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...

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 Gold Coins – The Cool Coin 1834-1933 Gold Type Set

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

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

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 Coin Profile – The 1796 With Stars Gold Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...........   Production of the gold quarter eagle denomination began in 1796. The initial production run of 932 coins featured the...

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...
US Gold Coins - What Are Coins With Character?

What Do “Original” Early US Gold Coins Look Like?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “original” is used and misused frequently by collectors and dealers alike. As a dealer...

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect With Motto Liberty Head Eagles…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In January 2017, I wrote a blog in the “So You've Decided to Collect...” series about...

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

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 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...

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...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Sure, size matters - but collectors have long appreciated gold dollars, the smallest size and denomination...

Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’ve specialized in United States gold coins since the 1980s and I’ve seen a number of...

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...

Eye Appeal of Coins in the Age of the Internet

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I’ve recently read articles on other websites about how the coin market has changed in the last few decades....
With Motto New Orleans Liberty Head $10 Eagle Gold Coins - Doug Winter

Classic Gold US Coins – The “With Motto” New Orleans Eagle “Short Set”

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Collectors who like completable themed sets don’t have a ton of options if they're on a budget....

So You’ve Decided to Collect United States Gold Coins by Type…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Many collectors of United States gold want to collect with a purpose and with a goal. However,...

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...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Early American Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “Early American Gold Coins” generally refers to the quarter eagles, half eagles and eagles produced...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Enigmatic Proof-Only 1887 Half Eagle

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The half eagle denomination was produced virtually uninterrupted from 1795 through 1929. During this 130-year period only...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Rare and Underappreciated 1849-O Eagle

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the No Motto New Orleans eagle series (produced from 1841 through 1860), there are two well-known...
San Francisco Mint US Gold Coins

A Dozen Unheralded San Francisco Gold Issues Which (Almost) Never Come Nice

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...
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...
Cool Coins! 2017 Episode 3

CoinWeek: Cool Coins 2017 Episode 3 – 4K Video

Cool Coins! is back with this, our third episode for 2017! We talk to rare gold coin expert Doug Winter about a phenomenal Gem $10...
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...

So You’ve Decided to Collect No Motto $10.00 Liberty Head Gold Eagles…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Liberty Head eagles were struck from 1838 through 1907 and exist in two distinct design types: No...

Doug Winter Numismatics Buys Gem 1850-O Eagle, Ex-Eliasberg at 2017 FUN Show

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For a variety of reasons (including some below), No Motto Liberty Head eagles are exceedingly rare in...

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...

What’s Hot and What’s Not: The Rare Date Gold Market at the End of...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   From a numismatic point of view, 2016 wasn’t an especially good year. In most series, prices were...

Classic US Coins – The New Orleans Eagle Market is Sizzling

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recent Stacks Bowers Baltimore auction contained a group of comparatively high grade New Orleans eagles which...