Ron Gillio P. Scott Rubin


Expertise: U.S. Coins and U.S. Numismatic Literature
Specialties: U.S. Coin Rarities, Numismatic Literature (especially U.S. Numismatic Auction Catalogues), Early U.S. Copper coinage, & Colonial New Jersey Currency

P. Scott Rubin has been an avid coin collector for over 50 years. From 1991 through 1997, he served as President of the Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS), on which he currently remains as a board member. In addition to NBS, Scott is an member of the American Numismatic Association , American Numismatic Society , Colonial Collectors Coin Club, Early American Coppers, Numismatic Literary Guild and the Rittenhouse Society. Scott has contributed articles since 1977 to The Gobrecht Journal, The Numismatist, ANS, Rare Coin Review, The American Numismatic Association Centennial Anthology and The Asylum. He has been a speaker at the ANA Educational Theater since 1991 and presented papers at four ANS Coinage of America Conferences. Scott has also been called upon by the auction firms of Stack’s, Bowers and Merena, New England, Kolbe and Fanning and Superior for his expertise in tracing rarities in U.S. coinage and numismatic literature.

Scott has built one of the largest personal libraries of numismatic auction catalogues in the country. He compiles the "Top 250 Auction Prices" section of the Red Book annually, and he has supplied top prices of U.S. coins by denomination for the last two editions of The Coin World Almanac.