In the age of the internet, most older books, including numismatic
references, are accessible online thanks to initiatives of the Bibliothèque de France, the Newman Numismatic
Portal and many other platforms.
Brockage or contact mark? Mike Diamond explains.
Also in our Nov. 20 issue, a reader found a fascinating Barber
dime that’s over a century old; John Wexler profiled what makes it different.
What does this mean for collectors of physical books and other
Numismatic Society hopes to provide those answers during its
Nov. 18 “Money Talks: Numismatic Book Collecting.”
Jonathan Kagan, who has collected rare numismatic books for the last
40 years, and David Hill, Francis D. Campbell Librarian and ANS
archivist, will join forces to examine the concept of collectible
books and manuscripts and consider their place in private and public
collections in the age of the internet.
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Examples from the Kagan and the ANS Library collections will be on
hand for inspection.
“Money Talks: Numismatic Conversations” is a monthly interactive
lecture series from the ANS, appropriate for all levels of coin
collectors and enthusiasts. The programs offer rare, hands-on
experiences where attendees will view relevant coins, bank notes,
and/or medals while learning about the broader world of numismatics.
Each talk includes a meal and a question-and-answer period to
follow. The “Money Talks” sessions take place on Saturdays at the ANS
headquarters in New York City.
All talks will be limited to 20 attendees.
The Nov. 18 session runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time.
The cost is $30 for ANS members and $50 for nonmembers. Persons
interested in this and future Money Talks programs should contact the
ANS by telephone at 212-571-4470, or email here.