US Gold Coin Collecting Strategies – Ten Reasons Why Fives Are...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Half eagles aren’t my favorite denomination per se but, from a coin collecting point of view, they make...

Coin Profiles – Very Rare 1872 Double Eagle U.S. Proof Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have handled some really amazing Proof gold coins in 2014, and one of the rarest and...

Coin Profiles – The Single-Finest-Certified 18th Century $5 Gold Half Eagle

One of the many superlative coins in Heritage's 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction in Orlando is a breathtaking 1795...

US Gold Coins: What’s Hot And What’s Not ….. End of...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. As much as I hate writing (and reading) “year in review” articles and blogs, 2014 saw so much...

US Gold Coins: New Orleans Half Eagles – An Updated Look

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner It has been a number of years since I’ve written about New Orleans Liberty Head half eagles and...

Coin Profiles: The .900 fine 1852 Assay Office slug

The firm of Moffat & Co. was dissolved on February 14, 1852, when John Little Moffat sold his interest to his three partners, Joseph...

The Most Important Coin I’ve Ever Handled

By Mark Borckardt .......... During 33+ years as a full time professional numismatist, I have had the opportunity to examine and handle many of the...

US Gold Coins : CAC and Type One Liberty Head Double...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) has had a profound impact on the rare date gold market, and one of the series which...

Finest Known Type One Double Eagles Gold Coins: Part One, 1850-1858

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… While doing the research for my new online reference about Type One double eagles, I began to...

1870 Carson City Double Eagle brings $188,000 at Heritage New York...

1870 Carson City Double Eagle brings $188,000 to lead $11.1+ million Heritage New York US Coins auction held in conjunction with the PNG New...

What Does a Virtually “Perfect” 19th Century Gold Coin Look Like?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The majority of the coins I deal with are imperfect. They were struck by crude machinery, in often difficult circumstances, by...

Coin Collecting Strategies : How To Collect Type One Double Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… Type One double eagles have become the single most popular area of collecting in the rare date...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 6: Three Dollar Gold...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #242   A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 5: ‘With Motto’ Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #241 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Finest Known Set of PCGS Saint Gaudens $20 Gold on Display...

Barry Stuppler, Stuppler & Company Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......   The finest known PCGS-graded Registry Set was on display at the Long Beach Expo. Numismatist Barry Stuppler...

Robert Galiette Talks About the Gilded Age Collection of $20 Liberty...

Robert Galiette, Collector Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com....... Robert Galiette has assembled a complete collection of $20 Liberty gold Double Eagles almost all of which are in...

Doug Winter: Two Sales, Three Coins, One Opinion: My Quick Take...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The ANA week has never been easy for a small numismatic firm like mine to handle, and when I learned that...

Odyssey Marine Releases Preliminary List of Numismatic Items Recovered from SS...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Odyssey Marine Exploration (NASDAQ: OMEX) published its fourth operational report Report #14-04 (PDF), which details the firm’s...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 4: ‘No Motto’ Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #238 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

CoinWeek Q&A with U.S. Gold Coin Expert Douglas Winter

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek... Douglas Winter's love for numismatics began at the young age of seven. He has actively traded in coins since the...

Compromising When Coin Buying: When You Should and When You Shouldn’t

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Collectors often ask me about my thought process(es) when I make coin purchases. Why do I buy certain...

Douglas Winter Numismatics Sets World Record With $1.645 Million Dollar Purchase...

Douglas Winter Numismatics, a Portland Oregon rare coin firm specializing in choice 18th and 19th century United States gold coinage, recently set a world...

Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are...

US Gold Coins: Are 1870-CC Eagles Undervalued in Comparison to their...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Without a lot of fanfare, we have seen the dispersal of one of the most amazing collecting of...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I am generally not a participant in the generic gold market as I tend to favor scarce and...

10 Undervalued, Affordable US Gold Coins from the Old West

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Everyone likes good value when they buy coins, and more collectors than ever opt to buy coins from...

SBG to Auction Important Condition Rarity: The Eliasberg, Probable Finest Known...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #227 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Trophy Coins for the Rest of Us

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. The last article I wrote was about Trophy Coins. It generated a lot of buzz among my readers,...

Top Ten U.S. Gold Trophy Coins and their Pitches

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I define a “Trophy Coin” as one which suitably combines rarity, appearance, and a great story in one...

The Riverboat Collection of Private & Territorial gold coins, part 2:...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #221 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds..... When I first wrote about...