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Dr., Curator and writer. Born in Portland, Oregon. Received B.A. from Portland (OR) State University in 1964. Received Ph.D. from University of Southern California in 1968. Married Margaret D'Ambrosio.

Assistant professor at Central College in Pella, Iowa from 1967 to 1970; assistant professor at York College of City University of New York 1967 to 1971; assistant rpofessor at University of Guam 1971 to 1973.

Doty worked at the American Numismatic Society 1974 to 1986. His titles were assistant curator of modern coins 1974 to 1976, associate curator of modern coins 1976 to 1981 and curator of modern coins and paper money 1981 to 1986. In April 1986 he was appointed curator for Western Hemisphere numismatics at the Smithsonian Institution.

Associate editor of Studies in Early American Coinage in 1976. Editor with Eric Newman of Studies on Money in Early America in 1976. It was published by ANS at $27.50. Author of The MacMillon Encyclopedia Dictionary of Numismatics issued in 1982 at $34.95.

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    Richard G. Doty to Tony Hackens, March 23, 1992 3/23/1992

    Richard G. Doty to Tony Hackens, March 23, 1992

    Correspondence between Richard G. Doty (curator, National Museum of American History) and Tony Hackens related to the publication of the Clain-Stefanelli festschrift Italiam fato profugi : hesperinaque venerunt litora : numismatic studies dedicated to Vladimir and Elvira Eliza Clain-Stefanelli.

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