1840's US Gold Quarter Eagles

Coin Experts: Overall Rarity Versus Grade Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Even the most available pre-1933 United States gold coin has some degree of “rarity”. A coin like...

Two Cool Gold Liberty Head Eagles Recently Sold by Doug Winter Numismatics

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   Liberty Head gold eagles are a favorite series at Douglas Winter Numismatics and we have a...

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...

Why MS62 May Be the “Perfect” Grade for Early US Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   I recently sold a really nice 1810 Large Date Large 5 half eagle graded MS62+ by...

The Gold Coins of San Francisco, Part V: “With Motto” Half Eagles, 1866-79

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Links to Earlier Parts: $1 Gold | $2.50 Quarter Eagle | $3 Gold | $5 No Motto...

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

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...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Gold Coins: Tips for the Rest of Us

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. Collecting gold coins is a pinnacle activity in our hobby,...

A Memorable 1892-O Half Eagle: Doug Winter

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Despite its low mintage of just 10,000 coins, the 1892-O half eagle is a coin that doesn’t...

Doug Winter: Eight Great U.S. Coin Collections

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Editor's Note: Over the years, Doug Winter has written extensively about many of the greatest coin collections of the 20th century. In...

US Gold Coins – A Date by Date Analysis of New Orleans Eagles, Part...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Earlier this fall I wrote the first part of this article, which discussed the No Motto eagles...

How To Succesfully Negotiate a Coin Trade With Your Coin Dealer

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   You see a $25,000 coin in a dealer’s inventory and you really want it. The problem is...

US Gold Coins – CAC Populations and Appearance Rarity: An Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   As I wrote in an earlier article, CAC populations have created a new category of rarity: the appearance rarity, which...

Two Cool Proof Civil War Gold Dollars

By Doug Winter for RareGoldCoins.com ......   Douglas Winter Numismatics sold two very rare and very beautiful Proof gold dollars several years ago from the Civil War...

Gold Coin Collecting – How Much Do You Have to Pay to Play?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I get calls from potential new gold coin collectors nearly every day. Some of them have...

The Connoisseur’s Guide to United States Gold Coins

DWN Publishing, 1995. 41 pages, unillustrated.   The gist of this book can best be described by its subtitles: "How to form great collections of 19th...

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...

What Makes Certain Coins Popular–and Others Unpopular?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I often make buying decisions based on a coin’s popularity. As an example, I will buy a...
The Three Levels of Coin Rarity: The Appearance, Eye Appeal, and Registry

The Three Levels of Coin Rarity: The Appearance, Eye Appeal, and Registry

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner ......   If you’ve been around the coin market for a while, you know that there are many...

Douglas Winter Numismatics Sells Finest Known Wass Molitor 1855 $20

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN), a Portland, Oregon firm specializing in choice and rare United States gold coinage,...

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...
Doug Winter - Building a Year Set of Gold Dollars: Part I

Building a Year Set of Gold Dollars: Part I

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Gold dollars make for a fascinating set in which to specialize. They were produced from 1849 through...

Collecting US Gold Coins by Year

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com highlights US gold Coins ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’m not sure if it’s a trend or not but in the last...

The Three Kings: The Proof-Only Double Eagles Dated 1883, 1884 and 1887

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   Continuing my fascination with Proof-only issues, I’d like to discuss the rare Proof-only double eagles dated 1883, 1884 and...

Doug Winter: Dabbling in Territorial and Private Gold Coinage

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   You may or may not have noticed that my firm has been far more active in...

A Numismatically Significant 1859-D Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently bought and sold a seemingly innocuous 1859-D quarter eagle that had a great degree of numismatic significance. Before I explain...

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

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...
Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Liberty Head half eagles were produced from 1839 until they were discontinued in 1908. This long-lived series...
Charlotte Gold - Doug Winter

So You’ve Decided to Collect Charlotte Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The Charlotte Mint was operational from 1838 through 1861 and it produced gold coins in three denominations...

Classic US Gold Coins – Three Underappreciated With Motto San Francisco Liberty Head Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   While writing my October 2017 article on Liberty Head eagles, I spent time discussing the With...
1840's US Gold Quarter Eagles

So, You’ve Decided to Collect Liberty Head Quarter Eagles…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Liberty Head quarter eagles were issued from 1840 from 1907 at the Philadelphia, New Orleans, Charlotte, Dahlonega...