Pocket Change Books

The Early Antigonids: Coinage, Money, and the Economy (NS 37)
   ANS    
The Early Antigonids: Coinage, Money, and the Economy (NS 37)
By The American Numismatic Society

For the week of May 15, Pocket Change will highlight new books that you might have missed, starting with The Early Antigonids: Coinage, Money, and Economy, vol. 37 of the Numismatic Studies series.

This systematic analysis of the gold and silver coinages of “King Antigonos” is intended to explore the nature of the Antigonid cash economy during the second and the third quarter of the third century BC. The author’s principal aim in reconstructing the precious metal coinage of “King Antigonos” is to comprehend the way in which the mints concerned functioned and to identify the major issues of the period….

Continue reading
ANS Library Acquires Rare Bushnell Volumes
   ANS    
ANS Library Acquires Rare Bushnell Volumes
By David Hill

Charles Ira Bushnell had one of the top two or three coin collections in the United States in the nineteenth…

Continue reading
New Print-on-Demand Program
   ANS    
New Print-on-Demand Program
By The American Numismatic Society

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…

Continue reading
Winner of the ANS’s Collier Prize Announced
   ANS    
Winner of the ANS’s Collier Prize Announced
By Peter van Alfen

James M. Collier, self-portrait after Memling (2006).

In 2020, Carole Anne Menzi Collier established the Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics at…

Continue reading
Royal Numismatic Society Awards Gilljam Prize to George Watson
   ANS    
Royal Numismatic Society Awards Gilljam Prize to George Watson
By The American Numismatic Society

The Royal Numismatic Society has awarded its Gilljam Prize for Third-Century Numismatics to George Watson’s book, Connections, Communities, and Coinage: The System…

Continue reading
NEW BOOK! Ancient Engraved Gems in the National Museum in...
   ANS    
NEW BOOK! Ancient Engraved Gems in the National Museum in Krakow
By The American Numismatic Society

The ANS is pleased to have contributed to the publication of a new book on engraved gems from antiquity, which…

Continue reading
Two ANS Books Honored with Awards
   ANS    
Two ANS Books Honored with Awards
By The American Numismatic Society

The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) recently honored two ANS books with awards at the 2017 Worlds Fair of Money:
Irritamenta: Numismatic…

Continue reading
American Journal of Numismatics Vol. 28
   ANS    
American Journal of Numismatics Vol. 28
By The American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic…

Continue reading
Wealth and Warfare: The Archaeology of Money in Ancient Syria
   ANS    
Wealth and Warfare: The Archaeology of Money in Ancient Syria
By The American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society is proud to announce the publication of Wealth and Warfare: The Archaeology of Money in Ancient…

Continue reading
ANS Publications Honored with 2016 Numismatic Literary Guild Awards
   ANS    
ANS Publications Honored with 2016 Numismatic Literary Guild Awards
By The American Numismatic Society

Several ANS publications were honored by the Numismatics Literary Guild (NLG) at the American Numismatic Association’s 2016 World’s Fair of Money…

Continue reading
ANS Book Sale!
   ANS    
ANS Book Sale!
By The American Numismatic Society

The ANS is selling select books published after 2000 at a deep discount (up to 80% off retail) from April 25–May…

Continue reading
A Superpower is Born: The Rise of the Dollar
   ANS    
A Superpower is Born: The Rise of the Dollar
By The American Numismatic Society

The ANS has received 14 copies of the new book, A Superpower is…

Continue reading