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cartoonist , numismatist , art historian , author

David Enders Tripp, American Numismatist, art historian, cartoonist. Recipient Excellence in History award Daughters of the American Revolution, California, 1963; named Outstanding Young Man of America, 1982, Cmty. Leader of America, 1983. Fellow Royal Numismatic Society; member American Numismatic Society, Swiss Numismatic Society, Friends of the American Wing Baltimore Museum Art, Player's Club (life).


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


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, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York City, 1976-1979;Baltimore representative, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Baltimore, 1979-1980;private practice numismatic and fine art consultant, New York City, since 1980. Archaeologist, photographer British School at Rome/Cambridge U., 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, since 1978.



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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: archaeology, antiquities and classical civilizations, paleontology, wildlife conservation, film history.


Married Susan Turner Gerwe, June 9, 1977.

Paul Tripp

Ruth Beatrice (Enders) Tripp

Susan Turner Gerwe