American Numismatic Society's MANTIS

MANTIS: A Numismatic Technologies Integration Service

The ANS collections database contains information on more than 600,000 objects in the Society’s collections. These include, coins, paper money, tokens, ‘primitive’ money, medals and decorations, from all parts of the world, and all periods in which such objects have been produced.

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Search Instructions

The collection maybe browsed and searched as whole, by using the ‘Browse’ and ‘Search’ options on the tool bar above. Alternatively, searches and browsing may be confined to individual ANS Departments, by clicking on the relevant link below. If you know the area or period in which you are interested, we recommend using the Departmental search pages.

The Greek, Roman, and U.S. collections may be searched by scalable and clickable map, by clicking on ‘Maps’ in the tool bar above. This function is currently under development for other areas of the collection

Click an image below to search a department.

ANS policies on the acquisition and deacquisition of numismatic items are available online.

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