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A Letter from Dr. Paterson about GreatCollections...
Earlier this year, GreatCollections sold the Dr. Spencer Paterson Collection of U.S. Type Coins.  The coins attracted a lot of attention and helped us achieve our first million dollar auctio...
World Categories Expanded by Metal Type
Due to popular demand, we have split our world coin category into the following sub-categories:World Copper/Minor CoinsWorld Silver CoinsWorld Gold CoinsWorld Platinum Co...
GC will attend the ANA in Chicago
We are looking forward to attending the ANA in Chicago (Rosemont) this week.Our table is 609/611 so if you are attending the show, please stop by and say hello.  We'll be accepti...
Consign your ANA Kennedy Coins at the ANA
Consign your ANA Kennedy Coins to GreatCollections at the ANA.Take advantage of the secondary market. We have buyers waiting to bid on these coins in our auctions.1. We can arr...
GC will attend the Baltimore Coin Show
Ian Russell and Nina Ann Phan from GreatCollections will be attending the Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center on Thursday, June 26 throughSaturday, June 29.
GreatCollections to Auction Rare Chain Cent Among Other Rarities
Highlights include: 1995-W $1 Silver Eagle, 1792 Half Disme and 1907 Saint-Gaudens High ReliefJune 24, 2014, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections is pleased to auction a number of important c...
GC will attend the Long Beach Coin Expo
GreatCollections will be attending the Long Beach Coin Expo, which starts Thursday, June 5th through Saturday, June 7th.  We're moving one step closer to the front entrance, our ...
Platinum Frosted FREEDOM Coin Error at GreatCollections
Rare Platinum Frosted FREEDOM Variety at GreatCollectionsCoin is second discovered from a total mintage of 21 coins.  Unique at PCGS.
1870 $20 Proof Featured at GreatCollections
1870 $20 Proof Featured at GreatCollectionsDouble Eagle is one of only 4-5 in private handsApril 6, 2014, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections...
Nina Ann Phan Meets Brooks Robinson in Baltimore
At the recent Baltimore Coin Show, Nina Ann Phan had the opportunity to meet baseball legend Brooks Robinson, who was at the show to coincide with the Hall of Fame Baseball coin release.Th...
GreatCollections Sells $1.28 Million in 4 Hours, 1796 No Stars Realizes $112,200
GreatCollections Sells Record $1.28 Million in 4 HoursPaterson Collection with 100% sell-through; 1796 No Stars $2.5 Realizes $112,200
GreatCollections to Auction the Dr. Spencer Paterson Collection
Type Set Includes 1796 No Stars Quarter Eagle Graded PCGS XF-45January 20, 2014, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections is pleased to announce the sale of the Dr. Spencer Paterson Collection of...
Canadian Error Makes First Appearance at GreatCollections
Missing Edge Lettering is the Second Example Discovered of the Sold-Out IssueJanuary 15, 2014, Irvine, Calif. – In 2013, the Royal Canadian Mint released a popular Silver $20 piece titled ...
GC is attending the FUN Show...
Ian Russell and Nina Ann Phan from GreatCollections will be attending the FUN Show in Orlando on Thursday January 9th through Saturday January 11th.At table #1133, we will have auction hig...
Record $22,825 for Modern Gold $25 Eagle at GreatCollections
Record $22,825 for Modern Gold $25 Eagle at GreatCollectionsFirst Time Offered by GreatCollections Results in World Record PriceDecember 31, 2013, Irvine, Calif. – A...
Finest 1903-S Gold Eagle at GC
GreatCollections is proud to offer this rare 1903-S Liberty Gold Eagle, which is tied for finest known at PCGS with only two other coins.
Rare Russian Coin Sells for $47,300
On Sunday, November 17, 2013, bidders from around the world competed at GreatCollections for a rare Russian coin from 1753.  The coin was a Gold Ducat (Eagle Reverse) graded NGC XF-45 and so...
Record Sales in 4 Hours at GreatCollections - $681,927
GreatCollections hit another record with $681,927 in a single day of coin auctions on Sunday, November 10, 2013.Ian Russell, President and Owner of GreatCollections predicted sales of over...
GC is attending the Baltimore Show...
Ian Russell and Nina Ann Phan from GreatCollections will be attending the Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center on Thursday, November 7 throughSaturday, Novembe...
GreatCollections Hits Another Milestone - 10,000 Current Listings!
