Category Archives: enews

2017 August Enews

News ANS Library Acquires Volume of Rare Pamphlets from the Library of Augustin Dupré From a recent Kolbe & Fanning auction, the ANS Library has acquired a bound volume of three pamphlets by renowned artist and engraver Augustin Dupré, famed for his work on French coins and for his designs of early U.S. medals, particularly…
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2017 July Enews

News Alan Helms Gifts the ANS a collection of African Artifacts Following his several earlier donations, Alan Helms has generously donated a new group of African numismatic objects to the ANS’s holdings, significantly expanding the collection's breadth in this area. This donation includes very rare and fine examples from modern-day Congo and Nigeria. Read Vivek Gupta’s…
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2017 June Enews

ANS Repatriates Coins On May 26, 2017, the ANS welcomed the Director and CEO of the Salzburg Museum, Consul General of the Austrian Consulate, and an attorney representing the Salzburg Museum, to New York for the repatriation of a group of 94 coins stolen from the Salzburger Museum Carolino-Augusteum in 1945. This group of coins…
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2017 May Enews

Mid Year Appeal The Society has made great progress so far this year. You can help us keep up the pace and continue our important work by donating to the Mid Year Appeal today! Your 100% tax-deductible gift will help us continue with advancing and promoting the study, research and appreciation of numismatics, while providing…
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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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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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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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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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2016 December Enews

Don’t Forget the ANS There’s less than two weeks left to make your 100% tax-deductible gifts for the year – please don’t forget to include the American Numismatic Society. This past year marked our 158th anniversary – help us continue our tradition of making the wonders of numismatics available to all who are interested well…
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2016 November Enews

Year End Appeal This past year marked the 158th anniversary of the ANS, yet through that span of time, the Society remains true to its 19th century purpose: to make the wonders of numismatics available to all who are interested. Today much of our effort is directed toward making our treasures accessible online, and we…
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