Greg Reynolds

Greg Reynolds has carefully examined a majority of the greatest U.S. coins and most of the finest classic U.S. type coins. He personally attended sales of the Eliasberg, Pittman, Newman, and Gardner Collections, among other landmark events. Greg has also covered major auctions of world coins, including the sale of the Millennia Collection. In addition to more than four hundred analytical columns for CoinWeek and at least 50 articles for CoinLink, Reynolds has contributed hundreds of articles to Numismatic News newspaper and related publications. Greg is also a multi-year winner of the ‘Best All-Around Portfolio’ award from the NLG, as well as awards for individual articles, a series of articles on the Eric Newman Collection, and for best column published on a web site.
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Coin Rarity

What Makes a Great Coin Rarity?

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   I wish to focus upon the topic of viewing Great Rarities. This important topic relates to several key concepts: ...
Mint State Liberty Head Nickels. Image: CoinWeek.

An Introduction to Liberty Nickels, Part 2: Uncirculated Coins

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part 1: Circulated Liberty Nickels * * * This week's topic is the collecting of uncirculated Liberty Nickels. I...
Circulated Liberty Head Nickels. Image: CoinWeek.

An Introduction to Liberty Nickels, Part 1: Circulated Coins

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   For more than a half-century, Liberty Nickels have been extremely popular with collectors because they are inexpensive and readily...
Auction Prices for Rare Coins.

What Do Coin Auction Prices Mean?

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   Though auction prices are often cited as market prices, not enough has been written about the nature and meaning...

Rare & Inexpensive Early Silver Coins of Ecuador

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #395 By Greg Reynolds ..... The early silver coins of Ecuador are...

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginning Collectors

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ..... People have asked me, “What should I collect,” or, separately, “What are the best coins to buy now.”...

Why Are 1943 Copper and 1944 Steel Lincoln Cent Errors So Valuable?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Lincoln Cent Errors, Coin Markets #306   For CoinWeek by Greg Reynolds ..... Although 1909-S VDB and 1914-D pennies are often thought of as...

Colonial Coinage – Fugio Coppers Are Not One-Cent Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #404 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Research for this discussion...

Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles – The Only Coin Series Struck at...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #403 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Liberty Head half eagles...

Gold Sovereigns & Triple Unites Lead British Gold Coins Auctioned in New York

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #402 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Among all the coin auctions conducted in New York...

World Coin Rarities Auctioned at NYINC in New York

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #401 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ..... From Monday, January 8 to Sunday, January 14, there...

Coin Collecting Strategies – ‘The World is Your Oyster’!

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #400 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Pearls come from oysters, and the term pearl is...

The Most Famous Coins or Patterns in the History of Britain – The Petition...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting , #399 A CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds Crowns, Five Shilling silver coins, of King Charles II are...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 32: Liberty Seated Dimes 1838-60

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #398 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Liberty Seated dimes were...

Pre-1917 Proof Set Prices From the 1970s to 2017 – The Blue Moon Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #397 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ..... The first part of...

Great Collection Coin Auctions

Bullion Sharks Gold

Doug Winter Numismatics Branch Mint Gold

Blanchard Coins

Rick Snow Eagle Eye Rare Coins