The Coin Analyst: Interview with Modern World Coin Dealer Ola Borgejordet...

By Louis Golino for Coin Week Ola Borgejordet is the founder and owner of Royal Scandinavian Mint (http://www.rsmint.com), a Salt Lake City, Utah company...

The Coin Analyst – Should the U.S. Return to the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ......   August 15 marks the 45th anniversary of the end of the gold standard. In 1971 President Richard M. Nixon...

The Coin Analyst: Australian Silver Kangaroo Series Began in 2015, Not...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   On September 21, 2015 the Perth Mint began offering a new line of one-ounce silver bullion coins featuring a...

The Coin Analyst: 2015’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

When it comes to modern coins, both U.S. and world issues, the goal of purchasing coins that will perform well in the secondary market...

The Coin Analyst: Silver Art Rounds Now Widely Collected

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Over the past couple of years, a newer type of collectible silver product has become very popular--specifically, silver art...

The Coin Analyst – The 2016 GOP Presidential Race and the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   As happened four years ago when Ron Paul and other GOP presidential candidates came out in support of a...

The Coin Analyst – The New “Golden Age” of Modern U.S....

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Perhaps few topics are more central to numismatics than the designs that appear on the coins we collect. Some...

Coin Books – First Read: American Gold and Silver by Dennis...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As modern U.S. coins grew in popularity and became an important segment of the coin market over the last...

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...

The Coin Analyst: 2016 World Money Fair Highlights

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Each year the largest and most important coin show in Europe is held the first week of February in...

CoinWeek Podcast #16: A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro...

The Austrian Mint's 25-euro Niobium and Silver Coin Series has captured international interest since its 2003 debut. With new designs each year, the coin...

The Coin Analyst – The Trio of 2016 Liberty Centennial Gold...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ......   *Updated to include remarks by former CCAC Chairman Gary Marks. My CoinWeek colleague, Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, recently wrote about the upcoming...

The Coin Analyst: The First Spouse Gold Series (2007-2016) – A...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   The $10 First Spouse half-ounce gold coin series, which debuted in 2007 and ends this year, is a topic I...

The Coin Analyst: 2015 Sellouts of U.S. Mint Coins and Whether...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   2015, like 2012 before it, was a year in which numerous U.S. Mint products sold out of their maximum mintages...

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Strategies and Modern Silver World Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   A new modern coin collector can very easily become overwhelmed. Whether attending a coin show, perusing hobby web sites and...

The Coin Analyst: The American Silver Eagle Turns 30

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The American Silver Eagle, authorized by the 1985 Liberty Coin Act and issued since October 1986, is a coin...

The Coin Analyst: Mexican Silver and Gold Libertads – 2015 Overview...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   Mexico’s sovereign bullion coin made of gold or silver is known as the Libertad, which means "freedom" in Spanish. The...

The Coin Analyst: 2016 Panda Coins and the Switch to Metric...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   One of the most anticipated events of the modern world coin scene every year is the release in October of...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Modern U.S. Coin Year in Review

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... It’s been a noteworthy year for modern U.S. coins with some of the best releases and most compelling designs in...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Libertad Coin Mintages Revealed; Ghana Lunar Skulls...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek... Libertad gold and silver coins from the oldest mint in North America, the Casa de Moneda in Mexico, have always...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Native American Coin and Currency Set Becomes...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek...   Important Update:  The U.S. Mint has resumed accepting orders for the 2014 Native American coin and currency set. They are listed...

The Coin Analyst: Interview with Steve Estes, an Oregon Dealer Retiring...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   Steves Estes is a Portland, Oregon dealer who has run a mail order business for over 50 years.  He specializes in...

Coin Analyst: A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro Niobium...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Austrian Mint is one of the world’s oldest mints with historical roots that date back to 1194. The modern Austrian...

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Update for November

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... As the end of the year approaches, there are some interesting new coins from various world mints on a wide...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Kennedy Silver Set Sales by US...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek… The launch of the 2014 four-coin Kennedy half dollar 50th anniversary set on October 28 went much more smoothly than...

The Coin Analyst: Kennedy Half Dollar 50th Anniversary Silver Set Mintage...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek... For collectors of modern U.S. coins this has been an exciting year that has been dominated by the release of...

The Coin Analyst: Jackie Kennedy Gold Coin Mintage Announced and Spouse...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... Jacqueline Kennedy Coin Mintage On October 16 the U.S. Mint issued a news release to numismatic editors and writers regarding the...

The Coin Analyst – World Coins Edition: Libertad Proof Sets and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... 7-piece Libertad proof sets released Last month, I discussed the extensive delays at the Mexican Mint (Casa de Moneda) with respect to production of...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint News Update for October

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek... U.S. Mint News in October: A busy month... Silver Eagle rationing? Last week the U.S. Mint sold 2.742 million American silver...

The Coin Analyst: Gold and Silver Prices Could Reverse Soon

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been quite a while since I devoted a column to the precious metals scene.  I feel now is an...