My father, Thomas Pinckney Lovelace, has been collecting rare coins for as long as I can remember. While other dads were playing golf, Daddy was scouring antique shops or peering through a magnifying glass completely immersed in the intricate detail of a new find. Daddy’s interest in history and foreign cultures came alive through his treasured collection.
Christmas and birthdays were always honored with one of Dad’s favorite coins fashioned into a piece of distinctive jewelry. While my friends were wearing department store pieces, I had a completely unique creation to show off.
Now, 70 years after my father’s passion began, I am excited to bring his exclusive collection to the public. I hope that these timeless pieces and their compelling histories speak to you as much as they have to me.