Auction Records Shattered in Long Beach Expo

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... February closed out with considerable numismatic acclaim with the first Long Beach Expo for 2018 in...

Legend Coin Market Report – The February Long Beach Show

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   Legend Coin Market Report - AN UNEXPECTED GREAT SHOW - ALMOST LIKE OLD TIMES We can not believe how...

So You Want to Go Pro – Thoughts on Starting Your...

How to transform a rewarding hobby into a numismatic career By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   I am truly blessed to do what...

Stick With The Keys… Coin Collecting Strategies and Key Date Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   When I was a kid just beginning to get serious about coins, an older local dealer made a comment...

Coin Market Opinion – Garrett: There Has Never Been a Better...

At the current prices for Morgan Dollars and Double Eagles, it's much easier to assemble a respectable collection By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Precious Metals and Gold Market Report – Gold “Pops”

Commentary on the gold market for Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold Market closed...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I can make a strong case for half eagles as the most compelling of the many...

Colonial Coinage – Fugio Coppers Are Not One-Cent Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #404 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Research for this discussion...

Liberty Head Quarter Eagle Gold Coins and the Economics of Coin...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com on the Liberty Head Quarter Eagle ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   A recent conversation with a good client about the impact...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Remains Firm but Cautious

Commentary for Wednesday, January 31, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......    Gold closed up $3.60 today at $1,339.00...

Professional Numismatists Guild Dealers See $1,460+ Gold at Year’s End

Gold is anticipated to reach $1,460 or potentially more, silver about $20 and platinum at about $1,150 by the end of the year, according...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Pushes Higher on Weaker US Dollar

Gold Markets Commentary for Friday, January 25, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold Markets closed up $6.50...

Looking Back: Four Areas of Strength in the 2017 Rare Date...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   On a 1-10 scale in the rare date gold market, I would rate 2017 as a...

Newly Announced US Mint Silver Medal Program Is Just Bullion

By Donald Scarinci - CCAC Member, donaldscarinci.com ......   Last week, after years of prodding by members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the...

Exploring Tokens & Medals Through the Eyes of a Longtime Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   I’ve been rediscovering the joys of tokens & medals lately. I say “rediscovering” because I've actually been accumulating them--along...

Gold & Silver PAC January 2018 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator HAPPY NEW YEAR! A new year not only marks the...

Tales from the Road: The New York International Numismatic Convention

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   For many dealers, the road is a fact of life. With the hamster wheel of the coin show schedule comes...

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...

Coin Collecting Strategies – ‘The World is Your Oyster’!

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #400 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Pearls come from oysters, and the term pearl is...

US Gold Coins – Mintmark Varieties of Dahlonega Half Eagles

By Doug Winter for RareGoldCoins.com ......   For variety collectors, the half eagles struck at the Dahlonega Mint are fertile ground. There are a number of very...

Seventh Annual Market Review (Part 2)

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC ………… Winter FUN underway and here is Part 2 of the Numismatic Market Review, but baby, it's cold outside! Happy 2018, my friends! Although the...

Coin Collecting Terminology – Is it a Widget Coin and What...

By Doug Winter  - RareGoldCoins.com ......   What is a Widget Coin? One of the newer catch-all coin terms that’s been making the rounds is widget coin...

Multi-Billion Dollar Rare Coin Market for U.S. Coins in 2017, Says...

U.S. rare coin markets with coins selling for $50,000 or more and those selling for $500 or less generally did well during 2017, according...

Market Whimsy: More Perfect than Perfect – MS-70+ and Beyond

Ask any retiree or coin collector and they’ll tell you: 70 ain’t what it used to be By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Charles and...

The Seventh Annual Numismatic Market Review

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC ............ Experts from the world of coins take the pulse of the numismatic market. In my previous article, I mentioned that there...

How to Buy Rare Coins on eBay Auctions

by Ross W. Bailey, From The E-Gobrecht The Electronic Newsletter of the LIBERTY SEATED COLLECTORS CLUB This article distills the lessons gleaned from my ten years...

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...

5 Gifts Your Favorite Numismatist Might Actually Like

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Do you have a coin collector in your life but don’t know what to get them?...

Bitcoin & Numismatics: What is Real Money?

Precious metals have a 3,000-year track record, but Bitcoin has captured speculators' attention today By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Unless you've been...

Gold & Silver PAC December 2017 e-Newsletter: GOP Tax Bill Alert

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator The most talked about and most complicated bill to...