LOOKING FORWARD TO A BIGGER 2011 – IS BIGGER BETTER?

Hot Topics by Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics Consolidation in reverse! I expected a few firms to fold and smaller dealers to shut. Out of...

Laura Sperber: 2010 IN REVIEW-MY VISION

What a year it was. We saw gold hit a new record and the stock market made a semi come back. The coin market had what I would call a turbulent but productive year. Prices did not go up as much as good coins weren't being drowned by dreck anymore. There actually has been a small influx of new collectors.

The Record-Setting Sale of an 1875 Half Eagle: What Does it...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In the Bowers and Merena November 2010 Baltimore auction, a business strike 1875 half eagle sold without a lot of...

The Whole Cultural Record

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting In the latest issue of Archaeology magazine (Nov-Dec 2010) AIA President Brian Rose proposes an intriguing professional goal,...

Coin Market: Generics slow to match gains of gold, silver

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report First published in the November 8, 2010, issue of Coin World Some of the coins that one would...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – October 2010

Hi, my name is Vic Bozarth and I am a Rare Coin Road Warrior. I have spent most of my twenty plus years...

Gold Dominates Coin Market as Records Fall

By Steve Roach First published in the Nov. 1, 2010, issue of Coin World Gold is currently the engine that is driving the rare coin market. It...

Ancient Coins: The Yin and Yang – A Smorgasbord of Views...

This week I was treated to a smorgasbord of views on cultural property from members of the archaeological and collecting communities. On Tuesday morning, I...

The Gold, Silver and Rare Coin Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics - Below is a portion of the most recent Legend Market Report GOLD This is hard for us to believe...

Wall Street Journal video: “Gold will probably approach $5,000,” Guggenheim Partners...

"People have lost faith in paper money" as the Fed debases the dollar. Gold at $1,387 over 2 record days After settling above a record...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Modern Coins

News and Analysis on coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #24 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The purpose this week is to put...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Coins Minted After 1934 tend to...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #23-Part2 A continuation of a Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Usually, this column...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Coins Minted After 1934 tend to...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #23 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week's column was about dealer...

Ponterio & Associates to Auction the Wa She Wong Collection of...

Ponterio & Associates, a division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, is pleased to present the Wa She Wong Collection of Chinese and Asian coins as well as other fine properties in its December Hong Kong Auction held Dec. 3-4, 2010

US Coins: Those Magical CC Morgans

The market is good – stable prices and strong demand for rarities along with an expanding collector base. In fact, an 1804 Class 1 Draped Bust Dollar just traded for $3.7 million at the Central States Numismatic Society coin convention in Rosemont, IL.