Mitchell A. Battino of Hudson Rare Coins, Inc., joined R.M. Smythe & Co. May 15 as senior numismatist.
Battino has expertise in U.S. and world coins.
Mitch Battino (second from right) is welcomed to the staff of R.M. Smythe of New York by staff members (from left) Mark Anderson, chief financial officer; Mary Herzog, vice president; and John Herzog, chairman.
Battino is a certified member of the Appraisers Association of America, as well as a member of the American Numismatic Association, the American Numismatic Society, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation and Professional Coin Grading Service. He has been a contributor to the Guide Book of United States Coins, the Standard Catalog of World Coins, and Gold Coins of the World, has published several articles and is a contributing author to a forthcoming book on collecting gold coins.
John Herzog, chairman of Smythe, stated, ?We could not be more thrilled to be able to make this announcement today.?
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