Ian Russell is the president of MyCollect, as well as GreatCollections Coin Auctions.
Ian has been in collectibles his whole life, from his first job working on weekends for a stamp dealer in Sydney, Australia at age 14. From there, he learned about auctions at Stanley Gibbons Australia, putting together their first paper money auction, as well as regular stamp auctions, before moving to the United States to focus on numismatics.
From 2000 until 2010, Ian Russell held various positions at Spectrum Group International including President of Teletrade, Inc. and Chief Operating Officer of Bowers and Merena Auctions, LLC, two of the largest coin auction houses in North America.
In 2011, he formed GreatCollections with his wife, Raeleen Endo. Over the past decade, GreatCollections has sold more than $1 billion worth of coins and paper money, including some of the greatest rarities in numismatics.
Ian is a member of the prestigious Professional Numismatists Guild, member 785 and abides by the PNG Code of Ethics. In 2021, CoinWorld Magazine named Ian one of the most influential people in numismatics and in 2023, won the coveted ANA Harry Forman Dealer of the Year award.
Contact Ian Russell at +1.949.679.4180 x101 or via e-mail [email protected]