Pellerin, Joseph
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French numismatist and philologist. Born Marly-le-Roi 27. 4. 1684, died Paris 30. 8. 1782. After studying at the Collège royal de Navarre (part of the Sorbonne at Paris), worked for the French Navy from 1706 as an interpreter and translator. From 1711, secretary and administrative director (Commis des bureaux de la maison du roi) of the Navy Minister and Royal Secretary of State Jérôme de Pontchartrain. Promoted to Commis à la Police des ports. 1745 retired to private life. Continued studies of Greek numismatics. 1752…

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Aghion, Irène, “Pellerin, Joseph”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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