Numismatic Research and Pricing in Today’s World

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ..... A generation ago, basic numismatic research for most serious collectors consisted of...

Are Gem Type Two Gold Dollars Underpriced or Overpriced?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner I recently bought and sold a coin that I hadn’t handled in quite a few years: a...

The Coin Analyst: Collectors and the Market Need Better Resources on...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek There has been some interesting discussion on this web site recently about the need for more accurate pricing information...

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...

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...

Some Thoughts on Rare Coin Pricing

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… I have been working on a few coin-related projects lately and one component which has made me...

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...

Legend Market Report -The LittleJohn Gold Sale

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics CoinWeek Content Partner It's not do hard to believe but the recent (2/21) "secret" auction of the Littlejohn Collection brought...

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...

NGC US Coin Price Guide Adds Values for Plus (+) Grades

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that its free online NGC US Coin Price Guide now features values for plus (+) grades. The NGC...

World Coins – Collecting 20th Century Canadian Quarters

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   20th-century Canadian quarters are among the most widely collected types of world coins. Incorporating the portraits of five different...

THE ANA MID WINTER DENVER SHOW

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics First, we'd like to apologize for the tweet we sent out when we got the show about the...

George Cuhaj, Editor of the Standard Catalog of World Coins and...

The Standard Catalog of World Coins and the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money are two of the series of catalogs that give pricing...

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...

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...

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...

Is High Inflation Just Around the Corner?

How Rare Coins Performed During the Last Major Inflationary Spiral By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Our national debt load has grown to virtually...

Precious Metals Prices: THE BATTLE OF THEORY AND REALITY

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Anyone with even a marginal interest in precious metals is aware of the brutal beatdown in gold and silver spot...

Coin Values: When Rare Coin Auction Records Don’t Tell the Whole...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com I’ve discussed how using previous auction records can be an extremely valuable asset in determining coin values. But there are...

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...

Kagin’s Buys First American Pattern Coin for $1.175 Million in Heritage...

Bob Merrill, Auctioneer, Heritage. David McCarthy & Don Kagin, Purchasers, Kagin's. The only known variety of a 1783 Nova Constellatio silver coin sold for $1,175,000 in...

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,...

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...

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:...

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...

How Do You Price Really Special Coins?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the recent Schuyler Rumsey coin auction, there were a number of coins that I would define as...

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...

Price Discovery & Transparency in Precious Metals

by Miguel Perez-Santalla - BullionVault ....... The price someone is willing to sell to you is not necessarily the value that you'd get for selling...

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1990s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek IQ....   Hi folks, and welcome to the latest installment of CoinWeek’s American Silver Eagle Price Guide Analysis. In...

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...