Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’ve specialized in United States gold coins since the 1980s and I’ve seen a number of...

So, You’ve Decided to Collect Liberty Head Double Eagles…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   The decision to collect this series should not be made lightly as Liberty Head double eagles have the distinction...

The 36 Major US Gold Coin Types: A Collector’s Guide

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   Between 1795 and 1933 a total of 36 major gold types were issued for circulation. In my May 2017...

Eye Appeal of Coins in the Age of the Internet

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I’ve recently read articles on other websites about how the coin market has changed in the last few decades....

Classic Gold US Coins – The “With Motto” New Orleans Eagle...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Collectors who like completable themed sets don’t have a ton of options if they're on a budget....

So You’ve Decided to Collect United States Gold Coins by Type…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Many collectors of United States gold want to collect with a purpose and with a goal. However,...

The Concept of “Freshness” in Numismatics

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There is almost no term in the rare coin market which is more misused than “fresh”. I...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Early American Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “Early American Gold Coins” generally refers to the quarter eagles, half eagles and eagles produced...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Enigmatic Proof-Only 1887 Half Eagle

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The half eagle denomination was produced virtually uninterrupted from 1795 through 1929. During this 130-year period only...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Rare and Underappreciated 1849-O Eagle

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the No Motto New Orleans eagle series (produced from 1841 through 1860), there are two well-known...

A Dozen Unheralded San Francisco Gold Issues Which (Almost) Never Come...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There are numerous San Francisco issues that are known for their typically ratty appearance. This “rattiness” may...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Charlotte Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The Charlotte Mint was operational from 1838 through 1861 and it produced gold coins in three denominations...

CoinWeek: Cool Coins 2017 Episode 3 – 4K Video

Cool Coins! is back with this, our third episode for 2017! We talk to rare gold coin expert Doug Winter about a phenomenal Gem $10...

So, You’ve Decided to Collect Liberty Head Quarter Eagles…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Liberty Head quarter eagles were issued from 1840 from 1907 at the Philadelphia, New Orleans, Charlotte, Dahlonega...

So You’ve Decided to Collect No Motto $10.00 Liberty Head Gold...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Liberty Head eagles were struck from 1838 through 1907 and exist in two distinct design types: No...

Doug Winter Numismatics Buys Gem 1850-O Eagle, Ex-Eliasberg at 2017 FUN...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For a variety of reasons (including some below), No Motto Liberty Head eagles are exceedingly rare in...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Carson City Gold…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Congratulations on your decision. I’m sure you’ve given this a lot of thought and I’d like to...

What’s Hot and What’s Not: The Rare Date Gold Market at...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   From a numismatic point of view, 2016 wasn’t an especially good year. In most series, prices were...

Classic US Coins – The New Orleans Eagle Market is Sizzling

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recent Stacks Bowers Baltimore auction contained a group of comparatively high grade New Orleans eagles which...

Classic US Gold – Stretch Dates: Liberty Head Quarter Eagles

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In October 2016 I wrote a blog entitled The Concept of the Stretch Date. It was well-received,...

Classic US Coins – 50 US Gold Issues with the “Wow”...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Certain issues in the various United States gold types struck between 1795 and 1933 have what might...

CoinWeek IQ: Original vs. Non-Original Gold Coin Surfaces – 4K Video

At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek caught up with Douglas Winter. Doug is an acclaimed author, blogger, and leading...

Coin Collecting Strategies: The Concept of the Stretch Date

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Unless you are a very savvy collector, it is likely that many of the preconceptions you have...

CoinWeek Videos Surpass 1.5 Million Views

By CoinWeek .... On Thursday, October 6, 2016, CoinWeek.com announced that its award-winning YouTube video channel had exceeded 1.5 million views. CoinWeek launched its video...

Coin Pedigrees & Provenance: Branding Your Collection

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There are a few contemporary coin collectors who have it “figured out.” In addition to buying great...

Why No Motto Philadelphia Half Eagles May Be the Best Value...

1849 $5.00 PCGS AU55 CAC. Images courtesy Doug Winter Numismatics (DWN) By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The rare date gold market is now...

NGC Certifies Hornets Nest Collection of Charlotte Mint Gold Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded the Hornets Nest Collection, the first complete set of Charlotte Mint gold coins ever assembled. Notably, the collection...

How Rare are Non-Shipwreck Gem Type One Double Eagles?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the recent Stack's Bowers 2016 ANA Sale, I was fortunate to purchase an amazing 1860 double...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2016 Episode 6 – 4K Video

Our sixth episode of CoinWeek's Cool Coins! for 2016 includes over four million dollars' worth of amazing numismatic items. We stop by our friends at Atlas...

Two Cool Proof Civil War Gold Dollars

By Doug Winter for RareGoldCoins.com ......   Douglas Winter Numismatics sold two very rare and very beautiful Proof gold dollars several years ago from the Civil War...