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...

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...

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...

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...

Realism or Absurdity? Fiat Money and TBTF (Too Big To Fail) in 2015

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

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...

Operating in a Changing Numismatic Marketplace

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report....   With the world and rare coin market continually changing, every collector, dealer, and investor should try...

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...

The 7 Biggest Lies Told (and Believed) about Gold

By Guy Christopher - Money Metals Exchange....   It’s hard to say which lie about gold is the biggest whopper. Many widely held beliefs about gold are...

Guest Commentary – A Path to Making Gold and Silver the Currency of the...

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange....   Several Republican presidential candidates are floating the idea of returning to some form of a gold standard in...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 2

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Click Here for Part 1 In this article I continue my thoughts on rarity by stating that you cannot...

Dave Harper Discusses the Demise of Numismatic Print Publications. Video: 4:56.

Numismatic News Editor Dave Harper discusses the state of numismatic print publishing and ponders what the future might have in store for the numismatic...

Money Metals Exchange: The Fed, Debt Ceiling, and Physical Silver Premiums

By Clint Siegner - Money Metals Exchange ....   Gold and silver spot prices lost ground to a strengthening U.S. dollar last week. The dollar enjoyed...

CoinWeek Podcast #3: CoinWeek: The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle, Pt. I

Modern Coin Wholesale founder and former NGC Grader Ron Drzewucki shares with CoinWeek readers and listeners his take on the differences between and the...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 3

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Part 1 Part 2 Here I continue my thoughts on rarities, and the factors that affect this important aspect of...

Money Metals Exchange Issues 2016 Gold/Silver Forecast

By Clint Siegner - Money Metals Exchange ......   Looking Ahead to 2016 Forecasting today’s volatile, high-frequency, machine-driven and manipulated futures markets using fundamental analysis is futile,...

Guest Commentary – U.S. Dollar Destined to Move Higher

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... As counter-intuitive as it may seem to many, I believe the world-wide desirability to own the much,...

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...

Gold Markets Firm – Are You an Optimist or Pessimist?

Commentary for Tuesday, May 16, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $6.40 at $1,236.40 today....

Gold Markets Report – Is Gold Building a Base or Running Out of Gas?

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...

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,...

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 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...

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...

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...

Precious Metals – Gold And The Public’s Complacency

By Dr. Richard S. Appel ........ We can all give many reasons why the gold price should be substantially higher. But reality trumps our reasoning,...

Gold Market Report – Gold Holds Modest Gains

Commentary for Thursday, October 27, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $2.90 at $1,265.00. The...

My New Year’s Resolution – Don’t Confuse Debt with Wealth

By Guy Christopher - Money Metals Exchange....   If you don't have a magical crystal ball to see the future, then a good history book will...

Dollar Danger Threatens Gold – Euro Hits 2-Yr Low

WHOLESALE gold bullion prices fell to $1569 an ounce during Monday morning's London trading – 0.9% off Friday's close – as stocks, commodities and the Euro...