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David Enders Tripp

David Enders Tripp, American numismatist, art historian, cartoonist, author. Recipient Excellence in History award Daughters of the American Revolution, California, 1963, Extraordinary Merit award Numismatic Literature Guild, 1991, 2000, Best Auction Catalogue, Numismatic Literature Guild, 2002; named Outstanding Young Man of America, 1982, Community Leader of America, 1983.


  • Tripp, David Enders was born on August 24, 1951 in New York City. Son of Paul and Ruth Beatrice (Enders) Tripp.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, New York University, 1972. Master of Arts, London University, 1973.


    • Director coins and medals Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York City, 1973-1975, assistant vice president, director coins, tapestries, musical instrument, 1976-1979, Baltimore representative Baltimore, 1979-1980. Private practice numismatic and fine art consultant New York City, since 1980. Archaeologist, photographer British School at Rome/Cambridge University, Narce, Italy, 1969-1971, Her Majesty's Government, Braughing, England, 1971-1972.

      Guest lecturer New York University, Johns Hopkins University, Sotheby's Institute, New York City, 1978—2003, Citizens Coinage Advisory Communications, 2003.



    Fellow Royal Numismatic Society, American Numismatic Society (standing library committee). Member American Numismatic Association, Swiss Numismatic Society, Friends of the American Wing Baltimore Museum Art, American Friends of the British Museum, Player's Club (life), National Cartoonists Society, Authors Guild.



    Archaeology, antiquities and classical civilizations, paleontology, wildlife conservation, film history.


    • Married Susan Turner Gerwe, June 9, 1977.
    • father: Paul Tripp
    • mother: Ruth Beatrice (Enders) Tripp
    • spouse: Susan Turner Gerwe
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    Born August 24, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      New York University
    • 1973
      London University
    • 1973 - 1975
      Director, coins and medals Sotheby Parke Bernet
    • 1979 - 1980
      Director, coins and medals Sotheby Parke Bernet
    • 1980
      private practice, numismatic and fine art consultant New York City