One size fits all pricing approach doesn’t always work with Morgan...

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the March 7, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World The Morgan dollar is widely traded at all levels,...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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?...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Three Big Rarities Offered at FUN Auctions

For the past few years, arguably the main annual event for the rare coin market has been the massive Heritage auctions at the Florida United Numismatists convention, a major coin show that will take place during the first week of the new year

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...

Are Rare Coins Investments?

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

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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...