is Vice President and Senior Numismatist for the Reeded Edge. Robbie is our principal customer liaison for both retail and wholesale business. It is highly probably that when you call our offices, it will be Robbie’s friendly voice on the other end of the phone. He prides himself on excellent customer service, and insuring that your wants and needs are serviced professionally and accurately. Robbie is also heavily involved as a buyer, and is always prepared to tender an aggressive offer for any worthwhile items or collections.
Robbie holds a BS degree with a double major in Economics and Political Science, as well as a business minor from Frostburg State University. A life-long coin, currency and exonumia collector, he used eBay and local estate auctions to buy and sell during his college career. As the allure of turning a hobby into a business became too strong, he left a fellowship position pursuing an Economics PhD at West Virginia University to begin transforming his passion into a career.
Robbie left WVU to serve as the American Numismatic Association Intern from June, 2007 until August, 2007, then joined The Reeded Edge immediately follow the 2007 ANA World’s Fair of Money.
He is a member of the ANA, National Silver Dollar Roundtable, Florida United Numismatists, Central States Numismatic Society, Early American Coppers, Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists, and the Western Maryland Coin Club. He is also a member of several online numismatic forums, where he uses the handle Shortgapbob. His hobby passion is his personal collection of West Virginia National Banknotes and Civil War Tokens
Robbie has been married to his lovely wife Kim since 2010, and they have a young daughter, Kadence. You will occasionally see them pop into coin shows in the Mid-Atlantic region. Robbie is also an accomplished distance runner, a sub 2 hour 50 minute marathoner, and a multi-time Boston Marathon finisher.