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...

Coin Grading – A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

BY Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a problem in the...

Scarce & Rare Double Eagles, US Gold Coins in David Lawrence...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our New Year's Eve Sunday Internet Auction #993 features 38 exciting coins from The Champagne Gold Collection. This amazing...

Confederate Half Dollar and More: NGC Certifies Eric P. Newman Collection,...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an additional 427 coins, tokens and medals from the Eric P. Newman Collection. These selections comprise the ninth...

Finest Certified 1858-O Liberty Head Double Eagle Featured in Baltimore Rarities...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Among early double eagles, the rarest of the rare are New Orleans coins in Mint State....

The Concept of “Freshness” in Numismatics

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There is almost no term in the rare coin market which is more misused than “fresh”. I...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   CoinWeek continues to post Harvey Stack's wonderful series of blogs on not only the building of one...

Rare Coin Auction: 1810 Half Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers June...

1810 Capped Bust half eagle one rare coin among many to be offered by Stack's Bowers in Baltimore By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger -...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Early American Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “Early American Gold Coins” generally refers to the quarter eagles, half eagles and eagles produced...

Indiana Church Strikes Gold with Early “In God We Trust” Rare...

An historic 1866 Double Eagle, one of only 10 known examples, survived an attempted theft and was donated to a Valparaiso church. It could...

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Case

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It may have been Neil Gorsuch's first day on the bench, but the real news Monday, April 17 (at...

A Dozen Unheralded San Francisco Gold Issues Which (Almost) Never Come...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There are numerous San Francisco issues that are known for their typically ratty appearance. This “rattiness” may...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Carson City Gold…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Congratulations on your decision. I’m sure you’ve given this a lot of thought and I’d like to...

What’s Hot and What’s Not: The Rare Date Gold Market at...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   From a numismatic point of view, 2016 wasn’t an especially good year. In most series, prices were...

1861-P Paquet Reverse Features in $16 Million Type I Double Eagle...

Gold Coin Worthy of a King Makes First Appearance in a Decade By Monaco Rare Coins ......   The finest known of only two 1861 Philadelphia Mint...

Stack’s Bowers: Choice Mint State 1906 Liberty Double Eagle at Our...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Already consigned to our Official Auction of the March 2017 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo...

US Coins Surpass $6.5 Million at Stack’s Bowers 2016 Whitman Baltimore...

Nostalgia for young America was demonstrated throughout the sessions of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the November 2016 Whitman Coin & Collectibles...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 After...

Classic US Coins – The New Orleans Eagle Market is Sizzling

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recent Stacks Bowers Baltimore auction contained a group of comparatively high grade New Orleans eagles which...

Heritage – Saint-Gaudens Gold Highlights $12 Million New York Coin Auction

Rare double eagles from The Cherny Collection, topped by a Gem 1920-S piece, provided many of the highlights as Heritage's October 31-November 2 New...

A Relative to the Confederate Half Dollar? 6 U.S. Highlights in...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   While Spanish colonial and shipwreck coins make up much of our November Sedwick Treasure Auction ,...

Classic US Gold – Stretch Dates: Liberty Head Quarter Eagles

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In October 2016 I wrote a blog entitled The Concept of the Stretch Date. It was well-received,...

Heritage to sell Early $5 Half Eagles from Hutchinson Collection at...

1828 Capped Head Left Half Eagle, BD-4, MS62 By Heritage Auctions ........   Sometimes it is our pleasure as collectors to view one of our consignments and...

Classic US Coins – 50 US Gold Issues with the “Wow”...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Certain issues in the various United States gold types struck between 1795 and 1933 have what might...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 During the fall of...

Classic US Coins: 1870-S Coins for Budget-Minded Collectors

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #354 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   In the realm...

Stack’s Bowers: Gem 1916-S Indian Half Eagle at Rarities Night Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   To be presented in lot 2149 of Rarities Night in our November 2016 Baltimore auction...

Prooflike Mint State 1848-O Liberty Eagle in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Rarities...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The 1848-O Liberty eagle was the only gold coin issued at New Orleans in that...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 In my last article (see Part 4,...

Collecting Classic Gold Commemorative Coinage (1903-1926)

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   This is a great time to collect one of the most interesting and attractive United States...