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April 12, 2018 – The American Numismatic Society made some senior appointments on 1 January 2018. The changes regard the positions of Deputy Director, Chief curator and the financial management.

Dr Gilles Bransbourg, formerly Associate Curator of Roman coins, has been appointed to fill the position of Deputy Director. This senior position had been vacant since the departure of Andrew Meadows almost four years ago. Dr Bransbourg, who holds a PhD in Roman history, came to the Society with a background in finance and management. He will oversee the financial management and membership operations, while continuing his numismatic research.

Dr Peter van Alfen, Margaret Thompson Curator of Greek Coins, has been named Chief Curator and will be in charge of all curatorial staff and collections. Dr van Alfen joined the Society in 2002 and is a leading authority on ancient Greek coins as well as medallic art.

Dr Lucia Carbone is now Edlow Family Assistant Curator of Roman Coins; and Eshel Kreiter has joined the full-time staff in her position as Director of Development.

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In 2015 Gilles Bransbourg was bestowed the French Embassy and ISAW Award.