When we first launched GreatCollections, we started with about 1,000 listings.  It was a good start but we knew we wanted to offer more variety to our growing client base.  Today, ...
1878-S Morgan Hoard at GreatCollections...
The 1878-S Morgan Dollar is popular for many reasons, being the first year of issue Morgan, being struck at San Francisco and are much scarcer than the other early San Francisco Morgans.We...
Nina Meets John Mercanti at PAN...
While Nina Ann Phan was representing GreatCollections at the recent PAN Coin Show in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, she had the honor to meet John Mercanti, the 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint....
Consign to GreatCollections...
We're currently working on filling our November and December auctions, which already has a number of anchor consignments including:- The Mastro Collection of U.S. Coins.  Includi...
In the News - VAM Sets Record at GC
Last week, a group of bidders competed for a rare VAM being offered by GreatCollections.  99 bids were received and the final price set the record for the issue.The coin, a 1921-...
GC Attends More Coin Shows...
GreatCollections plans to attend additional coin shows during 2013, including a company-record of five shows during the month of October.  Nina will be at Buena Park, Silver...
Low Reverse Buffalo Mintage!
We were surprised by the low final mintage of the Reverse Proof Gold Buffalo, which went off sale at the U.S. Mint last week.The final mintage of 47,836 is much lower than we expected.&nbs...
$1.5 million Mastro Collection at GC
We are pleased to announce that GreatCollections has been selected to auction the Mastro Collection of Rare U.S. Coins.We have initially valued the collection at $1.5 million and coins wil...
The Young Collection of Silver Commems
GreatCollections to Auction Young Collection of CommemorativesThe Current #1 Registry Set at PCGS; 144-Coin Complete Set of Silver CommemorativesSeptember 2, 2013, I...
Reverse Proof Gold Buffalos...
2013-W $50 Gold Buffalo Reverse ProofWe currently have coins at grading, and will be listing First Strike Proof-70 and Proof-69 coins on our website this week....
GreatCollections will be at Summer FUN
Nina Ann Phan from GreatCollections will be attending the Summer FUN Show at the Orlando Convention Center on Thursday, July 11 through Saturday, July 13.At table #504, we will have auctio...
Featured SLQs and Morgan Dollars...
Although we have a great selection of coins each week, our July 21st auctions feature two important unreserved collections.The first is a Standing Liberty Quarter Collection graded by PCGS...
Coming Soon: Multiple Bidding At Once...
We received several requests by clients for the ability to place multiple bids at once - from the Watchlist page.  Currently you can only place one bid at a time and each bid needs to be con...
GC is attending the Baltimore Show...
Ian Russell and Nina Ann Phan from GreatCollections will be attending the Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center on Thursday, June 20 throughSaturday, June 22.
2013-W Gold Buffalos and Eagles
We had our first supply of 2013-W Gold Buffalos this week, graded PCGS Proof-70 DCAM First Strike.  They sold out very quickly.  We will have more in about 7-10 days.  If...
Original Box of 20 Gold Coins...
We had a pretty impressive consignment arrive on Friday - this original Box of 20 PCGS coins that were purchased in the 1980s, just after PCGS was launched.  The coins were in a safety depos...
Long Beach Coin Show...
We're just getting ready for the Long Beach Coin Expo, which starts Thursday, June 6th.  Ian Russell and Nina Ann Phan will be at table 521 accepting consignments and showing off some new hi...
Saved Search / Wantlist Feature...
Although we've had a version of this set live in 2010, it never worked perfectly.  Clients would receive coins that matched their saved search with extra unrelated coins listed.O...
DMPL/PL Morgan Dollar Selection...
A very popular area of collecting Morgan Dollars is DMPL and PL examples.  DMPL stands for Deep Mirror Proof Like, while PL is Proof Like.  These terms relate to reflective the fie...
Upcoming Auctions in June…
We have a number of important consignments to anchor our auctions in June:- An original collection of CC gold and early Liberty Eagles and Double Eagles.  These were just returne...
2013-W Gold Eagles have arrived...
We have just listed the 2013-W Gold Eagles, from $5 to $50 as Buy Now coins on our website, as well as a special on the complete set of four coins with the Original Government Packaging.
GC is attending the New Orleans ANA...
We're attending the ANA in New Orleans today through Saturday (May 9th through May 11th).  If you're at the show, say hi to Ian Russell at table 907.  We will be accepting consignm...
