Overall and Comparative Rarity Analysis of Dahlonega Gold Coinage

By Doug Winter - RareDateGold.com Using the revised population estimates in the third edition of my book, it is possible to make some interesting observations...

New Market Trends Emerge from Changes in Coin Grading

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek - MFrarecoins.com The coin market is at the leading edge of an emerging trend in coin grading and coin pricing....

A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

BY Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a problem in the...

A Look at Advanced Rare Coin Collecting

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com ......   When most people think of coin collecting, they think of filling albums with coins organized by date...

What to Buy to Begin Investing In and Building a Collection...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek - MFrarecoins.com Last week I wrote about "Basic Tools for Buying Rare Coins in Today’s Market." As I talked...

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 Collecting: How Much Do You Have to Pay to Play?

By Doug Winter - RareDateGold.com I get calls from potential new gold coin collectors nearly every day. Some of them have spent a good...

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...

Stick With The Keys… Coin Collecting Strategies

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com When I was a kid just beginning to get serious about coins, an older local dealer made a comment that...

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...

Collecting Morgan Dollars Part II: an Interview with Steve Estes

by Louis Golino To view Part 1 of this article...Click Here Steve Estes is a Portland, Oregon coin dealer and a professional numismatist who has been...

Collecting Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #53 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ......   More than 20 years ago, there was...

Coin Terminology: Is it a Widget?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com One of the newer catch-all coin terms that’s been making the rounds is “widget.” This is a derogatory term meaning...

What is a Fresh Coin?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .....   I was recently having a numismatic conversation with someone about an auction (sad life, I know...) and the subject...

Small Coin Shows and Smart Phones

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities A look at the PNNA - Tukwila,WA Dealers have prattled on and on about the lack of fresh material. The ...

Coin Auctions, eBay and the Games People Play, Part One.

Rare Coin Market Report by Vic Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics In this month’s RCMR I am going to talk about rare coin auctions and the...

Coin Board News – For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

By David Lange - www.coincollectingboards.net MARKET ACTIVITY After the amazing developments during the last quarter of 2010, the new year has started out relatively quiet....

Krause Presents ‘Safe Coin Investing’ Webinar with David Harper on Monday

On Monday, March 28th, David Harper the editor of Numismatic News will be hosting a free webinar on "Safe Coin Investing". This is the first...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Super Premiums for Common Silver Dollars...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and coin collecting #45 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds In the recent auction in Sacramento, two 1881-S...

Bozarth Rare Coin Market Report

We are already well into our third month of the year and the rare coin market is really cooking. Bullion prices are up,...

One size fits all pricing approach doesn’t always work with Morgan...

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the March 7, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World The Morgan dollar is widely traded at all levels,...

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginners

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

4 Easy Tips on How to Build a Great Collection

By Legend Numismatics Legend Numismatics has built more of the FINEST KNOWN Collections of true classic US coins than any dealer active today. ...

Coin Marketing: Not affiliated with, licensed or endorsed by the US...

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments How many times have you seen this disclaimer on those cheesy TV ads selling something which looks like...

Are Rare Coins Investments?

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