December 2021 eNews

Announcements and Upcoming Events

Join us for the 2022 Gala
On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the ANS will honor ANS Vice President and Adjunct Curator David Hendin with the Trustees’ Award at the Annual Gala Dinner. Support the Gala by purchasing tickets, sponsoring the event, or advertising in the Gala program. More…

Preview the 2022 Online Auction
We are holding an online auction for the 2022 Gala that will go live on January 4 and close January 14. The online auction is open to everyone, regardless of whether they are attending the Gala in person. 

The Online Auction is now open for bidding

The ANS Sponsors Travel Grants for the XVIth International Numismatic Congress
We are proud to announce travel grants to up to eight attendees of the 2022 International Numismatic Congress who are current members of the ANS in good standing. Convened every six years, the International Numismatic Congress is a regular assembly of numismatic scholars, curators, and researchers to discuss new and current research in the field of numismatics. More…

Upcoming Long Tables
On January 21, Ellen Feingold, Curator of the Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection, will discuss the upcoming exhibition, Really BIG Money. On January 28, ANS Curator of American Numismatics Jesse Kraft will host a “Vault Favorites” and show off some items in the ANS Collection from the United States.

December in Review

Introducing the new ANS Print-On-Demand Program 
The American Numismatic Society is proud to announce a new print-on-demand (POD) program. Every month, the ANS will release 4–10 out-of-print and new titles as official POD editions. This month’s titles are the popular out-of-print White Gold and Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire, as well as the brand-new Faustina the Younger: Coinage, Portraits, and Public Image and Numismatic Commemorations of the 200th Birthday of George Washington in 1932More…

Money Talks: The Four Patriarchal Basilicas of Rome Through Their Medals
On December 4, the Director of the Numismatic Department of the Vatican Library, Dr. Eleonora Giampiccolo,spoke on papal medals, discussing why and how they are produced. Watch now on the ANS YouTube Channel.

December Long Tables
Museum Director and Curator Douglas Mudd presented on the ANA’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum and its collection; archaeologist and ANS Summer Seminar alumna Tine Rassalle led a discussion on coin deposits in ancient synagogues in late antique Palestine; and Director of the Centre for Ancient Numismatics at McMaster University Martin Beckmann examined the use of die studies on the coinage of Hadrian.