Interview: Wayne Sayles

Posted by Coin Collecting Enthusiasts

Thank you for the taking the time out of your busy schedule. On behalf of our staff and blog readers, we are very excited to learn more about your biography, your fruitful career and your most recent non-profit efforts in the numismatic community. Let’s get started. Q: Please tell us a little bit about how you developed interest in collecting coins. Was there someone or something that initially piqued your curiosity and influenced your interest? My interest in coins actually goes back to my very early childhood.  When I was about three years old, I was watching my mother do laundry in an old wringer-type washing machine.  The agitator had a bushing between the spindle and the agitator blade assembly.  That bushing would wear out frequently and need to be replaced.  It happened that a copper penny was just the …

Continue reading