Legend Market Report – The PCGS Invitational

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THE UNEXPECTED Yet again, another PCGS Invitational has turned out to be a better show for us then one...

Gem MS-68 1924 Standing Liberty Quarters in FUN Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #363 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Two newsworthy 1924...

Gold and Silver Markets – Gold Closes Lower

Commentary for Tuesday, December 20, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $9.10 today at $1,133.60...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Weakens in the FOMC Aftermarket

Commentary for Friday, December 15, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold closed up $4.70 at $1,163.70 but...

Legend Market Report – Pre Las Vegas Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER We were surprised at how active this past week was. It wasn't a mad house...

Gold Markets – Gold Modestly Firm but Interesting Plus Black Money...

Commentary for Monday, December 12, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $3.90 at $1165.80 –...

What’s Hot and What’s Not: The Rare Date Gold Market at...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   From a numismatic point of view, 2016 wasn’t an especially good year. In most series, prices were...

Q. David Bowers – Being a Successful Coin Investor

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ....   ​In the 1970s and '80s I used to teach the "All About Coins" class at the American...

Gold & Silver PAC December 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator I have been working for the federal government as a contractor since 1996...

World Coins – Affordable Fourpence Silver Groats of King Henry VIII

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #361 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Henry VIII is...

Bullion & Precious Metals Commentary – Bear Market in Gold Resumes

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   When gold rose from its 1,046 low last December, it was accompanied by motivating articles written by...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

Coin Collecting Commentary: Trump and Numismatics

What does the Trump presidency mean for coin collectors? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The presidential election this year was certainly a...

US Coins – What’s up with the 1969 Quarter? The Key...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman, 2006), Q....

Legend Market Report – Post Thanksgiving Coin Market

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   GIVING THANKS For sure, this year was slightly better than this time last year. The plunge had been quick...

Five Mistakes I’ve Made (and Learned from) as a Collector

Have you ever had a less-than-brilliant coin collecting moment that you aren’t very proud of? Well take heart, fellow traveler - we’ve all "been...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the...

Thanksgiving – A New Numismatic Tradition

If it’s not already a tradition, find a way to introduce numismatics this holiday season By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As this article...

Gold Bullion Markets Report – Gold Rattled by Durable Goods Number

Gold Bullion Markets Commentary for Wednesday, November 23, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $21.90...

Silver Coins of Gran Colombia: One Real (12½¢) and Two Reales

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #359 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Gran Colombia was...

Market Whimsy: More Perfect than Perfect – MS-70+ and Beyond

Ask any retiree or coin collector and they’ll tell you: 70 ain’t what it used to be By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Charles and...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Again Loses Ground to the Dollar

Gold Markets Commentary for Thursday, November 18, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $8.00 at...

Coin Collecting Commentary: How To Invigorate The Hobby

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The US Mint forum attracted leaders from all areas of the hobby including the media, mass...

Classic US Coins – The New Orleans Eagle Market is Sizzling

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recent Stacks Bowers Baltimore auction contained a group of comparatively high grade New Orleans eagles which...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 3: Half Cents

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #358 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This discussion is...

Consumer Alert: Three Things to Know Before Buying or Selling Gold...

As holiday time gets closer, some people may want to sell their gold to get cash for purchasing gifts or may want to buy...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Fights Against a Strong Dollar

Gold Markets Commentary for Monday, November 14, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $2.80 today...

Coin Show Commentary: Whitman Baltimore Robust

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Mintmarked gold hot in Stack's Bowers sale; Collector on prowl for Gem DPL CC Morgans As we ushered...

Gold Markets Commentary – The Trump Effect on Gold – No...

Commentary for  November 10, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $10.40 today at $1264.90. Gold...