The 2023 Huntington Award goes to Ruth Pliego.

The 2023 Archer M. Huntington Medal Award for Excellence in Numismatic Scholarship will be presented to Dr. Ruth Pliego by the ANS Trustees. The honoree will deliver the Silvia Mani Hurter Memorial Lecture, "Archer M.

Huntington and the Visigothic Coins: Revisiting the La Capilla Hoard," after the award presentation on June 13, 2024, at the ANS headquarters in New York City.

A professor and researcher in the field of prehistory and archaeology, Dr. Ruth Pliego earned her doctorate in 2006 from Spain's University of Seville. Both the Paris Institute for Advanced Study and the École Pratique des Hautes Études had her as a Research Fellow from 2017 to 2018, and she had previously worked at the Casa de Velázquez in Madrid from 2012 to 2013.

The University of Padua (2018), the University of Hamburg (at the Roman Islam Center, 2020), and the University of Lisbon (2020–2021) are among the locations where she has conducted research residencies.

"La moneda visigoda: Anexo I" (2012) and "Visigothic currency: Recent developments and data for its study" (2020) are updates to Pliego's previous works on Visigothic kingdom money, which consists of two volumes published in 2009 (Sevilla). "Rethinking the minimi of the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands in the Late Antiquity," 2020, is her work on Visigothic bronze coins examined from a Mediterranean viewpoint. Within the context of, her study and activities in digital humanities applied to numismatics have intertwined.

Based out of the Archaeological Museum of Seville-University, Pliego has been researching the Roman Tetrarchic treasure of Tomares since 2015 as part of Princeton University's FLAME (Framing the Late Antique and Early Medieval Economy) Project. At Madrid's Casa Velázquez, she is assisting with the "La Monnaie dans l'Occident Méditerranéen" (MONOM) Project.

In 1918, Edward T. Newell was the first recipient of the Archer M. Huntington Award, which is given yearly in memory of the late Archer M. Huntington, who served as President of the American Nurses Association (1905–1910). A new medal, created by Eugene L. Daub, was commissioned by the Society in 2023 for the honor

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