Nina Ann Phan Joins GreatCollections
I am pleased to announce that Nina Ann Phan has joined the team at GreatCollections.  Many coin dealers know Nina from back in the early 2000s, when she organized the NGC Trade & Grade shows...
Record $86,654 for Silver Eagle at GreatCollections
1995-W $1 Graded by PCGS Realizes $86,654.70; Over 100 Bids ReceivedMarch 31, 2013, Irvine, Calif. – A perfect Silver Eagle graded Proof-70 DCAM by PCGS was sold at auctio...
Steve Deeds (1947 - 2013)
It is with great sadness we say goodbye to Steve Deeds, who passed away last night in Southern California."Deeds", as we called him, was a good friend to Raeleen and me over the past 10 ye...
March 24th Auctions Sold Over $550,000
March has turned into the best month of sales since GreatCollections was launched in 2011.  It was the start the Amadeus Collection, even though this important collection only represented 10...
The NGC Black Holder and Other Rare Slabs
For those collectors interested in the history of third party coin grading, this week we are offering a wide selection of early slab types and samples, include the coveted black NGC vintage holder.&nb...
GreatCollections will be at Baltimore...
Ian Russell and Raeleen Endo from GreatCollections will be attending the Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo, from Thursday, March 13th through Saturday March 15th.  Our table number is 353...
The Milton Collection in February
Keep an eye on our February 17th and February 24th auctions, as we will be featuring the Milton Collection of U.S. Coins.The collection was put together in the 1960s and 1970s and purchase...
Battle Creek Toned Dollars at GC
When you think of toned Morgan Dollars, the name Battle Creek comes to mind.  Coins from the Battle Creek collection are some of the most spectacularly toned Morgan dollars in existence.&nbs...
$4 Rare Gold Coin at GreatCollections
We're pleased to be auctioning a U.S. rarity...the $4 Stella graded PCGS Proof-64 CAMEO and verified by CAC.  The coin is being sold unreserved - bidding started at $1 last week and as of th...
Amadeus Collection, Stella, No Increase
Dear Friends, After our auctions last night, I stopped for a moment to think about the year that has passed and where we will be this time next year. In 2012, our sales doubled, our listin...
November Sales - Market - Upcoming
It's officially December!  This year has passed so quickly!We just wrapped up November, which was one of our best months to date.  We had four very strong days of aucti...
East Coast Clients Affected by Hurricane Sandy...
As a courtesy to clients affected by Hurricane Sandy, GreatCollections is offering:- free cash advances overnighted or deposited directly in your bank account within 24 hours of consignmen...
GreatCollections Sells $4 Gold Coin for $192,000...
GreatCollections is pleased to announce the sale of an important $4 gold coin for $192,000, setting a new record at the firm.The extremely rare $4 gold coin was consigned to GreatCollectio...
A Recently Discovered 1837 Half Eagle...
About a year ago, we handled the sale of an impressive coin collection for a gentleman.  The coins brought good money, mostly because the collector had an eye for quality.At the ...
A Complete Charlotte Gold Collection...
We certainly auction a lot of coins, and despite rarities we see on a regular basis, every so often we see something that has the complete "wow" factor.  This past week was the complete set ...
New Black Retro Labels from NGC
NGC recently came up with a very good idea to celebrate their 25th Anniversary (impressive to note that over the past 25 years, they have graded 25 million coins!).  The idea is the Black Re...
$21,000 for the Trifecta Ultra High Relief
Another notable realization tonight at GreatCollections.  We sold the Trifecta 2009 Ultra High Relief, graded PCGS MS-70 Proof Like First Strike for $20,903 (including the Buyer's Fee).
Latest News at GreatCollections...
As many clients have noticed, GreatCollections has been growing lately: the quantity of active auctions has increased by 30% over the past few months and even more exciting is the quality of coins on ...
GreatCollections will be at Long Beach...
We're just getting ready for the Long Beach Coin Expo, which starts Thursday, September 6.  We'll be at table 521 accepting consignments and showing off some new highlights from our auctions...
Searching for Toned Coins...
As our auctions have been growing, we are constantly trying to improve our search.  One recent addition is the ability to search just for toned coins.Toning can mean a few differ...
Our Sunday, July 22 Coin Auctions...
