Editor’s Note: Long-time collector and former award-winning Chicago broadcaster Donn Pearlman joins COINage as a monthly columnist. He is a recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s Farran Zerbe Award and the Numismatic Literary Guild’s Clemy, the highest honors given by those two organizations. Missed Opportunities The old phrase “hindsight is 20/20” is certainly true […]
This special issue of COINage provides expert opinions on the gold and silver bullion markets and takes an in-depth look at how past policies still affect the present. Information about early U.S. gold coinage and a variety of Saint-Gaudens’ coins will also satisfy collectors.
COINage takes an in-depth look at bull markets past and present; how coin melts affect market value; and gold dollars: small coins with enormous value.
Now in its 48th edition, the COINage Collector’s Yearbook is regarded by many as a top source for hobbyists and prized as a reference guide all year long.
Gold coins or Bitcoins?
Gold expert Maurice Rosen and daredevil investor James Passin argue the most important debate of our time.
Bitcoin Is Nearing a Bubble Top, While Gold Is Growing Steadily by Mike Fuljenz, Universal Coin and Bullion In late October 2017, the Chicago Mercantile Group (CME), the world’s biggest exchange group, said that it plans to launch a futures contract for bitcoin, a worldwide cryptocurrency and digital payment system, by the end of 2017—a […]
Ed Reiter, former New York Times numismatics columnist, dies at 79 (Wilkes-Barre, PA) Aug. 24, 2017—Ed Reiter of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, a one-man institution in coin writing for over half a century, died at the age of 79 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on August 24. According to his wife, Patricia, the cause was multiple organ failure. At […]
International Money Managers Go for the Gold by Mike Fuljenz, Universal Coin and Bullion Wall Street bankers generally chase after gold as its price rises, but run from the yellow metal when the gold price falls. For instance, the net long position in the gold futures market shrank for two straight weeks at the […]
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