Assembling A Year Set of Liberty Head Eagles: Part One, 1838-1866

By Doug Winter – Raregoldcoins.com A CoinWeek Content Partner For most collectors, assembling a comlete set of Liberty Head eagles is a daunting task, to...

2011 Heat Index: What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Coin...

By Doug Winter - Raregoldcoins.com A CoinWeek Content Partner A popular feature of the www.raregoldcoins.com blog is the “what’s hot and what’s not” article that I...

Coins I Never See With Good Eye Appeal Part One: Gold...

By Doug Winter - CoinWeek Content Partner www.raregoldcoins.com As I was viewing auctions lots for Heritage’s 2012 FUN sale in Dallas the other day, I got...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Harvey Jacobson Collection of Capped...

Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #88 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds This is my third column regarding coins that will...

Each issue in the Saint-Gaudens $20 series has a unique story...

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com....   Reposted on CoinWeek with Permission First published in the January 2, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World The auctions associated with the...

How to Get Started Collecting Early Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner To my way of thinking, early gold coins (i.e., those struck prior to 1834) and among the most...

CAC Brasher Doubloon, America’s First Gold Coin, Sells for a Record...

Blanchard and Company places world’s most valuable gold coin – the Brasher Doubloon for a record $7.395 million Blanchard and Company, Inc. has placed...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early U.S. $5 gold coins –...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #83 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds From Nov. 15th to 18th, the firm...

Are Gem Type Two Gold Dollars Underpriced or Overpriced?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner I recently bought and sold a coin that I hadn’t handled in quite a few years: a...

Some Thoughts on Proof Gold Survival Rates

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com - CoinWeek Content Partner As someone who handles a decent amount of rare and interesting Proof gold coinage, I’ve been...

The Gold Bullion Market from a Coin Dealer’s Perspective

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com There are several of us coin dealers nationwide who’ve been in this business virtually all our lives –...

Initial Beverly Hills Signature Coin Auction Realizes Nearly $7 Million

The first US coin auction to take place at our Beverly Hills office is now complete, with total prices realized for the November...

Mintmark Varieties of Dahlonega Half Eagles

By Doug Winter  for RareGoldCoins.com For variety collectors, the half eagles struck at the Dahlonega mint are fertile ground. There are a number of very...

Collectible Gold Coins Performed Superbly During the 1970’s Inflationary Spiral

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Last week I wrote about why some economists believe our economy is going into a high inflationary period...

Morton & Eden to Sell ‘Hackney Hoard’

Jar filled with $20 Double Eagle gold coins expected to raise £80,000 for heirs of Jewish refugees American gold coins discovered in the garden of...

Rare Liberty Head Quarter Eagles in the Heritage October 2011 Sale:...

BY Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In their recent October 2011 Pittsburgh auction, Heritage Auctions sold a comprehensive collection of Liberty Head quarter eagles. This collection...

Finest Known Gold 1870-CC $20 Lib Stolen from Brinks Shipment

DALLAS, TX – A Brinks shipment from Professional Coin Grading Service to Heritage Auctions on Oct. 17 was apparently broken into, and the finest...

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...

Gold rarities highlight new Pittsburgh ANA Fall coin show

By Steve Roach – http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the Oct. 24, 2011, issue of Coin World. Dealers are gearing up for the American Numismatic Association’s inaugural...

Why Gold & Silver Got Hammered

By Adam Crum - Monaco Rare Coins It seems that there a perfect storm brewing for the metals and it has caused what most...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarest Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #75 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Quarter Eagles (U.S. $2½ gold coins) were...

Where the %$#@ Are All the High Grade Dahlonega Half Eagles?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com As I was reviewing my notes on Dahlonega half eagles this morning, I was struck by something very interesting as...

1877 gilt copper $50 Half Union leads Heritage Auctions offerings in...

The Baltimore Collection, Part Two and The Rubic Collection available to collectors in Pittsburgh, Oct. 13-14 Heritage Auctions will present the official auction of the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Norweb-Richmond 1854-S $2.5 Gold Coin...

News & Analysis on rare  coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #74 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On Oct. 14th, in Pittsburgh, the Norweb-Richmond...

Grade Distribution of 19th Century Branch Mint Gold Coins

by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com For many 19th century gold issues, it is as important to know the grade distribution as it is the overall...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Extremely Fine 1856-O $20 gold coin...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #73 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On Friday, Oct. 14, Heritage will auction...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Shrike-Karschner Set of Indian Head...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #72 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds....   On Friday, September 9, Heritage auctioned the...

Back From The Dead: Formerly Unpopular Gold Coins That Have Become...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com As recently as five years ago, most of the rare date gold coins that I sold were from the Southern...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Auction of the Irwin Waldman...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, & the coin collecting community #70 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The firm of Spink-Smythe auctioned Irwin Waldman’s...

Was This 1875 $10.00 Worth $345,000?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com With more than $75 million dollars in rare coins having sold at the pre-ANA and ANA auctions, it is inevitable...