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...

Holiday Memories and Gift Ideas for the Young Numismatist on Your...

Gift Ideas for the numismatist (or potential numismatist) on your shopping list By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The eternal youngster in me notes...

CoinWeek Podcast #85: Dave Harper Talks Differences Between Chinese and American Coin...

 CoinWeek Podcast #85: Dave Harper Talks Differences Between Chinese and American Coin Shows Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Maybe Leonardo da Vinci Can Help the Rare Coin Market

What drove a $450 million sale? Bragging rights? Philanthropy? Clever marketing? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A couple of weeks ago, the...

Bullowa 1799 Silver Dollars Enhance Auction & Bring Strong Prices

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #393 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Though far from being...

Education’s Role in Developing the Future of the Coin Hobby

By Gary Adkins - President, American Numismatic Association (ANA) ......   Thank you Director Motl and your generous staff for inviting me to speak at your...

Thanksgiving – A New Numismatic Tradition

If it’s not already a tradition, find a way to introduce numismatics this holiday season By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As this article...

Reflecting on 25 Years in Coin Collecting

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   My journey into coin collecting began in late November 1992 in a most ordinary way. At 11 years old,...

Can Social Media Re-Energize the Rare Coin Market?

Meet younger numismatists where they are - on social media By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   While president of the American Numismatic Association...

Gold Markets Report – Gold Wakes up a Third Time

Commentary for Friday, February 17, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold closed up a surprising $18.40 at...

Legend Coin Market Report – The Fall 2017 Baltimore Show

Surprise, surprise! In the end it turned out to be a far better show than we had expected By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THIS...

Legend Coin Market Report – The Philadelphia PCGS Invitational

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THE PHILADELPHIA PCGS INVITATIONAL We have only two complaints: #1 - We were not fans of the hotel, and...

Bullion & Precious Metals: Gold Dealer Newsletter – Gold Moves Higher?

Commentary for Wednesday, November 1, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $7.10 at $1,274.10 in...

Legend Coin Market Report – Mid-October Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   STATUS QUO Can’t say anything dramatic is going on. We had a very good sales week. We’re becoming spoiled...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 2: Parmelee

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #388 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the second...

Legend Coin Market Report – Welcome to October

As we have been predicting, the market is coming back By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   AS THE SEASONS CHANGE This is not only summer sliding...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 1: Rarity Over...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #387 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series is about...

Legend Coin Market Report – September PCGS Invitational

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   UNEXPECTED ATTENDANCE Here comes our broken record again. If you haven't been to a PCGS Invitational, then go! These...

CoinWeek Podcast #79: My Advice for the United States Mint

CoinWeek Podcast #79: My Advice for the U.S. Mint Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...