Name: David Wolstencroft BA, MA (Cantab), M Ling (Man), Dip Trans (Inst. Ling)
Title at Tennants: Coin Consultant
Other attributes: Translations from Russian, French and German if required (free lessons available!)
No. of years at Tennants: since June 2010
Previous employment: Lecturer in Russian language for the MoD and 12 years running my own monthly postal coin auctions
Career highlight at Tennants/memorable occasion: Selling for £13,000 a collection of Victorian and other half crowns which the vendor had inherited and thought might fetch £200!
Important or exciting collections sold through you and why you've enjoyed it: Cataloguing (over 3 auctions) the 700+ silver coins in the 'Bedale Hoard'