H Nelson Wright (Biographical details)

H Nelson Wright (British; Male; 1941; died)

Also known as

Wright, Henry Nelson


Worked in the Indian Civil Service. Collector of Islamic coins (subsequently acquired by the British Museum and the Delhi Museum), and of Gupta coins (subsequently acquired by the British Museum). Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society from 1903. Awarded the Royal Numismatic Society medal in 1932; also awarded a special gold medal from the Indian Numismatic Society. His publications include: 'Catalogue of coins in the India Museum, Calcutta'.


Obituary in Numismatic Chronicle, 1941, pp.11-12.