Victor D. Brenner and the Prince Henry of Prussia Medal—Peter van Alfen

Dr. Peter van Alfen is the Chief Curator of the American Numismatic Society. An economic historian with wide ranging interests, van Alfen researches monetary, fiscal, and trade systems around the ancient Mediterranean and Ancient Near East. He has published on a variety of topics including on Mycenaean administration, Athenian public finance and coinage, market regulations, Arabian monetization, and Late Roman amphoras. His interests also extend to European and US medallic art of the 15th–21st centuries and has curated live and digital exhibitions on these topics.