Cover of the January 2015 issue
|Edited by||Barbara J. Gregory|
American Numismatic Association (United States)
The Numismatist (formerly Numismatist) is the monthly publication of the American Numismatic Association. Its current editor-in-chief is Barbara Gregory, who has served in this role since October 1988. The Numismatist contains articles written on such topics as coins, tokens, medals, paper money, and stock certificates. All members of the American Numismatic Association receive the publication as part of their membership benefits.
The inaugural issue was a four-page leaflet originally published by Chicago-based collector Dr. George F. Heath in 1888 as The American Numismatist. The name was changed to The Numismatist soon after. The name was purchased by the American Numismatic Association many years later when the organization began to print a monthly publication for the benefit of its members.
- Klinger, David (January 9, 2011). "The American Numismatist". E-Sylum. Numismatic Bibliomania Society. 14 (2). Retrieved July 9, 2014.
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