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American Numismatic Society Selects Pawel Leski for J. Sanford Saltus Award

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…
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Edward Sawyer’s Portraits of Native Americans Now Online

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…
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Library Catalog Naming Contest — Winner!

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…
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Stephen Album

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…
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Full Circle: The Olympic Heritage in Coins and Medals

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…
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