10 Feb 2015

Convention History: The Year 1893

ANA Convention History | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

In 1893, the ANA’s annual convention (what we know today as the World’s Fair of Money) was held in Chicago at Douglas Hall at the corner of 35th street and Cottage Grove Avenue.

18 Dec 2014

Throwback Thursday: The First ANA President

Throwback Thursday | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

In the June 1891 issue of The Numismatist, founder George F. Heath called upon the public asking for letters in favor of establishing the ANA. He wrote, “What’s the matter of having an American Numismatic Association? Would it be possible? Would it be practicable? All in favor of such a scheme, send in your names.”

30 Oct 2014

Convention History: The Year 1891

ANA Convention History | ANA Official Post | Morg

Q. David Bowers began his journey with the American Numismatic Association in 1955. He was a teenager when he held a bourse table at the annual convention in Omaha. Bowers would go on to become one of the most prolific writers in the history of numismatics, publishing numerous books and articles along the way. One of those writing projects was to record the history of the ANA.

21 Oct 2014

Money Museum welcomes Colorado College students for talk on ancients

Ancient Coins | ANA Official Post | Jake Sherlock

Douglas Mudd, curator of the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, welcomed 18 students from Colorado College earlier today for a talk on ancient coins. The students are all part of an introductory course in ancient history at Colorado College, and Mudd spent an hour talking to them about the origins of money and theconnection money has to the study of history as primary documents.

27 Jun 2012


News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

Let's face it: Bartering is no picnic. Once humans realized a medium of exchange might be useful in figuring out how much an ax was worth compared to a cow, money has made the world go 'round.

11 May 2009

World’s Fair of Money Tours Highlight History and Glamour of Los Angeles

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

Attendees of the American Numismatic Association’s 2009 World’s Fair of Money®, August5-9 in Los Angeles, can take advantage of special tours that explore the glamour andculture of one of the world’s most exciting cities. Tours include visits to famous museums,sports venues, restaurants, and Hollywood hotspots.

16 Oct 2006

Daily Life in Ancient Rome

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

Does higher education mean a higher salary? Modern-day statistics certainly suggestso, but for ancient Romans looking for a big pay day, it was better to shun the life of awell-read lecturer and instead pursue a career as a Roman Centurion soldier.

15 Nov 2005

“iViva La Revolucion!” book presents bilingual look at the money of the Mexican Revolution

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

“iViva La Revolucion!” book presents bilinguallook at the money of the Mexican Revolution


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