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Next Saturday the American Numismatic Society is hosting a lecture on the Origins of Money -Editor

ANS Origins of Money lecture

Saturday, February 11

Peter van Alfen, Gilles Bransbourg, Ute Wartenberg, “The Origins of Money.”

This lecture will consider the beginnings of money and its various guises including cut silver in the ancient Near East, early electrum coinage of Asia Minor, early bronze objects, bars and heavy coins in Italy and the spread of cowries in the Indian Ocean area, Eastern Africa and South Asia, including China.

Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 1 pm. American Numismatic Society. Lunch served at 1:00 pm, followed by the lecture at 2:00 pm, Q&A at 3:00 pm. The ANS will remain open from 12 noon until 4:00 pm.

ANS Members: $20, non-members: $50

RSVP to:
Catherine DiTuri,, 212-571-4470 ext. 117
Gilles Bransbourg,, 212-571-4470 ext. 156

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