Will Greek Sovereign Debt Default On March 23?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com A standard prudent business practice is to plan for contingencies. Contingencies are future events...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Finest Known Carson City, Nevada Gold...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #96 At the ANA Convention...

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 Coin Analyst: 2011 Low Mintage Key Coins Likely to Perform...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Determining which coins will be low mintage keys in their respective series is a significant part of the fun of...

How Could Silver Short Sellers Cover Their Positions?

By Patrick A. Heller - Liberty Coin Service Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com In my previous column, I discussed how the COMEX Commercial traders...

The Coin Analyst: The Modern Commemorative Coin Program and the Launch...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Critics often assert that too many modern U.S. commemorative coins have been issued, and that the program has been abused...

Blatant Suppression Of Silver Prices

By Patrick A. Heller - Liberty Coin Service Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com One tactic used by the US government, its trading partners, and...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Half Dimes, including an 1802

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #95 Contrary to popular belief, not...

Counterfeits and coin doctoring: Two threats to long-term rare coin market

By Steve Roach First published in the Feb. 13, 2012, issue of Coin World The problems of counterfeit coins and “coin doctoring” are two issues...

The Coin Analyst: Classic vs. Modern: Both Kinds of Coins Are...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The community of people who actively collect coins includes those who are mainly interested in classic coins, those who focus...

THE COIN MARKET VS THE ART MARKET

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics Market Report We know people think we are wrong for comparing the two. We are are NOT making a...

The Coin Analyst: World Coin Market Strong at 2012 Berlin World...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Every year in February the most important international coin fair of the year is held in Berlin, Germany. It...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Announces Some Major Changes to the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   The America the Beautiful Quarters five-ounce silver bullion and numismatic program has faced problems since before the first coins...

Two Fresh Examples Of Gold Price Suppression

By Patrick A. Heller - Liberty Coin Service Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com As I discussed in my last column, the US government’s suppression...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early Silver Dollars & Grading Issues

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #94 .....   Over the last two...

Various Ways to Invest in Gold, Silver and Other Precious Metals

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Using gold as an example, the first investing decision you need to make is whether you want to...

Legend Numismatics February Long Beach Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics CoinWeek Content Partner .......   Ever jump into a pool head first to find there was no water? We just did...

Primary Differences Between Investing in Bullion Coins and Collector Coins

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Let’s begin by looking at what money really is, using the settling of the United States by the...

Interview with Dr. Michael Bugeja Part II: “Coins Are Art You...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the second part of the interview I did with Dr. Michael Bugeja, who serves on the Citizens Coinage...

Rush To Buy Physical Gold And Silver Hasn’t Started Yet

By Patrick A. Heller - Liberty Coin Service Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Even though gold and silver prices are up significantly since the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Liberty Seated Half Dollars on Platinum...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the  collecting community #93 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds It has been a while since I...

The Coin Analyst: GOP Presidential Candidates and the Gold Standard

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek For the first time since the early 1980's gold and a possible return to the gold standard have emerged as...

Gold And Silver Strong In January—What Now?

By Patrick A. Heller - Liberty Coin Service Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Through the COMEX close on Monday, January 30, the prices of...

Interview with CCAC Member Dr. Michael Bugeja Part I: “I Am...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Dr. Michael Bugeja was appointed last year to serve on the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee, which advises the U.S. Secretary...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Bust Half Dollars on Platinum Night

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #92 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Regarding the FUN Convention auction...

When Is Deep Cameo/Ultra Cameo Proof Gold Worth a Premium?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Having recently handled a considerable number of impressive Proof gold coins, I’ve been thinking about when a...

The Coin Analyst: Possible New U.S. Collector Coins Suggested in Mint...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Last week a polling company hired by the U.S. Mint e-mailed some of its customers a fascinating survey that sought...

January 2012 Rare Coin Road Warrior – Follow the Money!

By Vic Bozarth - Rare Coin Road Warrior www.bozarthnumismatics.com This morning Sherri and I are on the West or the ‘left coast’. Over the years I...

The Coin Analyst: Market Analysis and Latest Developments on 25th Anniversary...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Late last year the 25th anniversary American silver eagle sets that were released at the end of November dominated the...