Welcome to the latest Pegasus blog posts

What is Driving the Dramatic Increase in Gold and Silver Prices?
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3 min

What is Driving the Dramatic Increase in Gold and Silver Prices?

Here are some of the reasons investors have ramped up buying and selling precious metals Whatever I write explaining it becomes obsolete as soon as these letters appear on my screen. But the reality is that the prices of gold and silver, in particular among precious...
If You Invest in Precious Metals, Where Do You Keep Them?
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5 min

If You Invest in Precious Metals, Where Do You Keep Them?

Here are some options; your choice depends on your goals In the 1930s and ’40s, a very rich, somewhat eccentric man named Lavere Redfield bought bags of 1,000 silver dollars each and dumped them into a coal chute to the basement of his fieldstone home in Reno, Nev. He...
Investors’ Top 4 Bullion Coins
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3 min

Investors’ Top 4 Bullion Coins

Article looking at factors to consider by Pegasus Coin and Jewelry owner John Maben is published by CoinWeek. With global chaos seeming only a blink away and with the growing threat of inflation caused by governments pumping trillions of dollars and euros into Western...
Avoiding COVID-19 — and Customer Backlash
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1 min

Avoiding COVID-19 — and Customer Backlash

An article about being a coin dealer with a new business during a global pandemic, written by Pegasus Coin and Jewelry owner John Maben, has been published at CoinWeek.com. John tells how the new showroom has kept busy and protected its customers and staff —...
The Treasure in So-called ‘Junk Silver’ Coins
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3 min

The Treasure in So-called ‘Junk Silver’ Coins

These 90% silver coins don’t interest collectors but do appeal to investors. Everyone knows the old saw about “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure,” and U.S. silver coins minted before 1965 are great examples. These general-circulation half dollars, quarters, and...
Building a Coin Collection – Choosing a Coin Type and Series to Collect
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2 min

Building a Coin Collection – Choosing a Coin Type and Series to Collect

Billions of beautiful and fascinating coins exist, and there are as many ways to collect them as there are collectors. The sheer number and variety of coins make it difficult to choose which you might want to collect. This article aims to help make those new to...
Buying Jewelry — Pre-Owned vs. New
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3 min

Buying Jewelry — Pre-Owned vs. New

In the market for some jewelry, and don’t know whether to buy pre-owned or new? This guide can help you decide which option is best for you. Adorning bodies with beautiful and meaningful objects has been an important cultural practice for the entire history of...
How to Find a Precious Metals Dealer You Can Trust
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2 min

How to Find a Precious Metals Dealer You Can Trust

Updated: Jul 11 So you are wary enough of the stock market — and the world’s exposure to rapid change — to wonder if diversifying into precious metals might make sense. Sure, many investment advisers say that gold, silver, platinum and other metals with intrinsic...
What to Keep in Mind When Selling Your Coins, Jewelry, or Gold and Silver
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1 min

What to Keep in Mind When Selling Your Coins, Jewelry, or Gold and Silver

Updated: Jun 11 What and why? The first step in liquidating an asset is to consider what you want to sell and why. Do you have an old coin collection collecting dust? Do you have jewelry that you no longer wear? These unused items can be liquidated for cash. Why do...
Coin Dealer Credentials
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3 min

Coin Dealer Credentials

How do they differ and which matter most? Anyone can sell a coin, so how do you know you’re buying or selling with an honest and experienced coin dealer? That’s where coin dealers’ credentials come in. When searching for a coin dealer, there are...
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