Interviews with Q. David Bowers, Jeff Garrett, Ira Goldberg, Ken Goldman, David Hall, Julian Leidman, , Kevin Lipton, Paul Nugget, Jim Halperin, Todd Imhof, Steve Ivy, Tom Mulvaney, Greg Rohan, Rick Sear, and Tony Terranova.
Interviewer: David Lisot
David Warren Akers passed away on July 11, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Seattle, Washington on September 26, 1941, received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame and Master's Degree from Oregon State University. He served in Viet Nam and received the Purple Heart. He married his wife Sharron in 1969.
In 1972, he went to work for Paramount International Coin Corporation and then started his own rare coin business in 1987, running major auctions in Baltimore and New York City.
He became a renowned numismatist, authored eight books on coins, and received many numismatic awards.
Coins were his passion since he was eight years old, and he felt so lucky to be able to turn his love of coins and their history into his profession.
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Q. David Bowers Remembers Numismatist David Akers
Jeff Garrett Remembers David Akers
Ira Goldberg Remembers David Akers
Ken Goldman Remembers David Akers
David Hall Remembers David Akers
Jim Halperin Remembers David Akers
Todd Imhof Remembers David Akers
Steve Ivy Remembers David Akers
Julian Leidman Remembers David Akers
Kevin Lipton Remembers David Akers
Tom Mulvaney Remembers David Akers
Paul Nugget Remembers David Akers
Greg Rohan Remembers David Akers
Rick Sear Remembers David Akers
Tony Terranova Remembers David Akers
American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money
The country’s premier coin show and convention, is held every summer at cities around the country. This year the show was hosted in Philadelphia, PA. The convention features spectacular educational programs and events, and the most stunning collections of early American rarities ever assembled for the ANA’s signature Museum Showcase.
The bourse, which is always sold out, includes the finest rare coin and currency dealers in the world, with special sections for U.S., world and ancient coins as well as paper money. The Mint Promenade will features representatives of world mints from five continents along with collector exhibits.
For more information about the ANA or any of its conventions, visit www.money.org and/or visit the Coin and Paper Money Shows section on Coinweek for the latest information, news stories and calendar of upcoming shows.