Four Takeaways from Receiving the ANA Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Littleton Coin Company president shares what he's learned from winning the prestigious award Recently the American Numismatic Association (ANA) honored me...

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...

Coin Show Commentary – ANA Impressions

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Anaheim Auctions Stake Claim To Over $46 Million Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is history; this one...
David Lawrence Rare Coins

David Lawrence Rare Coins: ANA World’s Fair of Money in Rear View

By John Brush - President, David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Now that everyone has departed the Land of Disney and has had a moment to...

Dancing with the Universe – The Infamous Wanborough Hoard of Atrebates Coins

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...

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...

What Is a Rare Coin Broker & How Does He Help His Client?

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

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...

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...

Gold Market Report – Gold Blinks in the Face of Higher Interest Rates

Commentary for Friday, May 27, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold market closed down $11.40 at...

Bullion Shark Analysis: Will the Federal Reserve Raise Rates?

The Federal Reserve spooked gold and silver markets this week once again with talks about a rate hike in June if economic conditions do...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Breaks Lower over Possible Interest Rate Hike

Commentary for Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc .....   Gold closed down $22.60 at $1228.90...

Legend Numismatics Rare Coin Market Report – Pre-New Orleans PCGS Invitational

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ....   WE CAN'T BELIEVE IT We thought May would be a decent month. So far, it's turning out to be a record-breaking...

Coin Auctions – CSNS Mixed, Heritage Sale Tops $22.7 Million

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... Reports from dealers and attendees fresh from the just-concluded 77th edition of the CSNS convention in Schaumburg,...

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...

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...

Gold & Silver Markets – Gold Dips on the Job Numbers

Commentary for Friday, April 1, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $13.80 on the...

US Coins – Baltimore Whitman Expo & Stack’s Bowers Auction Underway

By Jim Bisognani - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ........   70th Anniversary Roosevelt Dimes offer variety and value. Golden nostalgia ahead in 2016. As winter slowly relinquishes its...

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

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

World Coin Market – 2016 Demand for Quality British Coins Increasing

Charles I (1625-49), Shilling, Tower Mint under Parliament. mint mark ‘eye’ both sides (1645). When you own this piece of ART you have distinguished...

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...

US Coin Auctions – Heritage ANA Signature Sale Claims $8 Million

By Jim Bisognani - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ........   Proof Barbers Power To Record Levels; Colorful Razor Sharp Coins Hot; Collector Coins Hot Property; Metal Markets...

Guest Commentary – The Significance of the Dollar’s Double Top to the Gold Price

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Double tops or double bottoms often indicate an important change in price trends. In the case of...

Modern US Coins – Where Have All the 50 State Quarters Gone?

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

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

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...

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

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...

Money Metals Exchange: Don’t Laugh, We Could See $100+ Silver

Exclusive Interview with First Majestic CEO Keith Neumeyer on Metals, Mining, and Manipulation By Mike Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   Mike Gleason, MoneyMetals.com: It is my...

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...

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...
Doug Winter Numismatics - Aging Baby Boomers and the Rare Gold Coin Market

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?