Money Talks

Colonial American Paper Money of the ANS Collection—Jesse Kraft
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Colonial American Paper Money of the ANS Collection—Jesse Kraft

In a New World devoid of metallic currency, most colonies in the British American colonies had begun to issue paper currency within the first decades of the 18th century. Dr. Jesse Kraft presents the American colonial paper currency that resides in the ANS Collection. In addition to the standard state paper money and Continental Currency of the era, his talk will feature counterfeit and altered notes, sheets and bundles of unissued currency, as well as lottery tickets, local money, and other non-conventional paper issues. Furthermore, this discussion will include some contemporaneous coinage to form historical connections between the paper…

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The Silver Coinage of Iran under its Early Muslim Governors,...
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The Silver Coinage of Iran under its Early Muslim Governors, 651-705—Michael Bates

Join ANS Fellow and Curator Emeritus Michael Bates for the final Money Talks of 2020. The coinage of Iran…

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The Question of Gold in Fourth-Century Egypt—Irene Soto Marín
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The Question of Gold in Fourth-Century Egypt—Irene Soto Marín

Join Dr. Irene Soto Marín for a Money Talks on the gold solidus—one ofthe most iconic objects of Late…

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Dutch Medals of the Golden Age—Stephen Scher and Arnold-Peter C....
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Dutch Medals of the Golden Age—Stephen Scher and Arnold-Peter C. Weiss

Through its medallic history, Dr. Stephen Scher and Dr. Arnold-Peter C. Weiss highlight the importance of the Dutch Republic…

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Die Studies—Warren Esty
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Die Studies—Warren Esty

What can be learned from a die study? Join ANS Fellow Dr. Warren Esty for a Money Talks on…

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Justinian ‘the Great’ and the Perplexing Light-weight Solidi—Robert Hoge
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Justinian ‘the Great’ and the Perplexing Light-weight Solidi—Robert Hoge

“One of the most intractable problems in Byzantine numismatics has proven to be the light weight solidus, struck at…

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The American Numismatic Society before Huntington—David Hill
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The American Numismatic Society before Huntington—David Hill

The ANS’s symbol is the mighty oak grown from a tiny acorn. But the tree didn’t become fully rooted…

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Stories and Conversations as Recorded on Seleucid Coins—Oliver Hoover
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Stories and Conversations as Recorded on Seleucid Coins—Oliver Hoover

Couched as a bedtime story, this talk highlights the relationship between the political mythology of Seleucus I as recorded…

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Currency with Consequences: Circulating Counterfeits in the United States—Jesse Kraft
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Currency with Consequences: Circulating Counterfeits in the United States—Jesse Kraft

In this lecture from our Money Talks series Dr. Jesse Kraft discusses topics relating to the history of counterfeiting…

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Coins and Computation— Zachary Taylor and Peter van Alfen
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Coins and Computation— Zachary Taylor and Peter van Alfen

Dr. Peter van Alfen and Zachary Taylor discuss new developments in the use of technology to aid in die…

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Antony and Cleopatra: a Match Made on Coinage—Lucia Carbone
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Antony and Cleopatra: a Match Made on Coinage—Lucia Carbone

Curator of Roman Coinage, Dr. Lucia Carbone, hosts a Money Talks session on the coinage of Mark Antony and…

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