Category Archives: Front Page News

2017 April Enews

2017 April Enews. NEH-Mellon Grant, Fowler lecture and more. Read 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 recent acquisitions of coins, notes, medals and other items, upcoming events, and other news of interest to…
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ISAW Exhibition at NYU closes April 23rd

On October 19, 2016 an exciting new exhibition entitled Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity was opened at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at New York University. The exhibit explores the ways in which time was conceived, organized and recorded in Greco-Roman world. It includes over 130 artifacts that illustrated…
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ANS Awarded Funding for Open Book Program

The digitization of the American Numismatic Society’s backlist of monographs has been funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, as part of the joint NEH-Mellon Humanities Open Book Program. All of the ANS’s book-length publications through 2010 will be made available for free online for anyone to use. The ANS is one of the United…
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ANS at Crystal Palace Exhibit at Bard

[caption id="attachment_11346" align="aligncenter" width="220"] 1940.100.1018[/caption] On March 23, 2017, New York Crystal Palace 1853 opened at the Bard Graduate Center in New York City. Shedding light on a near-forgotten aspect of New York’s cultural history, this exhibition explores the first world’s fair held in the United States. The Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations…
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ANS Announces Harry W. Fowler Lecture

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce that the 2017 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture will be presented by Phillip B. Wagoner, Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Wesleyan University. The lecture will take place on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the American Numismatic Society, 75 Varick Street, Floor 11, in New…
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NEH Funds Hellenistic Royal Coinages Project

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the American Numismatic Society (ANS) a substantial grant of $262,000 to fund the web-based Hellenistic Royal Coinages (HRC) project. Under the direction of Curator Dr. Peter van Alfen and Director of Data Science Ethan Gruber, this three year project (Phase 1, planned for 2017­ - 2020)…
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Money Talks, Gilles Bransbourg, May 6th

"Signs of Inflation" will look at how inflation translates into coinage and large denomination banknotes.   The lecture will cover the effects of inflation on coins and banknotes 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,…
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ANS at Chicago Coin Expo

Dr. Ute Wartenberg, ANS Executive Director, will be at the Chicago Coin Expo where members and the public can visit the ANS table to chat and purchase recent publications. The event, organized by the History in Your Hands Foundation, features almost 100 numismatic firms, and is being held in one of downtown Chicago's architectural gems,…
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2017 March Enews

2017 March Enews. NEH, OCRE and more. Read 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 recent acquisitions of coins, notes, medals and other items, upcoming events, and other news of interest to the numismatic…
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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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