Category Archives: News

2017 April Enews

Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture On Monday, May 1, 2017, the ANS will host the Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture, featuring a presentation by Phillip Wagoner, Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Wesleyan University. Prof. Wagoner’s lecture, “The Deccan as an Integrated Currency Zone: New Approaches to the Study of Peninsular Indian Coin Hoards…
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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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2017 March Enews

Hellenistic Royal Coinages Project Funded by NEH The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the ANS a substantial grant to fund the web-based Hellenistic Royal Coinages (HRC) project. This three-year project (Phase 1, planned for 2017­2020) promises to radically transform the ability to identify and research Hellenistic royal coinages, and to incorporate this…
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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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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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