ANS’ The Planchet Launches Season 4 With An Interview of Mint Director Ventris Gibson

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The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has released the first episode of the fourth season of its podcast, The Planchet. This newest episode is special as it is a brief interview with United States Mint Director, Ventris Gibson. We start Season 4 of The Planchet podcast with a very special guest: Ventris Gibson, the 40th Director of the US Mint. Gibson is the first African-American to serve as Director, and is the 7th woman to serve in this …

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The Planchet Podcast Discusses Colonial Coinage with Chris McDowell

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The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has released the ninth episode of this seasons The Planchet podcast, featuring an in-depth discussion with Chris McDowell on colonial coinage and medals. Christopher R. McDowell is a lifelong numismatist and recognized expert in the area of colonial coinage and medals. He is the author of Abel Buell and the History of the Connecticut and Fugio Coinages along with several award-winning articles on American colonial coins and medals. An ANS Fellow, Chris is also …

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The Planchet Podcast Discusses Coinage of The Sakra King With Dr. Waleed Ziad

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The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has released the eight episode of this seasons The Planchet podcast, featuring an in-depth discussion with Dr. Waleed Ziad. Dr. Ziad discusses his newest book, In the Treasure Room of Sakura King: Votive Coinage from Gandharan Shrines. Dr. Waleed Ziad is Assistant Professor and Ali Jarrahi Fellow in Persian Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His newest book, published by 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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Two Bits Podcast Returns With Second Episode on The Lincoln Cent

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After a six month hiatus, the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) podcast, Two Bits, has returned with a new episode. The latest episode picks up where the previous release back in April leaves off and discusses the Lincoln Cent. Join Doug and Mitch as they discuss a coin that has been touched by so many people since 1959: the Lincoln Memorial Cent. They describe the artistry of the coin (and the Memorial itself), varieties in the …

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