Protecting Valuables: Commercial Safe or Bank Safe Deposit Box?

Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments Salt Lake City police investigate coin theft from residence / Burglars steal heavy gun safe containing $500,000-plus in...

US Coins: The “Common” 1875 $10 Eagle Pattern Coins

By Leo Frese, Independent Numismatic Consultant - LeoFreseCoins.com ...........   Recently an East Coast gentleman consigned his collection for me to market. Among his holdings was...

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....

Collecting Strategies: How to Assemble A World-Class Collection of Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ........... You can have unlimited funds but without adhering to a basic core group of numismatic fundamentals, I believe it...

20 Popular 19th Century US Gold Coins Priced Below $10,000

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner There are dozens of United States gold coins that are accorded a high degree of value for various...

Why Has Gold Gone Down?

Patrick A. Heller Some people believe that gold will continue to climb in value with no end in sight. Yet at the end of 2011...

Coin Collecting: Beyond Plastic – It’s What’s Inside (the Holder)...

CAC Inside the Holder by Bruce Smith for Blanchard and Company ......   There was a time when collectors in the market simply bought a coin...

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...

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. coins for less than $500...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #171 ….. As stated at the...

What are Proof Coins Anyway?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Two of the most basic terms that anyone new to numismatics needs to understand are Business Strike and...

What Does It Mean When a Coin Is “Rare”?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Whether you’re an old pro or just starting out, if you collect coins then you’ve thought about...

Coin Collecting Strategies – A Philosophy for Rare Coin Investing

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company ......   One of the first symbolic, political, and critical economic actions to...

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...

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. ...

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...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 3

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In Part 1, I frame the topic and put forth the perspectives of very accomplished collectors regarding natural toning....

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – True Quality, a Good Dealer &...

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   If you think this Hot Topics sounds like a broken record... yes, it does. I can never say...

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...

The Five Aspects That Make Coin Collections Great, or How to...

Building Great Coin Collections By John Kraljevich - jkamericana.com A CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Among the perks of being an auction cataloguer is the ability to...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Collecting By Die Variety

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   In coin collecting, there is no right or wrong decision when it comes to deciding which varieties should...

Are Gem Type Two Gold Dollars Underpriced or Overpriced?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner I recently bought and sold a coin that I hadn’t handled in quite a few years: a...

U.S. Mint “Early” Commemorative Legal Tender Coins Offer Eye-Catching Investment Potential

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Virtually all collectors of rare coins want to ultimately profit from their investment in their collections. Many...

Twelve Months of Writing a Weekly Column on Coin Rarities &...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #52 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds While I previously wrote hundreds of articles...

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...

A Baker’s Dozen of San Francisco Gold Treats

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Collector K.U. recently asked me to help him construct a compact, meaningful list of San Francisco gold coins...

Ever Feel Like Selling All of Your Coins? I Did –...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ........ When I got the idea to sell my collection, I didn’t know what to think. Was...

How to Collect Dahlonega Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… One of the real pleasures to collecting Dahlonega gold coins is the variety of ways that the...

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...

I was Wrong About Silver in 2011

By Jim Kingsland for Certified Assets Management International A CoinWeek Content Partner In March, 2011 I took the pro silver side of a gold/silver debate in...