Vicken Yegparian, one of our auction consignment directors, is a numismatist specializing in United States, Ancient and World coins, in addition to U.S. medals. He is very much involved with the day-to-day operations running the auction business.
A graduate of Columbia University, Vicken was the first recipient of the Georgia Stamm Chamberlain Memorial Award of the Medal Collectors of America for his presentation on colonial era medals of his alma mater, "The Silver Medals of the King's College Literary Society, 1767-1771," delivered at the 2004 Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held by the ANS. At the 2006 COAC, he collaborated with Roger Siboni, ANS President, on "Mark Newby and His St. Patrick Halfpence." Elected a Fellow of the ANS, he is also a member of many numismatic organizations, including the ANA, the Colonial Coin Collectors Club, the John Reich Collectors Society, the Liberty Seated Collectors Club, the Medal Collectors of America, and the Flying Eagle and Indian Head Cent Collectors Club, among numerous other specialty organizations.