American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society


After a highly successful ten year run, the ANS exhibit at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York: Drachmas Doubloons and Dollars: The History of Money, closed on September 28, 2012

Events and Exhibitions

Lectures, Awards, and Other Programs

The Society regularly presents a variety of events for our members and the public. These include conferences and lectures that bring current numismatic research to our members and the public. In addition, the Society confers awards in recognition of numismatic scholars and medallic artists.

The full calendar of upcoming events can be found at NewsAndCalendar.

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Symposium September 29, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria

Ute Wartenberg Kagan, Executive Director, will spoke on the subject of "Coin Collecting and the Conflict in Syria" in The Department of State's and The Metropolitan Museum of Art's co-sponsored experts’ symposium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 29 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. that featured two panels reviewing international cooperation against the looting and trafficking of antiquities from the conflict in Iraq and Syria.

Panel on Confronting the Trafficking of Iraq and Syrian Antiquities: The Role of Private Institutions.
Presentation: Coin Collection and the Conflict in Syria

The talk was streamed live at


The ANS maintains an active program of exhibits. For more information about current, past and traveling exhibits, visit our exhibits page.

The ANS actively loans items to museums for traveling exhibitions

Upcoming Events

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Sat. - Sat.Sept. 12-19, 2015Augustus B. Sage Society Members only grand tour trip through Sicily

Mon. - Fri.Sept. 21-25, 2015ANS at the XV International Numismatic Congress (INC) in Taormina

Thurs. - Sat.Oct. 15-17, 2015ANS at the U.S. Mexican Numismatic Association 2015 Convention and Educational Forum in Scottsdale, AZ

Mon.October 12, 2015Columbus Day (ANS Closed)

Thurs.Oct. 22, 20152:00pmtalk by ANS Fellow, Thomas Tesoriero, The Twelve Caesars on Gold Coins, at the 5th Wall Street Collectors Bourse, NYC

Fri.Oct. 23, 20152:00pmtalk by ANS Member, Joel Iskowitz, Designing Congressional Gold Medals: An Artist's Perspective, at the 5th Wall Street Collectors Bourse, NYC

Sat.October 24, 201510:00amBoard of Trustees Meeting