Spink USA announced in mid-January that it has hired Muriel Eymery as
its new numismatics consignment director for its office in New York City.
Eymery brings her experience in the numismatic world from stints at
Professional Coin Grading Service and the Monnaie de Paris to the
position at 350-year-old auction house Spink.
Prior to joining Spink, Muriel Eymery was vice president of
International Business Development at PCGS, Collectors Universe Inc.,
since 2007, and in charge of PCGS international activities outside the
According to Spink, Eymery jump-started PCGS’s worldwide presence,
engaging new clients and developing and heading distribution networks
and new grading offices in Europe (Paris), Asia (Hong Kong) and PRC (Shanghai).
Before this, she was director of B-to-B & Public Agencies and
Head Export Americas at Monnaie de Paris, the French Mint, for four
years, where she led the growth of commemorative coin and medal issues
and corporate programs, and managed institutional relationships.
She also drove the American expansion of French Mint sales by
securing top tier distributors and media coverage with the United
States Postal Service, American Numismatic Association and museums.
“With such experience in a global outlook, we are sure she will fit
in at Spink,” the firm said, in a news release.
Eymery will be working very closely with the firm’s numismatic
specialists in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Lugano, Switzerland.
“We are sure she will be a great asset in maintaining Spink’s
dominance in numismatics around the world. Known for her good
judgement in a market regrettably plagued by fakes, this is an
essential step forward in continuing to raise standards of
professionalism and integrity,” the firm said.
Commenting on her appointment, Olivier Stocker, CEO and chairman of
Spink, said: “We are delighted to welcome Muriel to Spink, where we
believe she will be a true asset to our collectables business as the
Director of Numismatic Consignments. Her knowledge on the subject and
valuable experience in key subjects that are core to our business will
mean that Spink can offer even more expertise in the field of
collectables to its clients around the globe.”