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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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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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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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Buy/Sell Formulas for Gold and Silver

A frequent question I am asked is what kind of buy/sell formulas for gold and silver my company might use if prices soar far above their current levels. An implicit question that is part of that is whether people would … 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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Precious Metals’ Soaring Prices Drives Buyers

By Patrick A. Heller Have you heard the adage of “be careful what you wish for as you may get it?” That certainly applies to people who purchase precious metals in anticipation of soaring prices. If the prices of gold, … Continue reading

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Silver Continues Upward Climb

In a trend continuing from last week, we are again singing the song of silver as it continues its upward climb at the time of this writing. Up from second place a week ago, the best-seller this week was the … Continue reading

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