Awards and Prizes
Academic benefits & opportunities
Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics
Applications are due by June 30th, 2023.
The Collier Prize is a substantial monetary prize awarded biennially to the best single or multi-authored book, catalogue, or online digital work in the field of ancient numismatics (650 BCE to 300 CE).
Chairman’s Fellowships for Numismatic Research
The ANS awards a limited number of fellowships each year to qualified graduate students or scholars pursuing serious numismatic research projects expected to result in academic publication.
Learn more about the Chairman’s Fellowships and how to apply.
Donald Groves Fund for Publication in Early American Numismatics
The Donald Groves fund supports researchers pursuing the publication of critical research related to United States numismatics up to the Civil War, or any predecessor colonies up to 1800. This includes materials produced by or for the United States, such as medals and paper money.
Recognizing contributions to the field of numismatics
Archer M. Huntington Award
The Huntington Award is conferred annually in recognition of outstanding career contributions to numismatic scholarship.
J. Sanford Saltus Award
Est. in 1913; first awarded in 1919
The Saltus Award honors artists for distinguished achievement in the field of the art of the medal.
Burnett Anderson Memorial Award
The Burnett Anderson Award is in recognition of excellence in numismatic writing, awarded jointly with the American Numismatic Association and with the participation of the Numismatic Literary Guild.
Learn more about the Burnett Anderson Award and past recipients.
ANS Trustees’ Award
The ANS Trustees’ award honors those who have helped in extraordinary ways to forward the mission of the American Numismatic Society.
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes volunteers who have dedicated their time and expertise to the ANS.
Learn more about the Distinguished Service Award and past recipients.
The Chairman’s medal is awarded for service to the American Numismatic Society.