I came across a great page on the Collector's Universe message boards; it's a compilation of portraits of some of the greatest U.S. coin collectors and dealers.
QUICK QUIZ: Who can guess the names of these folks (no fair peeking)!
Below is a list of the personalities included.
Allen, Leroy Van
Bass Jr., Harry Wesley
Bowers, Q. David
Brand, Virgil M.
Carter Sr., Amon G.
Criswell Jr., Grover, with his wife
Davis, David J.
DiBello , Gaston
Eliasberg Sr., Louis E.
Farouk, King of Egypt
Ford , John J.
Garrett , John Work
Green, Colonel Edward Howland Robinson
Logan, Russell J.
Lovejoy, Allen F.
McCloskey , John W.
Mehl, B. Max
Newman, Eric P.
Ostheimer III, Alfred J.
Norweb Sr., Ambassador R. Henry
Pittman, John Jay
Roper, John L.
Schook, Florence (school of numismatics)
Sheldon, Jr., Dr. William Herbert
Stickney, Matthew A.
Subjack, William J.
Valentine, Daniel W.
To read the complete article, see:
numismatic greats peekture thread
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