Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Summer FUN Auction, part 2,...

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #61 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The official auction of the Summer FUN...

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....

Basic Tools for Buying Rare Coins in Today’s Market

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com Okay, so you’ve decided that owning rare coins for economic and personal reasons makes sense. Now, how...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Summer FUN Auction, with emphasis...

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #60 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The official auction of the Summer FUN Convention...

Heritage and Stack’s Bowers compete to fill Summer ANA coin auctions

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the July 11, 2011, issue of Coin World As Bowers and Merena merged with Stack’s at the...

Upward Pressure on Prices for High-End Rare Coins is Building

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com The rare coin market has been building strength since the immediate shock wore off from the financial meltdown...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Dimes

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #59 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The U.S. Mint has produced dimes...

20 Interesting, Undervalued U.S. Gold Coins You Can Buy for Less...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com In a recent blog, I mentioned the fact that the entry level to become a buyer of interesting United...

Legend Coin Market Report: FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR-A GOOD ONE!

By Laura Sperber - Rare Coin Market Report THE POTENTIAL OF RARE COINS Our expectations of 2011 were for it to be good....

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...

Coin Board News – Number 19

By David W. Lange - July 2011 - www.coincollectingboards.net....   MARKET ACTIVITY There seemed to be more than the usual coin board activity on eBay over...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, part...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin community #58 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week, I wrote about copper and silver...

Rare Coin Road Warrior June 2011

Greetings Rare Coin Enthusiasts, My name is Vic Bozarth and I am the Rare Coin Road Warrior. My wife Sherri and I attend...

Are coins undervalued as an asset class?

By Steve Roach - SteveRoachOnline.com First published in the May 16, 2011, issue of Coin World In early June, several coin dealers wrote blogs that compared...

Coin Prices: Liquidation Value Often Varies Greatly from Replacement Value

By Mark Ferguson I recently completed a coin appraisal in which each coin was worth around $50,000. In the process of performing the appraisal...

Top rarities like 1794 silver dollars in high demand at $22M+...

By Steve Roach - First published in the June 27, 2011, issue of Coin World Three firms held auctions immediately before and during...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, part...

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #57 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds   In my columns of April 6 and of...

Where have all the good coins gone?

By Vic Bozarth - Rare Coin Market Report Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, I am writing this morning from the Long Beach Coin Show. It...

Gold And Silver Prices Clobbered Repeatedly, Hit Bottom, Start To Recover!

By Patrick A Heller - Liberty Coin Service Beware June 30--The End Of QE2! US Government Takes Two More Steps Toward Nationalization Of Private Retirement...

Legend Coin Market Report: Generic Gold Is In Serious Trouble

By laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics We have wrestled with how to break this news. Unlike so many other dealers who are in denial, want...

The Upcoming ANA Coin Show And Bourse Etiquette

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments I just finished with the June 2011 copy of The Numismatist, which is the 120th Anniversary Convention Issue,...

Long-Term Coin Market Trends are Evolving

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek - MFrarecoins.com To see where the coin market is headed into the future it’s often helpful to look back at...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The June 2011 Long Beach Auction,...

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #56 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The topic this week is a selection...

Broad Demand Seen For Walking Liberty Half Dollars

By Steve Roach - First published in the June 16, 2011, issue of Coin World Demand is broad for Mint State Walking Liberty half...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Prize silver dollars in the Hesselgesser...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #55 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Dr. Robert Hesselgesser assembled one...

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...

Why the Rare Coin Market Isn’t the Art Market

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   As much as coin dealers--myself included--try to compare the coin market to the art market, the more you look...

Coin Show Reports- The Rare Coin Road Warrior

by Vic Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics My name is Vic Bozarth and I am the Rare Coin Road Warrior.  I travel to 40 coin shows...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Two Cent Pieces

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #54 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds   Two-Cent Pieces are interesting and fun...