Born in White Plains, New Jersey. Received B.S. from Monmouth College in 1970. Married to Jewell with two children. Employed with Purolator Courier Corp.
Past president of New Jersey Numismatic Society. Cofounder of Classical Coin Newsletter in 1981. Employed as international editor for Coin World after 1984 to 2001.
In 2001 he joined Heritage Numismatic Auctions as a cataloguer and promotional writer. Later he joined Numismatic News and World Coin News.Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies