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, 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...

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...

Pricing the Priceless: What’s a 1933 $20 Gold Double Eagle Worth?

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the July 25, 2011, issue of Coin World   As the trial to determine who owns the “Langbord 10”...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Crazy Precious Metal Markets and a robust Central States Show

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com/ First published in the May 16 issue of Coin World - http://www.coinworld.com/ As this is being written April 27, there is...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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?...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...