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From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part III

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part III

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Links to Part I | Part II Many factors converge to create the...
Gold Market Report Commentary by Richard Schwary - GoldDealers.com

Gold Market Report – Narrow Ranges and Mixed Sentiment

Commentary for Saturday, June 12, 2019 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......    Gold closed down $16.80 at $1,877.40 and silver closed up...
Scott Travers Endorses Charles Morgan for ANA Governor

Scott Travers Endorses Charles Morgan for ANA Governor

SCOTT A. TRAVERS Author of The Coin Collector's Survival Manual American Numismatic Association (ANA) Past Vice President, 1997-1999 ENDORSES CHARLES MORGAN Candidate for ANA Governor 2021   Elections are about the...

Coin Question – How to Successfully Interact With a Coin Dealer

How to Ask a Coin Question by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner A day rarely passes without a non-collector calling me or emailing...

How Best to Sell Your Rare Coins

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Selling your rare coin collection, investment or inheritance can be either pleasant and profitable or a frustrating,...

Jeff Garrett: Coin Markets on the Move

With fresh money pouring into numismatics, coin prices are unlikely to stand still   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The numismatic press has...

Jeff Garrett: Cryptocurrency, Non-Fungible Tokens and the Rare Coin Market

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   For several years now, I have joked that people know so little about Bitcoin that they...

Questions and Answers About Coin Collecting Basics

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   Dear David (from Bill K.): How do I properly display my coins in a home or school? Are there...

Gold Market Newsletter – Gold Remains Defensive

Commentary for Monday, March 5, 2021 (www.golddealer.com) By  Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $2.20 today at $1,698 continuing to struggle...
From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part II - Dr. Richard S. Appel

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part II

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Link to Part I After the Qing dynasty was overthrown in the 1911-12...
The Curious Case of the 1855-C Gold Dollar by Doug Winter

The Curious Case of the 1855-C Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I can’t think of a single branch mint gold coin that has performed as poorly from a...
Jeff Garrett: Coin Market Poised for Success

Jeff Garrett: Coin Market Poised for Success

What if social media and internet groups turned their attention to our hobby en masse?   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The financial...

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...
The Coin Analyst: Have Circulating Commemorative Programs Outlasted Their Welcome? - Louis Golino

The Coin Analyst: Have Circulating Commemorative Programs Outlasted Their Welcome?

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   A major new bill that will create several new series of circulating commemorative quarters and other coins has...

CoinWeek Podcast #148: How to Become a Professional Classical Numismatist

CoinWeek Podcast #148: How to Become a Professional Classical Numismatist Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Modern Coin Rarities Explained – The 1975 “No S” Roosevelt Dime

By CoinWeek .....   A common question we receive from CoinWeek readers relates to the modern rarity 1975 "No S" Roosevelt dime. With only two examples...

Jim Bisognani: It’s Time for My 10th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part...

In the second half of the year-end roundup, collectors and dealers consider how the coin market is affected by increased internet browsing, decreased face-to-face...
Q. David Bowers: Cycles of the US Rare Coin Market 1900 to Date

Q. David Bowers: Cycles of the US Rare Coin Market 1900 to Date

Rare Coin Market Observations by Q. David Bowers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of boom and bust cycles, the word "investment" usually comes to...
The 2021 Washington Quarter: Proof That It's Time to Change Our Change

The 2021 Washington Quarter: Proof That It’s Time to Change Our Change

The Washington Quarter By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... Two hundred and forty-four years to the day that General George Washington and his Continental Army...

Jim Bisognani: It’s Time for My 10th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part...

As the year comes to a close, coin collectors and dealers reflect on the unprecedented year and what 2021 holds for the rapidly changing...

What a Biden Presidency Might Mean for Silver

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   The presidential win by Democrat Joe Biden may usher in a new era for government policies, from taxes to...

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The year 1949 saw the culmination of the long, bloody Chinese civil war that had begun in...

Enough is Enough… The U.S. Mint Needs to Change

Dear United States Mint, Not a day goes by that we do not receive angry emails from both collectors and established dealers in the rare...
Collecting Ancient Coins

Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

By Wayne Sayles .....   Some Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) members have asked what they can do to assure that the purchases they make are...

The Continuing Threat of Counterfeits: A Problem for Numismatics and the NBA

By Michael Fuljenz – Universal Coin & Bullion ......   Counterfeit products – including fakes of rare and circulating U.S. coins and precious metal bullion coins– have been a...

Jeff Garrett: Coins and Credit

Be wary of using credit in numismatic purchases   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, Heritage Auctions offered the Maurice Storck Collection...

Things to Remember About Rare Coin Auctions

Coin Auctions by Jeff Garrett from the NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Jeff Garrett shares his knowledge and expertise regarding bidding at rare coin auctions...

Gold Markets – Gold Surprises Higher

Gold Market Commentary for Thursday October 1st, 2020 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $20.90 at $1,908.40 today in...

How to Collect Dahlonega Gold Coins

Dahlonega gold coins by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   One of the real pleasures of collecting Dahlonega gold coins is the variety of...

Legend Coin Hot Topics and Market Report – It’s Crazy Out There

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   Click Here to Check Out Regency Auction 40   NEVER SAW THIS ACTIVITY PATTERN BEFORE Anyone have a hoard of circ...