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Richard D. Kenney


Born in Brooklyn. Married with three sons. He served as a governor of the Central States Numismatic Society. In 1953 he joined the firm of James Incorporated, coin dealers in Louisville, Kentucky. Curator of Medals for the ANS 1946 to 1953.

Author of Struck Copies of Early American Coins in 1952. It was published by Raymond for CCJ #141. Author of So-called Dollars in 1953 and Early American Medalists and Die-sinkers in 1954 for CCJ #153.

He died of a heart attack at age 39 in Louisville, Kentucky. 

obit: NUM 70 Apr 1957 pages 390-391; ANAHist 862

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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