American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society

Past Sage Society Events

Sage Society Trip to Sicily 2015
September 12-19, 2015
Sage Society members experienced many wonders of Sicily on a week-long tour, which started in Palermo and ended in Taormina. Highlights included coin cabinets in Siracusa and a a tour of The Valley of Temples in Agrigento.

Sage Society Trip to Rome 2014
June 22-28, 2014
Members of the Sage Society had the opportunity to visit four important coin cabinets in the Eternal City, as well as archaeological sites, churches and museums.

Sage Society Dinner and Lecture in New York
Friday, February 21, 2014
The Sage Society members and ANS Trustees enjoyed a dinner and lecture at the Century Association, Platt Library Room, in New York City
in the Platt Library Room.Dr. Keith Barron and Dr. Ute Wartenberg presented "What is Natural Gold and Why was Electrum used for the earliest coins?"

Sage Society Trip 2013
August 25-31, 2013
In conjunction with Westminster Classic Tours the ANS organized a seven-day cruise along the southern coast of Turkey, visiting a variety of Lycian, Greek, Roman and Byzantine sites.
The tour was accompanied by Richard Ashton, author of studies of the coinage of the region, and editor of the Numismatic Chronicle.

Sage Society Dinner in New York
October 19, 2012
Sage Society members and ANS Trustees enjoyed a dinner at the Century Association honoring ANS Donors whose Benefactor and Library wall plaques were unveiled the following day at the ANS Annual Meeting 2012.

Sage Society Dinner and Lecture in New York
June 15, 2012
The Sage Society members and ANS Trustees took part in the Sage Dinner and Lecture at the Century Association. ANS Adjunct Curator of Roman Coins, Gilles Bransbourg, discussed the creation and implementation of the exhibit Signs of Inflation, which was taking place at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at the time.

Sage Society Dinner in San Francisco
May 7, 2012
ANS Executive Director Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan hosted Sage Society members at the North Beach Restaurant in conjunction with the San Francisco Historical Bourse.

Sage Society Trip 2012
February 20-28, 2012
The 2012 Sage Society Trip offered members the chance to visit archeological sites and museums of Israel and Jordan. ANS Curator David Hendin led this tour with its highlights in Jerusalem, Masada, the Dead Sea, and Petra.

Sage Society Dinner and Lecture in New York
October 21, 2011
ANS Trustee Prof. Jere Bacharach presented a lecture entitled “Restoring Egypt’s Cultural Heritage – the American Role” as part of the Sage Dinner at the Century Association.

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