OCRE – Online Database of Coinage of the Roman Empire becomes Bigger, Multi-‐Contributor and Multi-‐Lingual. In collaboration with NYU’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, the ANS is pleased to announce the release of a new version of OCRE.
On January 9 the American Numismatic Society held its 2014 Annual Gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. The event honored Marian Scheuer Sofaer and the Honorable Abraham D. Sofaer, whose uncommon generosity to the ANS has spanned more than four decades, most recently with the donation of part of their extraordinary…Read more
The American Numismatic Society is pleased to announce that Pawel Leski has been selected to receive the Society’s 2014 J. Sanford Saltus Award for distinguished achievement in the art of the medal. Established in 1913, the Saltus Award remains one of the most prestigious and coveted awards in the field of medallic art, presented to…Read more
ANS announces: Edward Sawyer’s Portraits of Native Americans Now Online The ANS is pleased to announce that it has digitized its entire collection of Native American medallic portraits by Edward Warren Sawyer (1876–1932). This exceedingly rare collection of uniface medals was produced in the first decades of the twentieth century as an attempt to preserve…Read more
ANS Library Catalog Naming Contest -- Winner decided April 19, 2010! Thank you to all who entered! And the winner is... Andrew G. Scott! The winner of the Library Catalog Naming Contest has been decided! The chosen submission was given by Andrew G. Scott, was an Assistant Professor of Classics at Hendrix College in Arizona is now an Assistant…Read more
At its meeting on March 6, 2004, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to award the 2003 Archer M. Huntington Medal Award to the Islamic scholar Stephen Album. Stephen Album is the most distinguished Islamic scholar of his generation. All of his works are characterized by the care he takes in identifying the coins, the clarity of…Read more
An Exhibition by the American Numismatic Society at The Federal Reserve Bank of New York October 21, 2003 through October 1, 2004 This is a text-only version of the exhibition brochure, which is also available as a pdf file. A Press Release is posted. An exhibition catalogue is available: A Simple Souvenir: Coins and Medals of the Olympic Games, by Peter van…Read more
For Immediate Release Contact: Pamala Plummer-Wright 212 234-3130 ext. 231, email@example.com Full Circle, The Olympic Heritage in Coins and Medals, a new exhibition organized by the American Numismatic Society will open to the public on October 20, 2003. The exhibition contains over 180 objects, which tell the history of the Olympic Games from its beginnings…Read more