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Steve (Charles) Markoff



Born in Los Angeles. Received AA. from Los Angeles City College in 1964. Married with children.

He began collecting at age 11. Chief executive officer with A-Mark Financial Corporation. The company was formed in 1965 as dealers in the precious metals market. Chairman of the board of A-Mark Trading Corporation after 1975. A-Mark conducted two auctions in 1973 and 1974. They bought the LaVere Redfield hoard of 600,000 silver dollars January 27, 1976.

Film producer for Stander, No Good Deed and Asylum. With Bruce McNall, Nick Cassavettes and Robert Geringer, he founded A-Mark Entertainment in 2004. In 2013 he was inducted into the PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of Fame.

bio: WWA 78-79; WWA 04 (25 lines)

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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