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Author Archives: Dave Harper
When I look back to my beginnings in numismatics, I sometimes ask myself whether I should have been less the starry-eyed kid and more the commercially attuned realist. Since I was a kid at the time I began collecting, there … Continue reading
Buyers have been losing interest in the one-ounce silver American Eagle bullion coin since the end of spring. May demand was 3,988,500 coins. If we round it to 4 million for easy calculation, we can say silver buyers were taking … Continue reading
The Great Recession made all Americans more frugal. Coin collectors are no exception. Several years ago when silver was approaching its 2011 peak of almost $50 an ounce I suggested that collectors sell off coins made of silver that they … Continue reading
For many years I have supported the notion that the United States needed coins of higher value as inflation ate away the purchasing power of current coinage. But the American people have ignored the logic of higher value coins. The … Continue reading
For regular purchasers of coins from the U.S. Mint, scheduling a vacation Sept. 23 to Oct. 1 might be the thing to do. You won’t miss a thing. The Mint is suspending all deliveries during that period to aid its … Continue reading
Everybody knows that bullion gets the headlines, but it is the average collector who makes the numismatic hobby what it is. I decided to take a look at some of the meat-and-potato Mint issues to see how they are doing … Continue reading
If you don’t buy or sell anything made of precious metals, the daily fluctuations in the prices of gold or silver don’t really mean much. If you own some bullion, prices might give you a boost psychologically when they jump and … Continue reading
Most coin collectors never get beyond collecting coins that they remember using. That was a great strength in the circulation finds era when it seemed like everybody collected Lincoln cents. Millions tried to fill their Whitman albums and drooled at … Continue reading
All coin collectors are art critics. I am one as well. The art that we like to criticize is that which appears on coins, or is art proposed for use on future coins. My latest impulse to criticize occurs as … Continue reading