From the Icy Waters of the Atlantic: The WWII Treasure of the SS Gairsoppa

The German commander of the Nazi U-boat fleet predicted that by using submarines to cut off Britain’s overseas commerce, Germany could bring the mighty...

Blanchard: Four Reasons Silver Is Outpacing Gold In 2017

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   The precious metals sector is off to the races in the first six weeks of 2017, as returns in...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016 Current Events 1.) Some Central Florida toll booths not registering $1 coins Central Florida Expressway Authority officials said they weren't...

$1 Million in Recently Recovered 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Coins Coming to Market

Sunken Spanish colonial gold treasure coins discovered during 300th anniversary of fleet’s demise to be offered for the first time More than 200 sunken treasure...

Blanchard & Company: What Coins Are CAC Eligible?

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   At the beginning of 2016, CoinWeek published an article I wrote discussing...

Precious Metals Bullion Market: Growing Global Population Will Drive Gold Price

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   The extremely articulate and savvy hedge fund manager Kyle Bass was quoted in 2013 saying, “at some point in...

Coin Collecting Strategies – A Philosophy for Rare Coin Investing

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company ......   One of the first symbolic, political, and critical economic actions to...

Guest Commentary – What’s Happened to Coin Shows of Late?

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   I recently went to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show...

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

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

Tips for New Collectors Joining the Numismatic Community

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc ....   Oh, you're a coin dealer? What should I collect? This is a question...

Coin Grading – Why CAC matters in today’s era of slabbed coins

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc ....   Over the last 30 years, the coin market has changed dramatically. Initially...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Rare Coin Market Strong in 2016, Beyond

While the 2015 coin market features strength, there are areas for additional growth and opportunity in 2016 for every level of collector By Douglas LePre...

Coin Investing in Ultra Rarities – A Perspective to Consider

Unveiling the Contours of Indulgent Success: Growth and Return on Investment in the New Economy By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer –...

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

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

Coin Collecting Strategies – Quality over Quantity Is a Strong Rule of Thumb

By Douglas LePre - Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc ....... My entire career – 30 years – has been dedicated to the...

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...

Precious Metals Analysis : 5 Articles on China Buying over 2000 Tons of Gold

How Much Gold Does the People’s Bank of China Have? One of the most fascinating developments in the gold market since the turn of the...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I am generally not a participant in the generic gold market as I tend to favor scarce and...

Doug Winter’s Answers to This Year’s “Rosen Report” on the Rare Coin Market

Every year, I participate in the Rosen Report in which I (along with an impressive panel of fellow dealers) answer a series of timely...

ULTIMATE RARITIES: The Single Most Important Coin in American Numismatics

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com ....... From $505 in June, 1882 to $7,395,000 in December, 2011                 This rare gold coin has been called,...

CAC Brasher Doubloon, America’s First Gold Coin, Sells for a Record $7.395 million

Blanchard and Company places world’s most valuable gold coin – the Brasher Doubloon for a record $7.395 million Blanchard and Company, Inc. has placed...

Double-barreled threat sends gold past $1,400

This move in gold right now is acutely about the Middle East “All the way to $1,440” With all eyes on Libya and the threat of...