An Open Letter to CAC: Now is the Time to Accept...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker Note: A copy of this letter has been forwarded by the authors to CAC’s President John Albanese. Mr. Albanese, Over the...

The Coin Analyst: Precious Metal Bull Run Likely to Continue

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   On August 22, the Federal Reserve released the minutes of its last meeting. The minutes revealed that a majority of...

The ANA Rarities Night, Part 3: Capped Bust Dimes, Proof 1893-CC...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #124 ….. In association with the...

LIBOR Scandal Investigation Sparking Higher Gold And Silver Prices

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On July 31, Numismaster.com published my article where I passed along information that the investigation...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The ANA Rarities Night, Part 2:...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #123 ......   On Thursday, Aug. 9th,...

The Collapse of the 2001-S Sacagawea Proof

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   The sentiment among collectors who deride modern coins is that they’re overpriced and just plain common. They often...

Modern World Coin News Round-Up: Interesting New Issues

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… 2012 has been an amazing year for modern world coins with lots of interesting new issues and low mintage...

Newly Emphasized Gold And Silver Price Suppression Tactic Unleashed

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com There are a wide variety of tactics whereby gold and silver prices could be suppressed....

Battle Born Results, Part 2: Carson City Gold

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #122 ….. On August 9th, in...

“Hotel Buyer” Scams Bring Federal, State, and Local Criminal Charges

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On Tuesday morning, CBS News reported on the cessation of operations by THR Associates, which...

Methods of Acquiring Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. on Collecting Strategies .... The wonderful thing about coin collecting is that you do not have to be wealthy to enjoy...

The Coin Analyst: Modern U.S. Coin News Round-Up: San Francisco 70...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… San Francisco 70 sets take-off As I suggested might be the case in July , there was significant appreciation potential...

Battle Born Results, Part 1: Rare Silver Carson City Coins

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #121 ..... On August 9th, at...

Legend Numismatics 2012 ANA Show Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics A TRIBUTE Recently the dealer community lost two world class dealers-David Akers and Chuck Walanka. David Akers was our hero and...

Patrick Heller Named 2012 Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year

Patrick Heller is the 2012 recipient of the American Numismatic Association Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award, which was presented Aug. 7...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Select Rarities in Pre-ANA Platinum Night...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #120 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds During or just prior to coin...

The Coin Analyst: Special Coins and Medals Issued to Mark Philadelphia...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …….. One of the long-standing traditions associated with major national coin shows, especially the annual summer convention of the American Numismatic...

Legend Numismatics – THE PRE ANA SHOW REPORT

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics Normally we bash the PNG for everthing they do. This time, we can't. Even though it is a show...

MEET THE 2012 NUMISMATIST OF THE YEAR

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .......   He's one of those semi-familiar names who has accomplished as much or more in his field than others with...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Coin Sales in...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …….. Sales of U.S. mint collector and bullion coin products have generally been trending lower since last year, especially for the...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – A.N.A. on the Way!

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, In this month’s Road Warrior I am going to discuss the latest coin show news from the Summer FUN Show,...

Comprehensive Market Study Reveals CAC Price Premiums

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com ...... Market Study Background It’s common knowledge that CAC verified coins have been selling for premium prices since the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Battle Born 1870-CC Liberty Seated Quarter

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #119 …… The primary topic here...

Fourth Edition of Q. David Bowers’ Classic Guide Book on Morgan...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ........ There are at most a handful of people in the world who possess the knowledge and expertise on Morgan Dollars...

GATA Files New Freedom Of Information Act Document Requests

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com In 2007 and again in 2009, the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA), whose website is...

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek …… In our previous installment we pointed out the advantages of joining or forming a coin club. We talked...

Huge Physical Gold Shortage Looms

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com A number of so-called experts are proclaiming that gold’s price is in a bubble that...

The Coin Analyst: What Can the U.S. Mint Learn From the...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The Royal Canadian Mint has always issued a wider range of collectible coins that perhaps any other world mint.  For some...

Ok, I admit it. I was wrong or: Teach a man...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker If you’re like me and participate in an online collecting forum, you’ve no doubt come across threads where “newbies”...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The ANA Rarities Night, Part 1:...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #118 …… On Thursday, Aug. 9,...