Coin Dealer, Founder of Drake Sterling Numismatics
Eric Eigner (*1985) is the founder and manager of Drake Sterling Numismatics in Sydney, Australia. He has been involved in coins for almost 20 years. His personal field of expertise is gold sovereigns and Australian silver and copper coins.
After Eric Eigner finished his studies of Finance and Economics at University of Sydney in 2006, he began a career in investment banking for Deutsche Bank and Macquarie Bank in Sydney. In 2006, he also established Drake Sterling Numismatics and became one of the first coin dealers in Australia to sell coins exclusively online.
In 2007, Drake Sterling Numismatics became a member of ANDA (Australian Numismatic Dealers Association) and SCDAA (Stamp and Coin Dealers Association of Australasia), Australia’s leading coin, banknote, and stamp associations. The following year, the business was invited into the exclusive PCGS-authorized dealer network.
Eric Eigner has published articles in the Australian Coin and Banknote Magazine and Coin News, mostly about Australian gold coinage.
In December of 2018, the Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Eric Eigner on the future of cash and coin collecting.