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,...

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

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 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...

Coin Collecting Strategies – How Consistent Does Your Set Need to...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner....   I had an interesting email exchange with collector M.N. who asked me (in a nutshell) if his technique...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Vertical Coin Collections

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I was having a conversation with client JF, and he told me about a way he collects coins...

Coin Collecting Strategies – A Dozen Sleeper Dates in Liberty Head...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Due to its high per-coin cost, there are not many date collectors of Proof gold coins. This means...

How I Became a Coin Collector (…Again)

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Like most dealers, I started my numismatic journey as a collector. I began a collection of 1787 Draped...

US Gold Coin Collecting Strategies – Ten Reasons Why Fives Are...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Half eagles aren’t my favorite denomination per se but, from a coin collecting point of view, they make...

Coin Profiles – Very Rare 1872 Double Eagle U.S. Proof Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have handled some really amazing Proof gold coins in 2014, and one of the rarest and...

US Gold Coins: New Orleans Half Eagles – An Updated Look

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner It has been a number of years since I’ve written about New Orleans Liberty Head half eagles and...