Rare Coins for the Collector, Investor, Dealer



University of North Carolina (CH), BA

Adelphi University, MA

Studied under Walter Breen & John Ford 1972-1975

ANA Member since 1974

PCGS  Member Dealer

NGC  Member Dealer


First Coinvestors, Inc.....(1972-1975).....President of Rare Gold Management division of First Coinvestors, specializing in the purchase and sale of rare, investment quality U.S. gold coins. Responsible for rare gold coin investment portfolio accounts.

Numismatic Antiquarian Service Corporation of America, (NASCA).....(1978-1982)....Consultant to, researcher and cataloger for nationally prominent auction company headed by Herb Melnick and Douglas Ball.

Independent Numismatist and sole proprietor of Phil Kaufman Rare Coins, (PK COINS)....(1975-present)


The Money Encyclopedia, Harper & Row (1984).....Section entitled Numismatics, Collection/Investment

The Coin Dealer Newsletter, Monthly Summary, (2/79).....A Special Report: The U.S. Gold Coin Market: A Comparative Analysis of Two Major Auctions and Their Implications on Current Buying Trends

The Coin Dealer Newsletter, Monthly Summary,(9/79).....Silver Three Cent Pieces: A Comprehensive Study by Type and Date

Medical Economics (10/27/75), and Physicians East (5/79), Medical Journals.....Co-authored with Philip Kaufman, M.D., articles on rare coins as hobby and investment.

How To Invest in Rare Coins (5/81).....featured speaker at Univ. of Pennsylvania Dental School Graduate Seminar.

Instructor, ANA Summer Seminar (8/75).....Advanced Counterfeit Detection Course

Phil Kaufman Rare Coins

Wilmington, North Carolina
Phone (910) 256-3899