Why is the Dated Gold Market Holding its Own?

January 20, 2016 in Antique Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Education, Gold, Gold Coins, Half Dollars, History, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, Precious Metals, Rare Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, USA Coins

By: Doug Winter (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

If you collect certain series of silver coins (Hello Seated, Yo, Barber…) you have no doubt noticed that higher grade examples of many good to great dates in your specialization have cratered as far as prices go. The same can be said for certain areas of the Colonial coin market. Why are prices in these areas on the decline? A simple one-word answer: oversupply.

Using Seated and Barber coinage as our examples, we can easily see why these markets are hurting; at least at the high-end. Let’s take Barber Half Dollars as a specific example.

Around five to seven years ago, there… Full article at the source>

Source: (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

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