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In business, opportunity is everything.
Honoré de Balzac
Our philosophy

Our philosophy is the online destination for those passionate about coins, medals, and other banknotes who want to start or complete a collection.

For those who simply want to experience that magical sensation of holding an ancient coin in the palm of their hand at least once in their life.

With the ambitious goal of revolutionizing numismatics around the world via the Internet, we have united our passion with our expertise in e-commerce to redesign the concept of buying currency.

Our story is a brand of the CDMA Group, the flagship of which, Comptoir des Monnaies was founded in France (in Épernay, the capital of the Champagne region) in 1977.

The family business then rose to take its place among the European leaders in numismatics, developing renowned expertise and now offering the largest catalog of collectible coins available anywhere on the Internet.

Today, the company is represented across the Far North of France with 12 offices and a staff of more than 30 specialists entirely at your disposal. We are regularly opening new stores under the name Comptoir des Monnaies in major French towns to offer you even greater proximity to our experts.

Our story
Our expertise

Our expertise

Our team of experts is composed of eager and experienced numismatists, each specialized in a specific type of currency:

  • Ancient coins
  • French coins
  • French banknotes
  • Banknotes and coins of the world
  • Emergency banknotes and coins
  • Tokens & Medals
  • Military decorations
  • Gold and silver coins for investors

So far, they have selected, referenced, and appraised 274,088 collectible items on

Redefining numismatics

We aim to please all budgets, profiles, and countries. Our experts enjoy debating with an emeritus professor of history as much as advising a budding numismatist.

We want to convince the whole world that a modern approach to numismatics is possible.

Buying a coin should be an enjoyable experience, not a grueling assault course. offers you the convenience and simplicity of purchasing online, but also all the traditional guarantees of e-commerce: secure payment and delivery, the option of changing your mind, and an unbeatable quality of service.

Redefining numismatics
Our values, shared with you

Our values, shared with you

With, we set ourselves the goal of establishing a whole new approach to numismatics around the world and thanks to the Internet: even simpler, even more exciting, and even more accessible for everyone.

We are a young, passionate team and try to stand out on a daily basis with our attention to detail, dynamism, and quest for excellence.

We promise to do our best to optimize your satisfaction and offer you a unique collecting experience.

"Can you pay me back in my own coin? No one in the world can pay me back in my own coin."
Robert Desnos