In the "just for fun" category, let's compile the E-Sylum list of
past and present celebrity numismatists - not famous collectors,
but famous people who collect. These are people who are
(or were) famous in their own right and generally known to
the population at large. Examples would include actors,
sports figures, authors, political figures, etc. In the world of
philately, for instance, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
was known to be a stamp collector. So who are the brightest
stars to grace the numismatic stage? Send me your nominations
and I'll compile a list.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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