Maybe Leonardo da Vinci Can Help the Rare Coin Market

What drove a $450 million sale? Bragging rights? Philanthropy? Clever marketing? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A couple of weeks ago, the...

Bitcoin & Numismatics: What is Real Money?

Precious metals have a 3,000-year track record, but Bitcoin has captured speculators' attention today By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Unless you've been...

Coin Market Report: Vintage Coins Surge in Long Beach

Coin Market Report Posted by Jim Bisognani  – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation As rarities marched forward, there was freshly minted palladium pandemonium. Wow! Fall must be just around the...

Coin Collecting Commentary: Collectors Dominate Coin Markets

What happens to coin markets when the balance tilts away from investors? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My wholesale business covers virtually...

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?

Holiday Memories and Gift Ideas for the Young Numismatist on Your...

Gift Ideas for the numismatist (or potential numismatist) on your shopping list By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The eternal youngster in me notes...

Precious Metals – COMEX and LBMA Spot Gold Price Differences

By Bullion Shark, LLC.........   Just like the famous phrase in the movie Wall Street “money never sleeps,” neither does the gold market. Well, it almost...

Remembering the Vietnam War and Those Who Served with Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   I wrote about the Pacific island nation of Niue not too long ago, and a one-ounce, 99.9% pure silver...

Legend Coin Market Report: New Top Set Builder Emerges

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics …… THE BIG WEEK We just saw a sales report for the first three weeks of September. Somehow, we have done $2,000,000.00 in sales to...

Guest Commentary – Early Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Rolls Far Rarer than...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... There was a time when Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) rolls of coins were available in large quantities. Coins...

Veteran Dealer: Gold’s Fundamentals Never Looked Better

“Gold is starting 2019 with increasing price support and growing demand. I believe gold will reach its next major resistance level of $1,300 very...

Gold & Silver PAC December 2017 e-Newsletter: GOP Tax Bill Alert

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator The most talked about and most complicated bill to...

Gold & Silver PAC January 2018 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator HAPPY NEW YEAR! A new year not only marks the...

The U.S. Government Confiscates Ten Multi-Million Dollar Coins

Opinion by Dr. Richard S. Appel - Unique Rare Coins ......   Mystery, intrigue and a see-saw legal battle has surrounded 10 1933 St. Gaudens $20...

The Future of Money: Banknotes and Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Throughout the modern era (roughly since gold and silver specie ceased to be used as circulating currency), coins...

Modern US Coins – Where Have All the 50 State Quarters...

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Over the years the United States Mint has issued many commemorative coins. There are the “Classic” commemoratives...

For CladKing, It’s All About the Clads

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   INTRODUCING THE CLADKING Sam Petry, better known online by the handle “CladKing”, is a pioneer in the area of...

USA Coin Album: Numismatic Lame Ducks

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   In politics, a lame duck is an official whose term of office is concluding and whose...

Gold Markets Report – Is Gold Building a Base or Running...

Gold Markets Commentary for Thursday, January 11, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold closed up $3.20 at...

Counterfeit Coins Are the Future

By Steve Caruso for CoinWeek.... Counterfeits are the future. I admit that coming from me, such a message seems a bit curious... if grim. However, the...

Dancing with the Universe – The Infamous Wanborough Hoard of...

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting with the kind permission of John Hooker   I'm sure that most are quite familiar with the infamous Wanborough Hoard...

Gold Markets Report – Gold and Silver Inches Higher?

Gold Markets Commentary for Monday, December 18, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold Markets closed up $7.90...

Gold & Silver PAC December 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator I have been working for the federal government as a contractor since 1996...

Your Kids Don’t Want Your Coins, But I Know Someone Who...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Kids today don’t care about coins. That’s not a problem. A recent CoinWeek article discussed three events at the 2017...

Fundamentals of Coin Collecting and Coin Investing

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.....   Fundamentals of Coin Collecting In my opinion coin and stamp collecting are the greatest hobbies ever conceived. Those of us involved in...

CoinWeek Podcast #45: Can the U.S. Mint Compete in the Current...

CoinWeek Podcast #45: Can the U.S. Mint Compete in the Current Coin Climate & The 2016 Election's Effect on Gold Mobile phone users. Stream this...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Rare Coin Market Strong in 2016, Beyond

While the 2015 coin market features strength, there are areas for additional growth and opportunity in 2016 for every level of collector By Douglas LePre...

Guest Commentary – Why the Federal Reserve Always “Happens” to Be...

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   "The last duty of a central banker is to tell the public the truth." --Alan Blinder, former Federal Reserve...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Fails to Push Higher

Gold Commentary for Monday, March 5, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold closed down $3.00 at $1,318.10.This...

World Precious Metals Market – Is Russia Planning a Gold Ruble?

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ..........   Over the past five to seven years, there has been a consistent flow of gold bars out of...