Akin is the principal of this company,
and he has been buying and selling rare
coins since 1968. Personal service is his
motto, and you will find that he is
readily available to help you in any way
possible. After serving as Vice President
and Secretary of the Alabama Numismatic
Society, he served two years as President of the organization.
Inquiries about membership, or our annual
show held in July each year, are
welcomed, and we would like to have you
as a member, or as a participating
Professional Affiliations and
- Member of the
American Numsimatic Association (ANA)
- Alabama Numismatic
- Blue Ridge Numismatic
- ICG authorized dealer
- NGC authorized dealer
- CoinNet Dealer (AL24)
- CCE Dealer (K32)
- Member ICTA (Industry
Council for Tangible Assets)
- Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce
- United States Chamber of Commerce
With over thirty years of
business experience, we are positioned within
the industry to provide a wide variety of
service to the numismatic community. Our
standards for excellence and industry
reputation make us uniquely qualified to
address your needs, whether buying or
you have individual coins, sets, major
collections, or just plain accumulations for
sale, why should you consider working with us to
maximize your return?
Experience - 35 years and
Knowledge - a student in all areas of United
States Numismatics, and we handle it all, not
just the best of your holdings.
Integrity- impeccable credentials within the
Industry-wide contacts from years on the show
circuit & national teletype systems.
National customer base from years of
mailorder business and internet auctions
assuring you of the widest possible exposure
for your material.
Rare coins and precious metals are my primary
business, and for significant holdings, I can
usually pay more than your local baseball
card dealers, jewelry stores and pawn shops. During recent years, there has been an explosion of people holding themselves out to be Coin Dealers, often with little, or no experience.
I can travel to buy your collection if the
Finder's fee available for referrals that
result in significant purchases.
should you consider us for the items you need?
Conservative, fair and
Low profit margin.
Access to all major grading services.
Courteous, personal, and professional service
with attention to detail.
Business by the Golden Rule.
Fair return policy.
Appreciation and respect for your
Pledge to you:
We have been collectors and
know the time and care that often goes into
the formation of a cherished collection. When
buying collections, careful attention is
given to each item, and we strive to pay a
fair price consistent with current maket
values and demand from collectors. Our
business is conducted by the golden rule: you
will be given the same consideration that we
would hope to receive if we were in a similar
position. If, for any reason, we are unable
to offer you a fair price for your holdings,
we will be pleased to refer you to someone