Why is the Dated Gold Coin Market Holding Its Own?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   If you collect certain series of silver coins (Hello Seated... Yo, Barber...) you have no doubt noticed...

What’s Hot and What’s Not – The US Rare Gold Coin Market in 2015/2016

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   As is tradition at DWN, at the end of every year we summarize our experiences buying and...

15 US Gold Coins All Collectors Should Own

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Even if you are an ultra-specialized collector of U.S. gold coins--let’s say with an emphasis on Type...

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...

US Gold Coins – “Standalone” New Orleans Coinage

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   A “standalone” coin is one that, literally, stands alone; be it as a first-year issue, a one...

What do Coin Auction Prices Represent?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For better or worse, the current market has come to heavily rely on auction prices to determine...

U.S. Gold Coins – High-Grade No Motto New Orleans Eagles: An Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Having just sold a glorious pair of high-grade No Motto New Orleans eagles, I thought it would...

US Gold Coins – Cool Coins from the 2015 ANA: Part Two

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……….   At the recent 2015 ANA convention, I was able to purchase a number of really exciting choice...

US Gold Coins – Cool Coins from the 2015 ANA Part One

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;...

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...

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

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...

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

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,...

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

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 on the ANA...

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...

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

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...
Coin Values: Buying the Jump Grade

Coin Values: Buying the Jump Grade

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   A few recent coin sales that were made by my firm have given me an idea for...