Tag: Personalia (Researchers / Collectors / Dealers)
Hans Linnartz (1950–2023)
Hans Linnartz worked as a coin dealer for more than fifty years. With his expertise and his friendly, good-humoured character, he shaped the numismatic scene of Germany’s Rhineland. In March 2023, he passed away unexpectedly.
Wilhelm Müseler (1952-2023)
Wilhelm Müseler was a coin dealer and one of the most renowned researchers in the field of Lycian numismatics. He was straight-forward, uncompromising and always spoke his mind. Now he has passed away. Ursula Kampmann commemorates him.
Beatrice Schärli. On the Death of a Defining Personality of Swiss Numismatics
Beatrice Schärli headed the coin cabinet of the Historisches Museum Basel and served as President of the association Circulus Numismaticus Basiliensis for more than 30 years. In January 2023, Beatrice Schärli passed away. Andreas Urs Sommer commemorates her.
David W. Lange (1958–2023)
David Lange was one of the world’s leading experts on US coins and author of numerous books on this subject. For over 25 years he had been a Research Director at NGC. He passed away on January 16, 2023.
Kelvin Cheung Joins Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Hong Kong Office
Kelvin Cheung, one of the foremost experts in world paper money and Asian coins, will join Stack’s Bowers’ leading team of numismatic specialists beginning in February 2023.
Ken McDevitt is the New Director of Leu Numismatik USA
Ken McDevitt is the new Director of Leu Numismatik USA. The former Managing Numismatist at Classical Numismatic Group will represent Leu Numismatik in North America.
Coin Dealer Michael Brandt to Close His Business
After 41 years in the coin trade, coin dealer Michael Brandt closes his coin shop in Tübingen’s old town at the end of 2022.
Remembering Robert E. White (1941-2022)
Coin dealer Robert E. White recently passed away. He was a regular appearance at numismatic events all over the world. His colleague and friend, Texan coin dealer Jeffrey S. Zarit, shares some personal memories of Bob White.
John Feigenbaum Selected as Next PNG Executive Director
Robert Brueggeman has been Executive Director of the Professional Numismatists Guild for 27 years. In 2023 he will retire and John Feigenbaum was chosen as his successor. The Greysheet editor already gave a clear statement on potential members.
David Lawrence Lisot (1953-2022)
David Lisot was a pioneer when it came to imparting numismatic knowledge via videos. Many coin show visitors knew him as an always polite and modest gentleman, who was constantly carrying his video camera along. Now David Lisot has passed away unexpectedly. Ursula Kampmann commemorates him.