Jeff Garrett: Who Are the Best Sources of Rare Coins and...

Dealers' operations have gotten bigger and are moving online, but personal connections remain important   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Other than plucking...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – What Happened to April?

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   WOW, how time flew. The only good thing about April, we saw a glimmer of activity at Central...

When It Comes to Ancient Coins, How Old Is Old Enough...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coins Collecting Blog ......   The classification of cultures generally tracks along two interrelated lines: chronological and geographical. For centuries, collectors struggled...

Central States US Coin Auction Claims Over $19 Million

Are six-figure coins a bargain?   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   May already! I don’t know about you, but in New Hampshire I am still waiting...

Gold Continues to Equivocate – GoldDealer.com Market Report

Commentary for Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $1.40 today at $1,281.40 but the after-market was...

Jeff Garrett: Golden Opportunities to Grow the Coin Collecting Hobby

Programs such as the Great American Coin Hunt are helping promote numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In the past, National Coin...

The Coin Analyst: 2019-W Quarters Boost Modern Coin Collecting, But Will...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Washington quarter has long been a staple of modern U.S. coin collecting, especially since it is one of...

US Coins: Collecting is a Marathon

Be willing to learn, set your pace and stay focused on the goal   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   As I sit down to my computer...

Jeff Garrett: The Power of Population Reports

Upgrade your knowledge by studying a wealth of coin data available online for free   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Decades ago, collectors...

Q. David Bowers – Some Reflections on Collecting

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Some reflections on collecting in past times, part of a commentary I am doing on the...

How NOT to Assemble a Great Coin Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   While looking through thousands and thousands of coins at a recent major coin show sale, I...

Legend Coin Market Report – The March PCGS Invitational and Auction

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   We've just spent the past two weeks jetting up and down the West Coast to do business with...

Will High Demand for American Silver Eagles Lead to Rare Coin...

By Michael Fuljenz - President, Universal Coin & Bullion ......   I have noticed that the most widely-advertised coin by dealers across the country is the...

Demand for CAC Coins Continues to Grow – Supporting Values

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek on the Rare Coin Market - MFrarecoins.com ......   If you collect CAC coins, you’re in good company and your ranks...

Is It Ever OK to Clean Coins?

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek .....   Some types of coin cleaning might very well improve a coin’s appearance, while most other methods may actually...

GoldDealer.com Market Newsletter – Gold Goes South

Commentary for Friday, March 1, 2019 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $16.40 today at $1296.40. We closed at $1325.90...

Jeff Garrett: Million-Dollar Handshakes

Understanding how credit works in the coin industry can be critical to every collector By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Around this time...

Legend Coin Market Report – A Long, Drawn-Out Week

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   It's always frustrating when things are a bit slow on the web. However, we have been engaged in...

Classic US Gold: Where Are All the Great Coins?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently read a quote from a well-known dealer who (and I'm paraphrasing) stated that today’s...

Precious Metal News: The Problem With Venezuela’s Gold

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   If you haven't noticed, Venezuela is in absolute turmoil. The growing calamity has economic, political, and humanitarian dimensions that...

Gold Mining Companies Consolidate as Mine Output Diminishes

By Blanchard & Company ......   It’s getting prohibitively difficult to source gold deposits. Mining companies are learning that the easy-to-access gold is all but gone....

Jeff Garrett: Myths About Coin Collecting

Useful facts and helpful tips for new coin collectors By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One complaint that I sometimes receive about my...

How To Succesfully Negotiate a Coin Trade With Your Coin Dealer

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   You see a $25,000 coin in a dealer’s inventory and you really want it. The problem is...

Precious Metals & Bullion News: Press, Public Criticize India Gold Scheme

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   About five years ago in India, the newly-elected government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued with the previous administration's...

The Future of Our Hobby

The following is a white paper that was submitted to the American Numismatic Association in conjunction with the ANA's 2019 Future of Numismatics Forum. By...

Veteran Dealer: Gold’s Fundamentals Never Looked Better

“Gold is starting 2019 with increasing price support and growing demand. I believe gold will reach its next major resistance level of $1,300 very...

Coin Collecting Eighth Annual Market Review: Part 2

Coin industry leaders share their recommendations for collectors on any budget By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Wow! Another year come and gone....

The Five Aspects That Make Coin Collections Great, or How to...

Building Great Coin Collections By John Kraljevich - jkamericana.com A CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Among the perks of being an auction cataloguer is the ability to...

Coin Collecting Eighth Annual Market Review: Part 1

Coin industry leaders share their thoughts on what's working and what isn't By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Well, I don’t know why...

Are “Raw” Coins a Raw Deal?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... -- The change in your pocket going "ching-a-ling-a-ling" -- The roll of “unsearched” Ike dollars you bought on...