Coin Values: What’s It Worth? How dealers determine the value of...

How are rare coin prices determined? Often the question dealers will ask is: “I know what Greysheet (Coin Dealer Newsletter bid) is, but what...

Certified Coins – Introducing the New CAC Market Values Price Guide

By Mark Ferguson and CAC Market Values .....   PCGS and NCG coins that have been approved and stickered by CAC command premium prices compared with...

Their Market is Dead: “Early” Commemorative Silver Half Dollars Can Now...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com In my last column I wrote about “early” United States Mint commemorative coins struck between 1892 and...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia:   1 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The smallest of the circulating euro coins, the diminutive 1 euro cent has virtually no purchasing power but, much...

Collectible Gold Coins Performed Superbly During the 1970’s Inflationary Spiral

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Last week I wrote about why some economists believe our economy is going into a high inflationary period...

Coin Guides – Whitman Debuts 2nd Edition MEGA RED™ Deluxe Red...

The second edition of Whitman Publishing’s Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe Edition, popularly known as MEGA RED, debuted at the Whitman Baltimore...

On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards

Think modern coins are boring? Think again. Adapted from Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker's in-depth article, On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards, this CoinWeek...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Prince Metternich (Fürst Metternich) 20...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Silver Coin – Prince Metternich | Fürst Metternich (2003) Austria Through the Ages Series (2000-2003) Description: This, the third issue in the Austrian...

CAC Brasher Doubloon, America’s First Gold Coin, Sells for a Record...

Blanchard and Company places world’s most valuable gold coin – the Brasher Doubloon for a record $7.395 million Blanchard and Company, Inc. has placed...

Overgrading and How It Affects Coin Values

By Rick Snow - Owner and Operator, Eagle Eye Rare Coins ......   I have written about the problem of overgrading for many years now. In 1996,...

Coin Auction Results – Top 5 Silver Eagles sold in...

At the Heritage FUN sale, that is continuing in Tampa, we already have a number of auction results for Silver Eagles that may be...

Where Do Coin Price Guides Get Their Prices?

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com....   First of all, I want to point out that coin price guides are just that... GUIDES! For convenience, they...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Top Ten Auction Records for...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #150 ….. Last Thursday, I was...

Tips for Collectors: Using Auction Records

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Auction records have become an invaluable tool, but knowing how to use them can be very...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Proper Value of Generic U.S....

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #99 Although I very much prefer...

The Missouri Half Cent Coin Collection, Part III: Astonishing $18.26 Million...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #207 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

What Gold Coins Do CAC Stickers Add the Most Value to?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com After 4 years of being traded on the open market, I think few collectors and dealers would argue the...

Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are...

PCGS Retro Label, FREE CoinFacts Part of 30th Anniversary Announcement

As part of a year-long 30th anniversary celebration, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) (www.PCGS.com) has unveiled an impressive array of products and services to...

Market Whimsy: The Rational Collector

Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy,...

U.S. Mint “Early” Commemorative Legal Tender Coins Offer Eye-Catching Investment Potential

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Virtually all collectors of rare coins want to ultimately profit from their investment in their collections. Many...

Collectors Universe Acquires Coinflation.com

Coinflation.com (www.Coinflation.com), an increasingly popular informational website that provides the values of precious metals and the intrinsic values of gold, silver and base metal...

U.S. Colonial Coins Added to PCGS Price Guide

United States colonial-era coins, from the early Massachusetts silver pieces of 1652 to private and regional issues produced in the early 19th century, have...

Rapp Auctions: The Highest Prices for the Smallest Gems

Rapp Auctions sells Stamps and Coins for 8.7 Million Swiss francs (CHF) By Rapp Auctions .....   Top prices for top rarities and for lucrative investment options:...

The Coin Analyst: The Explosion in Gold Prices and the Gold...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week In the past three days (August 8-10) the price of gold has seen the largest percentage and dollar...

Coin Collecting: Do We Still Have a $20 Hobby ?

By Mark Benvenuto (updated 10-2011) If you are like many collectors, you may have spent a bit of time wondering just where our hobby...

What do Coin Auction Prices Represent?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For better or worse, the current market has come to heavily rely on auction prices to determine...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Rarities Night, Part 2, Half Dollars

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #101 ......   Last week, I wrote...

Pogue IV Auction Sells 61 Coins, Surpasses $16 Million

1795 $1 and Proof 1833 $5 Both Sell For Over $1 Million Part IV of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries...

Coins’ rarity not sole driver of market prices: Collecting patterns can...

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the June 4, 2012, Special Edition issue of Coin World A reader recently asked how a 1909-S Lincoln, V.D.B. cent...