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Superior Galleries CEO Featured in Online MSN Money Article.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Superior Galleries, Inc. ("Superior") (OTCBB:SPGR) today announced that its Chairman and CEO Silvano DiGenova has been quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article by Evan Pondel on rare coin collecting as an investment. The article appears in today's online edition of MSN.com on the first page of MSN Money, at the following link: http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/invest/extra/P120992.asp. The article appears in the Reader's Choice section, by clicking on "What's rising faster than stocks? Coins."

The article, which covers the grading system for rare coins, the risks involved in rare coin investing and the comparative disadvantages of investing in gold bullion, notes that the CU3000 Rare Coin Index has handily outperformed the stock market since the peak of the dot-com bubble five years ago. "The index, which measures the value of the 3,000 most actively traded coins, has increased about 20% over the past five years, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has dropped more than 5% and the Standard & Poor's 500 index has declined at least 20% during the same period."

Mr. DiGenova is cited in the article as saying he doesn't believe anyone should make a true investment in coins with less than $10,000, because "coins that are worth the investment can cost several thousand dollars apiece."

About Superior Galleries

Superior Galleries, Inc. is a publicly traded company, acting as a dealer and auctioneer in rare coins and other fine collectibles. The firm markets its products through its prestigious location in Beverly Hills, California and the company's web site at www.sgbh.com.

Included in this release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including express and implied statements concerning future revenues, income, results of operations, expansion plans and expectations. Although the company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements will prove to have been correct. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including market and other conditions that may affect our ability to expand our auction and dealer activities and control our operating costs. The company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors including sales levels, operating costs, distribution and competition trends, consumer preferences and other market factors. Past sales performance may not be indicative of future results. No assurances are given that sales trends or sales performance on behalf of consignors or customers will continue.
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