Ten Coins and Coin Types That Still Excite Me Each Time...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’ve been at the coin game for longer than I choose to admit and at this...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Under-Appreciated 1878-CC Half Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   It is difficult to call an issue as expensive as the 1878-CC half eagle “underpriced” but...

US Gold Coins – Battle of the 1838-C vs. The 1838-D...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .......   The 1838-C and 1838-D half eagle US Gold Coins are famous issues for similar reasons: they are...

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...

How Rare Are Choice High-Grade Dahlonega Half Eagles?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Since I wrote the first of my three editions of Dahlonega gold books over two decades ago, I’ve...

The “Coin Deal Shopping” Mentality and Rare Coin Prices

Coin Deal Shopping by Doug Winter - Raregoldcoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   I had an interesting experience at a recent show that I thought was worth...

Classic US Gold Coins – Three Underappreciated With Motto San Francisco...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   While writing my October 2017 article on Liberty Head eagles, I spent time discussing the With...

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...

Can You Collect Rare US Gold on a Budget of $2,500-$5,000...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   When I speak to new collectors, they are often under the impression that most of the...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Of the four denominations struck at the Dahlonega Mint, half eagles are the largest in size...

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...

Good Values in Type Three Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   If you collect rare United States gold coins, you’ll notice that certain series have extremely compressed...

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...

U.S. Gold Coins – Collector Tips – What Original Gold Coins...

1807 Bust Left $5.00 Graded AU55+ by PCGS By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Around a year ago, I wrote a blog that discussed...

The Duckor Collection of Gold Dollars: A Post-Sale Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I had a personal investment in the recent sale of Dr. Steven Duckor’s gold dollar collection at...

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...

US Gold Coins – What’s the “Next Big Thing” in Rare...

By Doug Winter– RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the last decade, we have seen a number of Next Big Things in the rare date gold...

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...

Coin Expert Advice – Ten Tips For Selling Your Coins

Selling Your Coins By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ....... As someone who sells a lot of coins, I have some selling tips/tricks/thoughts that I’d like...

What is a Fresh Coin?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I was recently having a numismatic conversation with someone about an auction (sad life, I know...) and the subject...

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Dahlonega Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The Dahlonega Mint opened in 1838 as a result of the North Georgia Gold Rush. The...

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...

Classic US Coins – So… You’ve Decided to Collect New Orleans...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Gold coins were made at the New Orleans Mint from 1839 through 1909. A total of...

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...

Douglas Winter Numismatics Presents: DWN Concierge Sales

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Doug Winter, owner/operator of Douglas Winter Numismatics and a frequent contributor to CoinWeek, has inaugurated a...

Condition Rarity vs. Absolute Rarity in Coin Collecting

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   In numismatics, there are essentially two types of coins. There are coins that are condition rarities and there are coins...

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

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Without fail, the annual ANA convention brings out many great coins. Some of these are old friends;...

Classic US Coins: Looking at Gold Like a Copper Collector

Gold coins with Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   This blog is inspired by reader D.N. who recently sent me a nice unsolicited...

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...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Why Can’t I Find Coins to Buy...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   That was the exact question Collector X asked me, in a somewhat whiny manner, at a recent...