SAS Mourns the Loss of Hrachya Tamrazyan (Director of the Matenadaran)

HRACHYA TAMRAZYAN, 1953-2016 (Tamrazyan with Dr. Hajinian and Dr. Saryan) The Society for Armenian Studies mourns the passing of Hrachya Tamrazyan, Director of the Matenadaran, poet, scholar and publisher; and a colleague whom many of us have known and worked with. Hrachya Tamrazyan was… Continue Reading

Anaheim ANAS/ANRO/ANQ Meeting: New friends, new antiquities

The  “California” branch of the ANAS/ANRO put on a wonderful program and dinner. We must thank Aram Manasaryan, Sarkis Kilimjian, Armen Nercissiantz and Andranik Grihikian for their planning and hard work to put this meeting together. On August 11th, Armenian coin and antiquities collectors… Continue Reading

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The Catalogue of Armenian Relief Pins and Badges

About the Catalogue The “Catalogue of Armenian Relief Pins and Badges” is an illustrated compilation of items issued during WWI to raise funds to assist in the starving and destitute people following the 1915 Armenian Genocide. The catalogue includes a total of 25 items… Continue Reading

Monumental New Book “Armenian Coinage in the Classical Period” by Frank L. Kovacs

An Important New Work on Armenian Coinage. It has been almost 30 years since a well researched and organized book on the early Armenian kings has been published. This is by far the most complete to date. Frank Kovacs has created a numismatic masterpiece…. Continue Reading

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Australian WWI Fundraising Badges- “Servia Syria Armenia”

Written by N. Pezikian —  July 1 2016. In January 2015, on the eve of the centenary of the Armenian Genocide, I stumbled on eBay a tin badge inscribed “Servia Syria Armenia”. This chance discovery led me to write an article on this badge… Continue Reading

Anaheim Convention, Aug. 11, 2016

The ANAS IN CONJUNCTION WITH the American Numismatic Associations ANNOUNCES Our Anaheim, California Meeting August 11th, 2016 The Anaheim Convention Center At the Capistra AB Room 1pm-4pm Dinner to Follow at Mortons Steakhouse 6:30 cocktails, 7:00 Dinner http://www.mortons.com/anaheim/   Two major events: Presentation of the… Continue Reading

Bob Leonard Manuscript info

Hi Chuck, I plan to attend the ANA convention in Anaheim and expect to see you there. Last month I attended the Vatican Library Conference at Notre Dame, and heard a very interesting paper on Armenian manuscripts at the Vatican Library, presented by Jesse… Continue Reading

New site selling modern Armenian coins

www.thecoinshoppe.ca/armoneta/ for more information contact ANAS member: Kristapor Harutyunian <Armoneta@gmail.com>  

ANAS Bylaws

Article I –Membership and Name Membership: There will be four categories of membership, as follows: – Charter Member – an individual that was a part of the formation of The Society in 2015. These members shall contribute a minimum of $100 per year. –… Continue Reading

King Tigrane the Great and Parthian History from V Coins

visit the V coins web site at   www.vcoins.com   for a great list of coins for sale. The Parthian Shot May 6-8, 53 BC by Zachary Beasley The town of Carrhae was the site for the battle between the Parthians under Orodes II… Continue Reading