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 Coin Analyst: Grading Service Guidelines and Clarification on Bullion Coin...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Since my last column on the 25th anniversary silver eagle sets was published, there have been a couple more...

The Coin Analyst: Update on 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Sets

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Collectors who ordered 25th anniversary silver eagle sets from the Mint on October 27 are eagerly awaiting shipment of their...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Series Still Has Legs

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been an interesting year for collectors of the five-ounce silver America the Beautiful (ATB) coin series. The bullion versions,...

The Coin Analyst: 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Sets Sell Out in...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The widely and eagerly-anticipated 25th Anniversary American Silver Eagle sets sold out on October 27 in 4 ½ hours,...

Laura Sperber Discusses Plans to Run for the ANA Board of...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Laura Sperber has been a major force in numismatics and a full-time dealer since 1979.  She has a strong...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Lowers Prices on Some Silver Coins...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Perhaps it just comes with the territory when you are the world’s largest coin dealer, but the U.S. Mint...

2012 Colorized Australian Dragons To Be Issued as Proof Coins for...

By Louis Golino for Coin Week .....   On Monday, October 3, I spoke with a representative of Talisman Coins, which is the authorized U.S. distributor...

The Coin Analyst: How to Sell Your Coins and Work with...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week There is little doubt that along with the U.S. Mint coin dealers are probably the most frequently criticized players...

The Coin Analyst: Why Did Gold and Silver Sell Off?

By Louis Golino for Coin Week During the week that ended September 23, gold and silver saw their biggest declines in decades. Gold suffered its largest...

The Coin Analyst: Finding the Best Silver Values in Today’s Heated...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Gold and silver have experienced a dramatic bull run this year that probably has more room to go, which is...

The Coin Analyst: China’s Gold Policy and Alleged U.S. Government Suppression...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week On September 3 the financial web site, ZeroHedge , ran an important story on a U.S. government memo recently...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Announces Release of Gettysburg 5 oz...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week On August 30 the U.S. Mint’s online list of upcoming products was updated to include the first 2011 collector...

The Coin Analyst: Ten Reasons Why Gold is Not Yet a...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Many people say gold is a bubble about to burst, but is that really the case? One of the...

U.S. Mint Announces October Release of 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Set

by Louis Golino for Coin Week For several years collectors of American silver eagles have speculated about whether the U.S. Mint would issue a limited...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Suspends Sales of Gold Commemorative Coins...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Within hours of the publication on August 11 of my column on exploding gold prices (http://www.coinweek.com/bullion-report/the-coin-analyst-the-explosion-in-gold-prices-and-the-gold-coin-market/), the U.S. Mint...

The Coin Analyst: The Explosion in Gold Prices and the Gold...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week In the past three days (August 8-10) the price of gold has seen the largest percentage and dollar...

The Coin Analyst: World Coin Market Stronger Abroad than in U.S.

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. numismatic press covers U.S. coins and the U.S. coin market in much greater depth than it devotes to...

Coin Analyst Special Report: Congress May End Dollar Coin Program

By Louis Golino for Coin Week Major print and broadcast media seldom focus on coins. But in the past two weeks the...

The Coin Analyst: Focusing on Modern Key Coins

by Louis Golino for Coin Week If you enjoy collecting modern U.S. Mint coins, it is easy to be overwhelmed by all the choices available....

The Coin Analyst: Are MS-70 Coins “Value Traps”?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   A quarter century after the establishment of the first professional coin grading companies, many coin collectors remain skeptical of the...

The Coin Analyst: Inaugural Column

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the first article in a new regular column for Coin Week that will discuss issues and trends in...

RARE COINS ARE ON SALE ?

By Laura Sperber - Rare Coin Market Report No, Legend is not having a clearance sale or anything like it. However, after reading some very...

Collecting Morgan Dollars Part II: an Interview with Steve Estes

by Louis Golino To view Part 1 of this article...Click Here Steve Estes is a Portland, Oregon coin dealer and a professional numismatist who has been...