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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

December 2022 eNews
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December 2022 eNews

2023 Summer Seminar applications are now being accepted, a new book, a ANS holiday party, and more!

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Ἀργύριον Ἀττικόν
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Ἀργύριον Ἀττικόν

The ANS and the University of Athens, Greece are organizing a workshop on Classical coinage on December 6, 2022 in Athens, Greece

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2022 Stack Family Lecture on American Numismatics
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2022 Stack Family Lecture on American Numismatics

on Saturday December 10, 2022 with ANS Fellow John Kraljevich

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ANS Member Holiday Party
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2023 Gala honoring Heritage Auctions
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November eNews
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November eNews

Read about upcoming events and take a look back at October 2022

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October 2022 eNews
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October 2022 eNews

ANS coins featured in “National Geographic,” a new ANS Lyceum is announced, and so many lectures to look forward to!

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Pocket Change

Is Sponsian real? Further Considerations
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Is Sponsian real? Further Considerations
By Alice Sharpless

A new study, published by Paul N. Pearson et al. last week in Plos One, has made a sensation in…

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Numismatic Research and Peer Review
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Numismatic Research and Peer Review
By Nathan Elkins

ANS President Edward T. Newell and his rabbit review the contents of a volume of the American Journal of Numismatics.

Numismatics…

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ANS Announces New Early Betts Medal Book
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ANS Announces New Early Betts Medal Book
By The American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication The Early Betts Medal Companion: Medals of America’s Discovery…

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S3, Ep. 8. A Conversation with Waleed Ziad
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S3, Ep. 8. A Conversation with Waleed Ziad

Dr. Waleed Ziad is Assistant Professor and Ali Jarrahi Fellow in Persian Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at…

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Sequential Die Marks in the Roman Republican Coinage and the...
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Sequential Die Marks in the Roman Republican Coinage and the Possibilities of Quantification
By Alice Sharpless

The newest Roman Republican Die Project (RRDP) data release includes seven control-marked issues which are part of the subset of…

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Coin-Sound, or the <em>Bruit d’Arain</em> of Armand Trousseau
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Coin-Sound, or the Bruit d’Arain of Armand Trousseau
By Jesse Kraft

As numismatists, we know that coins have many, many functions and characteristics. Some of those are inherent from the time…

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Long Table No. 115 A Hoard of Syrian Tetradrachms from...
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Long Table No. 115 A Hoard of Syrian Tetradrachms from a Mass Burial in ‘Akko-Ptolemais

Forty-six silver tetradrachms, 44 of them forming a hoard, were discovered in the unusual context of a mass grave,…

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Money Talks: Recently Discovered Hoard of the 12th-13th centuries from...
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Money Talks: Recently Discovered Hoard of the 12th-13th centuries from Samshvilde Medieval Site

Join Professor David Berikashvili from the Department of Archaeology, Anthropology, and Art at the University of Georgia, Tbilisi, for…

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