Million Dollar Coins, Part 2: U.S. Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars

Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #352 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   In part 1, 1792 patterns that are...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Breaks Down

Commentary for Tuesday, October 4, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closes down $43.00 at $1,265.20 in...

Coin Pedigrees & Provenance: Branding Your Collection

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There are a few contemporary coin collectors who have it “figured out.” In addition to buying great...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 3: Three...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #351 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the third in a series on collecting U.S....

First Read: Numismatic Archaeology of North America: A Field Guide

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Numismatic Archaeology of North...

New 14-Year American Innovation Dollar Coin Program Proposed

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On September 14, U.S. Representative James A. Himes (D-CT4) introduced the American Innovation $1 Coin Act...

Market Whimsy: The Rational Collector

Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy,...

The Modern Coin Market is Motivated!

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   While the modern coin market is hot, Ancient world coins an exciting option; Colonial era coins from...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each, Pt. 23: Proof...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #349 The emphasis here is on PCGS- or NGC-certified, Proof-64 or...

The Coming Collector Coin Supernova and Its Ramifications for World Mints...

An Editorial by Charles Morgan - Editor, CoinWeek.com .....   In July of last year, American publisher Krause Publications released the 10th edition of The Standard...

Legend Market Report – The Long Beach Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   ANA NOT DIGESTED We all figured having a Long Beach Show only three weeks after the ANA Show in...

Legend Numismatics: Pre Long Beach Expo Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   ON/OFF Last week in the office was very quiet. It's like the light switch was flipped off. Only a...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 1: 1792 Patterns

The First American Cent - Bushnell-Parmelee-Jenks-Col. Green 1792 Birch Cent - Choice AU-58 (PCGS) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets,...

US Coins & Medals – Playing Cat and Mouse With Lady...

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Five minute sellout now claiming five times issue price; silver looking to take home gold; "The thing...

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – True Quality, a Good Dealer &...

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   If you think this Hot Topics sounds like a broken record... yes, it does. I can never say...

Four Takeaways from Receiving the ANA Harry J. Forman Dealer of...

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Littleton Coin Company president shares what he's learned from winning the prestigious award Recently the American Numismatic Association (ANA) honored me...

Creation of Coins and Precious Metal Monetary System May Signal ISIS...

UC Riverside political scientist suggests that introduction of coins fits historical pattern of troubled regimes turning to gold as “golden parachute” By University of California,...

When My Saint Came Marching in: One Collector’s Pursuit & Tips...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently bought a circulated 1910 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coin, and it only took 23 years. Big whoop?...

Market Whimsy: Mothers of Invention

Innovative ideas - from architectural marvels to trendsetting bank notes - can occur in unlikely places By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Pt. 22: Braided...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #347 U.S. half cents were first struck in 1793, and Braided...

The Future of Money: Banknotes and Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Throughout the modern era (roughly since gold and silver specie ceased to be used as circulating currency), coins...

Circulated Barber Half Dollars – A Look Back at Two Decades...

By Thomas Bush - Thomas Bush Numismatics ......   Dull. Boring. Uninspired. Blatant plagiarism of the work of Eugène-André Oudiné. Or even “the throat is that of a gladiator”! The Charles...

English Gold Noble Coins of Kings Richard II, Henry IV and...

GREAT BRITAIN. Henry IV, 1399-1413. Noble A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #346 This discussion is about the...

Coin Show Commentary – ANA Impressions

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Anaheim Auctions Stake Claim To Over $46 Million Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is history; this one...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 2: Two...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #345 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   It has already been explained, in Part 15 of a...

David Lawrence Rare Coins: ANA World’s Fair of Money in Rear...

By John Brush - President, David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Now that everyone has departed the Land of Disney and has had a moment to...

Legend Numismatics Market Report – The ANA Coin Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ...... LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION We’ll be blunt: Anaheim for sure was a VERY poor choice to hold a major coin show. California’s...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Eight Tips on Buying United States Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .......   As a specialist in the area of United States gold coins, I often find myself giving “tips” to buyers....

Silver Bullion – Making The Transition From Silver To Gold

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   According to popular wisdom and common sense, beginning precious metals investors who lack large budgets should purchase silver before venturing into gold....

Gold Market Report – Gold Gives up Early Gains in a...

Commentary for Friday, August 12, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $6.70 on the...