EAC 2011 “Happening”

When members of the Early American Coppers gather for one of their conventions participants bring coins with them to sell and trade as well...

New Discovery Half Cent at EAC

Chris McCawley of McCawley-Grellman Auctions had on display at the EAC Convention a recently discovered rare variety 1808 half cent. This rare coin surfaced...

Coin Profiles: The Eliasberg 1858-O $20.00 Gold Double Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com I’d like to share a photo and some information about a really interesting coin that I recently bought and sold....

US Coins: The $103,500 1862-S Eagle

Lost in the hubbub surrounding the recently-concluded Central States coin show and the Heritage auction held with it was a sale that I think...

Why are Proof Gold Coins Suddenly a Hot Commodity?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com Without a lot of fanfare, Proof gold coins have become a strong area of the market. In this blog, I’d...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers Announce Their 121st Mail Bid Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce their 121st mail bid, telephone and email sale, closing on June 2, 2011. It is...

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...

PMG Announces new Note Certification Verification Tool

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has created a new online Note Certification Verification Tool. The tool, which can be found at PMGnotes.com, is free for...

Gold Coins With “MLD” – Multiple Levels of Demand

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In my 25+ years of specializing in United States gold coins, I have noticed some interesting trends as far as...

AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY UNVEILS MANTIS: A MAJOR NUMISMATIC RESEARCH TOOL

American Numismatic Society Director Ute Wartenberg Kagan today unveiled the new interactive ANS collection search tool, MANTIS (http://numismatics.org/search). MANTIS (Mantis: A Numismatic Technologies...

How Proof Gold Coins Are Graded Differently Than Business Strikes

How are Proof gold coins from the 19th century graded differently than their business strike counterparts? By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In order to fully grasp...

Dillon Gage Metals President to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Bullion...

Precious metals expert Terry Hanlon, president of Dallas-based Dillon Gage Metals, will testify Thursday, April 7, before the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services...

Gold Silver PAC Reception at Baltimore Expo

Legislative Efforts to Stop Chinese Counterfeiting and Repeal 1099 Requirements The Gold & Silver PAC held a reception honoring Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX21): Chairman, House...

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...

GreatCollections launches Coin Auction and Direct Sale Marketplace.

A trusted venue to buy and sell coins online. GreatCollections has launched its much-anticipated auction and direct purchase website at www.greatcollections.com. Catering to collectors...

2009 Ultra High Relief gold $20 on the move upward

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the April 4, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World   One of the bigger winners among the recent...

Some Interesting Results From the Recent Heritage Spring ANA Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com The recently concluded Heritage sale was not really a stellar offering from this firm. Falling after the outstanding array of...

THE SACRAMENTO ANA SHOW

The Legend Numismatic Market Report .....   Any locale where it takes a change of planes to get to will not draw the major dealers. You...

NGC Offers New Label for Greatest Modern Coins

Special label now available for coins included in 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins NGC has created a special presentation label for coins featured in 100...

How Many High Grade Dahlonega Gold Dollars Exist?

As the research I am doing for the third edition of my book “Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint, 1838-1861″ comes together, I am...

Liberty Head Half Eagles Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

Liberty Head half eagles were produced from 1839 until they were discontinued in 1908. This long-lived series is becoming popular with collectors who are...

RARE COINS WORTHY OF A KING’S SPEECH

Following the phenomenal success of the British spectacular The King’s Speech at the Oscars, Baldwin’s latest auction consignment couldn’t have come at a more...

The Great Coin Drought

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com There’s an ebb and flow to the coin market cycle. When it is in perfect, Zen-like harmony, the market works...

Double-barreled threat sends gold past $1,400

This move in gold right now is acutely about the Middle East “All the way to $1,440” With all eyes on Libya and the threat of...

PCGS Exhibits First Complete Set of Certified Proof $3 Gold in...

The first-ever complete set of certified proof U.S. $3 gold coins will be publicly displayed for the first time anywhere at the Professional Coin...

Auction to Feature Dr. Frank Sedwick Collection of Columbian Republic Gold...

SEDWICK TREASURE AND WORLD COIN AUCTION #9 TO FEATURE HEARTS AND ROYALS AND THE DR. FRANK SEDWICK COLLECTION OF COLOMBIAN REPUBLIC GOLD COINS Sedwick's next...

Dahlonega Gold Coin Quiz

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com I’m busy updating my Dahlonega gold book (I hope to be finished with the manuscript in 45 days or so)...

Gift Investment Bars Offered for 1st Time in China

World Gold Council and ICBC launch first physical gift investment bar in China Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC) and the World Gold...

Video News: New internet auction trading platform GreatCollections.com

Ian Russell, President of GreatCollections.com discusses the launch of his new internet auction trading platform, the services offered and how he plans compete in...

Coin Experts: Overall Rarity Versus Grade Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareDateGold.com Even the most available pre-1933 United States gold coin has some degree of “rarity.” A coin like a 1924 or...