Legend Coin Market Report – The Long Beach Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   INCLUDED IN THIS MARKET REPORT ARE EXPERIENCES AND OBSERVATIONS FROM OUR POINT OF VIEW. LEGEND NUMISMATICS MOSTLY DEALS...

Did Louis Eliasberg Understand and Pursue Gem Quality Coins?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #384 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   An often repeated viewpoint...

Gold Markets Report – Gold at 10 Month Highs for Many...

Commentary for Monday, August 28, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $17.20 at $1,309.70 in...

What Do the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set Sales Numbers Mean?

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   The Mint came prepared. Sales for the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set began at noon Eastern Time on August 1, and in...

Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

NGC world-class gold rarities roar; US copper icons keep pace By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is in the...

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Rewriting history is a great temptation to ideologues of left and right, but recalls the old child’s prayer...

Your Kids Don’t Want Your Coins, But I Know Someone Who...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Kids today don’t care about coins. That’s not a problem. A recent CoinWeek article discussed three events at the 2017...

At the End of an ANA Presidency, a Look Back and...

The Future of the American Numismatic Association By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, my presidency of the American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

At the ANA, Many Attempts to Bridge the Coin Collecting Divide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   To hear some veterans of the industry tell it, the coin hobby of today is a...

CoinWeek Podcast #74: Former U.S. Mint Director Talks About Realities of...

CoinWeek Podcast #74: Former U.S. Mint Director Talks About Realities of Gold Ownership Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Legend Coin Market Report – Post-ANA World’s Fair

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THIS REPORT IS BEING WRITTEN BASED UPON THE EXPERIENCES AND OBSERVATIONS OF LEGEND NUMISMATICS. LEGEND DEALS IN TOP...

GoldDealer Precious Metals Market Report – Gold Moves Higher After FOMC...

Precious Metals Market Commentary for Wednesday, July 26, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $2.70...

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics & Market Report – Making Real Money...

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   Mid-July Report SUMMERTIME SLOW The summer doldrums are alive and well. Something we did not think about: our customer base...

Legend Market Report – Summer FUN Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   AN EXCELLENT STATE SHOW We attended the Summer FUN Show specifically to meet with a customer. We did not...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 3

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In Part 1, I frame the topic and put forth the perspectives of very accomplished collectors regarding natural toning....

Modern Legal Tender Silver Bullion Coins – The Big Three

By Richard Schwary - Ask The Expert about silver bullion coins - www.golddealer.com ......   The Big Three when it comes to legal tender silver bullion coins...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 2

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In Part 1, I discussed the fact that almost all sophisticated collectors of U.S. coins have a very strong...

Eye Appeal of Coins in the Age of the Internet

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I’ve recently read articles on other websites about how the coin market has changed in the last few decades....

Legend Market Report – First Half of 2017 and Happy July...

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   The first half of 2017 is over and was Legend Numismatics best since 2012. We can now sit...

Legend Numismatics: Hot Topics – Smart People Can Do Dumb Things

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   Journal entries from the founder of Legend Numismatics, Laura Sperber, help you stay current with the real happenings...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 1

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In the history of coin collecting in the U.S., most of the greatest all-time collections were characterized by many...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Ignores a Weaker Dollar

Commentary on Gold Prices for Tuesday, June 27, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold Prices closed up...

CoinWeek Ask: Our New Coin Question and Answer Live Stream, Replay

Take your hobby to the next level with some straight up answers to your pressing coin questions. CoinWeek editor and 13-time Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG)...

Legend Market Report – Mid-June Market Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   ANOTHER GREAT SALES WEEK We think we know why we are selling so much - we've had the goods...

Legend Market Report – Long Beach Coin Show Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   HOW TO MAKE A GOOD MARKET LOOK BAD Have a miserable Long Beach Show and Auction and then repeat...

Legend Market Report – Pre-Long Beach Show Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   A TIDAL WAVE HIT US WOW! Totally unexpected and out of the clear blue sky, between last Tuesday afternoon...

Coin Grading Is in the Eye of the Beholder of the...

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   I recently read the great piece by Josh Mcmorrow-Hernandez on CoinWeek about what a coin's grade says...

What Your Coin’s Grade Says About You as a Collector

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Forrest Gump, the namesake protagonist of the 1994 hit drama Forrest Gump, remarks, “My mama always said you can...

Legend Market Report – Demand Strong While Supply “Meh”

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THIS PAST WEEK'S ACTION Finally, Spring is in the air and so is coin collecting. We are greatly surprised...

Gold Markets Firm – Are You an Optimist or Pessimist?

Commentary for Tuesday, May 16, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $6.40 at $1,236.40 today....