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Hall of Fame


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Inducted in: 2017

Daniel Valentine

Dr. Daniel Webster Valentine began collecting while working as a clerk in his father's general store in Englewood, NJ.  He joined the New York Numismatic Club shortly after it was formed and was appointed as chairman of the paper money and publications committee in 1913.  The committee was charged with developing a comprehensive list of postage and fractional currency. 

Inducted in: 2017

Chuck O'Donnell

Mr. O'Donnell was member SPMC #3473. He served as SPMC governor from 1967-1981.  He was awarded a president;s award of merit and the Nathan Gold award in 1980. He was a co-author of the Standard Handbook of Modern United States Paper Money first published in 1968.

Inducted in: 2017

Judith Murphy

One of the true grande dames of currency, Judith with her husband Claud were stalwarts for the SPMC. She served the society relentlessly for many years.

Inducted in: 2017

Carlton Frederick "Fred" Schwan

An avid collector, author and researcher of MPC, Mr. Schwann formed the BNR press in 1977. He has authored numerous articles and reference books on MPC and military currency solo and in partnership with Joe Boling. Mr. Schwan and Mr. Boling write a monthly column in Paper Money "Uncoupled" that has been voted the favorite column by readers.

Inducted in: 2017

Joseph E. "Joe" Boling

Mr. Boling holds SPMC member #3967. An avid collector of paper money specializing in Japanese and worldwide counterfeit currency, he is frequent presenter on the topic. He was awarded the Stephen Taylor Best in Show exhibit award in 1982. He has authored many articles and books on MPC and military currency solo and with his partner Fred Schwan. He and Mr.