Legend Numismatics Market Report – All that Glitters is Generic Gold

Generic US GOLD Coins By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ……. Very interesting what is happening with gold. It has come down nearly 10% in the...

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Why Do We Still Make...

By CoinWeek....   Last Sunday, HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver featured a segment on the elimination of the penny. Fans of Comedy Central's The...

Money Metals Exchange: Trouble Is Brewing in the Paper Markets for...

By Clint Siegner - Money Metals Exchange....   Precious metals bulls question why metals prices keep falling in the face of what appears to be strong...

Legend Numismatics Market Report – An Observation About The Top End...

1895 50C PR68 Cameo PCGS. CAC By Legend Numismatics ..........   Last week we briefly commented about how Sothebys and Christies rang up around $2 BILLION dollars...

Some Appreciate Rare Coin Pedigrees, Some Destroy Pedigrees

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek.com – MFrarecoins.com ......   A pedigree, in numismatic terms, is the line of ownership of a coin or piece of paper...

Money Metals Exchange: Undeniable Truths about Precious Metals (Don’t Forget These…)

By Clint Siegner - Money Metals Exchange....   From first to worst. Gold and silver were the best assets to own during the first decade of...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 2

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Click Here for Part 1 In this article I continue my thoughts on rarity by stating that you cannot...

Coin Collecting Strategies – The Concept of Value in the Acquisition...

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company....   There is a misconception in the minds of many investors and collectors...

Legend Numismatics Market Report – The Baltimore Show

Congratulations to Mary Counts and here team for staging another wonderful Baltimore Show. Her team really does want feedback and they do care about...

Eye Appeal Rules Current Rare Coin Market

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   The market has become nearly obsessed with eye appeal and quality. The rare coin market evolves over time and...

Money Metals Exchange: The Fed, Debt Ceiling, and Physical Silver Premiums

By Clint Siegner - Money Metals Exchange ....   Gold and silver spot prices lost ground to a strengthening U.S. dollar last week. The dollar enjoyed...

Coin Collecting – Historic Relevancy On A Budget – What Tier...

Collector types and their various opinions on the present market. By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. As fall gives way all too rapidly to the...

Are “Raw” Coins a Raw Deal?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   -- The change in your pocket going "ching-a-ling-a-ling" -- The roll of “unsearched” Ike dollars you bought on...

Coin Collectors Focused-Rejuvenated This Fall; NGC Protects Preserves For Posterity

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. New Hobbyists Entering The Fold; The Collectors Favorite—CC Morgan Dollars—Surging Ahead; Toned Morgans Hot. It is a cool rainy...

The 7 Biggest Lies Told (and Believed) about Gold

By Guy Christopher - Money Metals Exchange....   It’s hard to say which lie about gold is the biggest whopper. Many widely held beliefs about gold are...

The Specter of Coin Doctoring and The Survival of Great Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #301 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Gold Shows Strength as Debt Ceiling Showdown Approaches

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   Gold and silver markets enter this week on improved technical footing. The precious metals each rallied above resistance...

What do Coin Auction Prices Represent?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. For better or worse, the current market has come to heavily rely on auction prices to determine the...

Don’t Be Fooled: A Stealth Bull Market in Gold and Silver...

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   What gold and silver investors want to know above all is when the bull market will resume. In...

Key Chart Shows Silver at Critical Crossroads

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   Gold and silver markets enter the week with an opportunity to build on last Friday’s strong reversal. The...

Beyond Plastic: It’s What’s Inside (the Holder) That Counts

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company....   There was a time when collectors in the market simply bought a...

U.S. Gold Coins – High-Grade No Motto New Orleans Eagles: An...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner....   Having just sold a glorious pair of high-grade No Motto New Orleans eagles, I thought it would be...

Citibank Calls for Helicopter Money Drops across Globe

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   A quietly panicking Janet Yellen and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided the U.S. economy still isn’t...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON?

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ........ We're going to be brutally frank here. In our strong opinion, three issues have constrained the market recently: lack...

Don’t Be Hasty When Selling Your Coins- Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. In our previous installment we covered the public auction and mail bid sales as venues for the sale of your coins. Next...

Coin Market Strong – Three Major Sales In September

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. 20th century type targeted by collectors; Indian Cents and Buffalo Nickels on the move; Wholesale trading brisk I really...

Room to Run: Epic Portfolio Strategy for Rarities

By Bruce Smith Sr. Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer - Blanchard and Company.... I write quite a bit about finding what I call “opportunity specie” in...

The Duckor Collection of Gold Dollars: A Post-Sale Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner.....   I had a personal investment in the recent sale of Dr. Steven Duckor’s gold dollar collection at the...

Holders, Folders and Albums: A Collector’s Reference Guide

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Many collectors do not even give it a thought. Yet every year, thousands of coins costing considerable sums are ruined due...

Legend Numismatics Rare Coin Market Report – The 2015 ANA Show

1849-O G$1 Open Wreath MS65+ PCGS Secure. Gold CAC By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics....   As many of you read, the PRE ANA PNG Show was...