Jasper "Jay" Parrino
He placed an ad in Boy’s Life Magazine at age 8. Attended University of Missouri and left three credits short of graduation. Served in U. S. Army.
Owner of The Mint specializing in classic U. S. rarities. They expanded into other areas of collectibles including comic books and vintage photographs.
Profile NN/WWH 6/13/1995 (photo)Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies