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    Elvira Eliza Olinescu Clain-Stefanelli

    (1914 - 2001)

    Elvira Eliza Olinescu Clain Stefanelli Born in Bucharest Rumania Romania Received a degree in history from Franz Josef University in 1936 She moved to Rome in 1939 and came to America in 1951 She spent 14 months in the Buchenwald concentration camp Married to Vladimir Clain Stefanelli December 29 1938 They had one son She assisted her husband at Coin Galleries She joined the Smithsonian staff in 1957 In 1973 she received the Smithsonian gold medal for exceptional service Appointed Executive Director of the National Numismatic Collection of the Smithsonian Institution September 1983 In 1992 she received the ANA Medal of Merit and Farran Zerbe Memorial Aw


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    Robert E. Hecht

    (1919 - 2012)

    Robert E Hecht Born in Baltimore He served in the Navy during WWII Graduate of Haverford College He sponsored Vladimir and Elvira Clain Stefanelli for their move to America Coin and antiquities dealer with Hesperia Art He died at home in Paris obit CW 3 19 2012


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    Robert E. Hecht

    (1919 - 2012)

    Robert E Hecht Born in Baltimore He served in the Navy during WWII Graduate of Haverford College He sponsored Vladimir and Elvira Clain Stefanelli for their move to America Coin and antiquities dealer with Hesperia Art He died at home in Paris obit CW 3 19 2012


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    Alexander A. Clain-Stefanelli

    Alexander A. Clain-Stefanelli

    (1943 - 2014)

    Alexander A Clain Stefanelli Son of Vladimir and Elvira Clain Stefanelli Married to Eleanor with two daughters He helped create the Elvira Clain Stefanlii Memorial Award for achievements in numismatics obit NUM February 2015


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