A Case for Modern Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   To some collectors, “modern” is a dirty word, signifying the worst of everything in the hobby. The worst...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Fights Against a Strong Dollar

Gold Markets Commentary for Monday, November 14, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $2.80 today...

The Future of Numismatics

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Many great minds and tireless volunteers are working hard to secure a future for the hobby...

Coin Collecting Market – Make It FUN For Everyone

Colonial copper and Civil War silver bargains; 2017, the year of the collector By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Phew! Just shoveled off about...

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...

What’s Hot and What’s Not: The Rare Date Gold Market at...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   From a numismatic point of view, 2016 wasn’t an especially good year. In most series, prices were...

Classic US Coins – The New Orleans Eagle Market is Sizzling

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recent Stacks Bowers Baltimore auction contained a group of comparatively high grade New Orleans eagles which...

Gainesville Coins: Time for Platinum Group Metals to Shine

Platinum Bullion Coins, - Maple Leaf - Australian Platypus and US Platinum Eagle By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   The Platinum Group Metals are apparently...

Coin Grading Is in the Eye of the Beholder of the...

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   I recently read the great piece by Josh Mcmorrow-Hernandez on CoinWeek about what a coin's grade says...

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...

The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part III, An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant -  Stacks Bowers .....   Coin collectors may not seem an especially reverent lot. Casual demeanor and good senses of humor...

Realism or Absurdity? Fiat Money and TBTF (Too Big To Fail)...

By Geoffrey Cope....   The fear of GERMANY. Is it real? - read more: SPRING 2015 - Following the November 16th, 2014 G20 nation meeting in Brisbane,...

Coin Collecting Commentary: Trump and Numismatics

What does the Trump presidency mean for coin collectors? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The presidential election this year was certainly a...

Shane Downing – A Tribute To An Unsung Hero Of Numismatics

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   What Does It Take To Update And Maintain A Price Guide?—A Commitment To Excellence. Certainly every coin collector loves...

Coin Collecting Commentary: How To Invigorate The Hobby

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The US Mint forum attracted leaders from all areas of the hobby including the media, mass...

The CSNS Show: Jekyll and Hyde

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics....   This was certainly not the booming CSNS Shows we remember attending years ago in Indy or St Louis. It's...

Guest Commentary – Has Gold Entered a New Bull Market, or...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Since the middle of December, gold has executed an impressive advance. It rose from $1,047 to an...

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...

Money Metals Exchange: Bizarre Gold, Silver Movements Behind-the-Scenes

By Clint Siegner - Money Metals Exchange....   A lot is riding on the demand side of the equation when it comes to metals' price performance...

The Demise of the Printed Word in Numismatics

By Harvey G. Stack,  Founder - Stacks Bowers .............. In Part 1 of this story, I discussed the various printed information sources that influenced my...

DLRC Cherrypicks the Pogue Coin Collection, Part 1

By John Feigenbaum - David Lawrence Rare Coins....   The first of six installments of the famous D. Brent Pogue Collection has now crossed the block...

Guest Commentary – What’s Happened to Coin Shows of Late?

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   I recently went to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show...

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...

Guest Commentary – Harvey Stack: Cents and Nonsense

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   The United States Mint has announced that they are considering stopping the issuance of cents, often called...

Coin Show Commentary: Whitman Baltimore Robust

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Mintmarked gold hot in Stack's Bowers sale; Collector on prowl for Gem DPL CC Morgans As we ushered...

Bullion & Precious Metals Commentary – Bear Market in Gold Resumes

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   When gold rose from its 1,046 low last December, it was accompanied by motivating articles written by...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 4

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 When I left off last time I was discussing how the...

Legend Market Report – Post Thanksgiving Coin Market

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   GIVING THANKS For sure, this year was slightly better than this time last year. The plunge had been quick...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Closes Strong on BOJ News

Commentary for Friday, July 29, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc .....   Gold closed up $16.50 today on...

Bullion & Precious Metals: Gold Dealer Newsletter – Gold Weakens, Silver...

Commentary for Monday, May 1, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $12.80 at $1,255.50 in...