Category Archives: News

ANS Repatriates Coins to Salzburg Museum

Press Release May 26, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY The American Numismatic Society (ANS) welcomed the Director and CEO of the Salzburg Museum, Direktor Hon.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Martin Hochleitner, Consul General of the Austrian Consulate Dr. Georg Heindl, and Dr. Peter Lecheuaŭer, an attorney representing the Salzburg Museum, to New York for the…
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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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The New York Review of Books

Read the review of the Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War in the New York Review of Books. The exhibition ran at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, January 27–April 9, 2017. Catalog of the exhibition was edited by Patricia Phagan and Peter van Alfen published by The American…
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ANS Twitter Followers Exceeds 5,000

Press Release May 11, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that @anscoins, the Society’s Twitter account, now has over 5,000 followers. In keeping with the mission of the ANS to promote and advance the study, research, and appreciation of numismatics, this milestone bodes well for…
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Read the Latest Posts from Pocket Change

Assistant Curator Lucia Carbone examines sixteen specimens of Roman Lead tokens from Hispania Baetica which are a part of  The Richard B. Witschonke Collection at the ANS.  Nine of these tokens remain unpublished. One of them is a unique piece. The identity of the man represented on the obverse, together with the function of the objects…
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Money Talks, Ray Williams, June 10th

Mr. Ray Williams, ANS Fellow, Vice President of the NJ Numismatic Society, and former Colonial Coin Collectors Club president, will discuss the coins issued by the authority of Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Jersey, along with the economic climate bringing them into existence, the people involved and the minting operations.  How these coins are collected…
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ANS CLOSED ON THE 3RD-4TH OF JULY

THE ANS WILL BE CLOSED ON THE 3RD & 4TH OF JULY.  We hope you enjoy the Holiday! MEDAL BY ALLEN GEORGE NEWMAN | US | 1918 | 1985.81.162 The ANS created this medal, depicting Liberty hand ringing the Liberty Bell, to commemorate the international celebration of Independence Day July 4, 1918.
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New Image-Based Roman Coin Identification

Press Release May 1, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce a new interface for Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE), which allows non-specialists, hobbyists, collectors, archaeologists, and others to browse Roman Imperial coins by image for free online. People can compare the coins in…
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Read The Latest from Pocket Change

Adjunct Curator Oliver Hoover uncovers three intriguing coins overlooked for decades in the cabinets of the ANS. New and exciting discoveries in Seleucid numismatics are revealed by revisting the possibilities of rogue Seleucid satraps, uncertain mints and new issues. Read the full article on the ANS blog Pocket Change.
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2017 May Enews

2017 May Enews. The Mid-Year Appeal, Staff updates and Twitter Milestones. Read all about our busy month here. The American Numismatic Society E-News is a monthly news posting sent out via e-mail. It allows members and friends of the ANS to keep up to date with recent acquisitions of coins, notes, medals and other items, upcoming events,…
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