Category Archives: Front Page News

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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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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2017 May Enews

2017 May Enews. The Mid-Year Appeal, Staff updates and Twitter Milestones. 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 recent acquisitions of coins, notes, medals and other items, upcoming events,…
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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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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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Money Talks, Ray Williams, June 10th

Mr. Ray Williams, ANS Fellow, Vice President of the NJ Numismatic Society, and former Colonial Coin Collectors Club president, will discuss the coins issued by the authority of Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Jersey, along with the economic climate bringing them into existence, the people involved and the minting operations.  How these coins are collected…
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New Image-Based Roman Coin Identification

Press Release May 1, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce a new interface for Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE), which allows non-specialists, hobbyists, collectors, archaeologists, and others to browse Roman Imperial coins by image for free online. People can compare the coins in…
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