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...

Coins’ rarity not sole driver of market prices: Collecting patterns can...

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the June 4, 2012, Special Edition issue of Coin World A reader recently asked how a 1909-S Lincoln, V.D.B. cent...

Good Values in Type Three Liberty Head Double Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Expert Contributor If you collect rare United States gold coins, you’ll notice that certain series have extremely compressed values. As...

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,...

Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins: A Conversation with John Maben

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek John Maben, owner of John Maben Rare Coins and Modern Coin Mart , and Eric Jordan, author of the book,...

The Controversy over 1841 Quarter Eagles, Part 3, The physical characteristics...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #109 There is not a need...

Modern Coin News Round-Up: News from Major World Mints

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek UK Royal Mint Announces Changes to Britannia Coins On April 26 Nick Bowkett of the UK’s Royal Mint posted an...

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...

Values are Quietly Rising for Ultra Rare Coins

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com The rich are getting richer and they’re pushing values higher – sometimes much higher - for ultra rare...

The Coin Analyst: Extremely Rare 1870-S $3 Gold Coin To Be...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Update: It appears that this item has been removed from the auction The 1870-S $3.00 gold coin is one of...

The Controversy over 1841 Quarter Eagles, Part 2, Casual Collecting in...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #108 As this is the second...

Is The Huge JPMorgan Chase “Derivatives” Loss The Opening Of The...

Last Thursday, after US markets had closed, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon disclosed that the bank had absorbed losses in excess of $2 billion...

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coins Outperforming U.S. Issues This Year

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek 2012 has been a remarkable year for modern coin collectors in terms of the quality and range of products offered...

THE ANA MID WINTER DENVER SHOW

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics First, we'd like to apologize for the tweet we sent out when we got the show about the...

Coin Submission Success Strategies

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker If you’re anything like me, then you occasionally submit coins to one of the major Third Party Grading companies...

Is US Government Gold Price Suppression Illegal?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com In my constant complaints about the US government, its trading partners, and allies suppressing gold...

The Coin Analyst: The Euro Crisis, Currency Wars, and the Outlook...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Many analysts regularly predict the break-up of the euro zone and even of the European Union, but in reality neither...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Controversy over 1841 Quarter Eagles...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #107 Quarter Eagles (U.S. $2½ gold...

The Coin Analyst: Interview with Michele Coiron on Promoting Sales of...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Michele Coiron is director of sales for the fund-raising affiliate of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, known as...

The 2011 Army Half Dollar Reconsidered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek The 2011 U.S. Army half dollar has been selling for a significant premium in 2012, despite the...

Defining “Coin Doctoring” and a busy Central States coin show

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the May 14, 2012, issue of Coin World The just-completed Central States Numismatic Society convention represented a busy...

Former Central Banker Confirms US Government Gold Price Suppression Efforts

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Last Sunday, a new study was released.  Titled “Dr. Zijlstra’s Final Settlement:  Gold as the...

Coin Analyst Special Report: Numismatic Community Divided Over New E-Bay Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek There is a consensus among coin collectors and numismatists that it is important that e-Bay have policies designed to protect...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Not Yet Famous 1864 Quarter Eagles...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #106 Among Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold...

CAC to Accept Eisenhower Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek I’m happy to announce this week that CAC, the Certified Acceptance Corporation, will announce that they will now accept Cu-Ni...

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,...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Plans for 75th Anniversary San Francisco...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Mint has announced that it will honor the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco branch of the U.S....

US Monetary Coercion Could Backfire, Resulting In A Global Gold Standard

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On March 17, through pressure from the US government and some European nations, Iran was...

The Coin Analyst: There’s More to Gold’s Future Than Quantitative Easing

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek There is no question that the policies of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, specifically its role in shaping monetary policy,...