November 2021 eNews

Announcements and Upcoming Events

Year-End Appeal
Please support our efforts with a donation to the Year-End Appeal before December 31, and make 2022 a year to celebrate in earnest. More…

Money Talks: The Four Patriarchal Basilicas of Rome Through Their Medals

On December 4, Director of the Numismatic Department of the Vatican Library Eleonora Giampiccolo will speak on papal medals, discussing why and how they are produced. More…

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…

Richard Abdy’s Roman Imperial Coinage Wins the first Collier Prize
In 2020, Carole Anne Menzi Collier established the Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics. The Prize was inaugurally awarded to Richard Abdy’s Roman Imperial Coinage Vol.II.3 on the coinage of the Emperor Hadrian from AD 117 to 138 (Spink, 2020) on October 23, 2021. More…

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…

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
In December, the weekly ANS Long Table will include an overview of the ANA’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum with Curator and Museum Director Douglas Mudd; a discussion of coin deposits in ancient synagogues in late antique Palestine with archaeologist and ANS Summer Seminar alumna Tine Rassalle; and an examination of the coinage of Hadrian with Martin Beckmann, Director of the Centre for Ancient Numismatics at McMaster University. 

November in Review

Member’s Breakfast
Thanks to the support of an anonymous donor, the ANS held a breakfast for members at the 2021 Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo on November 19. We were pleased to welcome over forty members and their guests who enjoyed a delicious breakfast, met with fellow members, and heard a brief presentation by Executive Director Gilles Bransbourg, Assistant Curator of American Numismatics Jesse Kraft, and ANS Trustee Michael Beall. 

Lucia Carbone Presented at the University of Virginia
On November 10, Assistant Curator of Roman Coins Lucia Carbone gave a presentation at the University of Virginia titled “Financing Sulla’s reconquest of Italy,” where she discussed the sources of funding of Sulla’s army, based on recent data provided by RRDP and her monograph on late cistophori. A summary of her talk is presented in her latest blog posts: Part I and Part II.

Jesse Kraft spoke with the Coin Wold Podcast
Assistant Curator of American Numismatic Jesse Kraft sat down with Jeff Starck and Larry Jewett for the Coin World Podcast. They discussed the ANS’s acqusition of the MACO archives, and the process of bringing them to New York. Listen

Lucia Carbone welcomed Brooklyn College students
On November 15, Assistant Curator of Roman Coins Lucia Carbone welcomed Professor Liv Yarrow’s students from Brooklyn College and presented an overview of the historical development of Roman Republican Coinage, with a special focus on the contribution provided by RRDP

November Long Tables
Professor at Suleyman Demirel University Hüseyin Köker spoke with ANS Assistant Curator of Roman Numismatics Lucia Carbone on Penkalas Hoards; Senior Researcher at the National Hellenic Research Foundation Evangeline Markouchatted about Cypriote coins; and Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto Mississauga Fae Amiro examined portraits of imperial women on Roman provincial coinage.