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james_ricksFounded in New York in 2013, Atlas Numismatics is a rare coin dealership with a particular focus on world coins of exceptional quality. We also buy and sell a select range of ancient and United States coins. Our aim is to serve clients who wish to buy and sell in a friendly and professional setting.

Atlas Numismatics president James Ricks gained his numismatic experience while working at Northeast Numismatics in Massachusetts for eighteen years, including fourteen years as director of the world coin department. During this time he participated in some of the most important world coin auctions, both domestically and abroad: John Jay Pittman, Eliasberg, Irving Goodman, Van Roekel, Samuel King, Bentley, Caballero de las Yndias, and Archer M. Huntington to name a few.

1905 Silver, Nickel and copper 7 piece Proof set [BELOW]

Mr. Ricks also helped form a number of significant private collections. Some rarities he has handled for clients include an uncirculated British Charles I 1644 Oxford mint Triple Unite, multiple 1839 Una and the Lion Victoria Five Pounds, several proof strikings of Russian platinum issues, and a very rare Japanese gold Kyoho Oban (circa 1725).

We travel extensively to maintain our high standard of material; previous buying trips have led us to Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Ireland, San Marino, Belgium, and Japan.

Atlas Numismatics Articles & Videos

CoinWeek IQ: World Coin Grading Shootout! 4K Video

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2017 World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek teamed up with Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) to produce another great CoinWeek...

September Ancient & World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 628 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Imperial Silver Denarius – Caligula & Agrippina...

Overview: Caligula long ago entered the popular imagination as an archetype of the sadistic and depraved Roman emperor. From a distance of almost 2,000 years,...
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Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – NGC World Coin Grading...

NGC World Coin Grading Shootout As a follow-up to the CoinWeek Grading challenge from 2016, this year CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan is going to go...

New Inventory Highlights from Atlas Numismatics – Pre-ANA Edition

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Dear Collectors, We are attending the 2017 ANA World's Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado, on August 1-5, 2017, at Tables #959...
SWITZERLAND. 1977 AR Medal. Images courtesy Atlas Numismatics

New Atlas Numismatics World & Ancient Coins

 546 recent additions to our world coins and ancient coins inventory. By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the...
Obverse, Austria 1807-A Franz II 30 Kreuzer Copper Coin. Image courtesy Atlas Numismatics

World Coin Profiles: Austria 1807 Copper 30 Kreuzer Coin

Overview: The Doppelkaiser The 1807 Austrian 30 kreuzer copper coin features a portrait of Franz II, last ruler of the Holy Roman Empire and first ruler...
SWITZERLAND. Basel. 1879 AR 5 Francs Shooting Thaler. Images courtesy Atlas Numismatics

Ancient & World Coins – New from Atlas Numismatics May 2017

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We will be attending the 51st World Coin, Stamp, Phone Card Fair June 2-4. Please note that we will only be...
Ancient coins: Obverse - GREEK. KINGDOM OF MACEDON. Philip II. (King, 359-336 BC). Posthumous issue, struck 322-317 BC. AV Stater. Images courtesy Atlas Numismatics

Ancient Coin Profiles: Greece – Kingdom of Macedon Gold Stater

Overview: Macedon The Kingdom of Macedon was considered a barbaric place by the cultivated Greeks of Attica (such as the Athenians) and the Peloponnese (such as...
World coins & medals: AUSTRIA. Franz Joseph I. 1910 Gilt Bronze Medal. PCGS SP68. 90mm. Bust of Franz Joseph / Diana with bow. Hauser-3131 Matte. Images courtesy Atlas Numismatics

New Additions to Atlas Numismatics Inventory of Ancient, World Coins –...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Tokyo Bound We will be attending the Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC). 来週、T.I.C.C.に東京お楽しみに会います。Please note that we will only be able to carry...

Ancient & World Coins – New from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 398 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Provincial Bronze Dupondius – Augustus and Agrippa...

Overview: Two intriguing aspects of this coin stand out upon first viewing. By far the most dramatic and alluring of the two is the crocodile...
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Selections from Atlas Numismatics New Ancient, World Coin Inventory

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 879 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

New Ancient, World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 738 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Silver Stater of Tarsus

Overview: Tarsus Tarsus was an ancient city located on the southern Mediterranean shore of Asia Minor in what is now modern Turkey. It was already ancient...
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Ancient & World Coins – New from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We will be attending the FUN Convention and the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) in January. Please note that we...

New Coins from Atlas Numismatics – November 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 304 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...
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New Ancient, World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 515 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

CoinWeek Video Coin Profile: The Carthaginian 1 1/2 Gold and Silver...

Atlas Numismatics and CoinWeek offer a look into the world of ancient Carthage with this video coin profile of the Carthaginian 1 1/2 Shekel...

New Ancient, World Coins from Atlas Numismatics – September 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These seven coins are just a sample of the 713 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2016 Episode 6 – 4K Video

Our sixth episode of CoinWeek's Cool Coins! for 2016 includes over four million dollars' worth of amazing numismatic items. We stop by our friends at Atlas...
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New Ancient, World Coins from Atlas Numismatics – August 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   This weekend we will depart for the American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money in Anaheim. We decided to publish our...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Carthaginian Gold & Silver 1 1/2 Shekel

Overview: Carthage At its peak, the ancient North African city of Carthage rivaled the Eternal City of Rome for military and economic control of the western...
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Atlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List – July 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 366 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following...
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Atlas Numismatics: New Ancient, World Coin Inventory – June 2016

New Inventory These 6 are just a sample of the 385 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in Ancient (81), World...
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Atlas Numismatics: New Ancient, World Coin Inventory – May 2016

Dear Clients, We hope to see you at the Long Beach Expo this week. Please let us know in advance if you would like to...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes New Fixed-Price List

Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 1,116 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Beautifully Toned Leontini Tetradrachm 1035091...

Ancient Coins – How Old Is Old Enough ?

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog The classification of cultures generally tracks along two interrelated lines: chronological and geographical. For centuries, coin collectors...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes their Newest Fixed-Price List

Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 380 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Fine Style Pergamum Stater 1033796...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes their Newest Fixed-Price List

Stunning Prussia Proof 2 Mark Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 344 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following...