Due to a massive Internet outage in Washington DC, our webserver was down for approximately 80 minutes this afternoon.Since this outage happened during a critical time for bidding, we have...
This Week's Top 10 List at GreatCollections
Welcome to our first Top 10 List of coins currently listed on the GreatCollections website.  These have been chosen by GreatCollections because they are spe...
2007-D $1 Sacagawea with Presidential Edge Lettering
June 25, 2012, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections is proud to offer the 2007-D $1 Sacagawea with Presidential Edge Lettering, which was the subject of many news stories five years ago when PCGS paid ou...
Amazing Coins Coming Soon to GreatCollections...
Just a very quick note, as we finalize a few important consignments that will appear on GreatCollections shortly.One special coin is a unique modern error that a company paid $10,000 just ...
1999 Silver Eagle Sell for $24,750 at GreatCollections...
One of the notable realizations from our auction on Sunday was the 1999 Silver Eagle that sold for $24,750.01 (inclusive of the 10% buyer's fee).The coin was graded NGC MS-70, one of just ...
$20,000 for a Silver Eagle? What?
Over the past week, several clients contacted us about item 52747 on GreatCollections, a 1999 $1 Silver Eagle with a minimum bid of $14,000.  Some accused us of making an error with the mini...
Important Highlights in June Auctions at GreatCollections...
GreatCollections to offer important highlights in June coin auctionsIncludes four Mormon gold pieces and Libertas Americana medal in silver...
Denver ANA Report, Upcoming Auctions...
We just got back from Denver.  I must admit, I did not have high hopes for this show, because at the last minute, PCGS and NGC both pulled out of grading at the event.  All major s...
The Denver ANA - Table 407
This week we're off to Denver, attending the National Money Show produced by the ANA.Our table number is 407.  Ian will be there accepting consignments, showing off some of the h...
GreatCollections is Hiring
We're looking for another member to join our company.  This is a new position, a result of our increase in business over the past few months.Since we are a small company and inte...
Coin Rarities on Offer at GreatCollections
GreatCollections to auction rare $3 gold piece, graded by PCGSIssued in 1860, it is among the finest known. ...
Rare 1792 Penny Sells for $1.15 Million...
For several hours this morning, we had a very special penny on display at the GreatCollections Central States table.  The 1792 Silver Center Cent sold for $1.15 million last night at the Cen...
Two Special Coins from 1860...
One of the most significant historical events in 1860 was Abraham Lincoln being elected as the 16th President of the United States, being the first Republican to hold office.  It is also the...
Times Flies - Our Anniversary!
Even though we spent a lot of time in late 2010 and early 2011 working on GreatCollections, we only formally launched our auctions 12 months ago today.  Of course, GreatCollections sales and...
March Sales, Upcoming Auctions, Consignments Wanted...
On this last day of March, here is the GreatCollections month in review:March SalesOur March auctions proved to be our best ever, anchored by the Turino Collec...
GreatCollections Sells $110,000 Gold Coin
GreatCollections Auctions 20th Century Gold Coin for $110,000        Two bidders compe...
World / Foreign Coins at GreatCollections
Over the past few months, our world coin listings have been growing at GreatCollections.  Of course, we can never have enough world coins, so if you are interested in consigning, please cont...
GreatCollections to Auction Turino Collection of U.S. Coins...
March 12, 2012, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections is proud to auction a group of U.S. coins called the Turino Collection.  While the collection contains coins of all price ranges, the highli...
U.S. Mint Products for 2012...
We have received a lot of phone calls lately about when the U.S. Mint is going to release certain products... coins like the 2012-W Proof Silver Eagle, the Proof Gold Eagles, Platinum and so on. ...
What Clients are Saying about GreatCollections...
Another testimonial from a regular client.  We have clients who spend $50 a month and others who spend $50,000 a week - every client is important to us... if you don't believe this statement...
GreatCollections will be at Long Beach...
We're just getting ready for the Long Beach Coin Expo, which starts Thursday, February 2.  We'll be at table 521 accepting consignments and showing off some new highlights from our auctions....
A Nice Testimonial from a Regular Client...
We love to receive feedback... I think almost everyone does.  It's been another long day in the office, but always nice to read something posted on a public message board about GreatCollecti...
Franklin Half Dollar Consignment...
When we started expanding our auction service, I was surprised to see how popular our Franklin Half Dollar category was.  Not only in page views, but also the number of bids and the number o...
