Born in Switzerland, he came to America in 1844. Married Mary Ann Johnson on June 7, 1851. Self-proclaimed professor of numismatics. Groux coins were included in five auction sales 1848 to 1874.
Author of Catalogue of Medals and Coins (1855).
Author of A Prospectus of a Numismatic History of the United States. The proposed three volume work was never published.
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Full title: "Catalogue of Medals and Coins. For the disposal of the best collection of Medals, Coins, and Numismatical Works in the United States. Catalogue of a grand collection of Coins and Medals..."
This interesting pamphlet outlines a novel attempt to raise money by dividing his collection into 20 lots and offering them as prizes in a lottery. Ex. Eric P. Newman XI, lot 15867, sold by Heritage Auctions in November 2018.
Prospectus of an important work in three volumes, to be called Numismatical history of the United States ...
Promotional piece for a proposed three-volume work (never published) on American numismatics. Includes title pages for each volume, with woodcuts in volume two and copperplate engravings in volume three.