Consultant and Small Business Owner in Needham, Massachusetts
A wide contributor within the numismatics industry, Kenneth Goldman has been a collector and trader of rare coins for the past half century. Accumulating over 50 years of experience in the field, he has helped individuals assess product value, avoid unprofitable transactions, and complete specialty collections. Serving as primary dealer with his independent agency since age 18, Kenneth Goldman has established intimate ties to venders across the nation and has correspondingly handled millions of dollars worth of rare coins.
A lifetime member of the American Numismatic Association and membership with virtually all major numismatic organizations, Mr. Goldman began collecting coins at the age of six and started trading with dealers and at conventions by age 10. Continuing to attend national coin conventions and auctions today, he attends nearly all industry events held in the United States. Earning his qualification as an expert witness for the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General’s office, he has appraised the integrity and value of U.S. minted coinage across several centuries. Due to his extensive knowledge, he has been granted membership to the Professional Coin Grading Service and to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Since 1975, he has contributed his knowledge to A Guidebook of United States Coins, helping establish the publication as the country’s numismatic standard. Mr. Goldman has been consultant to rare coin dealers, auction houses, as well as private collectors.
In addition to his remarkable collection of rare coins, Kenneth Goldman is an avid collector, writer, and researcher of other specialty pieces, including automatic musical instruments, antique slot machines and trade simulators, Wedgwood pottery, musical and automated pocket watches, and snuffboxes, among other collectables. For his efforts, he was afforded a position as consultant and cataloger for Sotheby’s Auction Galleries as well as Bonhams Auction Galleries.
With his vast knowledge in many fields of antiques and collectibles, Kenneth Goldman is well qualified to assist in the formation and liquidation of many different types of coins and other collectibles. He is available to give free rare coin appraisals to individuals located in the Newton, Needham, or Wellesley, Weston, or Boston, Massachusetts, areas.