Pete Smith, author of American Numismatic Biographies (ANB), has made a new edition of his book available on the NBS web site for review. Check it out! This is a wonderful resource for numismatic researchers.
American Numismatic Biographies was first published in 1992 and included about 1400 biographies. Just 100 copies were printed so it had a very limited distribution.
The current draft of (ANB has been added to the NBS website and is now available to anyone. It now includes more than 1700 biographies of people who have made an important contribution to American numismatics.
One reason for posting this is to allow any of the subjects to review their listing and offer updates or corrections. Readers may also suggest additional names for inclusion. The address to send changes is at the bottom of every page of the listing.
To access ANB, use the direct link below or
Go to the NBS website at www.coinbooks.com
Click on "Community Resources"
Click on the red line anb.2010.pdf
At the top of the page is a box marked "Find"
This may be used to search for any term or name. Names are in the format Last, First.
This is a work-in-progress covered by copyright protection. It may not be copied or distributed. The website will be updated periodically as the document is modified.
To view American Numismatic Biographies, see:
Wayne Homren, Editor
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