Thursday, 09.07.2020

Tag: ANS

“The Planchet” Is The New Podcast of the American Numismatic Society

Podcasts are popular, not only since the COVID-19 outbreak. The American Numismatic Society has started their own podcast to entertain you: “The Planchet” is recorded for non-specialists and professionals alike presenting stories and histories of currency and medals.

CoinHoards – a New Research Tool Developed by the ANS

The American Numismatic Society has launched CoinHoards, a new web-based, linked open data tool for research in ancient Greek numismatics and ancient economies.

The ANS Launches Online Fundraising Campaign for OCRE

The American Numismatic Society aims to incorporate major new research on Roman Imperial Coinage into its hugely popular digital resource Online Coins of the Roman Empire. In order to assist this project, the ANS has launched a gofundme campaign – please consider donating!

The American Numismatic Society 2020 Annual Gala Dinner

In January 2020, some 180 friends of the American Numismatic Society gathered to honor Richard M. Beleson with the Trustees’ Award at the Annual Gala Dinner, held at the Harvard Club in New York City.

Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Peter van Alfen

American Numismatic Society Chief Curator Dr. Peter van Alfen was awarded the 2019 Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing at the 2020 Annual Gala on January 16, 2020. Congratulations!

Call for Applications for ANS Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics

The ANS is now accepting applications for the 66th Annual Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics to be held in New York City from June 8 through July 31, 2020. A limited number of stipends of up to $4000 are available.

ANS Bestows Saltus Award to Mashiko Nakashima

The American Numismatic Society presents its 2019 J. Sanford Saltus Award for Excellence in Medallic Art to Mashiko Nakashima. The ceremony will take place on December 12, 2019.

Gilles Bransbourg Named ANS Executive Director

Four weeks ago, we reported about the change concerning the position of the ANS Executive Director. Gilles Bransbourg will replace Ute Wartenberg. In the meantime, the ANS has published two extensive press releases giving more background. You will find them here.

New Assistant Curator at the ANS

The American Numismatic Society has hired Dr. Jesse Kraft as Assistant Curator of the Coins and Currency of the Americas.

Ute Wartenberg Resigns as Executive Director of the ANS

On 1 November 2019, Ute Wartenberg-Kagan will resign as executive director of the ANS. She can look back on 20 successful years – within this time she made the ANS become one of the world’s best-known numismatic societies.