1876 Proof Three Dollar, perhaps a restrike

By Heritage Auctions Heritage's upcoming 2013 June 6 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach #1186 features a gem example of the low-mintage...

The Type One Double Eagle Market, An Update: Part One, Philadelphia

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… It’s been a few years since I’ve written in depth about the Type One double eagle market. But...

Collecting Southern US Gold Coins

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. The Southern gold coin series is filled with wonderful coins from a part of...

How a Coin Gets Bad Karma–And How It Can Regain Its...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .......   I recently sold an interesting coin (details to follow) and the entire process, which was reasonably quick...

The PCGS Set Registry for 19th Century Gold Collectors: Part One

By guest blogger Robert Kanterman for Doug Winter Numismatics ...... I’d like to thank long-time DWN client and personal friend Robert “RYK” Kanterman for writing...

Why Do San Francisco Gold Coins Get No Love?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… The City by the Bay gets my vote as by far the nicest city in which the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Half Eagles ($5 gold coins) in...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #159 ….. On Thursday, March 14,...

Collecting No Motto New Orleans Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… If you have a numismatic budget of $2,000-10,000 per coin and you want to explore a series...

What Percentage of Classic Rare United States Coins Have Been Graded...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… After 25+ years of encapsulating coins and 50+ million submissions, it is clear that PCGS and NGC...

A Record-Breaking Dahlonega Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Lost in the post-sale chatter about the 1794 dollar was a record-breaking Dahlonega coin which became the...

Three Great New Orleans Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… I’ve heard it said many times that, “All the great coins can only be found at auction.” As...

Is the Market for Dahlonega Varieties Starting to Heat Up?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… For years, I’ve been commenting on the die varieties of Dahlonega coins. My take has usually been...

The 1815 Half Eagle: New Discoveries, new monograph on storied coin...

New research and facts from noted historian Roger W. Burdette highlights new treatise on one of the U.S. numismatics most enigmatic issues  Heritage Auctions has...

Undervalued U.S. Gold Coins in the $1,500-3,500 Range

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner....   An article of mine was recently published (by CoinWeek), a content partner of ours, and a reader left a...

Great American Gold Coins – Dual Rarities!

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… There are coins that are rare because of their grade (“condition rarities”) and there are coins that...

How to Collect Dahlonega Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… One of the real pleasures to collecting Dahlonega gold coins is the variety of ways that the...

A Neat Knick-Knack: Counterfeit 1842 Dahlonega $5

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… As you become a more passionate collector, “oddball” items become more appealing. I refer to these as...

The Coin Analyst: Don’t Let Frustrating Coin Buying Experiences Cloud Your...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… Coin collectors tend to have strong views, especially about the mints and coin dealers with whom they do business....

Type One Liberty Head Double Eagles Major Varieties

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......... The true test of popularity for a series is when collectors begin to focus on varieties within...

Rare Date US Gold Coins – Grade Distribution

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner There are essentially two types of rarity: absolute (a coin that is rare in all grades; an example...

Federal Judge Upholds Verdict – Switt-Langbord 1933 Double Eagles remain the...

UPDATE: U.S. District Judge Legrome D. Davis has ruled in favor of the United States Government, upholding the decision of a federal court jury...

How To Become A Coin Kingpin

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Deciding what to collect can often be a case of deciding what not to collect. This zen-like statement...

Duke’s Creek Collection – Finest Known Dahlonega $5 Gold Video

A collection of many of the finest known $5 gold pieces from the Dahlonega Mint will be coming to market by dealer Jeff Garrett....

The Battle Born Gold Coins: A Quick Analysis By Doug Winter

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner The recently concluded Battle Born sale, held by Stack’s Bowers at the 2012 Philadelphia ANA convention, was clearly...

Appearance of the Perschke Specimen of the Brasher Doubloom at the...

Walter Perschke, President, Numisco Rare Coins Interviewer: David Lisot In 1979 Walter Perschke purchased the first offering of the famous Brasher Doubloon to be sold in...

Battle Born Results, Part 2: Carson City Gold

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #122 ….. On August 9th, in...

1907 Ultra High Relief $20 brings $1+ million to lead Heritage’s...

Rare numismatic gold, early American coinage continue showing strength in Platinum Night® auction  An extremely rare example of the prized 1907 Ultra High Relief double...

Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries to Sell the Duke’s Creek Collection of...

Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries of Lexington, Kentucky, has been selected to broker the sale of the famous Duke’s Creek Collection of Dahlonega Half Eagles....

San Francisco Liberty Head Eagles 1854-1878: A Date-by-Date Analysis, Part One

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner After many years of neglect, the Liberty Head gold coinage from the San Francisco mint is becoming popular...

Extremely Rare 1907 $20 Gold Coin Soars to Over $2.7 Million...

IRVINE, Calif. –The finest-graded specimen of America’s “most beautiful coin,” the MCMVII (1907) Proof Ultra High Relief double eagle graded Proof-69 by PCGS, crossed...