Centre of Israeli
C.O.I.N.S. was established in 1977 by Pinchas (Paul) Bar-Zeev, an avid collector and professional numismatist. The proprietor, born in 1946, holds a Bachelor's degree in Modern History & Political Science from Tel Aviv's Open University and is multilingual – handy assets for a fervent numismatist. During our first 25 years in business we specialized in the export of Israel’s legal tender and obsolete trade coinage and paper money worldwide, mainly to wholesalers and dealers in foreign numismatics, as well as individual collectors. At the start of our second quarter-century we decided to go online and expand our export service to include a wider range of Israel numismatics, such as commemorative coins and medals, mint sets, tokens, etc. Our expanding clientele now includes leading dealers in coins and currency of the world, (mainly Christian) religious institutions and congregations, numismatic clubs, as well as a growing number of private collectors.
Our advantage is threefold:
* C.O.I.N.S. specializes in Israel numismatics only. This is our scope of experience and knowledge, as a professional numismatist as well as a long-time collector of Holy Land coins and currency. We do not export or deal in numismatics of other nations, thus avoiding any possible conflict of interest with our international dealership customers.
* Our business is export-oriented only. We do not sell on the local numismatic market; neither to dealers, nor to individuals.
* Being close to the major sources of local supply, we can offer fast service at competitive prices, ‘Direct from Israel’.
AINA member #6680 since 1978
ANA member #113693 since 1981
Authorized Exporter of Israel Legal Tender since 1976
The purpose of this website is to establish an effective and quick ‘no-frills’ on-line connection with our customers. Website design, building and maintenance is done by ourselves, using the most basic features of common publishing and editing tools.
Our web site also gratefully utilizes free web services, utilities and
tools, such as free hosting, search engine, site counter, etc.