ANS eNews

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, and other news of interest to the numismatic community.

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  • July 2018 E-News

    UPCOMING & CURRENT EVENTS Summer Book Sale We have so many books and journals on the horizon (and from the past few years) that we need to make space for this bumper crop of new arrivals! We are offering a...

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  • June 2018 E-News

     Upcoming + Current Events New Publication! Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire The long-awaited Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire by Catharine C. Lorber is at the printer and will begin shipping to readers on August 1. This massive achievement in numismatics is presented...

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  • May 2018 E-News

    UPCOMING EVENTS The 2018 Fowler Lecture The 2018 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture, The Great Alternative?, will be presented by Prof. Walter Scheidel, on June 12. The lecture will discuss how the ancient world produced two major independent traditions of...

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  • April 2018 E-News

    2018 April E-News   UPCOMING EVENTS Upcoming "Money Talks," Reading Arabic on Coins On May 12, Jere L. Bacharach, Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington and ANS Fellow, will give a presentation in the sub-series of "Money Talks" where participants...

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  • March 2018 E-News

    2018 March E-News UPCOMING EVENTS Upcoming "Money Talks," To Counterfeit is Death On Saturday, April 21, ANS Fellow Ray Williams will be discussing the economic climate that made paper money necessary; the counterfeiting of bills and the anti-counterfeiting measures taken;...

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  • February 2018 E-News

    CURRENT AND UPCOMING EVENTS Upcoming "Money Talks," How to Read Latin on Coins On March 10, Assistant Curator of Roman Coins Lucia Carbone will give a basic introduction to Latin as a language and how it is used on coins....

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  • January 2018 E-News

    UPCOMING & CURRENT EVENTS "Money Talks" with Mark Tomasko, Bank Notes: Design to Print Join us on Saturday, February 3 for Bank Notes: Design to Print with Mark Tomasko. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Emma Pratte membership@numismatics.org or 212-571-4470,...

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  • December 2017 E-News

      UPCOMING EVENTS Happy New Year! Thank you to all our members for your generous support throughout 2017 with best wishes for a happy and prosperous 2018.   Last Chance to Make a Donation in 2017! There are only two...

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  • November 2016 E-News

    UPCOMING EVENTS Wine & Coins Money Talks On Saturday, December 16, join Alex Conison—PhD from the University of Michigan on the Ancient Roman wine trade and current Brand Manager of Josh Cellars, one of America's premium wine brands—and curators Peter...

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  • 2017 October Enews

      UPCOMING EVENTS An Auction to Benefit the ANS Auction of American Medals to Benefit the American Numismatic Society’s Campaign to Endow the Chair of the Executive Director The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the availability, by...

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  • 2017 September Enews

    UPCOMING EVENTS October Money Talks Money Talks: The Future of Digitization, will be held on October 21. Numismatics remains uniquely placed for contributing to the digital future of the humanities. Join Leonard Augsburger of the Newman Numismatic Portal,  with Dr. Wartenberg, Director...

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  • 2017 August Enews

    News ANS Library Acquires Volume of Rare Pamphlets from the Library of Augustin Dupré From a recent Kolbe & Fanning auction, the ANS Library has acquired a bound volume of three pamphlets by renowned artist and engraver Augustin Dupré, famed...

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  • 2017 July Enews

    News Alan Helms Gifts the ANS a collection of African Artifacts Following his several earlier donations, Alan Helms has generously donated a new group of African numismatic objects to the ANS’s holdings, significantly expanding the collection's breadth in this area....

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  • 2017 June Enews

    ANS Repatriates Coins On May 26, 2017, the ANS welcomed the Director and CEO of the Salzburg Museum, Consul General of the Austrian Consulate, and an attorney representing the Salzburg Museum, to New York for the repatriation of a group...

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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...

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  • 2017 April Enews

    Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture On Monday, May 1, 2017, the ANS will host the Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture, featuring a presentation by Phillip Wagoner, Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Wesleyan University. Prof. Wagoner’s lecture, “The Deccan...

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  • 2017 March Enews

    Hellenistic Royal Coinages Project Funded by NEH The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the ANS a substantial grant to fund the web-based Hellenistic Royal Coinages (HRC) project. This three-year project (Phase 1, planned for 2017­2020) promises to...

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  • 2017 February Enews

    Money Talks Lecture, “The Beginnings of Islamic Coinage" The Society is pleased to offer another lecture in the new series Money Talks: Numismatic Conversations, “The Beginnings of Islamic Coinage.” This lecture discusses the beginnings of Islamic coinage in the seventh...

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  • 2017 January Enews

    Thank You The Board of Trustees and staff of the ANS would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all our members and friends who contributed to our Year End Appeal. Your support is critical to the Society and helps...

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  • 2016 December Enews

    Don’t Forget the ANS There’s less than two weeks left to make your 100% tax-deductible gifts for the year – please don’t forget to include the American Numismatic Society. This past year marked our 158th anniversary – help us continue...

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  • 2016 November Enews

    Year End Appeal This past year marked the 158th anniversary of the ANS, yet through that span of time, the Society remains true to its 19th century purpose: to make the wonders of numismatics available to all who are interested....

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  • 2016 October Enews

    Saturday, 29 October 2016 Members are welcome to: Visit the Library from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (an appointment with the Librarian would be appreciated). Please contact: dhill@numismatics.org Conduct Curatorial Research: time-slots available from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm (by...

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  • 2016 September Enews

    Sage Society in Poland An amazing numismatic tour of Poland is about to get underway for members of the Augustus B. Sage Society. For one week, members will partake in exceptional opportunities to view numismatic and artistic treasures in Warsaw,...

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  • 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...

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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...

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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...

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