Tag: Numismatic Personalities

A Crown and Taler Man, Reflections on Dr. John S. Davenport

A Crown and Taler Man, Reflections on Dr. John S. Davenport

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek…. Rarely does a single individual become identified so completely with any area of numismatics as did Dr. John S. Davenport (1907-2001). Over a period of more than 50 years, his name became synonymous with the world of large-size silver coins, generally referred to as crowns and talers. “Crowns” in […]

Beth Deisher Talks About Retirement from “Coin World” and Her Plans for the Future. VIDEO: 3:32.

Beth Deisher Talks About Retirement from “Coin World” and Her Plans for the Future. VIDEO: 3:32.

Beth Deisher, Retired Editor, Coin World Interviewer: David Lisot…….. Beth Deisher was editor for the largest numismatic publication, Coin World, for decades. She retired from her position just one year ago. In this interview with David Lisot Beth shares what she has done with her spare time since then and what she plans to do […]

Interviews with Harvey Stacks at the Whitman Baltimore Expo

Interviews with Harvey Stacks at the Whitman Baltimore Expo

Harvey Stack Talks about the Coin Market. VIDEO: 4:10. Interviewer: David Lisot Legendary coin dealer Harvey Stack talks about the ways the numismatic market has changed since he first went to a coin show in 1947. He discusses coin prices, the sale of the Eliasberg Collection, and how to get started collecting.   Harvey Stack […]

By March 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
THE PROFESSOR’S PASSION – John McCloskey takes Seated Liberty coinage seriously

THE PROFESSOR’S PASSION – John McCloskey takes Seated Liberty coinage seriously

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek Who would have guessed that starting a coin club would lead to nearly 40 years of constant but enjoyable work? Along with the late Kam Awash, John McCloskey played a significant role in founding the Liberty Seated Collectors Club in 1973. This was well before many of today’s specialized numismatic […]

By April 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Long Beach Coin Expo Update, February 2012

Long Beach Coin Expo Update, February 2012

Ronald J. Gillio, Convention Chairman Interviewer: David Lisot The Long Beach Expo has been taking place since 1964. Ron Gillio has been as the power behind the scenes for many years and talks about why both dealers and the public continue to come to the convention. You will learn that there is more to the […]

By February 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Walter Breen Interview from 1986

Walter Breen Interview from 1986

In August of 1986 CoinWeek partner David Lisot conducted a series of interviews for the American Numismatic Association with many of the prominent numismatists of the day. Walter Breen is considered on the most brilliant and enigmatic people in coin hobby. This video offers a rare and personal insight into one of the most interesting […]

By July 22, 2011 3 Comments Read More →
Harvey And Larry Stack To Rejoin Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Harvey And Larry Stack To Rejoin Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Harvey Stack to Participate in Cataloging Stack’s Bowers ANA Rarities Night Auction With Q. David Bowers and David Hall Stack’s Bowers Galleries announced today that Harvey G. Stack and his son Lawrence R. Stack are coming out of retirement to rejoin the firm now known as Stack’s Bowers Galleries, following a two-year hiatus from professional […]

Video Tribute to Leon Hendrickson of Silvertowne

Video Tribute to Leon Hendrickson of Silvertowne

The 72nd anniversary CSNS Convention had a special moment during the annual numismatic gathering. There was a reunion of 9 different CSNS past presidents including longtime CSNS supporter Leon Hendrickson. Leon was CSNS president from 1986-1988 and is founder of the Winchester, Indiana company, SilverTowne. Leon is 85 years old and in this rare appearance […]

Video News: A gathering of nine past presidents of CSNS

Video News: A gathering of nine past presidents of CSNS

Central States Conventions always bring together some of the most important people in that coin collecting organization. This gathering of luminaries included nine past presidents of CSNS. They meet and share their best memories about the hobby.   Gathering of luminaries included nine past presidents of CSNS Central States Coin Show Copyright © April, 2011

Reflections on the Numismatic Hobby: An Interview with Chet Krause

Reflections on the Numismatic Hobby: An Interview with Chet Krause

The varied and storied life of Chester L. Krause of Iola, Wis., is well documented in his autobiography, “I’m Chet”. In the book, Krause recalls his youth growing up on the family farm just east of Iola, and days spent in a one-room country schoolhouse and the challenges of making ends meet during the Great […]

By April 6, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
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