Learning How to Grade – Part 3

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Originally Appeared in Canadian Coin News In our previous installment of “Learning How to Grade” we spoke about circulated coins and the basics...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-July 2012

Plus:  ‘Old Time’ Seated Liberty Dollar Collection to be offered at Baltimore In this month’s Rare Coin Road Warrior, I will report on activity at...

Collecting the Ultimate 1981 Mint Set

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ...... 1981 marked the beginning of the Reagan administration and the seeming end of the coin Wilmington, Delaware shopkeeper...

Can Global Financial System Avoid Crashing Before November US Elections?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com As more people come to realize that “quantitative easing” (which is the current disguise to...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Silver Dimes by Design Type

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #113 The topic here is assembling...

The Coin Analyst: Gold’s New Role in the Global Monetary System...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Knowledge is power when it comes to any kind of investing.  There is probably no area where that is more...

USA Coin Album: The San Francisco Mint Coinage of 1923, Part...

Posted by David W. Lange, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Research Director ..... Certain issues of United States coins seem to hold more appeal than similar coins of...

Coin Shows: June Long Beach or the rebirth of a classic?

By William Shamhart - NumismaticAmericana.com.... We, that is, Christine and I, just returned from the second Long Beach show of the year and WOW what...

Revisiting Reportable Bullion & Cash Transactions

By Richard Schwary – California Numismatic Investments (www.golddealer.com) It is hard to believe it has been a couple of years since my first comments about government...

Legend Numismatics Market Report: The June Doldrums

By laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics NO DOLDRUMS HERE! We still do not know what happened in May. No one wanted to do anything and there...

The Coin Analyst: San Francisco Silver Eagle Sets Debut

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... When the U.S. Mint issues a special silver eagle set, it is an important numismatic event. On June 7 the...

An Introduction to Liberty Nickels, Part 2, Uncirculated Coins

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #112 Click Here to read Part...

Gold: Foreign Central Banks Versus The US Government

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com An important market shift has occurred, as I expected, that now pits a growing number of...

Perth Mint Excludes U.S. Customers From Direct Dragon Proof Coin Sales

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Coins from the Perth Mint in Western Australia are eagerly collected all over the world and are renowned for their...

The Value of Old Numismatic Books

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker Special Contributors to CoinWeek - When Hubert and I set out to write numismatic books, we did so because the...

Coin Board News – Summer 2012

By David lange - www.coincollectingboards.net MARKET ACTIVITY There’s not a lot to report with respect to internet offerings, which have been unremarkable this past quarter....

Rare Coin Market Report – The Thrill of the Hunt &...

June 2012 Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, What most NON Collectors don’t realize is how big a ‘thrill’ we Numismatists and collectors (in general) get out...

The Coin Analyst: David Lawrence Rare Coins Eliminates Buyers’ Fees for...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... John Feigenbaum is president of David Lawrence Rare Coins (www.davidlawrence.com), a retail and auction rare coin company founded in 1979....

Governments And Financial Media No Longer Pretending Everything Is Fine

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com I’ve been warning you for well over a year that the US was not experiencing an...

An Introduction to Liberty Nickels, part 1, Circulated Coins

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #111 For more than a half-century,...

The Coin Analyst: Is “Mint to Demand” the New Normal?

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Some U.S. Mint products have always been essentially made to demand, that is produced to whatever level buyers order, rather...

Legend Numismatics June Long Beach 2012 Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics LONG BEACH-32 YEARS AND.... We have been coming to this show for over 32 years now. All we can do...

Learning How to Grade – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Link to Part 1 The grade of a coin is the single most important ingredient to its value. Before proceeding with this installment, I’ll...

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...

More Behind-The-Scenes Positive Prospects For Higher Gold Prices

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com While a lot of attention is focused on European debt problems and the US elections,...

Learning How to Grade – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Originally Appeared in Canadian Coin News My biggest pet peeve about our wonderful hobby of coin collecting is the over-grading of coins. I...

Modern U.S. Coin News Round-Up: New Releases from the U.S. Mint

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek 1.) First 2012 America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Coins Released The U.S. Mint has finally provided information on the 2012 America the Beautiful...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Condition Rarity, Silver Washington Quarters

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #110 My topic this week is...

Potential Tax-Free Profits In Tangible Assets

By Patrick A. Heller - Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com....   If you invest in paper assets like stocks, bonds, CDs, and currencies and earn...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-Yankee Go Home! – May 2012

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, As many of you already know, my name is Vic Bozarth and I am the Rare Coin Road Warrior.  In...