Exhibits

The American Numismatic Society has a gallery with rotating exhibitions at its headquarters at 75 Varick Street in New York City. In addition, the ANS participates in traveling exhibitions in the United States and around the world.

Temporary Exhibitions

Visitors to the Getty Villa
Persia: Ancient Iran and the Classical World
April 6–August 8, 2022 Ancient Iran, historically known as Persia, was the dominant nation of western Asia for over a millennium…
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The Victor David Brenner Sesquicentennial

American Numismatic Society, Sage Room New York, NY

September 17, 2021–Present

In September, the ANS revived the Coinage of the Americas Conference…

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Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa

The Block Museum exhibition  traveled to The Aga…

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Long-Term Loans

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

New York, NY

“A diverse and multifaceted cultural and educational enterprise, the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is an…

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Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Charlottesville, VA

“Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s plantation near Charlottesville, Va., was the center of his world. To understand Jefferson, one must understand…

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International Slavery Museum

Liverpool, United Kingdom

“The International Slavery Museum highlights the international importance of slavery, both in a historic and contemporary context. Working…

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United States Mint

Philadelphia, PA

“The nation’s first mint provides a wide array of coins and manufacturing services. Philadelphia produces coin and medal dies….

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY

“The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to…

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Bechtler House

Rutherfordton, NC

“In 1832 Christopher Bechtler minted the first $1 gold coin, nearly 17 years before the U.S. Mint made one…

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Past Exhibitions

Lafayette: An American Icon

Lafayette [at Yorktown] by John De Mare, 1863

Lafayette: An American Icon

Boston, Athenæum Boston, MA

June 17 – September 27, 2015

Born into…

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Cleopatra's Needle

Cleopatra’s NeedleDecember 2, 2013–June 6, 2014

Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York, NY

This exhibition celebrates the Central Park Conservancy’s upcoming conservation on…

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Canadian Museum for Human Rights Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

For display in the human rights gallery from June 15, 2014–June 15, 2017

Throughout…

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Repetition and Difference

Photo by David Heald for the Jewish Museum

Repetition and DifferenceMarch 13 – August 16, 2015

The Jewish MuseumNew York, NY

In 1968,…

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Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World

 Fragmentary colossal head of a youth. Met L.2016.33.2

Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient WorldApril 18–July 17, 2016

Metropolitan Museum…

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The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery

The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance MysteryDecember 12, 2017–March 11, 2018

Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York, NY

This exhibition is dedicated to the…

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