The American Numismatic Society has named the receipient of the 2020 Eric P. Newman Research Fellowing. This year, it is awarded to Dr. Jérôme Jambu. Dr. Jambu has published multiple pieces on various coinages of the Americas and is currently engaged in an extensive research project.
The aware is named after famed numismatist Eric Pfeiffer Newman. Mr. Newman worte several books about early American coins and paper money. At the time of his death in 2017, his works on early American coinage was considered the standard on the subject.
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Below is the brief Press Release from the ANS concerning this fellowship.
The ANS names Dr. Jérôme Jambu the recipient of the 2020 Eric P. Newman Research Fellowship
The ANS is pleased to announce that Dr. Jérôme Jambu, Conservateur, chargé des collections de monnaies étrangères, in the Département des Monnaies, médailles et antiques at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, is the recipient of the 2020 Eric P. Newman Research Fellowship. Dr. Jambu, who has published extensively on various coinages of the Americas, is currently engaged in a research project entitled Monnaies et moyens de paiements dans les îles de l’Amérique française (Petites Antilles, 1627-1848).
The American Numismatic Society, organized in 1858 and incorporated in 1865 in New York State, operates as a research museum under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is recognized as a publicly supported organization under section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) as confirmed on November 1, 1970.