ANS Announces Publication of The Early Betts Medal Companion: Medals of America’s Discovery and Colonization (1492–1737)

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The following is a Press Release from the American Numismatic Society (ANS) announcing the publication of the The Early Betts Medal Companion: Medals of America’s Discovery and Colonization (1492–1737), the fifth volume in the Society’s Studies in Medallic Art series. The latest volume, authored by ANS Fellow Christopher R. McDowell, brings the work of Charles Betts to readers, covering American colonial history through medals. Editors Note: Clinton, the Editor of USCoinNews, is a member of the American …

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The Planchet – A Conversation With Dr. T. Corey Brennan

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The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has released the seventh episode of the third season of its popular podcast, The Planchet. In this episode, the Society sits down with Dr. T. Corey Brennan, professor of Classics at Rutgers University, discussing his newest book, The Fasces: The History of Ancient Rome’s Most Dangerous Political Symbol. Dr. T. Corey Brennan is a professor of Classics at Rutgers University. His newest book, published by Oxford University Press on October 3, …

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Latest The Planchet Podcast Discussing Numismatics With Billy Bragg Now Available

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The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has released the sixth episode of season three of its podcast, The Planchet. In this episode, the Society has a conversation with singer-songwriter and activist Billy Bragg, discussing his interest in collecting Iron Age coinage from the United Kingdom, and more. Bragg is a well known and popular artist from the UK. Singer-songwriter and activist Billy Bragg joins the Planchet for a wide-ranging conversation about his interest in collecting Iron Age coinage from the United …

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The ANS and Oxford University launches Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers (BIGR)

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The American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents at Oxford University are pleased to announce the launch of Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers (BIGR, numismatics.org/bigr), a new online typology and research tool for ancient Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek coinage. BIGR is a component of Hellenistic Royal Coinages (numismatics.org/hrc) and has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as a two-year joint ANS-Oxford University project. The award comes through the New …

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The Planchet Podcast Chats With Richard Abdy

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The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has released the fifth episode of season three of their podcast, The Planchet. In this episode, the Society has a converation with Richard Abdy. Mr. Abdy has worked in the Department of Coins and Medals at the British Museum since 1998. Richard Abdy has worked in the Department of Coins and Medals at the British Museum since 1998 where he first processed treasure cases from England and Wales and now …

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