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...

The “Deal Shopping” Mentality and Rare Coin Prices

By Doug Winter - Raregoldcoins.com I had an interesting experience at a recent show that I thought was worth sharing. A new-to-the-market collector/investor came up...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Certified Coin Exchange at the Long Beach Expo

Michael Brandow, Sales Director Interviewer: David Lisot The introduction of third party grading allows many coins to trade as sight unseen commodities. One of the oldest...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Classic Silver Quarters sold on Platinum...

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the  collecting community #91 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds At the FUN Convention in Orlando, Heritage...

Coin Appraisals Serve Varied Purposes

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com As an owner, or buyer or seller of rare coins, have you ever thought about how a professional...

Price of Gold and the Effect on Rare Coins

Interviewer: David Lisot Dan Duncan, Pinnacle Rarities, Bob Green, Park Avenue Numismatics, William Shamhart, Numismatic Americana, Leo Frese, CT Group, Patrick A. Heller, Andrew Salzberg,...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   This article discusses world coins from 2011 that I believe are the best of the year either because they are...

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...

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...

We Sell Coins, Why Do We Care About A Comic Book?

By Laura Sperber, - Legend Numismatics Market Report - Re-posted with Permission on CoinWeek Last week a copy reputed to be the finest of Superman...

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...

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...

Coin Grading – Practice Your Grading Skills

by Stewart Huckaby for Heritage CoinWeek Content Partner Over the last few months, a member of one of the coin forums I participate in...

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...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Dimes and Quarters in the ANA...

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #77 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The topic this week is several important...

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...

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...

NGC Announces Valuable Auction Research Tool

⎯ Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the release today of NGC Auction Central – a new resource that maintains auction data for NGC-certified...

Recent Gold Price Fluctuations and the Effect on the Coin Market

Shane Downing, Publisher, Coin Dealer Newsletter David Lisot, Interviewer Shane Downing discusses the challenges of keeping up with the volatile precious metals prices and how they...

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...

NGC Releases Coin Explorer online reference for US coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the release of the most comprehensive online reference for US coins today. The new NGC Coin Explorer is...

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...

Pricing the Priceless: What’s a 1933 $20 Gold Double Eagle Worth?

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the July 25, 2011, issue of Coin World   As the trial to determine who owns the “Langbord 10”...

Paul Fraser’s Top Five…Spectacular and Unique Rare Coin Sales

By Paul Fraser Collectibles ......   If you ever have only one penny to your name, make sure it is one of these fantastic coins... How many...

Coin Prices: Liquidation Value Often Varies Greatly from Replacement Value

By Mark Ferguson I recently completed a coin appraisal in which each coin was worth around $50,000. In the process of performing the appraisal...