Coin Auctions Are Great Venues – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr..... In Part 1 of this feature we spoke about public auctions. Now let’s turn our attention to mail bid sales and...

Coin Auctions Are Great Venues – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek ....   In our previous installments of Collecting 101 we discussed many ways of obtaining those needed coins. Now we...

CoinWeek Podcast #4: CoinWeek: It’s Time for the United States to...

Former Director of the United States Mint Philip N. Diehl believes that the one cent coin has outlived its usefulness. The last time the...

Coin Shows for the Fun of It – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   In our first installment about attending coin shows, we spoke about making an outline of the people and events we want...

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Why Do We Still Make...

By CoinWeek....   Last Sunday, HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver featured a segment on the elimination of the penny. Fans of Comedy Central's The...

Coin Collecting Strategies – The Concept of Value in the Acquisition...

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company....   There is a misconception in the minds of many investors and collectors...

The Specter of Coin Doctoring and The Survival of Great Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #301 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

What do Coin Auction Prices Represent?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For better or worse, the current market has come to heavily rely on auction prices to determine...

Citibank Calls for Helicopter Money Drops across Globe

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   A quietly panicking Janet Yellen and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided the U.S. economy still isn’t...

Don’t Be Hasty When Selling Your Coins- Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. In our previous installment we covered the public auction and mail bid sales as venues for the sale of your coins. Next...

Holders, Folders and Albums: A Collector’s Reference Guide

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Many collectors do not even give it a thought. Yet every year, thousands of coins costing considerable sums are ruined due...

Coin Shows for the Fun of It – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. For me the anticipation of an approaching coin show transcends the magical time when, as a young lad, I eagerly awaited...

Don’t Be Hasty When Selling Your Coins – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Every coin that rests in a collection or dealer’s inventory today will one day be sold. That is an inevitable fact...

On the Subject of Coin Dealer Price Lists and Web Sites

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. In a previous article on the subject of dealing with dealers we touched upon some of the do’s and don’ts applicable...

Beware of Defects on Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek... A defect is a defect no matter how slight the seller proclaims it. And that same “slight’ defect will...

How to Store Your Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.   Now that you own some nifty coins, how will you keep them safe and store them? In our previous installment we...

DLRC Cherrypicks the Pogue Coin Collection, Part 1

By John Feigenbaum - David Lawrence Rare Coins....   The first of six installments of the famous D. Brent Pogue Collection has now crossed the block...

Bowers, Stack, Tripp: Why Buy Coins? – Video: 6:09

Numismatic legends David Tripp, Q. David Bowers, and Larry Stack gave a spirited presentation about Numismatics on the eve of the first session of...

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...

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...

Fundamentals of Coin Investing

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. ......   My friends, it is best to rid yourself of the false notion that merely acquiring any coins in any grade...

Gainesville Coins Market Update: May 22-29, 2015

The volatility of global equities was on the rise this week, with significant sell-offs on the major stock exchanges in the U.S. (Tuesday) and...

Dealing with a Coin Dealer

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek....   The relationship between a coin collector and his or her favourite dealer will go a long way in determining...

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...

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 1 (Bonus...

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Anyone approaching middle age, and those of us who have already arrived there, will no doubt remember the hair colouring commercial...

Cultural Property & Coins – The CCPIA: Then and Now

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ....   The Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act of 1983 (CCPIA) has been in effect for more...

The D. Brent Pogue Collection: An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant....   There have been auctions of American coins conducted in the United States since the decade following the nation’s founding. Even...

Legend Numismatics Pre-Pogue Sale Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics....   THE WAIT IS FINALLY OVER! Finally, the sale that is so huge and dynamic that it actually stopped the upper...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Can’t Get Started Even with a...

Commentary for Monday, May 11, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed down $5.90 today on the...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Bounces Higher on a Short-Covering Rally

Commentary for Friday, April 24, 2015 (www.golddealer.com By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc....   Gold closed up $12.30 today on the...