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January 2020 Announcements & Upcoming Events February “Money Talks” | Coinages in the Persian Empire Join us on February 29 for the first “Money Talks” of 2020. Until a few decades ago, the Achaemenid (Persian) Empire (ca. 550–330 BC) was...Read more
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS 2019 Saltus Award to Mashiko The American Numismatic Society is pleased to announce that Mashiko is the recipient of the Society’s prestigious 2019 J. Sanford Saltus Award for Signal Achievement in the Art of the Medal....Read more
Announcements and Upcoming Events Dr. Ute Wartenberg Steps Down to Focus on Research The American Numismatic Society announced this week that its Executive Director, Dr. Ute Wartenberg, has decided to step down from her position to return to full-time research....Read more
Upcoming Events and Announcements 2019 Huntington Award to Prof. Dr. Oğuz Tekin The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society have voted to bestow upon Prof. Dr. Oğuz Tekin the 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition of his scholarly work on...Read more
Announcements and Upcoming Events Upcoming Lecture: Ancient Coinage and the Portable Antiquities Scheme Join Dr. Andrew Brown of the British Museum on Tuesday, September 10, for Ancient Coinage and the Portable Antiquities Scheme. The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) was created...Read more
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS There is still time to renew your membership! Those of you who still need to renew for 2019 can quickly and easily do so at numismatics.org/membership. If you have any questions about your membership standing, contact...Read more
Announcements & Upcoming Events ANS Seeks an Assistant Curator The American Numismatic Society seeks an energetic and creative assistant curator to oversee and lead its American Department. The successful candidate will be in charge of the collections of North and...Read more
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS IAPN Book Prize for 2019 Catharine Lorber’s Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire was declared the winner of the prestigious International Association of Professional Numismatists (IAPN) Book Prize for 2019. The prize of 1,000 Swiss Francs with a...Read more
UPCOMING EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS An Event to Honor Dr. William E. Metcalf On Friday, May 3, the ANS will honor Dr. William E. Metcalf, former Chief Curator, with the presentation of a Festschrift published in his honor, Concordia Disciplinarum. Edited...Read more
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS April "Money Talks" Join ANS Board President Sydney Martin for the next “Money Talks” lecture on April 13. What many early American coin collectors fail to recognize is that, from the sixteenth century until 1763, New...Read more
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS March “Money Talks” Join Donald Squires on March 9 for Reading Byzantine Coins. With Latin, Greek, or both and written in a mixture of the Greek and Roman alphabets, the inscriptions on Byzantine coins can be...Read more
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS The ANS Acquires the Del Bland Archive We are pleased to announce the acquisition of the vast archive of research data assembled by United States large cent expert Del Bland. By the end of his life,...Read more