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...

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...

Coin Collections – The Duckor Gold Dollars

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ................. In all of my years of being a professional numismatist, I have met few collectors who “get...

The San Francisco Gold Coin Market: What’s Hot, and What’s Not

By Doug Winter - Douglas Winter Numismatics ......   I’ve written a lot about the 19th century gold coinage from the San Francisco mint, but it’s...

What’s Up in the Carson City Gold Coin Market?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   It’s been far too long since I wrote about the Carson City gold coin market. Other than an analysis of...

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...

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...

The Pogue Quarter Eagles: A Post-Auction Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   As the early half dollars in the Pogue sale were hammered down--some at levels lower than I expected--I turned to...

Pogue, Part 1: Postmortem, Dealer Take-Aways, and the Sale as an...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   A light round of applause met the $2,000,000 hammer price that lot 1128--a rare 1808 quarter eagle--brought at Stack's...

A Dozen Undervalued United States Gold Coins Priced Below $7,500: 2015...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com   It’s been quite a while since I wrote an article about the topic of affordable, undervalued 19th century U.S. gold coins,...

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

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 different types...

More Cool Coins! March 2015 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo –...

We know what you're thinking. You're thinking that the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Baltimore is too big a show for just one...

How Rare are High-Grade Dahlonega Quarter Eagle Gold Coins?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The last article I wrote about the rarity of high-grade Dahlonega half eagles—was enthusiastically received and seemed to resonate with many...

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...

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...

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...

Rare US Gold Coins: The Bently Effect

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   As I have discussed in prior blogs, a paradigm shift has occurred in the rare date...

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 Killed the New Orleans Quarter Eagle Gold Coin Market?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ...... A CoinWeek Content Partner ......   If you had asked me a decade ago which series of New Orleans gold coins...

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...

How a Coin Gets Bad Karma – And How It Can...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .......   I recently sold an interesting coin (details to follow) and the entire process, which was reasonably quick...

Doug Winter’s Answers to This Year’s “Rosen Report” on the Rare...

Every year, I participate in the Rosen Report in which I (along with an impressive panel of fellow dealers) answer a series of timely...

A Record-Breaking Dahlonega Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Lost in the post-sale chatter about the 1794 dollar was a record-breaking Dahlonega coin which became the...

The Battle Born Gold Coins: A Quick Analysis by Doug Winter

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recently concluded Battle Born sale, held by Stack’s Bowers at the 2012 Philadelphia ANA convention, was...

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...

The State of the Dahlonega Gold Coin Market, 2011

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I published the second edition of my book on Dahlonega gold coinage in 2003. A lot of time has...

How the Internet Has Changed Rare Coin Auctions

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   In my last blog, I discussed ways how the internet has impacted the concept of eye appeal when it...

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...

A Collector’s Guide To Indian Head Quarter Eagles

Doug Winter and Mike Fuljenz, 2001. 48 pages, illustrated.   Due to the affordability and beauty, the Indian Head quarter eagles are some of the most...

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...