Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Jury Verdict in the case...

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #63 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds   On July 20th, at the U.S. District Court...

You Responsible Enough to Own Gold and Silver?

By Patrick A Heller - Liberty Coin Service The decision to own gold or silver usually involves more than making a decision to diversify an...

Commentary & Opinion: Numismatic Dealers – How Many Are Really Professionals?

The following commentary was submitted by Martin Kaplan. Martin  has been a collector for over 50 years, and his current interests are world coins, world...

Where have all the good coins gone?

By Vic Bozarth - Rare Coin Market Report Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, I am writing this morning from the Long Beach Coin Show. It...

The Upcoming ANA Coin Show And Bourse Etiquette

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments I just finished with the June 2011 copy of The Numismatist, which is the 120th Anniversary Convention Issue,...

A 30-Year Evolution of the Coin Market, and a Look Forward

By John Feigenbaum - David Lawrence Rare Coins : In March of this year I will turn 42 years old and it occurs to me...

Ancient Coins: Affirmation of Audacity

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Blog During the period from July 2004 through August 2007 the numismatic community, by way of the Ancient...

Sometimes when we’re wrong it’s a good thing

By William Shamhart - Numismatic Americana When Christine and I talked about the ANA’s spring show in Sacramento, we didn’t really expect much. ...

Rare Coin Road Warrior

Coin Show Reports by Viv Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, My name is Vic Bozarth and I am the Rare Coin Road Warrior....

Coin Doctoring Presents A Moral Imperative to the Coin Industry

Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments It would be a great deal more fun to consider what R.W. Julian has to say about Gobrecht dollars...

The Great Coin Drought

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com There’s an ebb and flow to the coin market cycle. When it is in perfect, Zen-like harmony, the market works...

What would happen if the United States lost its AAA credit...

by Adam Crum - Monaco Rare Coins Two years ago‚ a company that performs financial research and analysis on commercial and government entities and has...

Double Your Money in Rare Coins?

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments Not too long ago I got an interesting Email: “I’m new to rare coins and I would...

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.

The Whole Cultural Record

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting In the latest issue of Archaeology magazine (Nov-Dec 2010) AIA President Brian Rose proposes an intriguing professional goal,...

Coin Market: Generics slow to match gains of gold, silver

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report First published in the November 8, 2010, issue of Coin World Some of the coins that one would...

Gold Dominates Coin Market as Records Fall

By Steve Roach First published in the Nov. 1, 2010, issue of Coin World Gold is currently the engine that is driving the rare coin market. It...

Ancient Coins: The Yin and Yang – A Smorgasbord of Views...

This week I was treated to a smorgasbord of views on cultural property from members of the archaeological and collecting communities. On Tuesday morning, I...

Wall Street Journal video: “Gold will probably approach $5,000,” Guggenheim Partners...

"People have lost faith in paper money" as the Fed debases the dollar. Gold at $1,387 over 2 record days After settling above a record...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Coins Minted After 1934 tend to...

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...

US Coins: Those Magical CC Morgans

The market is good – stable prices and strong demand for rarities along with an expanding collector base. In fact, an 1804 Class 1 Draped Bust Dollar just traded for $3.7 million at the Central States Numismatic Society coin convention in Rosemont, IL.