Born in Brooklyn, New York.Married Mary Ann Fiore in 1985. They have a son.
Employed as a bookkeeper for a mutual fund 1966 to 1970; employed with a commodities exchange 1970 to 1975. Part time coin dealer 1972 to 1975. He worked as a dealer with Neil Berman 1975 to 1978. Terranova formed his own company in 1978. He is a dealer and wholesaler in rare and historic coinage. He received the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award from the ANA in 2011. In 2019 he was inducted into the PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of fame.
He collects superb quality state coinage and other colonial coinage. He has collected American historical medals and high quality foreign coins.
bio by interview 5/11/91
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"Massachusetts Silver Coinage" by Anthony Terranova. Pamphlet to accompany color slides. Published by the American Numismatic Society, whose coins are featured within.
This booklet was distributed in a box containing a set of color transparency slides, which may be viewed at https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/imagecollection/512703.