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Long Table 91. Data Wrangling: How to use Nomisma
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Long Table 91. Data Wrangling: How to use Nomisma

Director of Data Science Ethan Gruber provides an introduction to some of the underlying technical principles of Nomisma.org, the foundation on which many ANS digital projects (such as Online Coins of the Roman Empire) are built. He explains the modeling of numismatic information into Linked Open Data and how to perform a range of queries—from simple to complex—on data aggregated in Nomisma.

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Long Table 90. Stickers on a Steamer Trunk: American Merchant...
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Long Table 90. Stickers on a Steamer Trunk: American Merchant Countermarks on Foreign Coins

John Kraljevich, ANS Fellow and researcher, takes a look into the pockets antebellum America. The diversity of the United…

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LT No. 89 Schulman, Salton, and Frankenhuis in Archival Records
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LT No. 89 Schulman, Salton, and Frankenhuis in Archival Records

ANS Archivist and Librarian David Hill discusses a few archival collections that document the nightmarish experiences of several Jewish…

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Payment, Profit, or Prestige? The Political Economy of Achaemenid Coin...
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Payment, Profit, or Prestige? The Political Economy of Achaemenid Coin Production, ca. 550–330 BCE

ANS Chief Curator Dr. Peter van Alfen considers the various reasons that modern commentators suggest for the production of…

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Long Table No. 88 The Nickle Numismatic Collection at the...
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Long Table No. 88 The Nickle Numismatic Collection at the University of Calgary

Marina Fischer, Curator of Numismatics at Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary, speaks on the history of the museum and…

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LT 88. Republic Crises to Imperial Ideals? A View from...
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LT 88. Republic Crises to Imperial Ideals? A View from the Roman Coinage of the 40s–30s BCE

In the numismatic field at the end of Republic, there is an emphasis of abstract personifications of values in…

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LT No. 86. Femina Princeps’ and her Exceptional Numismatic Accolades
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LT No. 86. Femina Princeps’ and her Exceptional Numismatic Accolades

Dr. Tracene Harvey, Director/Curator of the Museum of Antiquities at the University of Saskatchewan, explores the Roman empress Livia’s…

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Language and monetary circulation in the early United States
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Language and monetary circulation in the early United States

This study seeks to understand better the methods by which money circulated in the colonial and early Federal periods of…

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LT No. 84. An Introduction to the Function and Design...
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LT No. 84. An Introduction to the Function and Design of Medals

ANS Fellow Scott Miller leads an overview of medallic art. While introductory presentations on medals often emphasize their history and…

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LT No. 83. The Mark & Lottie Salton Collection: Jewish...
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LT No. 83. The Mark & Lottie Salton Collection: Jewish Entrepreneurs and the Beginning of the German Coin Trade

Mark Salton (b. Max Schlessinger, 1914-2005), came from from a distinguished family of German coin dealers from before the…

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LT No. 82. Coins in Shakespeare
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LT No. 82. Coins in Shakespeare

Michael Markowitz guides a merry numismatic tour through the works of William Shakespeare. From drachmas to ducats to sixpence,…

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The American Numismatic Society: Sharing and Belonging
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The American Numismatic Society: Sharing and Belonging

For the 2022 ANS Gala in honor of David Hendin, we commissioned a short film by Pascal Perich that…

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