Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Coins Minted After 1934 tend to be Very Common,...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #23-Part2 A continuation of a Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Usually, this column...

W. Philip Keller Colonoal Coin Collection Leads Heritage COINFEST Auction

Locked in a Pennsylvania vault for 43 years, one of the most comprehensive collections of colonial and early American coins ever to reach public...

Bowers and Merena Nov Baltimore Coin Auction Features over 3500 Lots

Bowers and Merena will conduct the official auction of the November 2010 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo. Scheduled for November 4-5 at the...

Is It Time to Buy an S.S. Central America Double Eagle Gold Coin ?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com For many years, it’s been no secret that I haven’t been a big fan of the 1857-S double eagles that...

Gold tops $1,350 Before Fed Meeting Next Week

Markets await more money printing and key midterm elections GDP meets expectations Gold broke $1,350 today just before data showed the U.S. gross domestic product grew...

Coin Profile: Norweb Specimen of the 1796 15 Stars Small Eagle Half Dollar Highlights...

A Prooflike NGC MS-63; Tied for Condition Census #3 The Half Dollars that the United States Mint delivered in 1797 differed from the previous issues...

1879 ‘Washlady’ dollar brings $161,000 to lead $9.42 million Heritage COINFEST auction

Rare U.S. Coins continue to provide for steady, even stellar prices in a crawling national economy, as evidenced by Heritage’s $9.42 million COINFEST Signature®...

Bowers and Merena Selected for 2011-2013 ANA Pre-Show Auctions

Bowers and Merena Auctions has been selected by the American Numismatic Association as the official auctioneer for the ANA Pre-Show, which will immediately precede...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The CoinFest, Washlady Dollar, 1861-O $20 gold coin, Connecticut...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #25 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I. The CoinFest The fourth annual...

The Record-Setting Sale of an 1875 Half Eagle: What Does it Portend?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In the Bowers and Merena November 2010 Baltimore auction, a business strike 1875 half eagle sold without a lot of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The PCGS SecurePlus Program, Part 1: An Explanation

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #28 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On March 25, 2010, David...

Pricing Controversy with New 5 oz. “America the Beautiful” Bullion Coins

The U.S. Mint’s Dec. 1 announcement that the new 2010 America the Beautiful 5-ounce .999 fine silver bullion quarter dollars were to go on...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: O’Neal Collection of Indian Head $5 Gold Coins

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #30 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds....   I. FUN Auctions During the Jan. 2011...

The Finest New Orleans Double Eagle Gold Coin to be Sold at FUN

The upcoming 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction features what is probably the finest New Orleans twenty of any...

1861 $10 Demand Note, only known, to headline Heritage FUN Auction in Tampa

First Heritage Currency auction of 2011, Jan. 6-8, at Tampa FUN Convention Heritage Auctions, the official auctioneer of the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show, will...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The PCGS SecurePlus Program, Part 2: Reform

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the collecting community #29 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I explain the PCGS SecurePlus program...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Malibu Collection of Proof Liberty Seated Quarters, with...

Bowers and Merena will auction the second part of the Malibu Collection, among other consignments. The focus here is on Malibu's collection of Proof Liberty Seated Quarters dating from 1863 to 1891.

Malibu Collection Part II Anchors Bowers and Merena’s January 2011 Rarities Sale

Our January 2011 Rarities Sale will be presenting a wide selection of United States, Colonial and Territorial coins which range from affordable collector coins to world-renowned absolute and condition pieces

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Henry Miller Collection

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #32 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I. FUN Auctions Two weeks ago, I...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Stack’s auction of the W. L. Carson Collection of...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins and coin markets #26 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The current topic is the W. L. Carson collection,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Coins Minted After 1934 tend to be Very Common,...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #23 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week's column was about dealer...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1796 quarter, San Francisco Liberty Seated Dimes, 1931 Denver...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #21 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week's column was devoted to...

Dr. Norman Jacobs Collection of Korean and Japanese Coins on display at NYINC

Heritage Auctions has announced that we will be auctioning The Dr. Norman Jacobs Collection of Korean and Japanese Coins, the most important collection of...

LOOKING FORWARD TO A BIGGER 2011 – IS BIGGER BETTER?

Hot Topics by Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics Consolidation in reverse! I expected a few firms to fold and smaller dealers to shut. Out of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Ten Leading Topics of 2010

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #33 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds This is my last column...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fun Has Begun

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #34 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Laura Sperber Hot Topics: COIN DOCTORING IS NOW ALLOWED!

First, I want to clearly state: I fully support the Board of Directors of the PNG in its fight. Since the meeting I had attended last year, they have tried to diligently work on the subject of coin doctoring. Granted, nothing has happened from their efforts, but I did not know it was the MEMBERSHIP that was blocking action.

Bowers and Merena Realizes $4 Million in Tampa Bay Rarities Sale

Malibu Collection Part II kicks-off promising year for numismatic auctions Bowers and Merena began 2011 with the first major numismatic event of the year,...

A Quick 2011 FUN Rare Gold Coin Sale Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com The 2011 Heritage FUN Sale contained some of the most interesting and freshest coins that have appeared at auction in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Jan. 2011 FUN Convention in Tampa

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #35 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The Jan. 2011 FUN Convention in...