Category Archives: Front Page News

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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ISAW Exhibition at NYU closes April 23rd, 2017

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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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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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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