The Coin Analyst: PCGS First Strike Proof-70 San Francisco Sets Are...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… By the end of October the U.S. Mint plans to complete the process of fulfilling orders for the 2012...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Ends One-Week Suspension of Silver Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… On October 3 the U.S. Mint suspended sales of some numismatic silver coins because of the recent rise in...

Is It Ever Wise to Take Certified Populations for Modern Coins...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. It goes without saying that certain modern issues benefit tremendously from having only a few examples...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Proof 1802 Silver Dollars

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #133 ….. A Proof 1802 Draped...

Political Campaign Lies And Manipulation Of Gold And Silver Prices

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com According to the US Census Bureau as of 9 AM Eastern on October 2, 2012, the...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-Eye Appeal is Everything (well almost)

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast......... Last week we visited Missouri for the Silver Dollar Show in St. Charles.  We took advantage of the proximity of...

A MODERN COMMEM WITH A BRIGHT FUTURE

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek.com  .......... Even those who claim to be purist collectors want to buy coins that will grow in value. Predicting tomorrow's...

The Coin Analyst: Modern U.S. Coin Update

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… 2012 First Spouse series launch On October 2 the U.S. Mint finally announced the long-awaited and eagerly anticipated launch of...

How I turned a $1.50 Ike into a $5 Liberty Half...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. Oh, the art of the deal. Wheeling and dealing has been a part of the coin hobby...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Philadelphia Mint Barber Half Dollars of...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #132 ….. There has been a...

The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. With so many important issues facing the country, it’s almost a tad impolitic to analyze and...

The Coin Analyst: New Legislation Aims to Change U.S. Commemorative Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… On September 21 legislation was introduced by Republican members of congress that could have a major impact on U.S....

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Carson City Mint Morgan Silver Dollars

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #131 ….. The topic here is...

Coin Board News – Number 24 – Fall 2012

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE! TIME FLIES   Yes, it’s been five years since publication of my book Coin Collecting Boards of the 1930s & 1940: A Complete...

Creatively Marketing Your Rare Coins in the Private Market

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com ...... Through clever marketing by auction companies and prominent media coverage of all major auction sales, many sellers...

CoinWeek Interview with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) CEO Anna...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Summary of the creation of the 2012 Girl Scouts commemorative coin program: Oct. 15, 2009 House bill H.R. 621 passed,...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – Are You A BELIEVER?

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast....  Remember that Rod Stewart song-Maggie Mae?  The lyrics of the song go something like this, ‘it’s late September and I...

Numismatic Housekeeping

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   From time to time, we find ourselves revisiting articles we’ve published to add in that one...

What If Only 3% of Adults Wanted To Purchase Physical Gold...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com The general public probably attributes the recent strength in gold and silver prices to a huge...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Special 1839-O Liberty Seated Dime

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #130 ….. Among classic U.S. coins,...

The Coin Analyst: QE3 and the Outlook for Precious Metals

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, Federal...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – It’s ALL about the Money (and...

By Vic Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics Dear Rare Coin Enthusiasts, In this month’s RCRW, I am going to discuss some tremendously undervalued areas of the market...

Circulated Barber Quarters, with emphasis upon recent auction results for Key...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #129 ….. Barber Quarters are a...

Wednesday Will Be Key Day For Precious Metals Markets

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Gold and silver prices have been strong since the end of July, with gold up more...

Numismatic Americana Long Beach Expo Fall 2012 Show Report

By William Shamhart - Numismatic Americana ....... It is well known to the readers of my show reports that I have a hard time writing...

Federal Judge Upholds Verdict – Switt-Langbord 1933 Double Eagles remain the...

UPDATE: U.S. District Judge Legrome D. Davis has ruled in favor of the United States Government, upholding the decision of a federal court jury...

Legend Numismatics Long Beach Show Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ........ First off, we noticed that David Hall and crew are working their tails off to try and make...

The Coin Analyst: The MS70 Debate Revisited

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… One of the most hotly contested issues in the modern coin realm concerns third party certification and MS70 coins. A...

The Coin Analyst: First Spouse Series Update

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… 2012 has been an interesting year for the First Spouse gold $10 coin series. For the first time in the...

For CladKing, It’s All About the Clads

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   INTRODUCING THE CLADKING Sam Petry, better known online by the handle “CladKing”, is a pioneer in the area of...