American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society


Elena Stolyarik, Collections Manager

The Curatorial Department of the ANS provides photographic services to collectors and scholars as well as to book, journal, and magazine publishers.

Photo orders are normally completed within four to six weeks from the receipt of payment. Large or custom orders may take longer. At the discretion of the Collections Manager, rush orders can be accommodated for an additional charge.

The rates quoted below are for images suitable for 1:1 reproduction in scholarly journals. All photography is done with digital equipment. Customers interested in very-high resolution photography, or who require that film be used, should contact Dr. Stolyarik to discuss their needs and the charges that will apply.

To place an order, please review the rate schedule below. Then contact the Collections Manager, Dr. Elena Stolyarik (elena at or +1 (212) 571-4470 x150) with the list of objects to be photographed and how you would like the images delivered (by e-mail or on CD). Dr. Stolyarik will provide an invoice that must be prepaid prior to delivery of images.

No photography may be reproduced without prior written permission. The cost of reproduction rights is specified below. Please contact Dr. Stolyarik for further details and requirements.

Rates for Photography
All photography is charged for on a per object basis. Costs include photography of both obverse and reverse, as well as all curatorial fees.

Digital Image$20.00Per object
2 Business Day RushAdd $200.00 per object
10 Business Day RushAdd $50.00 per object

Rates for Reproduction Rights
All reproduction rights are charged for on a per image basis and are for one-time use only. The obverse and reverse images of a coin or other object are each separate images and reproduction rights must be paid separately for each.

Per side$75.00 per image
Per object (obverse & reverse)$150.00 per object
The costs of Reproduction rights are not affected by rush orders.

Shipping and Handling
Orders that require domestic shipping are charged an additional $5.00.
Orders that require foreign shipping are charged an additional $10.00.
Orders that require domestic express shipping are charged an additional $15.00.

All orders must be prepaid. Please remit by check drawn on a U.S. bank or by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express).

Please direct all further inquiries to the Collections Manager, Dr. Elena Stolyarik (elena @ or +1(212)571-4470 x150).