American Numismatic Society (ANS)
Founded in 1858. Membership: 2000. Annual dues: $125 foreign associate; $120 full associate; $95 basic associate; $60-80 student associate; $190 library associate; $780 corporate associate; $8,000 life membership. The ANS mission is to be the preeminent national institution advancing the study and appreciation of coins, medals and related objects of all cultures as historical and artistic documents; by maintaining the foremost numismatic collection and library; by supporting scholarly research and publications; and by sponsoring educational and interpretive programs for diverse audiences. Executive Director: Ute Wartenberg. For membership, contact: Membership Office, The American Numismatic Society, 75 Varick Street, Floor 11, New York NY 10013 (212 571-4470 ext. 117; fax: 212 571-4479; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.numismatics.org).