"Knowledge Is Power When
Money Is At Stake"
SILVER DOLLAR, THE PEACE DOLLAR" ---
While the Morgan silver dollar has
historically been the most popular of all rare coin series, the
Peace Dollar has been somewhat of a neglected sister; perfect time
for value-conscious collectors and investors to be researching and
purchasing select examples of this series.
"AN ANALYSIS OF MULTI-YEAR
The 12 Piece Generic Gold Set and the High-Priced Spread (HIPS)
Morgan subset are analyzed for performance over the just completed
5-year period. Some interesting results are presented.
|NOVEMBER 2001 UPDATE
"A NEW BULL MARKET IN U.S.
Rare coinS? " ---
Bull markets in any asset class are usually characterized by very
broad participation by the majority of components that comprise
that marketplace; uneven participation by U.S. rare coin types and
series to date.
/ September 2001 UPDATE
Rare coin pricing - partS two & three" ---
More very specific references to and analyses of the internal
workings of pricing of rare coins and some of the pitfalls to
avoid currently; contributing editor Michael De Falco blows the
whistle on modern coinage huckstering.
Rare coin pricing - part one" ---
For both the novice and experienced rare coin collector/investor,
no area of numismatics creates more distress and confusion (aside
from the difficulties of consistent grading) than the pricing of
U.S. rare coins in today's marketplace.
versus Investing" ---
The age-old argument of what position an acquirer of U.S. rare
coins should take in approaching the hobby. While the author
acknowledges that coin collecting is truly a hobby, the dollars
involved smack equally of an investment in both time and
2001 Bonus Article
"Matte & Roman
Finish Proof Indian Quarter Eagles" ---
Michael De Falco of Numismatic Enterprises analyses the true
rarity of these unique proof coins of the $2.50 Indian Gold series
that combine an incuse design with matte proof or Roman proof
finishes. A grossly undervalued, one-of-a-kind series.
"The INFLATION versus
DEFLATION Conundrum" ---
Anyone attempting to forecast the environment ahead for U.S.
investors is faced with the dilemma of whether we will enter an
overall inflationary or deflationary pricing situation and what
investments will fare best in each or possibly both.
"Gold and Silver
Bullion Coins and Bars Offer Real Value Today" ---
After over 20 years in secular bear markets and with financial
assets proving to have adverse side-effects for investors, both
gold and silver bullion products are currently not only
undervalued, but fundamentally positioned for new bull markets.
"Regulation A Necessity
Rare Coin Market" ---
A former registered investment advisor's professional opinion regarding
the inadequate regulations and third-party oversight of
promotions, advertising, disclosure, and representations being
made in the U.S. rare coin market today.
"Hot Topics in U.S.
Rare Coin Market Today" ---
An in-depth interview with Michael De Falco of De Falco Numismatic
Consulting, an expert numismatist with over 30 years experience
and a penchant and reputation for "telling it like it
"When Contemplating an
Investment in "Rare" U.S. Coins" Remember
This," --- An
expose on two of the most hyped and over-priced rare coin hoards
and treasures of our time: the Wells Fargo 1908 No Motto
Saint Gaudens and the S.S. Central America 1857-S $20 Liberty
Gold. F.T.C. where are you?
"How Will Rare Coins
Fare If Stocks Implode" ---
A perspective on the potential for investment dollars shifting
from financial assets to tangible or hard assets during a bear
market for U.S. stocks.