Latest The Planchet Podcast Episode Talks Coin Smartphone Photography

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has released the fourth episode of season three of its popular podcast, The Planchet. In this episode, ANS photographer Alan Roche talks about how to take great photos of your coins with your smartphone. Mr. Roche has been making coin images for the American Numismatic Society for 20 years and has a wealth of knowledge and creativity when it comes to coin photography. With the vast majority of us always having our smartphone with us or within reach, taking good coin photos will inevitably come up in our lives.

ANS photographer Alan Roche has been making coin images for the American Numismatic Society for 20 years. He brings his collected wisdom, creativity, and humor to The Planchet to offer listeners tips and tricks for creating great pictures with mobile devices of any numismatic material.

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The episode is approximately 32 minutes in length.

The American Numismatic Society launched The Planchet in 2020 and it is available to the public. It does not require a membership to the ANS to enjoy. If you are interested in becoming a member of the ANS, you can check out the details here

To sign up to receive this new podcast, open up your favorite podcast app and search for “The Planchet”. You can also listen to it via a web player on the ANS site. On the site, you can also listen to previous episodes of the podcast or you can get them through your favorite podcasting app on Android and iOS. Once you add the podcast to your podcast app, you can easily go back and listen to all the previous years and episodes of The Planchet. Those episodes cover a wide range of topics and have in-depth interviews with key figures within the Numismatic community.

If you are looking for other coin collecting related podcasts, check out this Mail Bag post outlining some of the ones that I listen to here at

Editors Note: Clinton, the Editor and Owner of USCoinNews, is a member of the American Numismatic Society.

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