Daniel Frank Sedwick has been sworn in as president of the International Association of Professional Numismatists (IAPN). His new term began during the annual IAPN congress held May 13-15 in Carefree, Arizona.
Sedwick is the owner and founder of Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC. He has worked as a professional numismatist since 1989 and has been hosting coin auctions since 2007.
He was elected without opposition to a two-year term. Prior to that, Sedwick served two years in the organization’s executive committee. He also chairs the IAPN’s committee on international trade.
“The IAPN embodies the highest standards and ethics among international coin dealers,” said Sedwick. “It is an honor to lead such a venerable organization in the fight for free trade in numismatics.”
The IAPN was founded in 1951 in Geneva, Switzerland. Today, more than 90 numismatic firms are in membership, located all over the world. Every member must agree to a code of ethics the organization developed to provide for the protection and preservation of numismatic heritage. The association pursues projects dedicated to the advancement of numismatics such as anti-counterfeiting, government relations, international numismatic trade, and promoting numismatic research.
The Association is a non-profit making organization established within the terms of points 60 to 72 of the Swiss Civil Code. Its registered office is at IAPN, CH-8000 Zurich (Switzerland).