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Volatility in Bullion Market

The market for coins is not singular. For that reason, different sectors of this market may move in different directions, which is what has been experienced within the past month. Values and prices realized in the scarce to rare market … Continue reading

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Will U.S. Mint Price Increases Backfire?

This week, the U.S. Mint announced significant price hikes for its silver numismatic products. The range of increases ranged from about 30 percent to 70 percent. The jump in prices is related to the rise in the silver spot price … Continue reading

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Simply Put: The Market Is Hot

While many of the generally available yet bullion spot price impacted silver and gold business strike coins as well as American Eagles are currently in a holding pattern, the same is not true for scarce to rare coins. More headline-grabbing … Continue reading

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New Legislation Could Bolster Hobby

The hobby may soon get an unexpected boost from Congress. Legislation is now being considered through which circulating commemorative coins and one-year type designs could appear on circulating quarters and half dollars. While the proposed legislation has other parts that … Continue reading

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Charity Auction Grabs Headlines

If you look at the business of coins, it appears there are two well-defined sectors that are now going in totally different directions. Prices are consolidating, which is never a good thing be it for stocks, bonds, precious metals, commodities … Continue reading

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Scarce to Rare Coin Market Hot

Coins are selling, regardless of if they fit into the scarce to rare, available yet collectible, made for collectors only, or into the bullion-impacted categories. In an August auction in Las Vegas, the ESM Collection of U.S. large cents realized … Continue reading

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Investors Dip Their Toe into Scarce to Rare Coins

There have always been dealers who will try to undercut the price at which another dealer sells a like-item. Recently, there appears to be more of this activity than in the past, especially in coins certified to be a condition … Continue reading

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Look for Bargains Where Investors Aren’t

Pride of ownership. Bragging rights. Your own personal and private museum. All of these thoughts come to mind when a collector collects. How a person gets to the point where something becomes collectible rather than just being an object or … Continue reading

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Market Shows Signs of Investors Becoming Collectors

In an ideal world, an interest in coins would be the exclusive realm of collectors. The current interest in the coin market is driven partially by collectors with discretionary money, but also by a significant infusion of speculators and investors. … Continue reading

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Platinum Eagles Soar as Spot Price Increases

By Richard Giedroyc Everyone is interested in the current value of their coins; however, some individuals are true investors with more than a casual interest. It is for the sake of the serious investor that it should be mentioned that … Continue reading

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