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...

Tips for Collectors: Using Auction Records

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Auction records have become an invaluable tool, but knowing how to use them can be very...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   This article discusses world coins from 2011 that I believe are the best of the year either because they are...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Classic U.S. coins for less than...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #153 ….. While it is true...

Buying and Selling Coins – Understanding Market Liquidity

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... When deciding what to collect, market liquidity should be carefully considered. Over the past several years I...

Coins I Never See With Good Eye Appeal Part One: Gold...

By Doug Winter - CoinWeek Content Partner www.raregoldcoins.com As I was viewing auctions lots for Heritage’s 2012 FUN sale in Dallas the other day, I got...

What Is a Rare Coin Broker & How Does He Help...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   A rare coin broker acts similarly to any other broker. Just as a real estate broker or...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #78 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The topic here is ideas for beginning and...

Buying Rare Coins: Numismatics and Credit

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .....   The use of credit for numismatic purposes is not a bad thing, but must be used...

Room to Run: Epic Portfolio Strategy for Rarities

By Bruce Smith Sr. Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer - Blanchard and Company.... I write quite a bit about finding what I call “opportunity specie” in...

When Is Deep Cameo or Ultra Cameo Proof Gold Worth a...

Proof Gold Coins By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Having recently handled a considerable number of impressive Proof gold coins, I’ve been...

Jeff Garrett: What to Do with Inherited Coins

Online resources can help you find someone you can trust   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When the public brings in coins for appraisal,...

The Psychology of Coin Collecting

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   What does psychology have to do with coin collecting? Collectors have one distinct advantage over non-collectors. The hobby of coin collecting--and it...

Things to Remember About Rare Coin Auctions

by Jeff Garrett from the NGC Weekly Market Report ........ Jeff Garrett shares his knowledge and expertise regarding bidding at rare coin auctions such as...

Coins That I Never See With Good Eye Appeal, Part Three:...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner and Contributor In the third installment of this multi-part article, I’m going to delve into a series that...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Some Thoughts on Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……………….. Having just published a blog about coin rarity based on grade distribution, I’ve been thinking more about...

Coin Collecting: Selling By Private Treaty

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Selling by private treaty gives the seller a chance to determine by...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Eight Tips on Buying United States Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .......   As a specialist in the area of United States gold coins, I often find myself giving “tips” to buyers....

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...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Rare and Underappreciated 1849-O Eagle

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the No Motto New Orleans eagle series (produced from 1841 through 1860), there are two well-known...

Five Things You Can Do to Make Your Rare Coins Worth...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com If you have been collecting rare coins for more than a few years, there is a good chance that...

Happy Holidays, and How I got my start in this...

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ....... Numismatists are a hardy lot. Once we have found a series or type of coin that...

Collecting Strategies: The Financially Painless Way To Collect Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The appeal of gold is universal, and it has nothing to do with the state of one's finances. A desire to own...

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...

Three Things Gold Buyers Must Know First

Recent news stories questioning what some dealers charge when selling gold coins reinforces what experts have advised for years: do your homework first. ...

Jerry’s Coin Collection – Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty is an adult animated television series on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim.  The series follows the misadventures of alcoholic mad scientist Rick...

Five Things To Know Before Buying a Coin

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Ideally, a collector walks into a deal knowing everything there is to know about buying a coin....

So You’ve Decided to Collect Carson City Gold…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Congratulations on your decision. I’m sure you’ve given this a lot of thought and I’d like to...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Newbie’s Lament: What Should I...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For new collectors of vintage United States gold coins, one of the most puzzling questions to...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 2

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In Part 1, I discussed the fact that almost all sophisticated collectors of U.S. coins have a very strong...