Bowers, Stack, Tripp: Why Buy Coins? – Video: 6:09

Numismatic legends David Tripp, Q. David Bowers, and Larry Stack gave a spirited presentation about Numismatics on the eve of the first session of...

Is It Ever OK to Clean Coins?

  By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek....   Some types of coin cleaning might very well improve a coin’s appearance, while most other methods may actually damage...

Five Coins That Went Under the Radar at the Pogue Sale

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com.... CoinWeek Content Partner   Prior to the actual Pogue I sale (held in New York on May 19), I wondered if it...

Dave Harper Discusses the Demise of Numismatic Print Publications. Video: 4:56.

Numismatic News Editor Dave Harper discusses the state of numismatic print publishing and ponders what the future might have in store for the numismatic...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Moves Lower Ignoring Dollar Weakness

Commentary for Wednesday, June 3, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $9.40 on the COMEX...

Fundamentals of Coin Investing

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. ......   My friends, it is best to rid yourself of the false notion that merely acquiring any coins in any grade...

Gainesville Coins Market Update: May 22-29, 2015

The volatility of global equities was on the rise this week, with significant sell-offs on the major stock exchanges in the U.S. (Tuesday) and...

Dealing with a Coin Dealer

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek....   The relationship between a coin collector and his or her favourite dealer will go a long way in determining...

US Gold Coins – CAC Populations and Appearance Rarity: An Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com....   As I wrote in an earlier article, CAC populations have created a new category of rarity: the appearance rarity, which is...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Once Again Weakens over Dollar Strength

Commentary for Tuesday, May 26, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $17.10 at $1187.20 on...

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 1 (Bonus...

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Anyone approaching middle age, and those of us who have already arrived there, will no doubt remember the hair colouring commercial...

Cultural Property & Coins – The CCPIA: Then and Now

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ....   The Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act of 1983 (CCPIA) has been in effect for more...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Catches a Cold – the Dollar...

Commentary for Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $20.90 at $1206.90, putting...

The D. Brent Pogue Collection: An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant....   There have been auctions of American coins conducted in the United States since the decade following the nation’s founding. Even...

Legend Numismatics Pre-Pogue Sale Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics....   THE WAIT IS FINALLY OVER! Finally, the sale that is so huge and dynamic that it actually stopped the upper...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Higher as the Dollar Fades after...

Commentary for Wednesday, May 13, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed surprisingly higher today up $25.50...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Can’t Get Started Even with a...

Commentary for Monday, May 11, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $5.90 today on the...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Bounces Higher on a Short-Covering Rally

Commentary for Friday, April 24, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed up $12.30 today on the...

Gainesville Coins Market Update: May 1, 2015

Courtesy of  Everett Millman and  GainesvilleCoins.com ....   ABSTRACT: As equities markets pulled back amid mostly soft economic indicators, the precious metals had an early-week rally...

The CSNS Show: Jekyll and Hyde

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics....   This was certainly not the booming CSNS Shows we remember attending years ago in Indy or St Louis. It's...

The Psychology of Coin Collecting

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   What does psychology have to do with coin collecting? Collectors have one distinct advantage over non-collectors. The hobby of coin collecting--and it...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Sadly Moves to Six-Week Lows

Commentary for Friday  April 24th , 2015 (www.golddealer.com   By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…. Gold closed down $19.20 on the...

Realism or Absurdity? Fiat Money and TBTF (Too Big To Fail)...

By Geoffrey Cope....   The fear of GERMANY. Is it real? - read more: SPRING 2015 - Following the November 16th, 2014 G20 nation meeting in Brisbane,...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Sinks as Home Sales Vault to...

Commentary for Wednesday  April 22nd , 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $16.00 at $1186.90...

Modern Coin Issues and the Secondary Market

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   I happened to take a look at the Royal Canadian Mint’s web site the other day to see what products were...

For Coin Collectors and Investors, a Competent Appraisal is a Necessity

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Foolish is the individual who travels the highway of life without a Last Will and Testament. Just as imprudent is the...

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – Coin Auction Buying And Coin Prices

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   I'M READY TO JUMP OUT OF MY SKIN!  Why will people pay crazy money in auction-when I can sell...

Coins and Cultural Property Management – Missing the Point

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. Most in the world who have followed the events of recent years in the field of...

Gainesville Coins Weekly Market Update – The New Normal and Geopolitics

Courtesy of  Everett Millman and  GainesvilleCoins.com ....   ABSTRACT: Increased volatility on the markets continued as this week was full of surprises, reversals, and unpredictable currents....

A Candid 2015 “Hot Topics” on the Coin Market by Laura...

2014 WAS THE YEAR FROM HELL Can't say 2014 was a good year for myself or The Legend companies. We would have our good months,...