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...

Silver’s bull market lifts Morgan dollar prices higher

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the May 9, 2011, issue of Coin World Morgan dollars have been one of the coin market's...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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?...

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...

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, 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...

Coins impacted when gold skyrockets to record price

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the August 29, 2011, issue of Coin World Investors went crazy for gold the week starting Aug. 7,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...