The Coin Analyst: What Ever Happened to the New Golden Age...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... If coins are, as Michael Bugeja has argued "art you can hold and experience history in the process," then the...

Facebook Fiasco Is Latest In String Of Paper Asset Failures

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Last Friday, Facebook’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) hit the market.  Early Tuesday morning this week,...

The Coin Analyst: Gold and Greece: Latest Developments

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The issue of Greece’s possible exit from the euro and its impact on the European and world economies is weighing...

Rare Coin Market Report – May 2012 – PICKY is Good

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, The U.S. Rare Coin Market is vibrant and active.  Collectors, dealers, and investors continue to buy rare coins, bullion, and numismatic...

Be Honest—Why Do You Read My Commentaries?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com What do you do with my commentaries? I have been writing them since 1995,...

Why I Made Collector X Mad

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com A CoinWeek Content Partner The phone rang early Saturday morning. It was a collector calling. The conversation went something like this: “Hi...

It’s Show Down Time for the PNG

Laura Sperber - Hot Topics After a year or two of dodging the bullet, this week at CSNS the all mighty PNG will be voting...

Rare Coin Market Report – Garbage IN/Garbage OUT

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, With the great Baltimore Coin Spring Show just a couple of weeks behind us, I am curious as to what direction...

South Carolina State Treasurer And Others Agree That Gold Price Is...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Some who read my columns object to my statements that a growing number of analysts,...

Why Are Bullion Bankers Lying To The Media And Public?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On February 29, shortly after the massive inflation of the money supply in Europe, the...

Will Fed Chair Bernanke Answer These Questions?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On March 13, The Federal Reserve issued a statement in conjunction with its periodic meeting...

Legend Market Report – March Roars in Like a Lion

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics CoinWeek Content Partner For Legend, a week of no shows did not mean no business. We blew past  $1,000,000.00...

Coin Board News – Number 22 – Spring 2012

MARKET ACTIVITY This quarter just past was perhaps the most lively ever for coin board listings on eBay. A large number of boards, both...

A Top US Government Priority: Make People Afraid To Own Gold...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com As I have said many times, the number one reason to own some physical gold...

The Coin Analyst: Alice Paul Coin Ill Suited for First Spouse...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Congress frequently enacts legislation on coins that is misguided. One of the best recent examples is the...

According To US Government Data, Uncle Sam Is Broke

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com In past commentaries, I have discussed many of the accounting and financial sleight-of-hand gimmicks used...

ModernCoinMart Responds to “Troubling” Guest Commentary

This is an open letter to the coin collecting and dealing community in response to a guest commentary by Richard Francis recently published by...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-Including the New “Road Rage” Commentary

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, Our January was very busy although the show schedule was somewhat slow after the ‘dynamite’ Florida United Numismatists Show. We...

The World’s Largest Collection of Export Permits?

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting A January 18th special report on CNN prompts one to wonder, where in the world would the largest...

How Are Coin Collecting Patterns Changing?

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Coin collecting habits, and the patterns with which we collect, have been constantly evolving over the decades. During...

Rare Coin Market Report – January 2012

Happy New Year Coin Enthusiasts! 2011 is behind us and the FUN Show was held this last week in Orlando. For dealers, like us, the...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – December 2011

Happy Holidays Coin Enthusiasts! My name is Vic Bozarth. I am the Rare Coin Road Warrior and my wife Sherri and I own and operate...

The Coin Analyst: Time to Cool the Rhetoric on the Mint’s...

Commentary By Louis Golino for CoinWeek In a recent online comment Numismatic News editor David Harper suggested that it was time to “dial down the...

The Art Basel Fair Versus The FUN Show: An Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner I recently returned from a week long trip to Miami where I attended the Art Basel art fair....

Rare Coin Market Report – December 2011 – Houston Money Show...

By Vic Bozarth – Bozarthcoins.com Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, December has always been somewhat of a ‘dud’ in the coin business. Don’t get me wrong, folks...

The True State Of The Market

By Jeff Garrett - Originally posted on NGC and re-posted on CoinWeek with Permission One of the most frequently asked questions in numismatics is about...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – November 2011 – Including Baltimore Show...

By Vic Bozarth – Bozarthcoins.com Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, Hi, my name is Vic Bozarth and I am the Rare Coin Road Warrior. Rare Coin Shows...

Legend Market Report – November Baltimore Show Report

THE STAFF OF THE BALTIMORE SHOW IS THE BEST! Mary Counts, David Chrensaw, and Lori Hamrick and staff, put on the best commercial show there...

Coin investment funds could place greater demand on top rarities

By Steve Roach – http://www.steveroachonline.com Rare coin investment funds have been around for decades, and on Oct. 31, the formation of four new funds...

The Gold Bullion Market from a Coin Dealer’s Perspective

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com There are several of us coin dealers nationwide who’ve been in this business virtually all our lives –...