He began collecting by filling coin folders from pocket change. Received B.S. and M.S. in education from University of Maryland. He has two daughters. Employed in information systems with a non-profit corporation.
Specialist in coin photography and original research. He has contributed articles to Coin World, Coins and The Numismatist. He also contributed to several standard reference books.
Author of Renaissance of American Coinage 1905-1908 (2006); Renaissance of American Coinage 1909-1915 (2007); and Renaissance of American Coinage 1916-1921 (2005). Author of A Guide Book of Peace Dollars (2009).
Served on Citizen’s Coinage Advisory Committee 2008-2012. Member of the Rittenhouse Society.
bio by email 2010; CCAC website
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Roger W. Burdette's study of the physical operations of each U.S. Mint, supported by substantial original research in the National Archives and other sources.
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Overview and die variety analysis of the proof coins produced at the United States Mint from 1936 to 1942.
"Roger W. Burdette has created a thorough and groundbreaking analysis of our nation's first mass marketed proof coinage. The volume is filed with fascinating history and useful insights. A wonderful addition to any numismatic library, and a must-read for any serious collector of modern U.S. proofs" (Jim Halperin, Co-Chairman, Heritage Auctions).
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