US Gold Coins – CAC Populations and Appearance Rarity: An Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   As I wrote in an earlier article, CAC populations have created a new category of rarity: the appearance rarity, which...

Facebook Fiasco Is Latest In String Of Paper Asset Failures

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Last Friday, Facebook’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) hit the market.  Early Tuesday morning this week,...

Gainesville Coins Market Update: May 1, 2015

Courtesy of  Everett Millman and  GainesvilleCoins.com ....   ABSTRACT: As equities markets pulled back amid mostly soft economic indicators, the precious metals had an early-week rally...

The Coin Analyst: Gold and Greece: Latest Developments

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The issue of Greece’s possible exit from the euro and its impact on the European and world economies is weighing...

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...

Rare Coin Market Report – May 2012 – PICKY is Good

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, The U.S. Rare Coin Market is vibrant and active.  Collectors, dealers, and investors continue to buy rare coins, bullion, and numismatic...

Modern Coin Issues and the Secondary Market

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   I happened to take a look at the Royal Canadian Mint’s web site the other day to see what products were...

How will Coin Collectors Interpret Certified Coin Grades in the Future?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #257 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

The US Government Has Rigged Precious Metals Markets For 80 Years!

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com …….. By now, I suspect that many of you have heard about the 60 Minutes program two...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-What Got You Hooked? Part One

By Vic Bozarth – Rare Coin Road Warrior – Bozarth Numismatics Inc…………. Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, Often times I reminisce about how much fun I have...

The Coin Analyst: Why I Stopped Collecting First Spouse Gold Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek  In numerous pieces for this column over the past couple years, I have been to a large extent an advocate for the...

Legend Coin Market Report – Post-ANA World’s Fair

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THIS REPORT IS BEING WRITTEN BASED UPON THE EXPERIENCES AND OBSERVATIONS OF LEGEND NUMISMATICS. LEGEND DEALS IN TOP...

The Coin Analyst: The First Spouse Gold Series (2007-2016) – A...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   The $10 First Spouse half-ounce gold coin series, which debuted in 2007 and ends this year, is a topic I...

Creation of Coins and Precious Metal Monetary System May Signal ISIS...

UC Riverside political scientist suggests that introduction of coins fits historical pattern of troubled regimes turning to gold as “golden parachute” By University of California,...

Hot Topics: Wow! Eliasberg + Pogue Rare Coin Collection in my...

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics Since hearing the news they are selling all I can do is think about the Pogue Rare Coin Collection -...

The Real Diehl: Gold as Wealth Insurance

The Real Diehl is a weekly column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. I described in my last article how gold’s core...

Tales from the Road: The New York International Numismatic Convention

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   For many dealers, the road is a fact of life. With the hamster wheel of the coin show schedule comes...

Modern Legal Tender Silver Bullion Coins – The Big Three

By Richard Schwary - Ask The Expert about silver bullion coins - www.golddealer.com ......   The Big Three when it comes to legal tender silver bullion coins...

Classic US Coins – You Can’t Roller-Skate In This Buffalo Herd

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Online Auctions Tide Collectors Over – My Five–0 Season Continues Summer 2016 has certainly been busy and eventful....

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Lowers Prices on Some Silver Coins...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Perhaps it just comes with the territory when you are the world’s largest coin dealer, but the U.S. Mint...

Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins

The Fitzwilliam Museum - Cambridge, England By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek .... Ancient Coin Series   AS COLLECTORS OF ANCIENT COINS, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we encounter...

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.

Five Coins That Went Under the Radar at the Pogue Sale

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   Prior to the actual Pogue I sale (held in New York on May 19), I wondered if...

The Coin Analyst: Alice Paul Coin Ill Suited for First Spouse...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Congress frequently enacts legislation on coins that is misguided. One of the best recent examples is the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Modern Coins

News and Analysis on coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #24 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The purpose this week is to put...

Hot Topics: Chatrooms Must Change

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics THE OPINIONS AND COMMENTS IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THOSE OF THE WRITER ALONE  AND DO NOT REPRESENT THE VIEWS...

Gold Market Report – Gold Holds Modest Gains

Commentary for Thursday, October 27, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $2.90 at $1,265.00. The...

US Coins – Pogue Family Coin Collection, part 16 – ...

1834 Capped Bust Dime. John Reich-5. Rarity-1. Large 4. Mint State-67+ (PCGS). News and Analysis regarding scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #321 A...

Dave Harper Discusses the Demise of Numismatic Print Publications. Video: 4:56.

Numismatic News Editor Dave Harper discusses the state of numismatic print publishing and ponders what the future might have in store for the numismatic...

Rare Coin Road Warrior: Ahead of the Curve

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, Every so often you hear a story you just have to pass on to others. Because the gentleman who told me this...