Online Catalogue of Byzantine Coins

The collection of over 12,000 Byzantine coins at Dumbarton Oaks is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world. The majority of these specimens were catalogued in six print volumes: Catalogue of Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, edited by Alfred Bellinger (vol. 1) Catalogue of Byzantine… Continue reading Online Catalogue of Byzantine Coins

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Ptolemaic Coins Online recently updated

More than 660 Ptolemaic coins from the Bibliothèque nationale de France have been added into the Nomisma.org numismatic Linked Open Data cloud and are accessible through Ptolemaic Coins Online and the broader Hellenistic Royal Coinages umbrella site. There are now about 2,400 Ptolemaic coins in PCO (which includes at this phase the gold and silver… Continue reading Ptolemaic Coins Online recently updated

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Digital BNJ

The British Numismatic Journal (BNJ) is the Society’s principal publication, and is the foremost jounrnal for the matters relating to British Numismatics. It contains a number of scholarly articles as well as notes, obituaries, reviews and transactions. The journal is produced annually in hard-back form, and a copy is sent free to all members of the Society. Back… Continue reading Digital BNJ

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Thousands of coins added to SCO

Seleucid Coins Online (SCO) has received a major new a set of data for around 6,500 coins in the Bibliothèque nationale de France collection. The information is connected to URIs defined in PELLA and SCO. This latest data set includes 4,450 coins from the Seleucid Empire. This nearly doubles the number of specimens available in SCO. The American Numismatic Society has… Continue reading Thousands of coins added to SCO

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Inventory of Greek Coin Hoards

The original Inventory of Greek Coin Hoards (IGCH), edited by Margaret Thompson of the ANS, Otto Mørkholm of the Danish cabinet in Copenhagen and Coin Kraay of the Heberden Coin Room in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, was published in 1973 by the ANS for the International Numismatic Commission. The work contains inventory listings of 2387… Continue reading Inventory of Greek Coin Hoards

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ARCHER: American Numismatic Society Archives

In 2004 the ANS established a centralized archive when it was preparing to move to its location in Lower Manhattan. The mission of the Archives is to serve as a centralized resource for historical information about the Society. The ANS Archives fulfills this mission by: collecting, preserving, and making accessible the historical records of the… Continue reading ARCHER: American Numismatic Society Archives

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Recent articles in Australasian Coin & Banknote Magazine

We have recently published online three more articles by Dr Peter Lewis in the Australasian Coin & Banknote Magazine: February 2019 – The Coins of Tarsus, Part 1 December 2018 / January 2019 – An Interesting Byzantine Coin from the 11th Century November 2018 – Griffins

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Travelling exhibitions

The Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History has several curated sets of historical material that are available for loan to schools, churches and community groups. Exhibition sets that are currently available include the following, and more sets will be created over time: The coins of Ephesus 34 coins from the seventh century BCE to the… Continue reading Travelling exhibitions

Searchable Coin Auction Database Upgrade

The ancient coin search service (acsearch) has recently announced a significant upgrade to the scope of its database. acsearch.info is an auction database containing numismatic auctions from various renowned international auction houses. The database in part goes back more than 17 years and contains pictures, descriptions and realized prices in several currencies. The official announcement reads… Continue reading Searchable Coin Auction Database Upgrade

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