Doug West is the senior numismatist at the family owned business C&D Coins and Currency in Raymore, Missouri. Doug has over four decades of experience as a coin collector and dealer. Doug is former President of Wichita Coin Club, member of the American Numismatic Association, and Secretary/Treasurer of the Kansas Numismatic Association. He is author of several coin related articles and maintains the educational web site www.canddcoins.com. Doug holds a earned Ph.D. in Engineering.