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Was John J. Ford a great numismatist, a numismatic leper, both or neither, or something else entirely?





But see, also:



Even so...

"In May 2004 the ANS dedicated the John J.Ford jr. Reading Room in the Harry W.Bass Library." according to


and verified at the ANS website which carries a press release:

"A reception in honor of the new John J. Ford Jr. Reading Room will be

held on Thursday, May 13, 2004 at 6:00 pm ... John J. Ford Jr. is one of the nation's best-known coin dealers and an expert on all aspects of US numismatics. Ford's career began in the late 1930s when he was just fifteen years old..."


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