The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins formed by Marvin Lessen Part I

The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins formed by Marvin Lessen Part I (25 April 2018) Catalogue Cover

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Marvin Lessen

Marvin Lessen

Mr Lessen was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1934. His family moved to Hazleton, Pennsylvania thence to Albany, New York, where relatives still live. Graduating from the Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, he spent his career in the aerospace/defense industry, w...

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The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins

The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins

This important collection of British coins, spanning the Iron Age, Roman, medieval and early modern periods, with select later additions, was begun in 1962 when its creator, Marvin Lessen, first moved to Scarborough to work at the...