Richard Doty

Richard Doty


Ph.D., 1968 B.A., 1964

Research Specialties: 

Numismatic technology; eighteenth-century token coinage of the British Isles; Latin American coinage, especially from the nineteenth century; nineteenth-century American private bank notes; Confederate monetary history.


Current Projects: Publication of an electronic book Pictures from a Distant Country (on American self-imagery through the medium of nineteenth-century private bank notes; continuing work on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century coining technology. Past Projects: Preparation of a book on eighteenth-century industrial coiner and partner of James Watt, Matthew Boulton, examination of the connections between American colonial silversmiths and moneyers.

Awards, Honors, and Special Recognition: 

Millennium Medal from the Royal Numismatic Society (London, 2000)

Professional Affiliations: 

President, International Committee of Money and Banking Museums, 1998 to date; member of societies in USA, Canada, Mexico, Belgium, Greece, Australia, Argentina, UK.