Category: The Orr Collection

The story of Dr. Will W. Orr and his friendship with Kip Wagner is the central theme of the Orr Collection.

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May 2020 Treasure of the Month

Our featured Treasure of the Month for May is this nifty 12 coin aggregate (informally referred to as a “clump”) consisting of silver reales from the Spanish colonial mint at Mexico City. The clump has dimensions of approximately 3 inches long by 2 inches high by 1+1/4 inches wide and weighs in at 340.1 grams.

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The Orr Collection

The story of Dr. Will W. Orr and his friendship with Kip Wagner is the central theme of the Orr Collection. Assembled between 1966-1972, this Collection and the story behind it is brought together in a wonderful narrative written by Wilson W. Orr, son of Will W. Orr. Dr. Orr was President of Westminster College

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