American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society



A letter to Lederer from The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1939

Philipp Lederer papers, 1939-1943
0.3 cubic feet (1 box)

Biographical note
Philipp Lederer (1872-1944) was a numismatist who wrote works on the coins of Segesta and Nagidos, including Die Tetradrachmenpragung von Segesta (1910). He studied classical archaeology and ancient philology in Munich, earning a doctorate in 1910. Lederer fled the Nazis to Switzerland in 1939, living the last years of his life in Lugano.

Collection
Mostly correspondence written in German to Philipp Lederer (1872-1944), but also contains photographs of coins and other research materials.

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