Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Eliasberg 1796 Half Eagle ($5...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #76 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Although early Half Eagles (U.S. $5...

Building a Basic Type Set of Five Dollar Gold Pieces

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The half eagle is the very first gold coin to be struck at the United States mint. This denomination...

NGC Announces Valuable Auction Research Tool

⎯ Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the release today of NGC Auction Central – a new resource that maintains auction data for NGC-certified...

A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

BY Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a problem in the...

Coin Prices: Liquidation Value Often Varies Greatly from Replacement Value

By Mark Ferguson I recently completed a coin appraisal in which each coin was worth around $50,000. In the process of performing the appraisal...

New Coin Books: Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint...

Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint 1796-1838    is the culmination of over a decade of research by the authors into the early...

US Coins: Those Magical CC Morgans

The market is good – stable prices and strong demand for rarities along with an expanding collector base. In fact, an 1804 Class 1 Draped Bust Dollar just traded for $3.7 million at the Central States Numismatic Society coin convention in Rosemont, IL.