In conversation with… Doug Mudd, ANA


20 September 2021
Join us for a relaxed chat with Douglas Mudd, the Curator of the Money Museum at the American Numismatic Association, as we discuss his role, the appeal of US coinage, and reflect on how coins help tell the story of our past.

In conversation with… Douglas Mudd

Douglas Mudd is the Curator of the Money Museum at the American Numismatic Association, and has a wealth of knowledge on coinage and American history.

The Money Museum is America’s largest museum dedicated to numismatics. The museum explores art, history, science and much more to promote the diverse nature of money and related items.

The museum includes exhibits in three main galleries, where visitors can find spectacular rarities and learn about the history of our nation and the world as seen through money.  

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About Doug

As the son of an American diplomat, Douglas spent his early years living abroad, beginning in Lima, Peru. His childhood homes included Taiwan, the Philippines, Bolivia, Syria, and Mexico before finishing high school in Arlington, Virginia.

After completing his BA at the College of William and Mary in 1985, Douglas began working at the Smithsonian Institution. In 1991, he was hired as Collection Manager for the National Numismatic Collection, located in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History.

Doug completed his MA in American History in May of 2004 at George Mason University. In June of 2004, Douglas took the position of Curator of the ANA Money Museum in Colorado Springs. He is the author of All the Money in the World published by Harper/Collins under the Smithsonian imprint in October of 2006.

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