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Coin Collecting Back on the Upswing

By Richard Giedroyc We might all like to think the value of collectible coins is immune to outside influences. These outside influences include the stock market, international exchange rates, and the bullion spot price of precious metal. When the collectible … Continue reading

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Morgan Dollars Headline Heritage Platinum Night at Central States

A total of 58 lots will be offered in “The Perfection Collection of DMPL/Prooflike Morgan Dollars” during Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night on April 25 at 6 p.m. at the Central States Numismatic Society Show in Schaumburg, Illinois. Among the featured … Continue reading

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Serious interest focused on specialty areas

The question of whether coins are an investment or a store of value can be debated, but neither of these addresses the paramount issue of pride in ownership. Each individual must decide for himself if this is a hobby or … Continue reading

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New edition on the ‘King of American Coins’

The Morgan silver dollar is considered the “King of American Coins,” named after their designer, “the English-born engraver George T. Morgan.” It is “linked historically to the U.S. Mint’s earliest silver dollars, and connected to the modern dollar coins of … 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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Gold makes large gains since summertime

The spot price of gold has jumped 12 percent since last August. That grabs headlines. Silver established itself in a new trading range above the $15-an-ounce level several weeks ago. Gold has recently broken through the $1,300-an-ounce resistance level and … Continue reading

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Present prices present opportunities

If you are a coin dealer, you’ve taken your lumps over the past two years. Bullion gold and silver prices have remained relatively flat. Despite this being good news for consumers, few buyers looked at this scenario as being a … Continue reading

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Certain coins hint at better things to come

Has the long crawl back begun? It depends on what you consider to be the goal post. As much as most collectors don’t like to associate the spot price of precious metals with that of collectible coins, the fact is … 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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Morgan silver dollars fluctuate only sideways

The ups and downs of the coin market continue. If Morgan silver dollars are any collectible coin market coincidence barometer, it suggests little if any appreciation is taking place. A number of common to scarce Morgan dollar dates, especially in … Continue reading

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