Collectors Universe Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.325 Per Common Share

Collectors Universe Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.325 Per Common
Share

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Collectors Universe,
Inc. (Nasdaq:CLCT), a leading provider of value-added authentication and
grading services to dealers and collectors of high-value collectibles, today
announced that, pursuant to its previously adopted dividend policy, the Board
of Directors has declared the Company's quarterly cash dividend of $0.325 per
share of common stock for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. The cash dividend
will be paid on November 30, 2012 to stockholders of record on November 16,
2012.

About Collectors Universe

Collectors Universe, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added services to the
high-value collectibles markets. The Company authenticates and grades
collectible coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and memorabilia
("collectibles"). The Company also compiles and publishes authoritative
information about United States and world coins, collectible trading cards and
sports memorabilia, collectible stamps, and operates its CCE dealer-to-dealer
Internet bid-ask market for certified coins and its Expos trade show and
conventions business. This information is accessible to collectors and dealers
at the Company's website, http://www.collectors.com and is also published in
print.

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CONTACT: Joseph Wallace
         Chief Financial Officer
         Collectors Universe
         949-567-1245
         Email: jwallace@collectors.com

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