1844 - 1924
Lyman Haynes Low (1844-1924) was a coin dealer who published the book Hard Times Tokens in 1899. He was born in Boston, moved to New York City in 1870, and settled in New Rochelle in 1911. He joined the American Numismatic and Archeological Society (later the American Numismatic Society) in 1880 and served as its librarian from 1886 to 1891. He served with the 13th Massachusetts Volunteers in the Civil War, and was associated with the Scott Stamp and Coin Company for nearly 20 years, beginning in 1878.