Throwback Thursday: remembering Armin L. Egger

October 16, 2014 By ekr

Armin L. Egger, a devoted numismatist, was born in 1864 and died July 27, 1929. Egger was a dealer and a member of the Vienna Numismatic Society. His obituary was written in The Numismatist in September of 1929 and read, ”Armin L. Egger of Vienna, Austria, a member of the American Numismatic Association, died on july 27, aged 65 years. After completing his studies he became a member of the well known numismatic firm of which his uncle, Rueder Egger, was the head, and in 1898 became sole member of that Vienna firm. He was a prominent member and officer of the Numismatic Society of Vienna.”
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