Author: Donn Pearlman

Enjoy 2020 “Gold Rush” Prudently

Enjoy 2020 “Gold Rush” Prudently by Richard Weaver for Professional Numismatists Guild Buyers of physical gold and silver during the 2020 “Gold Rush” should be wary of potential counterfeits in the marketplace, mistaking plated “gold coins” for bullion products, and...

Attempt Made to Sell Fake $300,000 Gold Coin

Attempt Made to Sell Fake $300,000 Gold Coin by Doug Davis Acting on a tip from the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (www.ACEFonline.org), federal and local California law enforcement agents now are investigating the attempted sale of $400,000 of counterfeit coins including...

U.S. Rare Coin Market Quite Active

U.S. Rare Coin Market Quite Active by Richard Weaver for Professional Numismatists Guild Auction houses set records with over $167 million  in winning bids during the first six months of 2020 The market for high-quality, rare United States coins remained...

1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety

1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety by Heather Boyd for PCGS Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has confirmed a new die marriage for the 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar. The coin was struck with a previously unknown obverse die and...

Counterfeit Precious Metals Websites Erupt With Volatility of Market

Counterfeit Precious Metals Websites Erupt With Volatility of Market by Doug Davis for Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force The March 24, 2020 consumer/investor advisory statement below is from Doug Davis, Director of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force of the non-profit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation...

Miss Liberty Silver Bullion Coins

Miss Liberty Silver Bullion Coins by Blake Davis for 7K Metals Fulfilling a long-time dream, well-known professional numismatist and award-winning author Michael “Miles” Standish has designed unprecedented one and two-ounce, colorized silver proof coins, each depicting front and back renditions...

Hundreds of Rare Coin Record Prices In 2019

Hundreds of Rare Coin Record Prices In 2019 by Robert Brueggeman, PNG Executive Director The emphasis in the United States rare coin market in 2019 was again on superb quality and exceptional rarity with hundreds of record prices reached at...