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Loring, Denis

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Born in Flushing, New York. Received A.B. from Harvard in 1969 and M.S. from M.I.T. in 1971. Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in 1976. Married to Donna S. Levin June 24, 1990. Actuary with John Hancock 1971 to 1981; Senior Vice President Equitable Life Assurance 1981 to 2000; Senior Vice President with RGA Reinsurance after 2000.

Charter member number 11 of Early American Coppers club. Author of many articles in Penny-Wise. He became President of EAC in 2009 following the resignation of Dan Holmes.

In 1970 he discovered a new variety of large cent, the 1796 NC-6. Editor of Monographs on Varieties of United States Large Cents 1795-1803 in 1977. Consultant on ANA grading standards for large cents. He is a member of the Rittenhouse Society.

Loring assembled a set of all Sheldon numbered varieties of large cents 1793 to 1814. It was sold privately in 1974. He assembled a set of the cents of 1794 that was exhibited at the ANA convention in 1982. He received the Howland Wood award for "Best of Show." The collection was sold privately in 1983 to Jack Robinson. He helped catalog several sales of large cents including Ruby I, Starr, Norweb, Rasmussen and Husak.

bio by correspondence, 1990; WWEast 86-87, email 2010

 



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    Monographs on Varieties of United States Large Cents 1795-1803 1976

    Monographs on Varieties of United States Large Cents 1795-1803

    Monographs on Varieties of United States Large Cents 1795-1803, edited by Denis W. Loring. This is an in-copyright publication. "Snippet" results will appear in the Newman Portal search results.

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