As a consummate collector and dedicated numismatist, Van Simmons has earned his place in the rare coin pantheon as the leading coin merchant of his time. He specializes in portfolio construction, set building and helping clients acquire the world’s finest rare coins. As a partner and President of David Hall Rare Coins, he is held in highest regard by his clientele, many of whom have been with him for over 30 years. He is respected by his peers for both his knowledge and reputation for integrity.
Van has been a rare coin collector since age 12 and a rare coin dealer since 1979. As one of the founders of Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), the largest rare coin grading service in the world, he has helped revolutionize the rare coin market. PCGS has graded and certified over 23 million coins over the last 26 years. PCGS has over 1200 authorized dealers world wide who sell their product.