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The live auction business is exhausting….but don’t take my word for it.

Years ago (circa 2003) as the owner of David Lawrence Rare Coins, I had the idea of expanding our business from direct sale-only to live auction….

ANA Election Results are in: Ellsworth is the new President

The results are in and (drumroll please…) the newly-elected ANA President is… Col. Steven Ellsworth, Ret. Ellsworth took is 357 votes more than his…

Gold is rising… here’s what the (numismatic) experts have to say

Gold prices have been rising rapidly over the last 30 days and everyone has questions about the reason and longevity of this cycle. I…

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

By CDN contributor, Jeff Garrett I often find myself discussing the topic of high demand from collectors for beautifully toned coins. The prices realized for…

Sothebys to sell for $3.7 billion, go private

Sotheby’s (NYSE: BID) announced this morning that the firm’s board of directors agreed to be acquired in whole, and taken private, by art collector…