Eckfeldt Family Archives of coins, medals, and documents will be on
display Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 during the Whitman Baltimore
Coin & Collectibles Expo. Some numismatists call the
Eckfeldts “the first family of the U.S. Mint” for their
multi-generation service at the Mint in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Eckfeldt Family Archives is soon to be auctioned on eBay under the
seller name “tangibleinv” by Silvano DiGenova from Tangible
Investments in Laguna Beach and Huntington Beach, Calif.
collection has been consigned for the sale by the great-grandson of
Jacob Bausch Eckfeldt.
Bausch Eckfeldt — grandson of the most well-known of the Eckfeldts,
Adam Eckfeldt (1769 to 1852) — held three positions during his tenure
at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, including the presidentially
appointed assayer under Presidents James A. Garfield, Chester A.
Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley,
Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodow Wilson, Warren J.
Harding, Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover.
the items that are part of the archives is a 51-millimeter gold
medal honoring Adam Eckfeldt presented on his 1839 retirement as chief
coiner. The medal is graded Numismatic Guaranty Corp. Proof 62 Cameo.
more information about the Eckfeldt Family Archives and the upcoming
Tangible Investments, or visit the firm’s website.
expo is being held at the Baltimore Convention Center.