Home > GC Helpdesk > GreatCollections News  > We’re here to help, during unprecedented times.
GC Helpdesk
Keywords   
All the latest news about GreatCollections, including Press Releases.
Just joined GreatCollections? Here you will find out useful information for new members.
Learn everything you need to know about bidding and buying coins and numismatic products through GreatCollections
Learn everything you need to know about selling coins, bullion and other items through GreatCollections
Learn everything you need to know about notification, form of payments accepted and shipping informations
Information about My Account at GreatCollections and general Membership questions.
Learn more about all of the services we offer at GreatCollections, your full service auction and discounts
Throughout our listings, there are abbreviations about coins, such as VAMs, Overton numbers, pedigree
Learn more about how to contact us regarding our website and coins being offered.
We’re here to help, during unprecedented times.
Ian Russell on Thu, Apr 02, 2020 08:10:52 PM
A note from Ian Russell, owner/founder of GreatCollections:

We’re here to help, during unprecedented times.

I don’t think anyone could have predicted six months ago that 200+ million people in this country would be on lockdown or “stay at home” orders.  Thankfully, at GreatCollections, we prepared ourselves since early February and are fully operational, albeit with certain functions being done remotely by our amazing team.  We’ve implemented new procedures to ensure the safety of our staff and clients.  It’s important for us to be here for you.

Since COVID-19 became more prevalent, we instantly noticed an uptick in website traffic – and visitors are spending much more time than usual looking at our upcoming auctions.  For many, our hobby is a great way to take your mind off everyday issues.  Also, there’s been significant demand from new collectors wanting to buy coins.  Even for junk bullion issues, the premiums are at high levels not seen in many years.

For collectors and bidders:  aside from our impressive April auctions, we’ve listed several weeks of future auctions early, giving you more coins to peruse.  At the time of writing this, we had over 17,000 certified coins listed ranging in value from under $20 to over $200,000.  We’re still adding more every day or two, and will continue to list coins and paper money earlier than usual for the next few months.

For consignors:  we’re processing coins faster into auction, sending consignor checks early and processing cash advances by wire to avoid any slowdowns by USPS.  Basically, we’re doing anything we can to help during these times.

If you are considering selling your collection or even just some duplicates, please contact us today at 1-800-442-6467 or e-mail.  We’re building our May auctions and would love your coins to part of them.

Thank you for your business and support – and wishing you and your family a safe and healthy time over the next few months.

Ian Russell
Founder/Owner, GreatCollections