Cincinnati's Coin Collection Headquarters

The Coins Plus staff has been serving the Cincinnati area since 1972. Our members have over 100 years combined coin dealing experience.

One of the company partners, Bradley Karoleff, is a columnist for CoinWorld, the largest weekly newspaper serving the hobby, as well as a contributor to The Red and Blue Books-the leading price guides sold in the U.S. He presented at the American Numismatic Society’s 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference in New York as well as chaired the Panel Discussion on the development and use of The Screw Press for Coin Production at the Annual ANA National Show in 2010. Mr. Karoleff has been published in numerous numismatic publications, edited various books and journals and has authored numismatic books.

3 Convenient Locations

We have three locations across the greater Cincinnati area. You do not have to travel far to find rare coins and other collectible items for your collection. With your convenience in mind, we offer home and bank appointments for the sale or appraisal of your collection. We offer personal appointments at our locations in Downtown Cincinnati, Florence, KY, and Anderson. Come visit the location nearest you today!

BRAD KAROLEFF

Award Winning Numismatist & Author


Awards
  • One of Coin World's Most Influential Numismatists 1960-2020
  • Glenn Smedley Award by the ANA at their annual convention in Milwaukee, WI 2007
  • Harry J. Foreman Award as "The Best Coin Dealer in the United States" in 2013. Awarded by the American Numismatic Association at their annual convention in Chicago, IL - 2013
  • Best Column from Numismatic Literary Guild 2001
  • Named Numismatic Ambassador by Florida United Numismatists at their annual convention 2018
  • Awarded Jules Reiver Literary Award 2016

Numismatic Contributions
  • Contributor to the Redbook and the Bluebook, the best selling numismatic pricing guides in the industry
  • Award winning author of Designs of the Times, articles in CoinWorld, the hobby's news weekly
  • Coinage of the Americas Conference 1998 - Circulating Counterfeits of the Americas co-presenter with Keith Davignon
  • Presenter Numismatic Theater multiple times at annual convention of American Numismatic Association
  • Chaired the panel discussion on the development and use of the Screw Press for Coin Production at the Annual ANA National Convention in 2010
  • Co-Author Early Quarter Dollars Of the United States Mint 1796-1838
  • Author Bust Half Dollar Bibliomania
  • Published numerous times in the John Reich Journal
  • Co-author Bust Half Quotes (BHQ) with Pierre Fricke
  • Published in the Coin Dealer Newsletter
  • Contributed to Bust Half Fever by Edgar Souders
  • Contributed to The Ultimate Guide to Attributing Bust Half Dollars by Dr. Glenn Peterson
  • Presenter at Cen tral States Numismatic Symposiums
  • Contributed to Bust Dime Variety Identification Guide

EMMETT EY

Award Winning Numismatist & Author


Accomplishments
  • A 40 year ANA member
  • Chairman 1998 ANA Convention, Cincinnati, OH
  • Life member Cincinnati Numismatic Association
  • Annual member Token and Medal Society, Civil War Token Society, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio Token and Medal Society
  • Contributor to United States Tokens, 1700-1900, Krause Publications, Cincinnati Numismatist newsletter of Cincinnati Numismatic Association (CNA) as well as presenter at numerous CNA meetings.

National Representation

We attend numerous numismatic conventions each year while representing our clients. Coins Plus is a submission center for the authentication and grading of rare coins for The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), and The American Numismatic Association Certification Services (ANACS).

Why Choose Coins + ?

  • Named One of Coin World's Most Influential Numismatists 1960-2020
  • Mr. Karoleff Is The ONLY Member Of The Professional Numismatists Guild In Greater Cincinnati. Learn More At www.PNGDealers.com
  • Expert Appraisals
  • The Staff Has Been Serving The Greater Cincinnati Area Since 1972
  • Over 100 Years Of Combined DEALING Experience
  • Submission Center For ALL 3 Leading Grading Services In The Industry
  • Recipient Of The American Numismatic Associations - Glenn Smedley Award, Dealer of The Year Award, Numismatic Scholar Diploma