Richard Hoe Lawrence (1858-1936) of New York City was a numismatic collector and scholar who was closely associated with the
American Numismatic and Archeological Society (later the American Numismatic Society) during its early formative years in
the nineteenth century. He amassed notable collections of Roman Republican and Early Imperial denarii and served as the Society’s
curator (1879) and librarian (1880-1885), overseeing the production of the library’s first printed catalog. Lawrence served
as president of the Grolier Club in New York City (1906-1908).
Two scrapbooks relating to coin and medal collecting and other numismatic activities. Contains flyers, price lists, booklets,
invitations, announcements, and clippings from
newspapers, popular magazines, and other publications.