Auctions show continued resilience at top of market for rare coins

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report Blog Things continue to be rosy at the top end of the rare coin market. Looking at...

WHERE ARE ALL THE COOL COINS?

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ( A portion of her Recent Market Report) The FUN show had a small group of monster coins in...

Is a bubble forming for “Top of Pop” coins?

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report Blog First published in the Jan. 31, 2011, issue of Coin World At the Numismatic Guaranty Corp. luncheon...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Jan. 2011 FUN Convention in...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #35 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The Jan. 2011 FUN Convention in...

William Shamhart 2011 FUN Coin Show Report

By William Shamhart - Numismatic Americana It seems as if the Holiday season of 2010 was six months ago. Not because it wasn’t...

New year, New Rare Coin Auction Firm

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report The year 2010 ended with a bang for the rare coin market, as a merger of Bowers...

Are Rare Coins Investments?

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report Blog First published in the Jan. 10, 2011, issue of Coin World Are rare coins an investment class?...

LOOKING FORWARD TO A BIGGER 2011 – IS BIGGER BETTER?

Hot Topics by Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics Consolidation in reverse! I expected a few firms to fold and smaller dealers to shut. Out of...

Laura Sperber: 2010 IN REVIEW-MY VISION

What a year it was. We saw gold hit a new record and the stock market made a semi come back. The coin market had what I would call a turbulent but productive year. Prices did not go up as much as good coins weren't being drowned by dreck anymore. There actually has been a small influx of new collectors.

Coin Market: Generics slow to match gains of gold, silver

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report First published in the November 8, 2010, issue of Coin World Some of the coins that one would...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – October 2010

Hi, my name is Vic Bozarth and I am a Rare Coin Road Warrior. I have spent most of my twenty plus years...

Gold Dominates Coin Market as Records Fall

By Steve Roach First published in the Nov. 1, 2010, issue of Coin World Gold is currently the engine that is driving the rare coin market. It...

The Gold, Silver and Rare Coin Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics - Below is a portion of the most recent Legend Market Report GOLD This is hard for us to believe...

Ponterio & Associates to Auction the Wa She Wong Collection of...

Ponterio & Associates, a division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, is pleased to present the Wa She Wong Collection of Chinese and Asian coins as well as other fine properties in its December Hong Kong Auction held Dec. 3-4, 2010

US Coins: Those Magical CC Morgans

The market is good – stable prices and strong demand for rarities along with an expanding collector base. In fact, an 1804 Class 1 Draped Bust Dollar just traded for $3.7 million at the Central States Numismatic Society coin convention in Rosemont, IL.