Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Carson City Double Eagles…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The 19 different Liberty Head double eagles struck at the Carson City Mint between 1870 and...

Classic US Coins: So You’ve Decided to Collect Proof Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Imagine, if you will, that the coin market is a sushi bar. You look in the...

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...

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...

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...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect (a Set of) New...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The New Orleans Mint produced Liberty Head half eagles from 1840 through 1857, and again from...
Rare Gold Coins: What Was in Demand in 2018? By Doug Winter

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...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect (a Set of) Dahlonega...

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 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,...

The Five One-Year Types of New Orleans Mint Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - www.raregoldcoins.com ......   Gold coins were made at the New Orleans Mint between 1839 and 1909. During this time, there were no...

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...

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...

Four Coin-Related Things You Should Do at the 2018 ANA Convention

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner …… So, you’ve decided to attend this year’s Summer ANA show (aka The World’s Fair of Money) in Philadelphia. I’ve never attended an...

US Gold Coins – Finest Known 1861-C Half Eagle is sold

Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN) of Portland, Oregon in conjunction with David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) of Virginia Beach, Virginia recently sold the single finest...

Is It Still Possible to Put Together a Nice Set of New Orleans Double...

New Orleans Double Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Let’s say an upscale collector makes a decision to put together a...

Ten Coins and Coin Types That Still Excite Me Each Time I Handle Them

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 Collecting Strategies: The “Best Available Coin”

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I am continually asked by new collectors, and by established collectors who are new to gold...

Why the Rare Coin Market Isn’t the Art Market

Rare Coin Market Report By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   As much as coin dealers--myself included--try to compare the rare coin market...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The gold coinage produced at the San Francisco Mint runs the gamut as far as size,...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Rare 1854-D Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently purchased the finest-known 1854-D quarter eagle, graded MS64 by NGC, and this motivated me...

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...
So You've Decided to Colelct Type Two Liberty Head $20 Double Eagle Gold Coins, by Doug Winter

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Type Two $20 Liberty...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In 1866, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the reverse of the double...

How to Get Started Collecting Early US Gold Coins

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...

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...

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

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

The Admiral’s Dozen: 12 Favorite Coins From the Heritage February Long Beach Sale

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I first found out about the offering of a complete set of Liberty Head eagles from...

Stick With The Keys… Coin Collecting Strategies and Key Date Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   When I was a kid just beginning to get serious about coins, an older local dealer made a comment...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Liberty Head Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I can make a strong case for half eagles as the most compelling of the many...
1840's US Gold Quarter Eagles

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

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

CoinWeek Podcast #88: How the Coin Market Works with Doug Winter – Audio

 CoinWeek Podcast #88: How the Coin Market Works with Doug Winter - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...