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Welcome to the American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society is an organization dedicated to the study of coins, currency, medals, tokens, and related objects from all cultures, past and present. The Society's headquarters in New York City has the foremost research collection and library specialized in numismatics in the United States. These resources are used to support research and education in numismatics, for the benefit of academic specialists, serious collectors, professional numismatists, and the interested public.

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News and Events

Long Table 111. Recent Acquisitions to the ANS Collection
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Long Table 111. Recent Acquisitions to the ANS Collection

on Friday, September 30 at 1:00 PM with Deputy Collections Manager John Thomassen

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ANS Lyceum: Iconic Women of the Ancient World
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ANS Lyceum: Iconic Women of the Ancient World

October 19–November 16, 2022

with Professor Mariangela Puglisi, Mary Lannin, Professor Liv Mariah Yarrow, Dr. Lucia Carbone, and Professor Martin Beckmann 

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The Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics Award Ceremony
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The Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics Award Ceremony

on Thursday, October 13 at 5:00 PM celebrating Richard Abdy’s “Roman Imperial Coinage II.3: From AD 117 to AD 138 – Hadrian”

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September 2022 eNews
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September 2022 eNews

The ANS repatriates a peace medal to the Pawnee Nation, ANS authors win a record number of NLG Awards, and the staff prepares to head to Warsaw for the INC.

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Pocket Change

The ANS at the XVI International Numismatic Congress in Warsaw,...
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The ANS at the XVI International Numismatic Congress in Warsaw, Poland
By Nathan Elkins

The Official Medal of the XVI International Numismatic Congress in Warsaw, Poland.

Two weeks ago, the American Numismatic Society’s offices closed…

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Long Table 110. Bernini, Rome, and Numismatic Art
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Long Table 110. Bernini, Rome, and Numismatic Art

Join Dr. Matthew K. Averett, Associate Professor at Creighton University, for a look at the history of Early Modern Rome….

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S3, Ep. 6. A Numismatic Conversation with Billy Bragg
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S3, Ep. 6. A Numismatic Conversation with Billy Bragg

Photo: Detail of the cover of Billy Bragg’s 2022 record, The Million Things that Never Happened.

Singer-songwriter and activist Billy Bragg…

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Long Table 109. The Not Very Brief History of the...
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Long Table 109. The Not Very Brief History of the Fulton Fund Medal

Although widely known for inventing the first practical steamboat, few people are aware of any other aspect of…

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Caesar in Fallout: New Vegas—They Make a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland and Call...
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Caesar in Fallout: New Vegas—They Make a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland and Call it Peace
By The American Numismatic Society

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following post is by 2022 ANS Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics student Eduardo García-Molina…

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Long Table 108. Imperial Legionary Coins and Civil Wars
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Long Table 108. Imperial Legionary Coins and Civil Wars

Join Lecturer at the University of Arizona and ANS Summer Seminar Graduate Nathaniel Katz for this week’s Long Table. Imperial coins honoring…

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ANS in Lycia
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ANS in Lycia
By Ute Wartenberg

As part of a longer trip abroad, ANS President Ute Wartenberg, together with her husband Jonathan Kagan, went to southwestern…

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Long Table 107. The Story of Slaves and Freedman in...
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Long Table 107. The Story of Slaves and Freedman in the Continental Army as Told by Fiscal Paper

Join Journal of Early American Numismatics editor Christopher McDowell as he explores the story of enslaved persons and freedmen…

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