Top Ten U.S. Gold Trophy Coins and their Pitches

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I define a “Trophy Coin” as one which suitably combines rarity, appearance, and a great story in one...

Q. David Bowers and Harvey Stack Talk About Changes in Coin Collecting. VIDEO: 3:21

Q. David Bowers & Harvey Stack, Stack's Bowers Interviewer: Charles Morgan, Content Manager, CoinWeek.com........... Three legendary numismatists addressed the public at the recent Whitman Baltimore Coin...

Reselling Newman: eBay and the Eric P. Newman Coin Collection

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s inevitable that much of the highly publicized Newman collection will find its way back into the...

Can Auction Representation Help You Buy The Coins You Like At The Right Prices?

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. As nearly everyone who buys rare coins knows these days, a larger...

In the Rare Coin Market, Quality is not Everything

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. There is plenty of demand for major rarities in any condition. For much of the last...

Liberty Head Eagles and The Condition Census: Part One

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I have written extensively about the Condition Census as it applies to United States gold coins: what it...

Precious Metals IRAs … A Primer

By John Johnson - GoldStar Trust Company......... So,  you’re thinking about adding precious metals to your retirement funds. Perhaps you have already been buying gold...

Ever Feel Like Selling All of Your Coins? I Did – Maybe You Should,...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ........ When I got the idea to sell my collection, I didn’t know what to think. Was...

Five Things You Can Do to Make Your Rare Coins Worth More

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com If you have been collecting rare coins for more than a few years, there is a good chance that...

Collecting Strategies: How to Assemble A World-Class Collection of Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ........... You can have unlimited funds but without adhering to a basic core group of numismatic fundamentals, I believe it...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Some Thoughts on Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……………….. Having just published a blog about coin rarity based on grade distribution, I’ve been thinking more about...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – Collecting U.S. Coins by Design Type, Part One-Copper

By Vic Bozarth – Bozarth Numismatics ... a CoinWeek Content Partner ............... Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, As I have promised for the last couple of months, this...

Coin Collecting: Selling By Private Treaty

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Selling by private treaty gives the seller a chance to determine by...

Grade Distribution of Branch Mint US Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……………….. It is interesting to study the grade distribution patterns for various branch mint gold issues. By this,...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Selling Your Collection At Auction

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Consigning coins to auction is not always a simple matter. There are...

A Letter from a Coin Collector Regarding the Newman Collection Sale

An Open Letter to Doug Winter - November 16, 2013 ............ Hi Doug, On the day following the Eric Newman Part II early silver auction, I...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Inexpensive 20th Century Half Dollars for Beginners

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #174 ….. Last week’s topic was...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. coins for less than $500 each, Part 2;...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #171 ….. As stated at the...

What Percentage of Classic Rare United States Coins Have Been Graded by the Services?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… After 25+ years of encapsulating coins and 50+ million submissions, it is clear that PCGS and NGC...

Why Some Coins Sell and Why Some Don’t

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… At a typical coin show, I buy between 25 and 75 new coins. I like every coin ...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Classic U.S. coins for less than $250 each, Part...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #153 ….. While it is true...

Happy Holidays, and How I got my start in this hobby

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ....... Numismatists are a hardy lot. Once we have found a series or type of coin that...

How To Become A Coin Kingpin

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Deciding what to collect can often be a case of deciding what not to collect. This zen-like statement...

Factors That Influence Coin Prices: The Not-So-Obvious

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Coin prices are impacted by a number of factors. The most obvious of these are supply and demand....
US Gold Coins

20 Popular 19th Century US Gold Coins Priced Below $10,000

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner There are dozens of United States gold coins that are accorded a high degree of value for various...

A Baker’s Dozen of San Francisco Gold Treats

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Collector K.U. recently asked me to help him construct a compact, meaningful list of San Francisco gold coins...

What Gold Coins Do CAC Stickers Add the Most Value to?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com After 4 years of being traded on the open market, I think few collectors and dealers would argue the...

Now’s the Time to Prepare Your High-End Collection/Investment for Future Prosperity!

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek.com – MFRareCoins.com As coin market trends change and evolve, and prices rise over the long-term, buyers’ demands change and become...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Silver Center Copper Cent Pattern Brings $1.15 Million

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #104 - Updated on April...

Coins That I Never See With Good Eye Appeal, Part Three: Three Dollar Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner and Contributor In the third installment of this multi-part article, I’m going to delve into a series that...