Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Gem Quality 1793 Chain Cent To...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #148 ….. On Thursday, Jan. 24,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Choice, historical British Coins Auctioned in...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #147 ....   Last week, Stack’s-Bowers and...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Raises Prices on Some 2013 Silver...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ......... On January 15 the U.S. Mint  published a notice in the Federal Register announcing new, higher prices for some 2013...

Is Germany Ready To Repatriate Its Gold Reserves? What Gold...

By Patrick A. Heller.... Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com   On January 14, the German publication Handelsblatt reported that Germany has become serious about repatriating significant...

Budget Collecting: SHOP SMART – GOOD VALUES IN 2013

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Many numismatists have been forced to adopt cautious spending habits when it comes to buying coins as the U.S....

Legend Numismatics 2013 FUN SHOW Market Report

By laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ........ A SUPRISING SHOW The FUN Show definately has the all time #2 position for being a "must attend' great...

The Coin Analyst: 2012 U.S. Mint Coin Sell-Outs Help Support Modern...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Modern U.S. coin collectors often seem to have what could be called a Rodney Dangerfield problem. They can’t get any respect...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: European Gold Shines in World Coin...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #146 ….. On Jan. 6th and...

Coin Board News for Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

By David Lange - Number 25 - Winter 2013 ..... Special Lincoln & Oberwise List The newest list of Coin Boards for Sale #125 is a...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – Some thoughts on Mentors

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast: 2012 has come and gone and we start 2013 with a ‘clean slate’ and hope for a prosperous New Year.  One...

Despite Strong Track Record, Gold And Silver Are Not “Investments”

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ..... Many people consider the ownership of precious metals to be an investment.  They are not. ...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Half Dimes, Part 2: Amazing...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #145 ….. I focus upon two...

The Coin Analyst: What to Expect from the 2013 Coin Market

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… As I did last year , I am providing CoinWeek readers with what I see as the main broad...

PCGS’ Members Only Las Vegas Show Report

By William Shamhart – Numismatic Americana....   The last major coin show of the year was held this past week in Las Vegas at the beautiful...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Half Dimes, Part 1: Origins...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #144....   Two of the five finest...

Numismatic Housekeeping: Winter Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   The end of the Mayan Long Count is upon us. So you know what that means... Time...

The Coin Analyst: The Year in Precious Metals

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… In 2012 gold and silver prices were up for the year, but they failed to retrace the record levels...

The US Government’s Plans To Stick It To The American People...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com As we come to the end of the calendar year, it is good to do an...

Rare English Gold Sovereign of Queen Mary I

Coin Rarities and Related Topics by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #143 ….. During the morning...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Releases Report on Alternative Metallic Composition...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   For the first time since 1965 the U.S. Mint has done major research into possible alternative metallic composition and changes...

Five Modern Coins You Should Be Looking for Right Now

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Has the holiday season sapped your coin budget? We know how that goes. But despair not! We’ve...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Large Cents, Silver Coins, and more,...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #142 ….. During or just prior...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Launches 2013 Coin Program and Increased...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… Customers of the U.S. Mint have frequently complained that they do not have enough notice about upcoming U.S. Mint...

More Statistical Evidence That The US Dollar Is Doomed

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com The magazine The Economist has just issued their annual economic review, this year titled The World...

Greater Houston Coin Club’s Money Show

By William Shamhart – Numismatic Americana ……. Last week was the 56th showing of the Greater Houston Coin Club’s Money show of the Southwest. A...

The Coin Analyst: Trillion-Dollar Platinum Coins and San Francisco Eagle Set...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… Trillion-Dollar coins? A provocative idea is currently being discussed in the mainstream press that you may not be familiar with....

USA Coin Album: Coin Ghosts of Christmas Past

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   Because the holiday season is rapidly approaching, I’ll finally break precedent and do something I've...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Quarters of 1876, including a fabulous...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #141 ….. Although 1876 quarters are...

The Coin Analyst: John Mercanti’s Silver Eagle Guidebook

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… John Mercanti, who served as the U.S. Mint’s 12th Chief Engraver until his retirement in 2010, holds the distinction...

Legend Numismatics Houston Show Market Report

ANY GIVEN SHOW We've all heard the term "any given Sunday" referring to the fact any NFL team can win on any Sunday (not just...