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The Numismatic Luther: The Frederick J. and Joyce Schumacher Collection.

Jan 12, 2017

Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

A special exhibit in honor of the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, "The Numismatic Luther" is physically on display in Special Collections (North Wing Room 2173) and open to the public during Special Collections hours through December 2017.

It has also been made into a digital exhibit: The Numismatic Luther: The Frederick J. and Joyce Schumacher Collection..

This outstanding collection of Luther-related medals and coins has been put together by Frederick J. Schumacher (Class of 1978) over much of a lifetime and represents Luther commemoration over many centuries. "More different medals and coins have been struck relating to Luther and his life and teachings than any other single person in history," writes Rev. Schumacher in an article he published about his collection.