GreatCollections will be at the FUN show...
We will be attending the FUN show in Orlando from January 4th through January 6th, and will be at table 829.Apart from accepting consignments, we'll be showing highlights for our January a...
Happy Holidays from GreatCollections...
Wishing you and yours the happiest of holidays and a prosperous new year.All of us at GreatCollections really appreciates your support and friendship during 2011, and we l...
Our 1000th Consignment at GreatCollections...
Just a quick note to announce that we received our 1000th consignment today at GreatCollections.  Of course, consignments come in small and large; we have consignors that consignor their who...
Our Auctions Throughout the Holidays...
Throughout the Holiday Season, GreatCollections will be holding coin auctions ending each Sunday:Sunday, December 25, 2011 - Over 1,250 certified coin auctionsSunday, January 1, 2011...
Brasher Doubloon Sells for $7.4 Million...
Even as the spot price of gold and silver have eased off a little, we still see strength in the rare coin market.  Another example of this is the $7.4 million sale of the Brasher Doubloon th...
Thanksgiving Schedule at GreatCollections...
Although our clients know us for being a 24/7 operation (well, almost!), we will be closing for Thanksgiving at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23th and reopening on Sunday, November 27th at 10 a.m.
GreatCollections Moves to Larger Premises…
GreatCollections has relocated to larger premises in the same Wells Fargo office complex in Irvine, California.  The new suite number is 620, located on the 6th floor."Over the p...
Juliann Gim Joins the GreatCollections Team…
We are pleased to welcome the latest addition to the GreatCollections team, Juliann Gim who joins us in Client Services.Apart from providing superior customer service, Juliann will be prim...
25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Sets...
In late October, the U.S. Mint sold a special 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle set, selling their whole planned mintage of 100,000 sets in approximately eight hours.What's the big deal? ...
1996 Chinese Platinum Coin Realizes $13,750...
A 1996-P 100 Yuan Platinum Unicorn coin from China realized $13,750 at GreatCollections Coin Auctions on October 30, 2011.Of this particular year and issue, only 500 were produced. &n...
2009 Ultra High Relief Sells for $16,000...
The Trifecta Ultra High Relief, graded MS-70, Prooflike and First Strike by PCGS sold for $16,000 when an East Coast client clicked the Buy Now button at GreatCollections last night.To vie...
Ultra High Reliefs and the Trifecta Grade...
One of the hottest coins on the market at the moment is the 2009 Ultra High Relief.  I can't go into exact specifics why they are so popular, but here is a general assessment:&nb...
Over 2,100 Coin Auctions Listed...
We hit another milestone at GreatCollections this past week, breaking the 2,000 listing mark.This is a significant increase compared to when we first launched and it's growing almost incre...
Gold, Silver and the Coin Market…
Over the past week, we have seen massive swings in the price of gold and silver.  At GreatCollections, this meant more of our clients wanted to buy whatever physical metals they could get th...
Recent Consignments and Auction Results...
This last Sunday, we generated over $215,000 in sales for our consignors, including the 1909-S Lincoln Cent NGC MS-67 that sold for $20,900, and the PCGS Type 2 Gold Dollar, which sold for $11,000.
GreatCollections Announces Record Sales for August...
GreatCollections Announces $828,000 in Record Sales for AugustRare Indian Gold Set Brings $66,000September 1, 2011, Irvine, Calif. – Internet coin auction c...
Auctions Ending Earlier on Sundays...
As most clients are aware, every coin or "lot" represents a different auction at GreatCollections, which means we spread the end times out over a number of hours each Sunday.  In the past, a...
Anacapa Collection Sells 96%, Record Auction Sales of $362,000...
The Anacapa Collection of U.S. Gold Coins sold after spirited bidding on Sunday, anchoring our record day of auction sales exceeding $360,000.GreatCollections sold 96% of the Anacapa coins...
GreatCollections will be at the ANA...
There is no way we are missing the ANA show in Chicago, which starts next week.  It's routinely the most important coin show of the year, probably followed by FUN and then March Baltimore.
GC to Auction Anacapa Collection of U.S. Gold...
GreatCollections is proud to auction a collection of U.S. gold coins called the Anacapa Collection.  The collection was amassed over the past ten years and includes coins such as the 1876-CC...
New Watchlist E-mail Reminder...
A popular suggestion from clients was to have a reminder e-mail when coins on their tracking list end that day - this has now been implemented.Although today's e-mail went out later than u...
