Category Archives: Press Release

Huntington Award 2016

New York, NY February 26, 2016 The American Numismatic Society Awards its 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award for Excellence in Numismatic Scholarship to Dr. Michael Alram The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to award Dr. Michael  Alram the 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition of his outstanding career contributions to numismatic scholarship. The award…
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The ANS Announces 2016 Gala Honorees

The ANS is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 7, 2016, it will honor longtime benefactors Regina and John W. Adams with the Trustees’ Award at the Annual Gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. During the event, the Society will also present the Distinguished Service Award to Kenneth E. Bressett, and honor Dr. Ursula Kampmann with the 2015 Burnett Anderson Memorial Award

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ANS Honored Arthur A. Houghton with 2015 Archer M. Huntington Award

[caption id="attachment_8093" align="alignright" width="300"] Arthur Houghton received 2015 Huntington Award from Prof. Jere Bacharach[/caption] On May 16, 2015, the American Numismatic Society presented Arthur A. Houghton, III with the 2015 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition of his outstanding career contributions to numismatic scholarship. With almost 60 guests in attendance, family, friends and supporters were treated…
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ANS Annual Gala 2014

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…
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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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