Each issue in the Saint-Gaudens $20 series has a unique story – FUN auction...

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com....   Reposted on CoinWeek with Permission First published in the January 2, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World The auctions associated with the...

Big demand for pre-1965 90% silver coins

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the April 18, 2011, issue of Coin World Pre-1965 90 percent silver U.S. coins are especially hot, while...

Is a bubble forming for “Top of Pop” coins?

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report Blog First published in the Jan. 31, 2011, issue of Coin World At the Numismatic Guaranty Corp. luncheon...

Auctions show continued resilience at top of market for rare coins

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report Blog Things continue to be rosy at the top end of the rare coin market. Looking at...

Gold Bugs Rejoice as Gold Hits Record Price

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the August 1, 2011, issue of Coin World Gold bugs rejoiced as gold hit a new all-time high...

Gold, silver bullion on rise, but ATB 5-oz silver coins settle down

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the February 28, 2011 issue of Coin World On Feb. 8, silver and gold made a big jump...
Gold and Silber Bullion Coins

Gold, Silver Bullion Keeps Driving Rare Coin Market

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the September 19, 2011, issue of Coin World Bullion continues to drive the market, and the U.S. Mint’s...

Are coins undervalued as an asset class?

By Steve Roach - SteveRoachOnline.com First published in the May 16, 2011, issue of Coin World In early June, several coin dealers wrote blogs that compared...

Coins’ rarity not sole driver of market prices: Collecting patterns can influence demand and...

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the June 4, 2012, Special Edition issue of Coin World A reader recently asked how a 1909-S Lincoln, V.D.B. cent...

Low Mintages To Create New Modern Rarities

By Steve Roach - The Rare Coin Market Report Blog The U.S. Mint's Dec. 1 announcement that it is placing tighter than expected mintage limits...

Broad Demand Seen For Walking Liberty Half Dollars

By Steve Roach - First published in the June 16, 2011, issue of Coin World Demand is broad for Mint State Walking Liberty half...

Defining “Coin Doctoring” and a busy Central States coin show

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the May 14, 2012, issue of Coin World The just-completed Central States Numismatic Society convention represented a busy...

Are Rare Coins Investments?

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Maarket Report Blog First published in the Jan. 10, 2011, issue of Coin World Are rare coins an investment class?...

Steve Roach: The Strong Market for Classic Proof U.S. Coins

By Steve Roach for Steve Roach Online ..... First published in the May 30, 2011, issue of Coin World   The Heritage Platinum Night auction on...

Coin market affected by silver’s recent tumble

By Steve Roach - First published in the June 6, 2011, issue of Coin World The gold and silver markets have been in a...

Gold rarities highlight new Pittsburgh ANA Fall coin show

By Steve Roach – http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the Oct. 24, 2011, issue of Coin World. Dealers are gearing up for the American Numismatic Association’s inaugural...

ATB 5-ounce Silver Quarter Market Still Robust

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com/ First published in the Feb. 21, 2011, issue of Coin World. Collectors are still paying huge premiums for 2010 America the...

Coin investment funds could place greater demand on top rarities

By Steve Roach – http://www.steveroachonline.com Rare coin investment funds have been around for decades, and on Oct. 31, the formation of four new funds...

Gold hits all time record high; silver dollars still blazing

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the March 21, 2011, issue of Coin World Gold reached an all time high on March 2, breaking...

Big money for 2010 silver ATB 5-ounce coins on eBay

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report - First published in the January 24, 2011, issue of Coin World The first 2010 America the...

The Globalization of the Rare Coin Market

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the October 10 issue of Coin World The rare coin market continues to expand globally, while closer to...

Long-held Coin Collections Can Teach Lessons in Originality

By Steve Roach – http://www.steveroachonline.com Collectors and dealers alike enjoy buying coins that have been in long-held family collections as they are “fresh” to the...

Heritage and Stack’s Bowers compete to fill Summer ANA coin auctions

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the July 11, 2011, issue of Coin World As Bowers and Merena merged with Stack’s at the...

New year, New Rare Coin Auction Firm

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report The year 2010 ended with a bang for the rare coin market, as a merger of Bowers...

Coin Market: Generics slow to match gains of gold, silver

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report First published in the November 8, 2010, issue of Coin World Some of the coins that one would...

Counterfeits and coin doctoring: Two threats to long-term rare coin market

By Steve Roach First published in the Feb. 13, 2012, issue of Coin World The problems of counterfeit coins and “coin doctoring” are two issues...

Premiums for generic gold coins – like MS-62 Saints and Libs – drop

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com - First published in the Feb.14, 2011, issue of Coin World January was a hard month for gold. It opened...

Top rarities like 1794 silver dollars in high demand at $22M+ Long Beach coin...

By Steve Roach - First published in the June 27, 2011, issue of Coin World Three firms held auctions immediately before and during...
1850 $5 Mormon Five Dollar

Specialist areas provide coins with rich stories

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the Aug. 15, 2011, issue of Coin World “People don’t just want to buy an object, they want...

Gold Dominates Coin Market as Records Fall

By Steve Roach First published in the Nov. 1, 2010, issue of Coin World Gold is currently the engine that is driving the rare coin market. It...