Category Archives: News

2016 June Enews

Mid-Year Appeal  The 2016 ANS Mid-Year Appeal is On! Please give generously today – your 100% tax-deductible gift will make a difference! To those of you who have already given, thank you for your generosity!   New Member of the Curatorial Department The ANS is delighted to welcome Vivek Gupta to the Curatorial department, where he will…
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2016 Nomination and Governance Committee

The Nominating and Governance Committee, pursuant to Article V Section 12 of the ANS By-Laws approved for publication all of the nominees as follows: The following Trustee candidates have been nominated for a three-year Term ending in 2019 for vote by the Fellows of the Society at the October 29, 2016, Annual Meeting Dr. Keith…
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Dr. Michael Alram Received Huntington Award

On June 7, 2016, the ANS honored Dr. Michael Alram with the 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition of his outstanding career contributions to numismatic scholarship. Dr. Alram is a distinguished scholar, scientist, researcher and teacher who has been a formidable presence in the numismatic community for the past four decades. Remarkably for such a…
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2016 May Enews

Assist the ANS The ANS is having a very busy and productive 2016! But we need your support so we can continue the momentum that we have built up so far this year. Please make a 100% tax-deductible donation to our Mid-Year Appeal today! Archer M. Huntington Award and Silvia Mani Hurter Memorial Lecture On Tuesday, June 7,…
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2016 April Enews

ANS Book Sale The ANS will be selling select books published after 2000 at a deep discount (up to 80% off retail) from April 25–May 8. Titles in the sale are: Cultural Change: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Coins of the Holy Land (by David Hendin, reg. $40/sale $10); From Crime to Punishment: Counterfeit and Debased Currencies in…
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Imperial Banknotes of Persia Published

New York, NY March 2, 2016 The American Numismatic Society Publishes The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia The American Numismatic Society is delighted to offer The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia, by Michael E. Bonine. This hardcover, 148-page book is a study of this first bank in Iran to issue banknotes…
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Fowler Lecture: Aneurin Ellis-Evans

New York, NY February 26, 2016 The American Numismatic Society Announces 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture Presenter Aneurin Ellis-Evans The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce that the 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture will be presented by Aneurin Ellis-Evans, Junior Research Fellow in Classics at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford. The lecture…
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62nd Annual Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics

June 6 through July 29, 2016 Study at the Foremost Seminar in Numismatic Methods and Theory For over half a century, The American Numismatic Society, a scholarly organization and museum of coins, money, and economic history, has offered select graduate students and junior faculty the opportunity to work hands-on with its preeminent numismatic collections. With…
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ANS 2016 Annual Gala

January 8, 2016 On Thursday, January 7, 2016, nearly 200 friends of The American Numismatic Society (ANS) gathered at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City to celebrate Regina and John W. Adams’ long-term dedication to the Society with the presentation of the 2016 Trustees’ Award. Their unflagging devotion to numismatics, John’s leadership roles…
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Congress Considers Import Restrictions on Iraqi Artifacts

by Peter K. Tompa The Iraq Cultural Heritage Protection Act (H.R. 2009) is legislation recently introduced in the United States House of Representatives making it illegal to import into the US virtually any artifact excavated from the earth in Iraq that is over 100 years old. While the statute purportedly is designed to address the…
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