FEATURED WEB SITE
This week's featured web page is the ANS coin quiz.
American Numismatic Society web manager Sebastian Heath
has set up an interesting guessing game, which numismatists
should find both amusing and educational. It draws on the
Society's archive of computerized images.
"This first version is pretty simple... Choose one or more
departments, click "Try me..." and a new window will appear
showing only the picture, material, weight, and measurements for
a particular coin. (Actually, that information will only appear if
known). Look at the coin (or medal, etc.), try and identify it, and
then click "Show Full Info" to see how you did.
I put this together as a small digression while thinking more
seriously about the structure and content of our database."
To reach the quiz, go to the "Collections" heading on the front
page of the ANS web site and choose the "Coin Quiz" link.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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