Bressett, Kenneth
Birth Year (-Died Year): 
1928
Birth City: 
Keene
Birth State: 
NH
Current Location: 
Colorado Springs, CO
Occupation(s): 
Numismatic Consultant; Author and Editor
Biography: 

Kenneth Bressett has actively promoted the study and hobby of numismatics for over 50 years. His published works on the subject cover a wide range of topics and extend from short articles to standard reference books on such diverse areas as ancient coins, paper money, English, and United States coins.

Ken moved to Colorado Springs because of its beauty as a place to live and retire. Vacationed here since 1974; moved here 1982.

Awards/Honors: 
Presidential appointment to U.S. Assay Commission, 1966
Presidential appointment to U.S. Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee
Numismatic Literary Guild Award
American Numismatic Association Medal of Merit
American Numismatic Association Farran Zerby Memorial Award
Rittenhouse Society Medal of Merit
Numismatic Ambassador Award
American Numismatic Association Hall of Fame
American Numismatic Association Honorary Dictorate
Education/Training: 
Roosevelt University, Chicago IL - University of Wisconsin at Racine
Organizations: 
Fellow, American Numismatic Society - Life Member, American Numismatic Association - Fellow, Rittenhouse Society - Member, Numismatic Literary Guild
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