The Smithsonian:

A Gift of Gold The Amazing Story

Watch this video of Jeff Garrett speaking about how coins played a part in the founding of the Smithsonian.

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This coin is one of the great classics of Territorial gold.The first name given to the organized Mormon Territory was the “State of Deseret”, the last word meaning“honeybee”. The beehive was favorite symbol of the followers of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young. Brigham Young was the instigator of the coinage system and personally supervised the mint which was located in Salt Lake City. This is a well struck example with generous luster for the grade. A rare opportunity to purchase a coin that is seldom offered. Price $85,000

Jeff Garrett President of the ANA

Jeff Garrett elected President of ANA 

Jeff Garrett was installed as President of the American Numismatic Association. 


Jeff Garrett purchases legendary 1913 Liberty Head nickel

Jeff and his partner Larry Lee purchased the 1913 Liberty Head nickel for $3,172, 500 million dollars in Chicago on April 25th 2013. 

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How to Determine Coin Values as a Dealer

Jeff discusses how coin dealers determine coin values, and how eye appeal and technical merit factor into the coin's price.

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Now Available:

The Duke's Creek Collection of 

Dahlonega Half Eagles

A rare opportunity to purchase a prestigious collection. Certified by NGC, every coin in the set is the finest known or nearly so. 

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Expert’s Expert

Coin collectors and dealers turn to Mid-American and Jeff Garrett for advice. With 35 years of numismatic expertise and one of the hobby’s most discerning eye, Jeff ensures the best value for every deal.

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Selling Your Coins

When you’re ready to sell your coin or collection, don’t trust just anyone. Depend on the company founded by Jeff Garrett, one of the most trusted numismatists in the hobby.

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This year’s ANA convention in Chicago was vibrant and active.  It’s safe to say that tens ofmillions of dollars’ worth of rare coins traded hands that week. 

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Coin Inventory

New arrivals in our inventory!