I started collecting coins when I was 8 years old.
Joe is originally from Owensboro, KY. Joe is also two-times past president of the Evansville Coin Club and board member of the Indiana State Numismatic Association.
He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in Telecommunications. He received an Air Force Reserve Commission.
Upon leaving the Air Force he managed several restaurants and two 60 Minute Photo locations. He recently retired from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana.
Joe is very customer focused and has decades of experience buying and selling U.S. coins.
I have loved coins ever since my dad gave me his coin collection when I was 9
Brad is a native of Evansville and has an MBA from the University of Evansville. He worked at Vectren for 32 years.
Brad graduated from Reppert Auction School and founded Capitol Coin Auctions in 2006. Since then, he has sold millions of dollars of coins and currency for estates, dealers and collectors.
Brad completed the following courses at the American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs: Grading U.S. Coins 1, Grading U.S. Coins 2, Advanced U.S. Coin Grading, Detection of Counterfeit & Altered Coins, Modern Minting Process, Errors & Varieties, and Detecting Artificial Toning on Coins.
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Darren began collecting coins as a child with Wheat Cents. He worked 5 years in Chicago for one of the largest coin companies in the world, Harlan J. Berk, Ltd, as a U.S. Numismatist and their Chief Coin Grader; his concentration being die varieties, doubled dies, RPM's and detecting counterfeits. His credentials include membership to the ANA, Chicago Coin Club, Evansville Coin Club and the Original Hobo Nickel Society.
In regards to his other talents, Darren moved from the Evansville area to Chicago in 1996 and formed what came to be known as the Gaza Strippers with Rick Sims of the Didjits and Looking-glass Theater fame. Adding heavier sounds through his bass playing, he gave the band a unique sound that set them apart from other bands of the late '90s rock revitalization movement. With 4 full length records, 2 EP's, and numerous compilations under his belt he has toured the U.S. and Canada numerous times along with 4 European tours. The band was featured in multiple MTV shows, such as Road Rules, an episode of Dawson's Creek, the rock documentary Goodnight Cleveland and the book We Never Learn. Darren was personally selected to be used in a commercial for the Experience Music Project (aka Jimi Hendrix Museum). Although no longer touring, he continues to write and record music and recently had a song featured in the movie Chop.