Author Archives: Harry Miller

Morgans fluctuate up and down

The Morgan dollar series has been very active with common date issues adjusting to current bullion levels and better dates seeking equilibrium in our current economy. I like what I see in the current market. Continue reading

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Type coins lead show want list items

The Central States Numismatic Society convention was a successful one. The Renaissance Hotel & Convention Center is very nice and will lend well to future events as long as reasonable airport transit can be arranged. Continue reading

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Premiums returning to Morgans

Gold is down 1 percent, silver is up a nickel and platinum dead even. The trend, however, does seem negative. Markets are mostly ignoring how the European Central Bank liquefies (fiat currency) the banks and then the banks buy the toxic sovereign debt of member nations. Continue reading

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Premiums returning to Morgans

Gold is down 1 percent, silver is up a nickel and platinum dead even. The trend, however, does seem negative. Markets are mostly ignoring how the European Central Bank liquefies (fiat currency) the banks and then the banks buy the toxic sovereign debt of member nations. Continue reading

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Gold up but gold coin premiums drop

Metals are mixed. Gold is up 2 percent and silver widens the ratio gap at plus 0.5 percent. Platinum has gone the other way following a slightly weaker oil price. Would someone please tell the gas stations? Continue reading

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Add collector value to your bullion

Gold declined 3 percent over the past month, silver a rather substantial 8 percent and platinum over 3 percent. Many are now calling an end to the bull market of the last 11 years and they have gained some credibility with recent market action. Continue reading

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Peace dollars rise then drop back

Mint State generic Peace dollars while unchanged from our report of two weeks ago actually had perked up and then settled back to previous level. Morgans have not done as well as MS-64, -65 and -67 coins declined 3-5 percent. Circulated common issues of both series follow a silver market that is not very shiny currently. Continue reading

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Time to trade up with gold and silver?

Why did gold and silver drop? Markets are feeling an ease in tension over the Greek bond deal and there is enough uncertainty to make the dollar more attractive. In regards to silver, there is the effect of the Chinese economy softening. That has some effect on gold, but the industrial aspect comes into play here. Platinum on the other hand is not following weaker oil and is instead concerned over production disruptions in South Africa. Continue reading

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Gold swings, Morgan dollars rise

Last Friday, March 2, at the Las Vegas Show gold had been trending towards a higher close but did not follow through. I thought it would rally on Monday but there was too much fear in the market over a Greek default and the markets collapsed. Continue reading

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Silver buyers go for American Eagle

Last month I listed the annual gold closing prices for the previous decade. Several readers asked about silver. Here are the December closing prices for silver. Continue reading

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