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Auction Fever Does Not Appear to be Contagious

Coin dealers continue to report brisk business. However, despite this increasing demand, clients remain bearish regarding retail price increases for anything other than bullion and bullion-impacted coins. This isn’t true just for coins that are considered to be collectible yet … Continue reading

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Still a Good Time to Go After Higher End Collectible Coins

By Richard Giedroyc Wholesale coin prices dipped, then rose dramatically in the past week as prices continued to shadow the increasingly volatile gold and silver bullion markets. Retail prices for most coins held steady during the same time, including most … Continue reading

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There is Reason for Optimism in Precious Metals Markets

The price of gold has risen by more than 19 percent since the beginning of the year. Silver is, at the moment this is being written, flirting with $18 an ounce. Since both are denominated in U.S. dollars there is … Continue reading

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Distinct segments determine market

There is no singular coin market. There are several distinct segments, these being scarce to rare, common yet collectible, and bullion-impacted markets. The scarce to rare market appears to be continuing to fire on all cylinders; however, it is challenging … Continue reading

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Spotty appreciation at top of the food chain

Minor-denomination coins are usually the realm of the specialist. Prices for these areas remain primarily dormant, with some modest reductions in value. Having said that, those same coins that are certified to be at the top of the food chain … Continue reading

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Buyers not bidding coins to new levels

In general, 2018 was a quiet year for the collectible coin market. Scarce to rare coins continued to sell well, but few were setting new records. Auction sales results suggest there is a hungry market of collectors and dealers interested … Continue reading

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Lower prices good for long-term buyer

A well-known financial commentator recently summarized the current stock market situation as a bear market rather than as a correction. That economic diagnosis can set anyone with a retirement plan on edge. The coin market has been both in a … Continue reading

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