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ANA Convention August 2022

Submitted by JonSullivan on Mon, 08/22/2022 - 05:54

The ANA World's Fair of Money held August 16-20, 2022, in Rosemont, IL, was a resounding success both for us and for other coin dealers at the show! Sales were high, with collectors buying, and dealers having strong wholesale activity. Some dealers reported some of their strongest sales ever, and we had one of if not our best Chicago show ever (for sales.) The coin market is strong, and activity is healthy both on the retail and wholesale levels. Mint errors were for sale at the show, but generally were difficult to purchase as prices were often higher than we could pay.

Central States and the Error Coin Market

Submitted by JonSullivan on Thu, 05/12/2022 - 06:34
2022 Central States and the Error Coin Market Sullivan Numismatics

A few weeks ago the Central States coin show was held in Schaumburg, IL. It was the first time the show had been held since the 2019 show was held, due to the events over the last few years. It was great to be back at the show, and especially since it was so well attended both with dealers and collectors. Admittedly, it has historically been a slower show for mint errors (although a great show for dealers in U.S. coins generally.) However, this year we had possibly the best Central States show we’ve ever had, with a decent amount of both buying and selling.


Error Coin Market Report - July 16th, 2021

Submitted by JonSullivan on Fri, 07/16/2021 - 06:41

Error Coin Market Report - July 16th, 2021

Wow, what a July it has been for the error coin hobby, as well as for coin collecting as a whole! We can officially say that the coin market is “hot” and not feel like we are in any way exaggerating. Coin shows and auctions are hot, with coins realizing high prices or selling quickly. Anything fresh tends to go fast, and coins that are not “fresh” are still selling well.


The Baltimore Coin Show: November, 2019

Submitted by JonSullivan on Fri, 11/22/2019 - 07:41

The Baltimore Whitman Expo last week is the final major coin show of 2019. Most of the time, from now until the end of the year is considered to be somewhat of a slowdown in the coin market, with collectors typically more focused on the holidays and spending on said events. So, the Baltimore show tends to be the last major, active show of the year, with activity in the coin market not really picking back up until the FUN show in January of next year.