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

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...

Gold Coin Collecting – How Much Do You Have to Pay to Play?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I get calls from potential new gold coin collectors nearly every day. Some of them have...

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 Maze

Coin Expert Advice – Ten Tips For Selling Your Coins

Selling Your Coins by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As someone who sells a lot of coins, I have some selling tips/tricks/thoughts that...

What to Buy to Begin Investing in the Rare Coin Market

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek on the Rare Coin Market - MFrarecoins.com ......   Last week I wrote about "Basic Tools for Buying Rare Coins in...

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...
Coin Grading - A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins - Doug Winter

Coin Grading – A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a...

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....

Overall and Comparative Rarity Analysis of Dahlonega Gold Coinage

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Using the revised population estimates in the third edition of my book, it is possible to make...
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Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting .....   Some ACCG (Ancient Coin Collectors Guild) members have asked what they can do to assure that the...

Park Avenue Numismatics Launches Free Online Rare Coin Encyclopedia

Park Avenue Numismatics has announced the launch of its’ new online Rare Coin Encyclopedia at www.parkavenumis.com according to Bob Green, President and C.E.O. Park...
1799 $10 Eagle

How to Add Value to Your Early Gold Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com You can make random purchases of early United States gold coins and, if you are lucky, you might acquire some...

Coin Market Report and Trading Insights

Harry Miller President, Millers Mint and Numismatic Commentator David Lisot, Interviewer Harry Miller writes columns for several coin publications. He gives an overview of the coin market...

Mark Salzberg — A Passion for Collecting

In an interview for Heritage Magazine, NGC Chairman Mark Salzberg shares his passion for collecting. Read the full interview by Johannes Werner, here. Certified Success...

Budget Coin Collecting – Ten Attractive and Inexpensive World Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The current economic slump has forced many collectors to cut spending to the bone. Even with their allure, coins...
How to Sell Your Coins and Work With Coin Dealers

How to Sell Your Coins and Work With Coin Dealers

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   There is little doubt that, along with the U.S. Mint, coin dealers are probably the most frequently criticized players...

Building a Basic Type Set of Five Dollar Gold Pieces

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The half eagle is the very first gold coin to be struck at the United States mint. This denomination...

Coin Collecting: Do We Still Have a $20 Hobby ?

By Mark Benvenuto (updated 10-2011) If you are like many collectors, you may have spent a bit of time wondering just where our hobby...

A Kid’s Guide to Collecting Coins Now Available

IOLA, Wis. (Oct. 17, 2011) -- Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, websites and events for the coin and...

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part 1, Dimes and...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #78 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The topic here is ideas for beginning and...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part 2, Quarters

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting  #79 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The topic here is ideas for beginning and intermediate...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part 3, Three Cent...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #80 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Here are facts and ideas for beginning and...

The NFL GM’s Theory of Coin Buying

By Doug Winter  for RareGoldCoins.com Is it possible that a strategy used by the General Manager of your favorite National Football League team can...

Considerations for Investing In Rare Coins

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Prices of rare coins appreciate because new money enters the rare coin market vying for their limited supply....

Coin Grading – Practice Your Grading Skills

Thoughts on Coin Grading by Stewart Huckaby for Heritage CoinWeek Content Partner Over the last few months, a member of one of the coin forums...

We Sell Coins, Why Do We Care About A Comic Book?

By Laura Sperber, - Legend Numismatics Market Report - Re-posted with Permission on CoinWeek Last week a copy reputed to be the finest of Superman...

PCGS Hosts Collectors Club Grading Contest at 2012 FUN

(Orlando, Florida) -- Collectors attending the upcoming Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando, January 5 - 7, 2012, will have the opportunity to test...

What are Proof Coins Anyway?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Two of the most basic terms that anyone new to numismatics needs to understand are Business Strike and...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Dazzling Collecting Journey of Dr. Steven Duckor

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #85 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek....   If Dr. Steven Duckor currently owned...