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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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2017 February Enews

Money Talks Lecture, “The Beginnings of Islamic Coinage" The Society is pleased to offer another lecture in the new series Money Talks: Numismatic Conversations, “The Beginnings of Islamic Coinage.” This lecture discusses the beginnings of Islamic coinage in the seventh century and its vast trajectories within the Arab lands and beyond. It begins with an…
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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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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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Accepting Applications For 2017 Seminar

With a deadline of  February 10, 2017, The ANS is now accepting applications for the 63rd Annual Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics to be held at the ANS in New York City from June 5 through July 28, 2017. For over half a century, the American Numismatic Society, a scholarly organization and museum…
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Art of Devastation – Lecture Fri. Jan. 27

The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War opens with a lecture by Peter van Alfen, the Margaret Thompson Curator of Ancient Greek Coins at the American Numismatic Society and co-curator of the exhibition. Van Alfen is an economic historian with wide ranging interests that include European and American medallic art of…
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Gala 2017 Thank You

The ANS wish to thank all of its supporters of the 2017 Gala held 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…
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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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2017 January Enews

Thank You The Board of Trustees and staff of the ANS would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all our members and friends who contributed to our Year End Appeal. Your support is critical to the Society and helps us continue with many important projects. We truly appreciate your commitment and show of support.…
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