Numismatic stories and slide presentations

Robert Bruce Korver
Telephone: 214-244-5478

Bob Korver recently served the White House as a commissioner at the U.S. Department of State, under two Presidents and three Secretaries of State. He has been a strong advocate for private property rights and collector interests in treaty-level Memorandum of Understanding with Bolivia, Cambodia, Columbia, Cyprus, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Mali, Nicaragua, and Peru.

Bob was recently pursuing his Ph.D. in History at the University of North Texas, and is now writing a book/dissertation on neglected topic in Colonial Virginia history. He earned his BA with Distinction and his M.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he was awarded Phi Beta Kappa, was an officer of Phi Alpha Theta, and received the President's Award for Academic Excellence (the University’s highest honor). Bob received his MBA from the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and has taken additional graduate work with Peter Drucker at the Drucker School of Business at the Claremont Colleges in California. Bob has served the University of Colorado through their National Alumni Admissions Assistance Program, History Advisory Board, CU Alumni Association Board of Directors, and as the Alumni Representative to the Campus Ethics Committee.


Bob is a Fellow of the American Numismatic Society, a Life Member of the American Numismatic Association, and belongs to many other professional organizations. He has served as a Board member of organizations in government, the private sector, and church.

Bob was the Director of Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc. from 1996 to 2003, and he continues to produce marketing and corporate communications for Heritage Auction Galleries. His numismatic/marketing experiences include the National Numismatic Collections of the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum Of American History; Auction Director of Bowers & Ruddy Galleries, Inc.; NumusWest, Inc. of Pasadena, CA & Reston, VA, and Alkmaar Associates; Marketing Fellow at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; a program manager at the Franklin Mint; and as PC systems manager, director of marketing, and chief editorial writer at Coin Dealer Newsletter Publications. He has been honored by the Numismatic Literary Guild for his Lifetime Portfolio.

A few interviews:

Interview with Bob Korver, By Stewart Huckaby, Heritage connections  email, June 13, 2003