U.S. Embargoes Egyptian Coins among other artifacts

New rules for buying coins that come from Egypt. Collectors of Armenian coins should be aware of this. There are a number of Roman/Armenian coins which were minted in Egypt. These are highly sought after by Armenian and Ancient collectors. Be aware that the… Continue Reading

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ANAS presents at ACOM’s Voski Ashoun in St. Paul, MN

On September 24, 2016 Dr Hajinian spoke to a crowd of 30 people at the Armenian Cultural Organization of Minnesota’s Voski Ashoun celebration. The hour long talk covered ancient coins, manuscripts, Urartians metalwork, rugs and needlepoint with a lot of questions from the audience…. Continue Reading

Welcome Armenian Numismatic Research Organization

When you join the ANAS you will also be added to the ANRO membership. We are proud to announce that we are joining forces with ANRO. Armenian Numismatic Research Organization (ANRO) has been created in order to modernize the needs for collectors, scholars, historians,… Continue Reading

In The News

PRESS RELEASE September 2, 2015 Armenian Numismatic and Antiquities Society Launched in Chicago to Spotlight Ancient Artifacts CHICAGO, IL–A new organization, the Armenian Numismatics and Antiquities Society (ANAS) was launched in August on the sidelines of the American Numismatics Association’s World’s Fair of Money… Continue Reading

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Rare 1700’s Kutahia Pitcher

Eleven inch Armenian Ceramic pitcher with Turkish inscriptions. These Kutahia Ceramics are extremely rare and are true legacy pieces of the Armenian Kutahia artists of the Ottoman Empire.

Finding Armenian coins on the Internet

Sites: www.vcoins.com   type in ancient, search “Armenia” www. cngcoins.com  search “Armenia”   also research “Armenia” www.ebay.com   search “Armenia”  “coins and medals” “worldwide”  “ancient and Medieval” www.sixbid.com   search “armenia”

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Jesus or Mary? Figure on the left of the Coronation Trams of King Levon the First

Since these coins first appeared over 800 years ago, the image on the left has caused much discussion. Is this the image of the Virgin Mary– with a Maphorion hood and Orans hand position? Or is this the manly image of Christ? Is this… Continue Reading