Over 1,800 Coin Auctions Listed, Other News...
A few weeks have passed since I last wrote about our progress and so much as happened.  In bullet-point form:- We routinely have over 1,800 coin auctions listed on our site and t...
1842-O $10 sold by GreatCollections for $57,970...
Recently discovered 1842-O Liberty Eagle sold by GreatCollections for $57,970Rarity purchased in 1960s for just $225GreatCollections succes...
1842-O $10, Other Rarities at Auction...
Dear Friends,It's been a busy few weeks here at GreatCollections! After listing almost 800 new coins last week, we posted sales of over $100,000 on Sunday. This was a daily record for our ...
Update from Baltimore, Auction Prices Realized...
I'm writing this update from the Baltimore Coin Show.  The June show is typically smaller than the March/November major shows, though there was still business to be done yesterday. &nbs...
June 9 24-Hour Deal Now Sold Out
Sorry!  Even though we limited the purchase to one per client, the 1954-S Franklin PCGS MS-64 24-Hour Deal is now sold out.  We obviously didn't secure enough of these coins for ou...
GreatCollections will be at Baltimore...
Ian Russell from GreatCollections will be attending the Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo, from Thursday, June 16th through Saturday June 18th.  Our table number is 353.Apart ...
Over 1,500 Auctions Currently Listed...
We currently have more than 1,500 coin auctions and buy now items listed!!!  As to highlights for this - probably too many to mention - there is a nice grading "set" of Morgan Do...
May 27 Update, Raw Coins, Consignments, Long Beach...
We are just finishing a record week at GreatCollections:1.  We received a $25,000 bid on the 1842-O, a record bid at GreatCollections since our launch.  The auction sti...
Consignments wanted, Yellowstone 5oz from the Mint, Rarity Offered by GreatCollections...
Dear Friends,I'm writing this on a Saturday afternoon, after spending most of the day reviewing new consignments.  Despite the 950 certified coins that arrived the past week, we ...
GreatCollections to Auction Scarce Mint State 1842-O Eagle...
GreatCollections to Auction Scarce Mint State 1842-O EagleThe newly discovered rarity has been graded PCGS MS-60 (CAC)May 19, 2011, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections is proud to auct...
This Week in Coin Auctions...
We have uploaded another 300-400 coins this week, and are currently working on more that will upload on Monday and Tuesday next week.  It's a really wide range of material selling this Sunda...
New Search Feature Added...
We've already received some good feedback about our search functionality, particularly with the ability of searching for a particular coin year or keyword.  A few weeks ago, we also added th...
500 More Auctions Uploaded, The $4 million Collection Sold, Silver...
It has been a very busy week at GreatCollections!  About 900 coins arrived over the past few days, some of which we worked overtime to get posted to our website, and others that will upload ...
Post Central States, More Auctions...
I just got back from Central States, after a successful show held in Rosemont (where the ANA will be held in August).  Of course, the hottest aspect of the coin show was silver... Morgan Dol...
Central States, More Auctions Uploaded...
I am writing this at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, and silver is already up $1 to $47.50 in the overseas market.  It was already going to be a busy week ahead, but with silver on a run like this, it ...
Update: Our First Auctions Completed
Dear Clients,Last night, our first series of auctions ended.  With three times the anticipated website traffic, our server slowed down around 5:00 p.m. and sent certain clients m...
Feedback welcome!
I would like to thank everyone for the positive feedback we've received about our business model and website.  Several members have made suggestions, and I sincerely appreciate that. &n...
GreatCollections will be attending the Baltimore Coin Convention
Ian Russell from GreatCollections will be attending the Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center on Thursday, March 31 throughSaturday, April 2.At tabl...
GreatCollections launches auction and direct sale marketplace.
March 23, 2011, Irvine, Calif. – GreatCollections has launched its much-anticipated auction and direct purchase website at w...
An update on GreatCollections
February 9, 2011, Irvine, Calif. - For the past six months, we've been working on the software to run GreatCollections, which will offer online certified coin auctions as well as coins for direct sale...
Ian Russell to launch GreatCollections.com - a "new" way to buy and sell coins.
June 25, 2010, Irvine, Calif. - Well-known numismatist and online auction expert Ian Russell has announced plans to create a new online marketplace catering to coin collectors, dealers and traders. Th...
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