Nick J. Bruyer - Founder & Chairman First Federal Coin
Nick Bruyer is an award-winning professional numismatist with 34 years of experience in the field of rare coins. His firm has placed over 700 million in coins with tens of thousands of collectors and investors.
In 1976, he worked on the sale of the LaVere Redfield Collection, the largest private holding of 19th century silver dollars outside the U.S. Treasury. He has handled dozens of shipwreck-treasure recoveries and advised Odyssey Marine Explorations on its SS Republic and 2007 Black Swan treasure finds.
Mr. Bruyer has worked with governments worldwide, negotiating exclusive distribution agreements with dozens of countries including Great Britain, France, South Africa, Australia, Russia and China. His firm was selected as lead U.S. Distributor for the Sydney 2000 Olympics Coin Program, the Beijing 2008 Olympics Coin Program, and is the current distributor for the London 2012 Olympic Games Coin Program.