Legend Coin Market Report – A Long, Drawn-Out Week

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   It's always frustrating when things are a bit slow on the web. However, we have been engaged in...

Classic US Gold: Where Are All the Great Coins?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently read a quote from a well-known dealer who (and I'm paraphrasing) stated that today’s...

Precious Metal News: The Problem With Venezuela’s Gold

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   If you haven't noticed, Venezuela is in absolute turmoil. The growing calamity has economic, political, and humanitarian dimensions that...

Gold Mining Companies Consolidate as Mine Output Diminishes

By Blanchard & Company ......   It’s getting prohibitively difficult to source gold deposits. Mining companies are learning that the easy-to-access gold is all but gone....

Jeff Garrett: Myths About Coin Collecting

Useful facts and helpful tips for new coin collectors By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One complaint that I sometimes receive about my...

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...

Precious Metals & Bullion News: Press, Public Criticize India Gold Scheme

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   About five years ago in India, the newly-elected government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued with the previous administration's...

The Future of Our Hobby

The following is a white paper that was submitted to the American Numismatic Association in conjunction with the ANA's 2019 Future of Numismatics Forum. By...

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...

Coin Collecting Eighth Annual Market Review: Part 2

Coin industry leaders share their recommendations for collectors on any budget By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Wow! Another year come and gone....

The Five Aspects That Make Coin Collections Great, or How to...

Building Great Coin Collections By John Kraljevich - jkamericana.com A CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Among the perks of being an auction cataloguer is the ability to...

Coin Collecting Eighth Annual Market Review: Part 1

Coin industry leaders share their thoughts on what's working and what isn't By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Well, I don’t know why...

Are “Raw” Coins a Raw Deal?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... -- The change in your pocket going "ching-a-ling-a-ling" -- The roll of “unsearched” Ike dollars you bought on...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect (a...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Of the four denominations struck at the Dahlonega Mint, half eagles are the largest in size...

GoldDealer.com Gold Market Report – Gold Ponders Its Future

Commentary for Friday, November 30, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $3.90 at $1,220.20 today. Still not much happening...

Goodbye, Low-Denomination Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   You'll often hear that nothing lasts forever, and this aphorism is especially appropriate when it comes to fiat currencies....

Legend Coin Market Report – The PCGS San Antonio Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   No Sugar Coating Today's Coin Market Anyone who tells you the coin market is on fire is either lying...

Gold Market Report Newsletter – Gold Blinks

Commentary for Friday, November 9, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $16.50 at $1,206.40. Looking for something consistent about...

The Early Days of Numerical Coin Grading

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek .....   Numismatist Ron Guth has very sincerely proposed that the coin industry and the significant Third Party Grading Services (TPG’s)...

Take Advantage of the Current Rare Coin Market

By Barry Stuppler - President, Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) ......   The Rare Coin Market, just like other markets such as stocks and real estate, has...

Coin Market Opinions – What Makes a Coin Valuable?

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. .....   One of the most frequently asked questions about the coin market that appear in my mailbox is “What makes a...

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...

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginning Collectors

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   People have asked me, “What should I collect,” or, separately, “What are the best coins to buy now.”...

What are the Ideal Coins To Put Into a US Type...

US Type Set Strategies By Stewart Huckaby I wrote a previous article in this space about Type Sets, and some of the considerations involved in...

NGC Coins – How to Grade an Apple

Autumn-inspired NGC coins; Palladium Eagle still soaring By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Ah! It is definitely brisk and chilly here in New Hampshire as I sit...

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...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Remains in a Holding Pattern

Gold Market Report Commentary for Monday, September 24, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold closed up $3.10...

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...

Gold Market Report – Gold Quiet into the Weekend

Commentary for Friday, September 7, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold closed down $4.30 today at $1193.60. Considering...

Market Strategies and Asset Allocation – Billionaires Buying Rare Coins

Coin Market Strategies and Analysis by Jeff Garrett - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......... What is motivating 'smart money' to turn to numismatics? One of most interesting and...