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Phillips, Henry

Born and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in 1856. Admitted to the bar in 1859. Never married.

He devoted himself to studies in numismatics. Published Historical Sketches of the Paper Currency of the American Colonies in 1865. Published Continental Paper Money in 1866.

In 1862 he was treasurer and in 1868 secretary of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia.

bio: ApCAB; DAB; TCBDA; WWWA-H

obit: NUM 38 Feb 1925 page 96

 



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    A review of the article on continental money, in Harper's Magazine for March 1863. 1863

    A review of the article on continental money, in Harper's Magazine for March 1863.

    [8 p. ; 23 cm,Author identified in "The Armand Champa library" as Henry Phillips]. Copy from American Numismatic Society

    Historical sketches of the paper currency of the American colonies, prior to the adoption of the federal Constitution, first series. 1865

    Historical sketches of the paper currency of the American colonies, prior to the adoption of the federal Constitution, first series.

    [2 v. ; 21 1/2 x 18 cm,Ed. of 250 copies, and 3 on drawing paper. 50 copies on large paper. no. 179,1st. ser. Pennsylvania. New Jersey. Rhode Island / by Elisha R. Potter. Virginia . Vermont -- 2d ser. Continental paper money]. American Numismatic Society copy.

    Continental paper money : historical sketches of American paper currency, second series. 1865

    Continental paper money : historical sketches of American paper currency, second series.

    [2 v. ; 21 1/2 x 18 cm,Ed. of 250 copies, and 3 on drawing paper. 50 copies on large paper. no. 179,1st. ser. Pennsylvania. New Jersey. Rhode Island / by Elisha R. Potter. Virginia . Vermont -- 2d ser. Continental paper money]. American Numismatic Society copy.

    Notes Upon a Denarius of Augustus Ceasar 1880

    Notes Upon a Denarius of Augustus Ceasar

    Offprint of Henry Phillips, Jr. article from the American Journal of Numismatics, read before the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia.

    A Glimpse Into the Past 1881

    A Glimpse Into the Past

    Musings on the exploration of antiquity. Reprinted from the Penn Monthly, August 1881.

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