Who We Are
Hanks and Associates, Inc are professional's that buy,
sell, and appraise rare coins, rare paper money, and precious metals (Gold,
Silver, and Platinum). Established as W. L. Hanks Rare Coins in San
Antonio, Texas in 1964, the company has been located in El Paso, Texas since
1973. Representatives of the company are also located in New York City and
The company is internationally known by collectors and Dealers and is considered among the foremost in the world. The company has bought, sold or brokered virtually every date, mint, or type of United States coin minted since 1776, including the purchase (and setting a world record at the time for the price of a silver coin) of the Garrett/John Hopkins University specimen of the legendary 1804 Silver Dollar in 1980.
Beginning its 36th year in business, the company is focused on expanding its business activity into E-commerce. The company is a market maker in numerous areas of numismatics (The study of rare coins) and synagrafics (Paper Money Collecting) by being able to offer two way markets to its client base of 5000 individuals in 26 countries.
The Firm or its members are life members of the American Numismatic Association. The American Appraisers Association, The society of International Numismatics, The Texas Numismatic Society, The Professional Currency Dealers Association, and was elected to membership in the prestigious Professional Numismatic Guild in 1974.
What We Do
Hanks & Associates, Inc. make purchases, sales, and appraisers of rare coins, paper money, and precious metals on a daily basis. All business transactions are kept in the highest confidence.
The company specializes in the building of long term, high quality coin and paper money collections, whose owners are looking to learn about numismatics and gain or have appreciation for the historical and artistic merits of the property. We try to lead the collector along an educational path and to make it fun as well as financially rewarding.
We will buy a single item, a lifetime collection, and an estate, a hoard or accumulation, pay quickly, and pay a fair price. Since we have a strong client base we constantly need a supply of new material to offer as well as new materials to service our want list.
Our buy prices for numerous areas of rare coins and paper money can be found in our Web sight-Just Click Here to go for it. For collections over $35,000.00 we will fly to your location or make arrangements to have you go to one of our locations to buy it.