Dennis Tucker

Numismatic Luminary Dennis Tucker Embarks on New Journey

We are pleased to share with you some bittersweet news regarding one of the most esteemed figures in numismatic publishing. After an illustrious nineteen-year career as publisher at Whitman Publishing, Dennis Tucker will be bidding farewell to his role at the end of February 2024.

Throughout his tenure, Tucker has been a pivotal force in shaping the landscape of numismatic literature, overseeing the publication of over 300 titles spanning various fields including numismatics, banking and financial history, American presidency, and U.S. military history. His leadership has been characterized by unwavering dedication, innovation, and a deep commitment to excellence.

Under his guidance, Whitman Publishing has witnessed a modern renaissance in numismatic literature, marked by the development of bestselling series such as the Bowers Series and the iconic “100 Greatest” library. Tucker’s own contributions to numismatic scholarship are equally noteworthy, with his award-winning book American Gold and Silver: U.S. Mint Collector and Investor Coins and Medals, Bicentennial to Date standing as a testament to his expertise and passion for the field.

Beyond his professional achievements, Tucker has been a staunch advocate for the numismatic community, earning accolades such as the ANA’s Glenn B. Smedley Memorial Award and being named one of the most influential people in numismatics by Coin World. His commitment to promoting numismatic education and awareness has left an indelible mark on our hobby.

As Dennis Tucker embarks on this new chapter in his life, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for his years of service and dedication to the numismatic community. Though he may be stepping away from his role at Whitman, we are confident that his presence will continue to be felt in various numismatic endeavors and philanthropic pursuits.

Please join us in congratulating Dennis on his retirement and wishing him all the best in his future endeavors. His legacy will forever be cherished, and his contributions to the numismatic world will continue to inspire generations to come.

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