Buyer Beware: Variable Spot Price Premiums for American Silver Eagles

By Ron Drzewucki -  www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   The American Silver Eagle, which has a nominal face value of one dollar and contains one troy ounce of silver,...

Precious Metals IRAs … A Primer

By John Johnson - GoldStar Trust Company......... So,  you’re thinking about adding precious metals to your retirement funds. Perhaps you have already been buying gold...

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...

A Letter from a Coin Collector Regarding the Newman Collection Sale

An Open Letter to Doug Winter - November 16, 2013 ............ Hi Doug, On the day following the Eric Newman Part II early silver auction, I...

10 Ways to Become a Better Coin Collector

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   As a dealer who works with collectors who range in experience from total beginners to full-on experts, I have...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarest Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #75 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Quarter Eagles (U.S. $2½ gold coins) were...

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...

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

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #80 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Here are facts and ideas for beginning and...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – Collecting U.S. Coins by Design Type,...

By Vic Bozarth – Bozarth Numismatics ... a CoinWeek Content Partner ............... Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, As I have promised for the last couple of months, this...

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 Collecting – Top 10 Most Important Coin Grading Tips

By Scott Travers – USGoldExpert.com ........ With the advent of independent third-party certification, many coin buyers and sellers thought all their grading worries were over. No...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Inexpensive 20th Century Half Dollars for...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #174 ….. Last week’s topic was...

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...

Flying Eagle and Indian Cent Reference Book Goes Digital. VIDEO: 2:20.

Richard Snow, Eagle Eye Rare Coin Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com...... Richard Snow is an acknowledged expert in Flying Eagle and Indian cents. The reference book he...

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...

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...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

Ancient Coin Collecting by Joe Jaroch - Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ......   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a...

Some Thoughts on Proof Gold Survival Rates

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com - CoinWeek Content Partner As someone who handles a decent amount of rare and interesting Proof gold coinage, I’ve been...

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....

How To Succesfully Negotiate a Coin Trade With Your Coin Dealer

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   You see a $25,000 coin in a dealer’s inventory and you really want it. The problem is...

Numismatic Demographics – Aging Baby Boomers and Rare Gold Coin Prices

I recently received an email from a collector who asked what I thought were an extremely intelligent group of questions. In a nutshell, he asked the following. As boomers age, are we nearing a bubble in coin prices?

Jeff Garrett: Who Are the Best Sources of Rare Coins and...

Dealers' operations have gotten bigger and are moving online, but personal connections remain important   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Other than plucking...

Q. David Bowers and Harvey Stack Talk About Changes in Coin...

Q. David Bowers & Harvey Stack, Stack's Bowers Interviewer: Charles Morgan, Content Manager, CoinWeek.com........... Three legendary numismatists addressed the public at the recent Whitman Baltimore Coin...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Silver Center Copper Cent Pattern...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #104 - Updated on April...

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...

Can Auction Representation Help You Buy The Coins You Like At...

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. As nearly everyone who buys rare coins knows these days, a larger...

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...

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...

Rosen Numismatic Advisory Taps into Kathleen Duncan’s Rare Coin Market Insight

Kathleen Duncan of Pinnacle Rarities was once again asked by The Rosen Numismatic Advisory to participate in the 38th annual Crystal Ball Survey.  Kathleen and...