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Roman Medallions from the ANS on Exhibit at Major Museums
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Roman Medallions from the ANS on Exhibit at Major Museums
By The American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society is a principal lender of numismatic objects to museum exhibitions around the country and abroad. These distinctive pieces may serve to represent famous persons, major historical events, or important episodes in the development of civilizations. Among these pieces is a unique and marvelous gold medallion of the Roman Empire from the time of Diocletian, which is currently on long-term loan to the J. Paul Getty Museum as part of its permanent exhibition.

Diocletian (AD 284–305), originally a common…

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White Gold: Studies in Early Electrum Coinage
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White Gold: Studies in Early Electrum Coinage
By The American Numismatic Society

The White Gold volume is finally in-hand, all 707 pages and eight pounds (4 kg) of it. Just a little…

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The Centennial of the J. Sanford Saltus Award
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New Online Exhibit—The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of...
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New Online Exhibit—The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War
By The American Numismatic Society

The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War premiered as an online exhibition on July 31, 2017. Based on the…

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