About us

Since 1971 we have specialized in all aspects of Israel, Palestine and Jewish numismatic material (ancient to modern), and ancient, medieval and modern coins, paper money, tokens and medals of the world.

Professional Activities

  • Full-time professional numismatist since 1973, part-time since 1971
  • Published over 250 auction catalogs and fixed price lists
  • Appraised coins and collections for lawyers, banks and insurance companies
  • Recipient of the 20 Year Krause Customer Service Award, presented to those who have had and exemplary record of mail order service for 20 years
  • Since 1996, instructor of "Numismatics of the Holyland from Ancient to Modern Times" at the American Numismatic Association's Summer Seminar
  • Given speeches and presentations on various aspects of coins and banknotes throughout the country
  • Run public auctions in California, Colorado and Texas
  • Sold both privately and through auction numerous "name" collections including those of Morty Zerder, Morris Bram and Saul Sugar. Also chosen recently to appraise the famous Kagan-Maremba collection of Israel and Palestine coins.

Member of the following numismatic organizations

  • International Association of Professional Numismatists
  • American Numismatic Association
  • American Numismatic Society
  • American-Israel Numismatic Association (Past Member of Board of Directors)
  • Colorado Professional Numismatic Association (President)
  • Colorado-Wyoming Numismatic Association (Past Vice-President, Editor)
  • Denver Area World Numismatists (Life Member)
  • Historical Numismatic Guild (Founding Member)
  • International Banknote Society
  • Judaic Synagraphic Collectors Association (Founding Vice-President)
  • Numismatic Bibliomania Society
  • Numismatic Literary Guild
  • Numismatics International
  • Society for Ancient Numismatics
  • Tokens and Medals Society

Contributor to the following publications

  • Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society
  • Coin World
  • Colorado-Wyoming Numismatic Association Newsletter
  • Current Coins of the World
  • Guide to Biblical Coins
  • Israel's Money and Medals
  • Judaic Tokens and Medals
  • Modern World Coins
  • Money Talks (A daily radio program on National Public Radio)
  • ANA Numismatic Theater
  • Standard Catalog of World Coins
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money
  • The Celator
  • The Shekel
  • World Coin News