Market Reports

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LONG BEACH REPORT

THIS REPORT CONTAINS OBSERVATIONS AND FACTS FROM LEGEND NUMISMATICS AND LEGEND AUCTIONS BUSINESS AND OBSERVATIONS AT THE SHOW. OTHERS (ESPECIALLY NOT IN OUR AREAS) WILL HAVE DIFFERENT REPORTS

LEGEND WILL HAVE REGULAR OFFICE HOURS MONDAY

A STRONG START

We arrived Friday before the show to start our activities. Lot viewing at both auctions as our goal. Much to our surprise, we did not beat the crowd...

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PRE LONG BEACH REPORT

VISIT US AT OUR NEW TABLE UPFRONT 601 AT LONG BEACH! 

A QUIET WEEK

Not sure what happened.  Maybe it was the bad weather or people are getting ready for the Long Beach Show and Auctions.  We had a very quiet week every which way save for one Want List (found a six figure coin).  We did six figures in sales, but the action was spotty at best (call us spoiled)...

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PRE SUPER BOWL WEEK

EVERYONE WATCHES FOOTBALL

Okay, maybe for a few hours on Sunday the coin community with go really quiet. It will be the first time in a few weeks (actually since the election) that collectors were preoccupied. However, we are confident that by the time the many Internet Auctions start to close Sunday night, the bidders will be there and will be aggressive as usual.-especially those who won their bets on the game!..

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GREAT COINS DO BRING GREAT PRICES!

IT MIGHT BE WINTER BUT THE HEAT IS ON! 

Last week was a highly unexpected STRONG week. We had decent sales off our web site, really strong sales off our Want Lists,  and a few big “lucky” sales.

The “switch” as we like to call it has been on for a few months for buying. Clearly collectors (at least the ones we deal with) still have HUGE appetites for better coins in great conditions...

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MID JANUARY REPORT

ANOTHER GOOD WEEK

We are very pleased to see activity is still what we call “perky”. The only real slack we saw was at FUN itself with the lack of a retail crowd (of our caliber). Overall, collectors are out starting new projects and buying in general.

This past week we sold several five figure coins (including the $1 1795 PCGS AU55 and the $1 1883 PCGS MS66+ DMPL),..

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POST FUN REPORT

LEGENDS OFFICES ARE CLOSED MONDAY FOR THE MLK HOLIDAY  (we will check emails)

A NEW AND IMPORTANT HOT TOPICS IS NOW POSTED

CALM AFTER THE STORMS

Thank goodness it was a nice even week. We’re feeling better and are back to normal finally. That Ft Lauderdale experience was shocking at the least.

Legend did its usual business after a major active FUN Show...

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FUN SHOW REPORT

Legend Numismatics wishes to thank everyone for their concerns. The airport shooting was horrific. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families.

We were never in harms way, however we were right outside the location of the suspected second shooting in a garage as it happened. It was unnerving and just a scene of pure chaos. Swat teams and FBI tactical all around us with weapons drawn. Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time...

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BYE 2016!

A STUNNING END TO 2016

We are still shaking our heads. Talk about a come back. At 4 PM Friday we got a call from someone who had inquired about an expensive coin they knew we had coming in. Seems he was so excited he could not wait to see it at FUN. Bam! In two seconds the $400,000.00+ coin was SOLD for immediate payment. That deal put our sales well OVER $1,000,000.00 since December 21st...

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THE FINAL WEEK

TIS THE SEASON TO TREAT YOURSELF TO A NEW COIN!

Normally many people go away, are absorbed in family events, or just relax and do not play coins over the Christmas Holidays. This year it is totally different. Seems many people do want coins under their trees.

We knew something was up when our sister company-Legend Auctions held an extremely successful sale last week in Las Vegas. We added HUNDREDS of NEW bidders (registrants even more)...

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THE PCGS INVITATIONAL

THE UNEXPECTED

Yet again, another PCGS Invitational has turned out to be a better show for us then one or two of the majors!  If you have not ever attended one, you simply MUST. You can deal with some of the BEST graders in the biz you would not have access to at a major show. PCGS provides delicious  food. They also have big tables where you can sit, do some work,..

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PRE LAS VEGAS SHOW REPORT

A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER! 

We were surprised at how active this past week was. It was not a mad house or anything, just even keel business. Very proud to say the biggest coin we sold was a $3 1886 PCGS MS65 CAC. That coin was the last coin we could never find for a set that has now morphed in to the #1 all time MS $3 Collection! Congrats to the owner...

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THE HOUSTON MONEY SHOW

THE HOUSTON MONEY SHOW

We really like the show. Its a small show that you can tell is run by a very devoted club. They try really hard and do get a good small crowd. It has been announced the show is moving away from the convention center downtown to a place that is no so easy for us out of town dealers to get too. We wish them the best of luck...

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POST THANKSGIVING REPORT

GIVING THANKS

For sure, this year was slightly better then this time last year. The plunge had been quick and deep in the coin market during 2014-2015. Clearly the Gardner and Pogue Sales sped up the downward run.  We felt that since May of this year  the market might finally be bottoming (although August through Sept were HORRIBLE). Last year at this time prices were sliding. This year they seem stable...

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MID NOVEMBER MARKET REPORT

LEGEND WILL HAVE OFFICE HOURS OF 9-NOON FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 25TH. We will still be checking our emails daily over the holiday! 

HUMMING ALONG MARKET

Activity is strong all across the board in our realm of numismatics (only Barbers and Seated coins are still lagging). November usually is a strong month.

We have had several very sexy very  rare coins come in that we have been looking for -forever!..

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EARLY NOVEMBER REPORT

 LET THE FLOW BEGIN 

We were relieved to see activity continue at a good pace this past week. Of course gold still clearly leads the way.

To answer so many questions we had last week: With Trump being elected the rare coin market has seen NO major changes, nor do we anticipate any in the short term. We have talked to several Wall Street big wigs and bankers. Their general feelings are money will be unlocked in businesses thus leading to profits,..

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THE BALTIMORE SHOW

THE REPORT WRITTEN HERE IS FROM LEGEND’S OBSERVATIONS AND SALES AT THE SHOW. EXPECT OTHER DEALERS NOT IN OUR MARKET TO HAVE DIFFERENT RESULTS FROM THE SHOW. 

WE HAD A FEELING

From last weeks Market Report:

We do expect this weeks upcoming Baltimore Show to be good. There has not been a major show since Long Beach Sept 8-10th.  Both collectors and dealers should be craving nice coins at the show...

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