Modern US Coins – Where Have All the 50 State Quarters...

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Over the years the United States Mint has issued many commemorative coins. There are the “Classic” commemoratives...

Gold Market Report – Gold Gives up Most of Yesterday’s Gains

Commentary for Friday, March 11, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $12.20 on the...

What Does It Mean When a Coin Is “Rare”?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Whether you’re an old pro or just starting out, if you collect coins then you’ve thought about...

Coin Grading – AU or BU: Understanding the Difference

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek ....   Grading practices are based on common sense aided by experience. In many instances the difference between two grades...

The Coin Market Report – The Dallas ANA Mid Winter Coin...

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics .....   SORT OF TYPICAL FOR A MID WINTER SHOW While the ANA works hard to put on a good show,...

The Coin Analyst – Domed Basketball Coins More Likely Miss than...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   As reported recently in CoinWeek, a bill (H.R. 4592) was introduced in the House of Representatives on February 23...

US Coin Collecting – Thoughts on Originality

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   “Originality.” It’s one of the most overused terms in all of numismatics. And it’s one of the most misunderstood...
1834 Capped Bust Dime. John Reich-5. Rarity-1. Large 4. Mint State-67+ (PCGS).

US Coins – Pogue Family Coin Collection, part 16 – ...

1834 Capped Bust Dime. John Reich-5. Rarity-1. Large 4. Mint State-67+ (PCGS). News and Analysis regarding scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #321 A...

CoinWeek IQ: Type Peace Dollar CAC Price Analysis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   It’s been awhile since we’ve dug into a bit of coin market analysis and we thought...

Gold Markets – Gold Closes Stronger

Commentary for Monday, February 29, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $14.10 at $1233.90...

Coin Collecting – Top 10 Most Important Coin Grading Tips

By Scott Travers – USGoldExpert.com ........ With the advent of independent third-party certification, many coin buyers and sellers thought all their grading worries were over. No...

Choosing a Key Date Clad Roosevelt Dime

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com ....   We are 47 years into the clad era and the dust is yet to settle. Even though...

Gold Markets – Are Gold Coins Driving Buying Momentum ?

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   Gold is Back on Everyone’s Radar Physical gold (and silver) saw huge crowds “buying the dip” in 2015. The...

Coin Investing – How Rare Coins Can Serve as a Portfolio...

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   Today’s rare coin market has the highest number of active investors looking...

US Gold Coins for less than $5000 each, Part 7 –...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting  #320 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .........   The present topic is collecting Classic Head...

Legend Numismatics Rare Coin Market Report – Las Vegas PCGS Invitational...

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ....   THE SHOW We never can say enough great things about the PCGS Invitationals in Las Vegas. They are by far the...

Rare Coin Market Presents Great Buying Opportunities For Collectors

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Heritage Long Beach Sale Reels In $8.3 Million; My 5th Anniversary With Weekly Rare Coin Market Report. Here...

Guest Commentary – Has Gold Entered a New Bull Market, or...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Since the middle of December, gold has executed an impressive advance. It rose from $1,047 to an...

Guest Commentary – Why the Federal Reserve Always “Happens” to Be...

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   "The last duty of a central banker is to tell the public the truth." --Alan Blinder, former Federal Reserve...

Money Metals Exchange: Don’t Laugh, We Could See $100+ Silver

Exclusive Interview with First Majestic CEO Keith Neumeyer on Metals, Mining, and Manipulation By Mike Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   Mike Gleason, MoneyMetals.com: It is my...

Coin Grading – Modern Coins Make Huge Impact on NGC Census

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.... A great roster of new issues in store for 2016, tracking down “Northern Lights” in the moonlight It’s getting...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – Four Coin Auctions In...

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ....   1)  Goldbergs started off the parade of four auctions in 30 days. They had the amazing Reynolds Collection of early...

Money Metals Exchange: Bizarre Gold, Silver Movements Behind-the-Scenes

By Clint Siegner - Money Metals Exchange....   A lot is riding on the demand side of the equation when it comes to metals' price performance...

Gold Markets – Gold Moves to 15 Week Highs, Closing Above...

Commentary for Wednesday, February 3, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc .... Gold Markets closed up $17.30 on...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 13: Probable Finest Known...

LOT 3047 - 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar  Broken 3  Mint State-65+ (PCGS) Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin...

The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part III, An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant -  Stacks Bowers .....   Coin collectors may not seem an especially reverent lot. Casual demeanor and good senses of humor...

Numismatic Demographics – Aging Baby Boomers and Rare Gold Coin Prices

I recently received an email from a collector who asked what I thought were an extremely intelligent group of questions. In a nutshell, he asked the following. As boomers age, are we nearing a bubble in coin prices?

Precious Metals – COMEX and LBMA Spot Gold Price Differences

By Bullion Shark, LLC.........   Just like the famous phrase in the movie Wall Street “money never sleeps,” neither does the gold market. Well, it almost...

Gold Market Newsletter – Gold Moves Above $1100.00 Again

Commentary for Friday, January 25, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed up $9.00 on the Comex...

Why is the Dated Gold Coin Market Holding its Own?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ..........   If you collect certain series of silver coins (Hello Seated... Yo, Barber...) you have no doubt noticed...