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Hoffmann, Jean-Henri (1823-30.04.1897)

Jean-Henri Hoffmann, coin dealer and numismatist in Paris. Originates from Hamburg.

Active from about 1846. First auction sale in 1856: First known sale to the Berlin Münzkabinett in 1848.

Parts of his collection were sold in 1886 and 1887, the remainder after his death by Rollin & Feuardent (2 May 1898).

Lit.: A. Erman, Mein Werden und mein Wirken (1929) p. 138; MEC I (1986) p. 405. - Obituaries: ZfN 21, 1898, p. 195; Revue belge de numismatique 1897, p. 366; Revue Numismatique 1897, pp. XXXIII-XXXV.


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