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

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

Coin Collecting Terminology – Is it a Widget Coin and What does that Mean?

By Doug Winter  - RareGoldCoins.com ......   What is a Widget Coin? One of the newer catch-all coin terms that’s been making the rounds is widget coin...

Twelve Months of Writing a Weekly Column on Coin Rarities & Related Topics

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #52 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds While I previously wrote hundreds of articles...

Stick With The Keys… Coin Collecting Strategies and Key Date Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   When I was a kid just beginning to get serious about coins, an older local dealer made a comment...

What to Buy to Begin Investing in the Rare Coin Market

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek on the Rare Coin Market - MFrarecoins.com ......   Last week I wrote about "Basic Tools for Buying Rare Coins in...

Protecting Valuables: Commercial Safe or Bank Safe Deposit Box?

Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments Salt Lake City police investigate coin theft from residence / Burglars steal heavy gun safe containing $500,000-plus in...
Back From the Dead Coins

Back From The Dead: Formerly Unpopular Gold Coins That Have Become Popular

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com As recently as five years ago, most of the rare date gold coins that I sold were from the Southern...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Extremely Fine 1856-O $20 gold coin to be auctioned

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #73 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On Friday, Oct. 14, Heritage will auction...

Stuppler Launches “The Gold and Silver Minute” on KFWB News Talk 980 Radio in...

(Los Angeles, California) -- "The Gold and Silver Minute," a new, daily radio program with up- to-the-minute news about the precious metals market has...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarest Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold coins)

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #75 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Quarter Eagles (U.S. $2½ gold coins) were...

A Kid’s Guide to Collecting Coins Now Available

IOLA, Wis. (Oct. 17, 2011) -- Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, websites and events for the coin and...

Rare Coins Serve as Stellar Inflation Hedges!

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com If you’re an investor who believes high inflation is just around the corner and who sees rare coins...

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part 1, Dimes and...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #78 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The topic here is ideas for beginning and...

Is High Inflation Just Around the Corner?

How Rare Coins Performed During the Last Major Inflationary Spiral By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Our national debt load has grown to virtually...

Three Things Gold Buyers Must Know First

Recent news stories questioning what some dealers charge when selling gold coins reinforces what experts have advised for years: do your homework first. ...

Legend Numismatics Early November Market Report

We finally have been in a mini rut since Mid October-the ANA Pittsburgh Show. While not really a rut, its really a breather from...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part 3, Three Cent...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #80 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Here are facts and ideas for beginning and...

US Gold Coins – Mintmark Varieties of Dahlonega Half Eagles

By Doug Winter for RareGoldCoins.com ......   For variety collectors, the half eagles struck at the Dahlonega Mint are fertile ground. There are a number of very...

Long-held Coin Collections Can Teach Lessons in Originality

By Steve Roach – http://www.steveroachonline.com Collectors and dealers alike enjoy buying coins that have been in long-held family collections as they are “fresh” to the...

The NFL GM’s Theory of Coin Buying

By Doug Winter  for RareGoldCoins.com Is it possible that a strategy used by the General Manager of your favorite National Football League team can...

Considerations for Investing In Rare Coins

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Prices of rare coins appreciate because new money enters the rare coin market vying for their limited supply....

The True State Of The Market

By Jeff Garrett - Originally posted on NGC and re-posted on CoinWeek with Permission One of the most frequently asked questions in numismatics is about...

Some Thoughts on Proof Gold Survival Rates

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com - CoinWeek Content Partner As someone who handles a decent amount of rare and interesting Proof gold coinage, I’ve been...

Coin Grading – Practice Your Grading Skills

Thoughts on Coin Grading by Stewart Huckaby for Heritage CoinWeek Content Partner Over the last few months, a member of one of the coin forums...

U.S. Mint “Early” Commemorative Legal Tender Coins Offer Eye-Catching Investment Potential

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Virtually all collectors of rare coins want to ultimately profit from their investment in their collections. Many...

Are Gem Type Two Gold Dollars Underpriced or Overpriced?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner I recently bought and sold a coin that I hadn’t handled in quite a few years: a...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early U.S. $5 gold coins – Bust Right Half...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #83 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds From Nov. 15th to 18th, the firm...

What are Proof Coins Anyway?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Two of the most basic terms that anyone new to numismatics needs to understand are Business Strike and...

How to Get Started Collecting Early US Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   To my way of thinking, early gold coins (i.e., those struck prior to 1834) and among...