Jesse Kraft Discusses the Rosenthal Specimen 1804 Dollar

Jesse Kraft Discusses the Rosenthal Specimen 1804 Dollar

In one of the finest video presentations you will ever see discussing a numismatic object, Dr. Jesse Kraft, Resolute Americana Chair of American Numismatics...
A Warsaw Numismatic Odyssey - American Numismatic Society (ANS)

A Warsaw Numismatic Odyssey

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Last month, along with most of the American Numismatic Society's staff, I attended the XVI International...
Heroes and Villains on Circulating Coins and Banknotes

Heroes and Villains on Circulating Coins and Banknotes

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II (r. 1952–2022) and the elevation of King Charles III...
Lecture Highlights From the XVI International Numismatic Congress

Lecture Highlights From the XVI International Numismatic Congress

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   It has been roughly two weeks since the close of the INC 2022 – XVI International...
ANS 2023 Annual Gala to Honor Heritage Auctions

ANS 2023 Annual Gala to Honor Heritage Auctions

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce Heritage Auctions as the recipient of the 2023 Trustees’ Award. Heritage Auctions, the largest auction house...
The ANS at the XVI International Numismatic Congress in Warsaw

The ANS at the XVI International Numismatic Congress in Warsaw

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Two weeks ago, the American Numismatic Society’s offices closed as 12 members of the curatorial and...
Artifacts of Apostasy: Ancient Coins of Julian

Artifacts of Apostasy: Ancient Coins of Julian

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Historians and poets alike have all had their say about the quirks of the personality, reign,...
ANS Launches Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers Online Coin Resource

ANS Launches Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers Online Coin Resource

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents at Oxford University are pleased to announce the launch of...
Numismatics in Videogames - Caesar in Fallout: New Vegas

Numismatics in Videogames – Caesar in Fallout: New Vegas

By Eduardo García-Molina - American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   While Obsidian Entertainment’s Fallout: New Vegas is more than a decade old, it’s still hailed as...
A Visit to Patara, Eight NLG Awards Among News at ANS

A Visit to Patara, Eight NLG Awards Among News at ANS

American Numismatic Society in Lycia By Ute Wartenberg - President and Research Curator, American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As part of a longer trip abroad, American...
Goloid Dollars: America’s Electrum Coinage

Goloid Dollars: America’s Electrum Coinage

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The discovery of vast amounts of gold in California upset the ratio between gold and silver,...
Sabine Women

Octavia Minor, a Wonder of a Woman

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Caesar was exceedingly fond of his sister, who was, as the saying is, a wonder of a...
ANS Announces New Book on Coins of Ancient Sakra

ANS Announces New Book on Coins of Ancient Sakra

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication of In the Treasure Room of the Sakra King: Votive Coinage from Gandhāran...
ANS Announces Resolute Americana Chair of American Numismatics

ANS Announces Resolute Americana Chair of American Numismatics

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the naming of the curatorial position in American numismatics as the Resolute Americana Chair of...
ANS Honors Royal Numismatic Society's Richard Ashton With Festschrift

ANS Honors Royal Numismatic Society’s Richard Ashton With Festschrift

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Presbeus: Studies in Ancient Coinage Presented to Richard Ashton has now appeared and is...
French Coins in America or French American Coins? And Which America?

French Coins in America or French American Coins? And Which America?

By Jérôme Jambu (Visiting Professor, Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics) for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As American numismatists and collectors of...
The Scientific Medals of Sir Edward Thomason

The Scientific Medals of Sir Edward Thomason

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   When surrounded by as many objects as exist within the hallowed halls of an institution like...
Higley Coppers: The Talking Coins of Connecticut

Higley Coppers: The Talking Coins of Connecticut

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The written word enables coins—otherwise silent objects—to speak out, declare, and demand, sometimes on their own...
Hersh’s Die Study of the Denarius of Gaius Antonius - American Numismatic Society (ANS)

Hersh’s Die Study of the Denarius of Gaius Antonius

By Liv Mariah Yarrow for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   I never had the pleasure of meeting Charles Hersh during his lifetime. But over these...
ANS Honors Dr. Sophia D. Kremydi With Prestigious Huntington Award

ANS Honors Dr. Sophia D. Kremydi With Prestigious Huntington Award

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that the 2021 Archer Milton Huntington Medal Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in numismatic scholarship,...
Die Marks and the Organization of the Roman Mint: An RRDP Case Study

Die Marks and the Organization of the Roman Mint: An RRDP Case Study

By Alice Sharpless and Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The purpose of control marks in Roman Republican coinage is not well understood. Beginning...
The Coins That Aren't There - David Yoon, American Numismatic Society (ANS)

The Coins That Aren’t There

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   It has long been said that the absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. This...
The Development of the ANS Indian Peace Medal Collection

The Development of the ANS Indian Peace Medal Collection

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   When looked at through the numismatic lens, the Indian peace medals in the extensive collection of...
Identifying Ancient Roman Coins: An OCRE Tool - American Numismatic Society (ANS)

Identifying Ancient Roman Coins: An OCRE Tool

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Although fundamental to our discipline, one of the most difficult skills to teach aspiring Roman numismatists...
ANS Library Acquires Rare Charles Bushnell Volumes

ANS Library Acquires Rare Charles Bushnell Volumes

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Charles Ira Bushnell had one of the top two or three coin collections in the United...
Indian Peace Medals at the American Numismatic Society

Indian Peace Medals at the American Numismatic Society

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Dead Zone was a popular science fiction thriller written by Stephen King in 1979 that...

Language and the Successful Circulation of Money in the United States

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Prior to the adoption of the United States dollar with the Mint Act of 1792, the...
Dispatches From a Week in Numismatics - Charles Morgan

Dispatches From a Week in Numismatics

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Hello, CoinWeek readers. As we wrap up the final days of winter, I thought I'd write a few words...
ANS Announces Professor Nathan Elkins as Visiting Research Scholar

ANS Announces Dr. Nathan T. Elkins as Incoming Deputy Director

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce Dr. Nathan T. Elkins will be joining the ANS full time as Deputy Director, effective...
What is a Coin Mint? - ANS

What Is a Mint?

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Some questions seem too obvious to be worth asking. Everyone knows that a mint is a...