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 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...

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...

Classic US Gold – Stretch Dates: Liberty Head Quarter Eagles

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In October 2016 I wrote a blog entitled The Concept of the Stretch Date. It was well-received,...

Classic US Coins – 50 US Gold Issues with the “Wow”...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Certain issues in the various United States gold types struck between 1795 and 1933 have what might...

CoinWeek IQ: Original vs. Non-Original Gold Coin Surfaces – 4K Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azmwqNSoaxQ At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek caught up with Douglas Winter. Doug is an acclaimed author, blogger, and leading...

Coin Collecting Strategies: The Concept of the Stretch Date

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Unless you are a very savvy collector, it is likely that many of the preconceptions you have...

CoinWeek Videos Surpass 1.5 Million Views

By CoinWeek .... On Thursday, October 6, 2016, CoinWeek.com announced that its award-winning YouTube video channel had exceeded 1.5 million views. CoinWeek launched its video...

Coin Pedigrees & Provenance: Branding Your Collection

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There are a few contemporary coin collectors who have it “figured out.” In addition to buying great...

Why No Motto Philadelphia Half Eagles May Be the Best Value...

1849 $5.00 PCGS AU55 CAC. Images courtesy Doug Winter Numismatics (DWN) By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The rare date gold market is now...

How Rare are Non-Shipwreck Gem Type One Double Eagles?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the recent Stack's Bowers 2016 ANA Sale, I was fortunate to purchase an amazing 1860 double...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2016 Episode 6 – 4K Video

Our sixth episode of CoinWeek's Cool Coins! for 2016 includes over four million dollars' worth of amazing numismatic items. We stop by our friends at Atlas...

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...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Eight Tips on Buying United States Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .......   As a specialist in the area of United States gold coins, I often find myself giving “tips” to buyers....

Condition Rarity vs. Absolute Rarity in Coin Collecting

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   In numismatics, there are essentially two types of coins. There are coins that are condition rarities and there are coins...

How to Price AU58 Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ....... As a buyer of rare gold coins, nothing makes me happier than seeing choice AU58 gold coins with original...

ANA: Sponsors Pledge Support for 2016 Anaheim World’s Fair of Money

Many organizations and individuals play a part in ensuring the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World’s Fair of Money retains a strong educational focus. Thanks...

Classic US Coins – The Final Link to Completing a Charlotte...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The completion of any set of classic United States gold coinage is an important feat. When the...

10 Rare US Gold Coins with Surprising Low/High CAC Populations

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have written previous articles about CAC population figures. To me, CAC populations help to quantify quality....

Coin Grading – Six “Ruined” US Gold Coin Liberty Head Issues

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The powers that be at PCGS and NGC have never sat down and said “let’s deliberately ruin...

Why Are US Gold Coins with Original Color and Surfaces So...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Many collectors of 19th-century rare date U.S. gold coins (finally) appreciated with natural color and choice surfaces....

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

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...

US Gold Coins – What Are the Three Rarest Carson City...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   Of the three denominations of gold coins struck at the Carson City Mint, perhaps the most popular to collect...

Coin Collecting Strategies – The Newbie’s Lament, What Should I...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For new collectors of vintage United States gold coins, one of the most puzzling questions to ask...

Gary Carlson – In Memoriam

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   I was just informed that my old friend Gary Carlson passed away and I wanted to share some thoughts and...

US Gold Coins – Proof Only Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .........   Important Type Three Proof Liberty Head double eagles often come up in auction, and that got me to thinking......

US Gold Coins – What is the Rarest New Orleans Half...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   A total of 17 half eagles were produced at the New Orleans mint between 1840 and 1909....

Coin Collecting Strategies – Why Can’t I Find Coins to Buy...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   That was the exact question Collector X asked me, in a somewhat whiny manner, at a recent...

Coin Collecting Strategies – The Type Collector’s Dilemma

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I had an interesting conversation with a collector earlier this week about coin collecting strategies, a subject with...