Stephen P. Alpert
Received Ph.D. in geology from UCLA. Teacher of geology. Dealer in Los Angeles. He conducted 33 auction sales from 1980 through 1989.
Author with Kenneth E. Smith of Amusement Tokens of the United States and Canada in 1979. Author with Lawrence E. Elman of Tokens and Medals A Guide to the Identification and Values of United States Exonumia published in 1991. Author of OHNS Hobo Nickel Guidebook (2001) and Alpert’s Catalogue of Charge Coins (2003).Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies