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By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

In the first three parts of the story of this landmark collection I spoke of the Amon G. Carter Family, father and son, who built this very important collection.

By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

In Part 1 of this story about the famous Amon G. Carter , Jr. Family collection, I spoke of the father, Amon G. Carter, Sr.  In this part I will tell of Amon, Jr.,  the man who maintained the collection of rare United States coins and currency -- one of the finest numismatic collections formed in the 20th  century.

By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

One of the finest collections formed in the 20th Century

The Amon G. Carter, Jr. Collection of coins and currency had its beginnings in the early 1920s when Amon Carter, Sr. became interested in numismatics.  Living in Fort Worth, Texas, Amon, Sr. had the opportunity to visit with and learn from one of the greatest dealers in the early part of the 20th century, B. Max Mehl who operated out of that city.