Founder. Cataloger and auctioneer of many of the most valuable collections ever assembled, including those of the Eliasberg, Bass, Norweb, Pogue, and Garrett families. Dave is a past president of the PNG as well as the ANA. He is the recipient of the highest awards given by the ANA and PNG, including ANA Hall of Fame, Farran Zerbe Award, and more, and the PNG Founders' Award. He has been a dealer since 1953 and a member of PNG since 1960.
Author of over 50 numismatic books, many of which are standard references in their series. He continues his prolific writing efforts as numismatic director of Whitman Publishing, LLC with the best-selling "Red Book" series as well as other authoritative numismatic titles.
Abe Kosoff Founders Award - 1974; Robert Friedberg Award - 1980, 1984, 1986, 1992, 1994, 1997, 2002, 2010, 2014; Lifetime Achievement Award - 2004