Consumer Advice – Coin Scam Victims – Where To Turn For Help

What do you do when a gold seller fails to deliver or the merchandise you received was not as described when you ordered it?...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Coins Minted After 1934 tend to be Very Common,...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #23 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week's column was about dealer...

US Gold Coins: AU58 New Orleans Eagles – A Case Study

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com Take two 1842-O Liberty Head eagles in NGC AU58. One is worth $11,500 and gets multiple orders on my...

Gold Dominates Coin Market as Records Fall

By Steve Roach First published in the Nov. 1, 2010, issue of Coin World Gold is currently the engine that is driving the rare coin market. It...

W. Philip Keller Colonoal Coin Collection Leads Heritage COINFEST Auction

Locked in a Pennsylvania vault for 43 years, one of the most comprehensive collections of colonial and early American coins ever to reach public...

Bowers and Merena Nov Baltimore Coin Auction Features over 3500 Lots

Bowers and Merena will conduct the official auction of the November 2010 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo. Scheduled for November 4-5 at the...

United States 2000-W Library of Congress Bicentennial Bimetallic Commemorative Coin

The First and Only Bimetallic Commemorative Coin Minted by the United States   The Library of Congress, founded on April 24, 1800, is the nation's oldest...

Coin Profile: Roman Finish 1909 Half Eagle Gold Coin

The proof five dollar coinage of 1907 through 1909 provides quite an object lesson in the evolution of Mint technology and consumer tastes. The...

Coin Market: Generics slow to match gains of gold, silver

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report First published in the November 8, 2010, issue of Coin World Some of the coins that one would...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Modern Coins

News and Analysis on coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #24 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The purpose this week is to put...

Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are...

Coin Discovery: New Variety Discovered -1878 Vam 852010

A New die marriage for the 1878 Morgan Dollar had been discovered by Kenneth Robb, a collector whose primary interest center around Vam...

Coin Profile: Norweb Specimen of the 1796 15 Stars Small Eagle Half Dollar Highlights...

A Prooflike NGC MS-63; Tied for Condition Census #3 The Half Dollars that the United States Mint delivered in 1797 differed from the previous issues...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The CoinFest, Washlady Dollar, 1861-O $20 gold coin, Connecticut...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #25 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I. The CoinFest The fourth annual...

Finding Numismatic History in Unlikely Places With Pinnacle Rarities

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities ......   Ezra Meeker - Champion of the Oregon Trail Over the summer months, our numismatic travels took us to great historical...

The Record-Setting Sale of an 1875 Half Eagle: What Does it Portend?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In the Bowers and Merena November 2010 Baltimore auction, a business strike 1875 half eagle sold without a lot of...

Jim O’Neal Collection of $5 Indians Readies for Auction in Heritage FUN U.S. Coin...

Finest known 1909-O half eagle headlines the Jan. 6 Platinum Night auction of this PCGS Registry Set All-Time Finest in Tampa, FL The finest collectible...

Which Civil War Gold Coins Will Be Promoted in 2011?

I don’t consider myself to be a real pro when it comes to rare coin promotion but even I know a no-brainer when I...

The Finest New Orleans Double Eagle Gold Coin to be Sold at FUN

The upcoming 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction features what is probably the finest New Orleans twenty of any...

Unique 1943 Bronze Cents Set To Be Displayed at the FUN Show

The first-ever public display of the one-of-a-kind set of 1943 bronze Lincoln cents from the Denver, Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints will be hosted...

The Fab Five Type Three $20 Liberty Head Double Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com There are five ultra-low mintage Type Three Liberty Head double eagles that were produced for circulation during the 1880’s and...

Coin Profile 1804 Bust Quarter, Single Finest Certified B-1, Ex: Colonel Green

At the time of his death--with a total estate valued at more than $40 million--his coin collection was valued at an estimated $5 million, along with a stamp collection worth $3.5 million.

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Malibu Collection of Proof Liberty Seated Quarters, with...

Bowers and Merena will auction the second part of the Malibu Collection, among other consignments. The focus here is on Malibu's collection of Proof Liberty Seated Quarters dating from 1863 to 1891.

NGC Certifies Historic Cache of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles

NGC has certified a very interesting group of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles that have remained in the possession of a family since prior to World War II. When purchased in Europe last month, their unusual history was revealed to the buyer.

Three Big Rarities Offered at FUN Auctions

For the past few years, arguably the main annual event for the rare coin market has been the massive Heritage auctions at the Florida United Numismatists convention, a major coin show that will take place during the first week of the new year
1887 Liberty Head gold $20 Double Eagle

US Gold Coins – Proof Only Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .........   Important Type Three Proof Liberty Head double eagles often come up in auction, and that got me to thinking......

Historic Proof Sets, Stella Pattern Coins Momentous Opportunities at FUN

Remarkable set of six pattern coins associated with the famous “Stella” coinage experiment are important collective highlights of Heritage’s Tampa FUN Auction

Coin Profiles: Unique 1834 Original Half Dollar O-104, Ex: Brand, Norweb

"Perhaps unique as a die variety; Walter Breen did not know of other examples, but he was aware of this one, as he participated in the sale of it to Mrs. Norweb. "Here is a superb gem coin, a half dollar for the ages."

Malibu Collection Part II Anchors Bowers and Merena’s January 2011 Rarities Sale

Our January 2011 Rarities Sale will be presenting a wide selection of United States, Colonial and Territorial coins which range from affordable collector coins to world-renowned absolute and condition pieces

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Henry Miller Collection

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #32 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I. FUN Auctions Two weeks ago, I...