Numismatics is not just a business to us, but a passion and a way of life. Our greatest excitement is working with our clients to assemble meaningful, personal collections of Pioneer Gold, early U.S. Type, Colonials, Patterns, Classic Rarities, Errors, Paper Currency, California Fractional Gold, Ingots, and Western Americana. Our longevity helps us to know how and where to obtain the finest and rarest specimens on behalf of our clients.
Coin Inventory Highlights…….
Don Kagin …….
Donald H. Kagin, Ph.D. has unique credentials as a numismatic authority. He earned the first Bachelor of Arts degree in Numismatics granted by Northwestern University and the first doctorate in numismatics ever granted in the United States.
Dr. Kagin’s numismatic fields of expertise are in Pioneer gold coins, United States currency and numismatic investments. He authored the most comprehensive book to date in his field, Private Gold Coins and Patterns of the United States
David McCarthy …….
David McCarthy is the Senior Numismatist and Researcher at Kagin’s.
David has handled an astonishing array of major U.S. and world rarities, has acted as a consultant to museums, and grading companies, and he has worked closely with the Smithsonian Institution. He is a regular contributor to the Red Book and has taught advanced numismatic classes for the American Numismatic Association.
David is asought after speaker on the subject of Pioneer Gold coins and specialized areas of numismatics, history and collecting and is considered one of the countries top numismatic professionals.
Kagin’s, Inc., the nation’s oldest family-owned numismatic firm . The companies consistently set records in purchasing and selling the rarest and finest numismatic material, including the 1907 St. Gauden’s Double Eagle Ultra High Relief, 1804 Dollar, and the Unique red seal Grand Watermelon note. Currently, the company owns the Bass Collection of Pioneer Gold Patterns, the finest and largest collection of its kind ever assembled, and the unique 1787 Brasher Doubloon, the nation’s first coin.