Coins + Currency
Rago’s Coins and Currency department sources property from collectors and estates. We handle the choice, rare and interesting, selling to buyers worldwide. We will review and determine the value of your collection, accumulation, or portfolio, and provide estimates free of charge. Auction consignment is our recommended method of sale, with cash advances and outright purchase an option. Any items solicited and not sold are returned at our expense.
What We Sell
John II Byzantine Gold Coin / $1,364
U.S. Silver Dollars
Morgan Silver Dollar Strike Set / $11,250
1879 $3.00 Gold Coin / $8,060
American Obsolete Currency
1882 $50 Gold Bank Note / $1,500
Mexico 8 Reales / $5,938
New Jersey 3 Pound Note / $500
National Notes / $1,063
U.S. and World Tokens and Medals
AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS Presentation Medal / $3,720
Foreign Gold Coins
1750 Chile 8 Escudo / $2,728
Christopher Wise Specialist
Christopher Wise is the Director of the Great Estates and Coins & Currency departments. Mr. Wise is also the Specialist for Firearms and Militaria, Ephemera, and Silver as well as an auctioneer for Rago. He began buying and selling antique tools, coins, currency, firearms, ephemera and silver while in his early twenties and joined Rago in 2006 as a Junior Specialist in the Silver department. He is a member of the American Numismatic Association, The Silver Society and the American Numismatics Society.
Why Sell with Rago?
- Competitive commissions and no hidden fees
- Free initial consultation/opinions of value
- Advice on auction versus private sale/purchase
- Mass-marketing to millions/micro-targeting to specific buyers
- World-class prices achieved