US Gold Coins – CAC Populations and Appearance Rarity: An Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com....   As I wrote in an earlier article, CAC populations have created a new category of rarity: the appearance rarity, which is...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 5: 1820 Capped Bust...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #279 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Once Again Weakens over Dollar Strength

Commentary for Tuesday, May 26, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $17.10 at $1187.20 on...

Legend Numismatics – The Pogue Sale Market Report

First, we'd like to commend Stack's and Sotheby's on the wonderful job they did producing the sale. Everything from the catalog to the auctioneer...

Gainesville Coins Market Update: May 18-22, 2015

By Gainesville Coins....   It was a largely flat week for equities as trading volumes dropped ahead of the holiday weekend in the U.S. Large investors...

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 1 (Bonus...

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Anyone approaching middle age, and those of us who have already arrived there, will no doubt remember the hair colouring commercial...

Cultural Property & Coins – The CCPIA: Then and Now

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ....   The Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act of 1983 (CCPIA) has been in effect for more...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Catches a Cold – the Dollar...

Commentary for Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $20.90 at $1206.90, putting...

The D. Brent Pogue Collection: An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant....   There have been auctions of American coins conducted in the United States since the decade following the nation’s founding. Even...

Legend Numismatics Pre-Pogue Sale Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics....   THE WAIT IS FINALLY OVER! Finally, the sale that is so huge and dynamic that it actually stopped the upper...

Gardner III Powers To $13.8 Million In Big Apple; Rarities At...

Posted by Jim Bisognani - NGC Market Report....   Rare US coins were in great demand, while many rare coins which are not fresh to the market were...

Gainesville Coins Market Update: May 11-15, 2015

By Gainesville Coins....   The dollar pulled back from its recent bull run, helping both crude oil prices and precious metals advance. Equities were mostly sideways...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Higher as the Dollar Fades after...

Commentary for Wednesday, May 13, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed surprisingly higher today up $25.50...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Can’t Get Started Even with a...

Commentary for Monday, May 11, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $5.90 today on the...

Operating in a Changing Numismatic Marketplace

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report....   With the world and rare coin market continually changing, every collector, dealer, and investor should try...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Bounces Higher on a Short-Covering Rally

Commentary for Friday, April 24, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed up $12.30 today on the...

Five Things To Know Before Buying a Coin

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Originally posted on Ron's blog at www.moderncoinwholesale.com on 5/1/2015.   Ideally, a collector walks into a deal knowing everything...

Gainesville Coins Market Update: May 1, 2015

Courtesy of  Everett Millman and  GainesvilleCoins.com ....   ABSTRACT: As equities markets pulled back amid mostly soft economic indicators, the precious metals had an early-week rally...

CoinWeek Interview: John Kamin – Forecasting Profits in Numismatics and Avoiding...

A CoinWeek Exclusive Interview... At the Central States Numismatic Society's 76th Annual Convention, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sat down with John Kamin, editor of The...

The CSNS Show: Jekyll and Hyde

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics....   This was certainly not the booming CSNS Shows we remember attending years ago in Indy or St Louis. It's...

The Psychology of Coin Collecting

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   What does psychology have to do with coin collecting? Collectors have one distinct advantage over non-collectors. The hobby of coin collecting--and it...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Sadly Moves to Six-Week Lows

Commentary for Friday  April 24th , 2015 (www.golddealer.com   By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…. Gold closed down $19.20 on the...

Realism or Absurdity? Fiat Money and TBTF (Too Big To Fail)...

By Geoffrey Cope....   The fear of GERMANY. Is it real? - read more: SPRING 2015 - Following the November 16th, 2014 G20 nation meeting in Brisbane,...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Sinks as Home Sales Vault to...

Commentary for Wednesday  April 22nd , 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $16.00 at $1186.90...

Modern Coin Issues and the Secondary Market

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   I happened to take a look at the Royal Canadian Mint’s web site the other day to see what products were...

How To Spend A Tax Refund on Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   The good news: It's tax refund season, which often provides collectors with the funds to indulge and buy a special...

Legend Numismatics Rare Coin Market Report – Here Comes a Market...

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ……. LEGEND BREAKS UP THE MULTI MILLION DOLLAR HALL/SIMPSON $10 LIBERTY SET No, Bob Simpson is NOT dumping or selling...

For Coin Collectors and Investors, a Competent Appraisal is a Necessity

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Foolish is the individual who travels the highway of life without a Last Will and Testament. Just as imprudent is the...

Why You Should Keep an Inventory

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Do you know exactly what you have in your coin collection at this very moment? If your collection were stolen today would...

Gainesville Coins Market Update: April 5, 2015

By Gainesville Coins....   Against the backdrop of rising equities in both Asia and Europe, the U.S. markets were uneven in a short week of trading....