October 11, 2018 – World Numismatics LLC has announced that Patrick Richey has joined their team as a full-time numismatist and will be a key component in expanding the company. Mr. Richey is well versed in both ancient and modern coinage with a focus on 1st Century Roman Gold and U.S. Gold. He has successfully worked in the numismatic field for over 15 years as a trader and consultant and has assisted numerous collectors and wholesale clients in acquiring iconic rarities for their collections.
Mr. Richey joins World Numismatics with an M.A. in Ethnomusicology (2008, University of California, Santa Cruz) and a B.A. in Music Performance (2000, University of Kentucky). In addition to his musical talents, he is fluent in English, Spanish and Hindi. Prior to joining World Numismatics LLC, he was most recently employed by Minshull Trading (2014-18) to grow the firm’s world and ancient offerings after working for Bellevue Rare Coins (2010-12). He is an ANA member and attends most of the major U.S. and international coin events. As a researcher of various world musical traditions, Patrick has traveled throughout India, Morocco, Europe and Asia. He has also performed in variety of venues including UCLA’s Royce Hall, Mohamed V Theater in Rabat, and at UNESCO in Paris.
These experiences have helped him to appreciate collector coinage under a unique perspective for their historical and cultural value. Patrick aims to expand both World Numismatics LLC’s distribution network and outreach to vendors worldwide. He is excited to continue to expose the wonder of world and ancient coins to U.S. collectors and dealers and is encouraged by the coin market’s renewed interest in historic coinage and the value these items have in our world as relics and great stores of value.
More information is available on the World Numismatics website.