A Peerless Authority in Rare Coins Selection

Put the Industry’s Top Coin Experts to Work For You

When investing in rare coins from Blanchard, you are not merely acquiring an advantageous portfolio asset. You are also engaging in a relationship built upon the strongest and most reputable of cornerstones.

Our meticulous coin acquisition is unrivaled, and it reflects the union of our superior business principles and impeccable rare coin selection methods. We proudly offer coins handpicked by John Albanese, who is the top numismatist and coin grader working in the rare coin market today.

In fact, Blanchard has owned and sold more than half of the coins in Whitman Publishing’s 100 Greatest U.S. Coins list.

John Albanese: a Renowned Name in Numismatics

When you are ready to invest in a numismatic rarity, a rare coin expert like John Albanese is the person you want handpicking your coins for you. This is precisely what you get when choosing Blanchard.

John has more than 35 years of experience in numismatics, and he holds the unique distinction of creating both of America’s leading independent coin-grading services. He co-founded Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) before launching Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), where he personally graded more than one million coins.

Today, John Albanese is a world-renowned authority on coin grading and the rare coin market, and he is America’s leading professional numismatist.

Employing the Highest Standards on Your Behalf

Blanchard routinely rejects more than 75% of the rare coins offered to us as inferior and unacceptable. Our handpicked coins typically perform at higher rates of appreciation than low-quality coins of the same grade that are promoted by others. Our pricing reflects our conviction that acquiring products from the highest echelon of rare coin standards is essential to every collector’s strategy.