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...

How NOT to Assemble a Great Coin Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   While looking through thousands and thousands of coins at a recent major coin show sale, I...

U.S. Gold Coins – High-Grade No Motto New Orleans Eagles: An...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Having just sold a glorious pair of high-grade No Motto New Orleans eagles, I thought it would...

Classic US Gold Coin Profile – The 1795 Small Eagle Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’m not sure the 1795 Small Eagle half eagle is my favorite American gold coin, but...

What’s Hot and What’s Not – The US Rare Gold Coin...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   As is tradition at DWN, at the end of every year we summarize our experiences buying and...

US Gold Coins – Is the 1875 Eagle Finally Gaining Recognition...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the Heritage February 2018 sale of the Admiral Collection, the star attraction was a nice...

Three Interesting Classic U.S. Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   At DWN, I get to handle many interesting coins. Some make it to the website; others...

US Gold Coins – A (Brief) Analysis of Low-Grade No Motto...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Over the last decade, I have become more and more interested in low-grade examples of No...

US Gold Coins – What is the Rarest New Orleans Half...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   A total of 17 half eagles were produced at the New Orleans mint between 1840 and 1909....

Classic US Gold Coins – The Big Five Carson City...

Carson City Mint Double Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   Carson City Mint double eagles can be neatly divided into three tiers of rarity. The...

Rare Coin Auctions: First Impressions of the Newman Sale

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’m freshly returned from Dallas, where I attended a spectacular coin dealer wedding, and combined the nuptials...

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...

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,...

Rare Gold Coins: What Was in Demand in 2018?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   2018 was a decidedly mixed year for the rare coin market. In brief: interesting rare coins...

Buying Coins: When You Should Compromise 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...

A Neat Knick-Knack – Counterfeit 1842 Dahlonega Gold Half Eagle

Dahlonega Gold Counterfeit by Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   As you become a more passionate collector, “oddball” items become more appealing. I refer...

ANA: Sponsors Pledge Support for 2016 Anaheim World’s Fair of Money

Many organizations and individuals play a part in ensuring the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World’s Fair of Money retains a strong educational focus. Thanks...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Cool Coin 1834-1933 Gold Type...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Earlier in 2017, I wrote an article about collecting US gold coins by type. This article...

Five Coins That Went Under the Radar at the Pogue Sale

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   Prior to the actual Pogue I sale (held in New York on May 19), I wondered if...

United States Gold Coins with Multiple Levels of Demand

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   A trend that I have noted in recent years is that a subset of gold issues which have what...

One of the Coolest US Gold Coin Hoards You’ve Never Heard...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Starting around May 2018, one of the most amazing hoards of United States gold coins I...

Doug Winter: One Bad Apple or Auction Price, Doesn’t Spoil the...

Or, Why One Bad Auction Price Result Shouldn't Take Down Price Levels on Specific Coins   Bad Auction Price Result Shouldn't Take Down Price Levels By...

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...

US Gold Coins – Cool Coins from the 2015 ANA: Part...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……….   At the recent 2015 ANA convention, I was able to purchase a number of really exciting choice...

Classic US Gold: Where Are All the Great Coins?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently read a quote from a well-known dealer who (and I'm paraphrasing) stated that today’s...

Doug Winter – Lessons Learned: The Kentucky Collection of Quarter Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently purchased a nice specialized collection of 20 Liberty Head quarter eagles from an individual...

Sponsors Pledge Support for the 2016 ANA National Money Show in...

It takes a village to put on a first-class coin show. Thanks to the support of 14 dedicated sponsors, the American Numismatic Association's (ANA)...

Liberty Head Quarter Eagle Gold Coins and the Economics of Coin...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com on the Liberty Head Quarter Eagle ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   A recent conversation with a good client about the impact...

Collecting Strategies: Transitional Gold Coins

U.S. Gold Coins with Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I am often asked for ideas about which US gold coins to collect, especially...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Liberty...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I can make a strong case for half eagles as the most compelling of the many...