Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Super Premiums for Common Silver Dollars...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and coin collecting #45 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds In the recent auction in Sacramento, two 1881-S...

2009 Ultra High Relief gold $20 on the move upward

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the April 4, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World   One of the bigger winners among the recent...

1796 Half Dollar Leads $9.68 million Sacramento Coin Auction

Early rarities and gold add up to strong showing for March 17-20 ANA offerings at the Sacramento, CA Convention Center It was a 1796 Half...

Some Interesting Results From the Recent Heritage Spring ANA Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com The recently concluded Heritage sale was not really a stellar offering from this firm. Falling after the outstanding array of...

Coin Profile: Proof 1836 50/00 Capped Bust Half Dollar

One of Only Six Examples Positively Confirmed to Exist; The Breen Plate Coin Writing in the 1989 edition of his encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Changes in Demand for Rare U.S....

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #44 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds After discussing the motivations and strategies of...

Numismatic Americana Acquires Finest Known 1874 Proof $3 Gold Piece

By William Shamhart - Numismatic Americana For the second time in as many months, Christine and I have purchased the finest known (top pop) specimen...

How Many High Grade Dahlonega Gold Dollars Exist?

As the research I am doing for the third edition of my book “Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint, 1838-1861″ comes together, I am...

Liberty Head Half Eagles Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

Liberty Head half eagles were produced from 1839 until they were discontinued in 1908. This long-lived series is becoming popular with collectors who are...

PCGS Exhibits First Complete Set of Certified Proof $3 Gold in...

The first-ever complete set of certified proof U.S. $3 gold coins will be publicly displayed for the first time anywhere at the Professional Coin...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. coins in the $1000 to...

News and Analysis:  scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #41 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Today’s column features recommendations for collectors. Last...

10,000 Free Lincoln Cent Sets in Anniversary Promotion

To mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's 1861 inauguration, 10,000 specially-produced Lincoln cent kits will be given away free by rare coin...

Is There an Upward Trend in the CC Half Eagle Coin...

While I hate to make bold pronouncements based on a small number of auction results, it looks like an interesting trend may be occuring...

Exceedingly Rare Proof 1836/1336 Bust 50c To Anchor Stack’s-Bowers March Baltimore...

Stack’s-Bowers Numismatics will conduct their inaugural auction March 28 through April 3, 2011, as the Official Auctioneer of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo...

Dahlonega Gold Coin Quiz

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com I’m busy updating my Dahlonega gold book (I hope to be finished with the manuscript in 45 days or so)...

Video Coin News: Martin Logies talks about the 1792 half disme

Martin Logies Director, Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation talks about the 1792 half disme in the collection, its numismatic significance, and how the early coins...

Why is a 1907 $10 Gold piece worth more than $2...

News and Analysis on, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #39 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week, I wrote about the auction of...

Coin Experts: Overall Rarity Versus Grade Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareDateGold.com Even the most available pre-1933 United States gold coin has some degree of “rarity.” A coin like a 1924 or...

NGC Certifies Significant 1892 Carson City Gold Eagle Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that they have certified a significant Carson City Variety. A coin submitted to NCS for conservation followed by NGC...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: A 1907 $10 Gold piece becomes...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #38 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds....   In the 1990s, only four coins...

Premiums for generic gold coins – like MS-62 Saints and Libs...

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com - First published in the Feb.14, 2011, issue of Coin World January was a hard month for gold. It opened...

Some of My Favorite Obscure United States Gold Coins: Part Two

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com The first part of this article, published at the end of December 2010, discussed some of my favorite little-known...

Numismatic Americana Announces Purchase of Finest Known 1896-O Barber Quarter

By Bill Shamhart - Numismatic Americana Inc. Numismatic Americana Incorporated has recently acquired the finest known 1896-O Barber quarter. Graded MS 67 by...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Fresh & Original Proof Gold Powers...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #37 CoinWeek Exclusive: A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds In yesterday’s feature article,...

Incredible Variety of Exemplary Business Strike U.S. Coins Sell on FUN...

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   Every January at the FUN Convention, Heritage conducts a Platinum Night event as part of a large auction extravaganza...

WHERE ARE ALL THE COOL COINS?

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ( A portion of her Recent Market Report) The FUN show had a small group of monster coins in...

Is a bubble forming for “Top of Pop” coins?

By Steve Roach - Rare Coin Market Report Blog First published in the Jan. 31, 2011, issue of Coin World At the Numismatic Guaranty Corp. luncheon...

Coin Auctions: 1907 Rolled Edge Gold Eagle Tops $2 Million in...

Part of $62 million+ Heritage ‘First Week’ Auctions including $7.74+ million FUN Currency auction and $9.28 million NYINC World & Ancient Coin auction Collectors at...

Bowers and Merena Realizes $4 Million in Tampa Bay Rarities Sale

Malibu Collection Part II kicks-off promising year for numismatic auctions Bowers and Merena began 2011 with the first major numismatic event of the year,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Ten Leading Topics of 2010

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #33 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds This is my last column...