Company History

In the summer of 1980, there was a choice between the Coin Business and Law School; Harry choose the former. Armed with a Degree in Economics and a childhood passion for coins, Harry Laibstain Rare Coins became a fledgling startup.

Thirty-five years later, HLRC is a high quality, competitive retailer and national wholesaler buying and selling all types of U.S. Coins and Bullion items. Specializing in scarce Federal issues including half cents, large cents, all early bust silver and U.S. Gold coins. In addition, Colonials, key dates and anything really choice for the grade are eagerly sought. Bust Half dollars are a main attraction at HLRC. If you are buying or selling Bust Half dollars, give us a call.

HLRC is in good standing throughout the numismatic community. A full service coin dealer with professional affiliations and memberships with PCGS, NGC and CAC. HLRC offers high quality, one of a kind web offerings, and bi-montly newsletter, as well as Auction Advocate services and appraisals.

HLRC attends most National Coin Conventions and Auctions, having participated in over 900 events in the past 35 years. As one of the nation's top buyers for Numismatic coins, HLRC offers a highly efficient service to sell your coins, paying overnight for most purchases.

To buy great coins, recieve a quick check or get professional references, contact Harry at