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Press Magnifies the Scarce to Rare Segment of Market

Et tu Brute? We have recently witnessed the sale of an 1804 silver dollar, seen a 1794 silver dollar be offered at an astronomical price but fail to sell, and one of three known gold aureii of Julius Caesar assassin … 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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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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Market Reaches Level of Exuberance

By Richard Giedroyc  Are stocks overpriced, or are gold and silver in coin as well as in bullion format following the value of equities in tandem? Some sources are suggesting that gold and silver are moving parallel to equities due … Continue reading

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U.S. Mint Asks Dealers for Coin Forecasts

By Richard Giedroyc Silver rather than gold is where the action is! Gold bullion and readily available business strike gold coins prior to 1933 are holding their own following a significant price run-up to an all-time record for gold. It … Continue reading

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How High Will Silver Go?

By Richard Giedroyc Silver broke through the $21 an ounce barrier as this commentary was being written, so how high will silver go? Is it really the poor man’s gold? There really isn’t anything further to say that the spot … Continue reading

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Bullion Coins Have Their Day in the Sun

By Richard Giedroyc  Silver is more available than gold. Not just silver bullion, but silver in coinage format as well. Due to the more modest price of silver, it is more popular with collectors than gold. Right now, silver is … Continue reading

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Coins with Intrinsic Value in High Demand

By Richard Giedroyc Could prices for key date and ultra-high condition certified coins be ready for a dramatic increase? Dealers have been recently indicating there is a shortage of quality coins that aren’t what I would term “recycled stuff.” It … Continue reading

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‘Frothy Bull Market’ for Coins

By Richard Giedroyc  The market for coins is doing well despite the coronavirus shutdowns that have decimated so many businesses. Brick-and-mortar coin shops without any internet presence of consequence have felt the impact; however, those with a strong internet following … Continue reading

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