Counterfeits and coin doctoring: Two threats to long-term rare coin market

By Steve Roach First published in the Feb. 13, 2012, issue of Coin World The problems of counterfeit coins and “coin doctoring” are two issues...

Various Ways to Invest in Gold, Silver and Other Precious Metals

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Using gold as an example, the first investing decision you need to make is whether you want to...

Assembling A Year Set of Liberty Head Eagles, Part Two: 1867-1907

Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the first part of this article, I discussed the ins and outs of assembling a year set of...

How Are Coin Collecting Patterns Changing?

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Coin collecting habits, and the patterns with which we collect, have been constantly evolving over the decades. During...

Coin Appraisals Serve Varied Purposes

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com As an owner, or buyer or seller of rare coins, have you ever thought about how a professional...

2011 Heat Index: What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Coin...

By Doug Winter - Raregoldcoins.com A CoinWeek Content Partner A popular feature of the www.raregoldcoins.com blog is the “what’s hot and what’s not” article that I...

Coins I Never See With Good Eye Appeal Part One: Gold...

By Doug Winter - CoinWeek Content Partner www.raregoldcoins.com As I was viewing auctions lots for Heritage’s 2012 FUN sale in Dallas the other day, I got...

Coin Grading – Practice Your Grading Skills

by Stewart Huckaby for Heritage CoinWeek Content Partner Over the last few months, a member of one of the coin forums I participate in...

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....

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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 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,...

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?...