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...

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 Expert Advice – Ten Tips For Selling Your Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ....... As someone who sells a lot of coins, I have some selling tips/tricks/thoughts that I’d like to share. 1. Don’t...

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...

US Gold Coins – Battle of the 1838-C vs. The 1838-D...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .......   The 1838-C and 1838-D half eagle US Gold Coins are famous issues for similar reasons: they are...

US Coin Collecting – Thoughts on Originality

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   “Originality.” It’s one of the most overused terms in all of numismatics. And it’s one of the most misunderstood...

US Gold Coins – A Rarity Study of Civil War...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ..........   A Rarity Study of Civil War $10 US Gold Coins This is the first of potentially many articles...

Sponsors Pledge Support for the 2016 ANA National Money Show in...

It takes a village to put on a first-class coin show. Thanks to the support of 14 dedicated sponsors, the American Numismatic Association's (ANA)...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Why I Recommend Numismatic Specialization

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .........   When I first started out in the coin business, I assumed I was going to sell everything; Morgan Dollars,...

Numismatic Demographics – Aging Baby Boomers and Rare Gold Coin Prices

I recently received an email from a collector who asked what I thought were an extremely intelligent group of questions. In a nutshell, he asked the following. As boomers age, are we nearing a bubble in coin prices?

What’s Hot and What’s Not – The US Rare Gold Coin...

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 selling...

Why Don’t More People Collect 20th Century U.S. Gold Coins by...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com....   Why Don’t More People Collect 20th Century U.S. Gold Coins by Date? So why, then, do these series lag such non-gold...

US Gold Coins – What are Coins with Character?

  By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. On the front page of my website (www.raregoldcoins.com) you will see the tagline "Coins with Character". This has...

US Gold Coins – A Date by Date Analysis of New...

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 from...

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

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 ...

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;...

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...

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...

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 it...

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 is...

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 my...

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,...