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...

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.