal. The funds we receive now are especially important to us, as they ensure…
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ANS Repatriates Coins to Salzburg Museum

Press Release May 26, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY The American Numismatic Society (ANS) welcomed the Director and CEO of the Salzburg Museum, Direktor Hon.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Martin Hochleitner, Consul General of the Austrian Consulate Dr. Georg Heindl, and Dr. Peter Lecheuaŭer, an attorney representing the Salzburg Museum, to New York for the…
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The New York Review of Books

Read the review of the Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War in the New York Review of Books. The exhibition ran at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, January 27–April 9, 2017. Catalog of the exhibition was edited by Patricia Phagan and Peter van Alfen published by The American…
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ANS Twitter Followers Exceeds 5,000

Press Release May 11, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that @anscoins, the Society’s Twitter account, now has over 5,000 followers. In keeping with the mission of the ANS to promote and advance the study, research, and appreciation of numismatics, this milestone bodes well for…
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Money Talks, Alan Roche, July 15th

On Saturday, July 15, Alan Roche, the Society’s photographer, will present “The Art of Photographing Coins” as part of the Money Talks: Numismatic Conversations series. Mr. Roche will consider the various aspects involved in the production of high-resolution images of coins and banknotes. A hands-on photographic demonstration will be included. Please RSVP for the lecture…
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Read the Latest Posts from Pocket Change

Assistant Curator Lucia Carbone examines sixteen specimens of Roman Lead tokens from Hispania Baetica which are a part of  The Richard B. Witschonke Collection at the ANS.  Nine of these tokens remain unpublished. One of them is a unique piece. The identity of the man represented on the obverse, together with the function of the objects…
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