Adam Crum was first introduced to coin collecting by his father as a young boy growing up in Texas. He began collecting coins at the age of five when his Dad gave him his first Whitman Books for Lincoln Cents, Jefferson Nickels and Mercury Dimes. He and his father would go through large jars of coins looking for the rare wheat pennies or buffalo nickels, then placing those finds in his coin books.
Adam began his formal career in numismatics at the age of 22 and has been a Full-time coin dealer since 1987. Today, he is widely known and respected in the numismatic industry with over 30 years of hands-on experience as one of the top rare coin experts and traders in the nation. Adam led Monaco Rare Coins as Vice President for 22 years, since its inception in 1998. Today, as President of Finest Known, he currently manages one of the industry’s largest rare coin inventories in the nation, and hand picks every coin himself.