Colonial, Gold Rarities Highlight the Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Colonial, Gold Rarities Highlight the Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, the Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Winter Expo. The...
Six Gold Coins From the Bass Collection I Liked: An Analysis

Six Gold Coins From the Bass Collection I Liked: An Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   On September 29, 2022, the first part of four sales featuring the Harry Bass Core Collection was...
First Bass Collection Auction Hits $20.5 Million at Heritage Auctions

First Bass Collection Auction Hits $20.5 Million at Heritage Auctions

Proceeds from the series of auctions scheduled through 2023 to benefit Dallas-based nonprofits   A magnificent 1821 half eagle rode a burst of furiously competitive bidding...
Five Things I Learned About the "New" Dahlonega Gold Market From the 2022 Sykes Collection Sale

Five Things I Learned About the “New” Dahlonega Gold Market From the 2022 Sykes...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   On August 25, 2022, Stack's Bowers sold a comprehensive specialized set of Dahlonega gold. It was a...
Stack’s Bowers Offers Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795-1804 $10 Gold Eagles

Stack’s Bowers Offers Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795-1804 $10 Gold Eagles

Only the Third Complete Set by Die Marriage Ever Formed   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the sale of the Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr....
Over $43 Million in US Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers 2022 Summer Showcase Auction

Over $43 Million in US Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers 2022 Summer Showcase Auction

Entire Auction Brings More Than $60 Million Across All Categories   Over $60 million in numismatic items were sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2022 Summer...
Rare Proof 1864 Double Eagle Sells for $613,125 at GreatColletions

Rare Proof 1864 Double Eagle Sells for $613,125 at GreatColletions

On September 25, 2022, GreatCollections offered collectors a rare opportunity to bid on a spectacular early US Civil War Ultra Cameo Proof 1864 gold...
The Three Levels of Coin Rarity: The Appearance, Eye Appeal, and Registry

The Three Levels of Coin Rarity: The Appearance, Eye Appeal, and Registry

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner ......   If you’ve been around the coin market for a while, you know that there are many...
Celebrated Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection Makes Debut at Heritage Auctions

Celebrated Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection Makes Debut at Heritage Auctions

The first of several sales benefitting Dallas nonprofits kicks off with ‘one of the most spectacular gold rarities in the entire American series’   After more...
Monumental Proof 1885 Double Eagle Featured in Stack's Bowers Winter Expo Auction

Monumental Proof 1885 Double Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers Winter Expo Auction

By Christopher Maisano - Numismatist, Stack's Bower Galleries ......   The 1885 Proof double eagle is among the rarest Proof $20s, and we are pleased to...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Sleeping Giants and Emergent Coins

1822 half eagle $5 gold piece By Bruce Smith - Sr. Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer, Blanchard and Company ......   The year was 1822. On its...
Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle Sells for Record $4.08 Million at Stack’s Bowers

Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle Sells for Record $4.08 Million at Stack’s Bowers

The finest of three known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagles sold for a record price of $4.08 million USD in the Stack’s...
PCGS Certifies Coins From Legendary Harry W. Bass Collection

PCGS Certifies Coins From Legendary Harry W. Bass Collection

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is partnering with Heritage Auctions to certify one of the most famous coin collections assembled in the last 50...
'Legendary' 1927-D Double Eagle Offered at Heritage Auction

‘Legendary’ 1927-D Double Eagle Offered at Heritage Auction

August 22-28 event also features collections of James R. McGuigan, Christopher J. Salmon and Tom Bender   In their classic reference Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins...
Finest Known Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle From Mocatta Collection Offered by Stack’s Bowers

Finest Known Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle From Mocatta Collection Offered by Stack’s Bowers

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the finest of three known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagles in their Summer 2022 Global...
First Display of Two Proof Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles and Presidential Documents at 2022 World’s Fair of Money

First Display of Two Proof Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles and Presidential Documents at 2022 World’s...

Brian Hendelson Collection features unique 1910 Experimental Finish and 1921 Satin Finish Saints, documents signed by Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln   Described by researchers as “one...
United States 1861-D Gold Dollar

United States 1861-D Gold Dollar

History of the 1861 Dahlonega Gold Dollar During the lead-up to the Civil War, branch mints in the southern United States began preparing for the...
Heritage Auctions Awarded the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Gold Coins and Patterns

Heritage Auctions Awarded the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Gold Coins and Patterns

Proceeds from the auction, which begins in the fall, to benefit Dallas nonprofits working with children, homeless people, the hungry and more   Heritage Auctions announced...
Heritage Offers Extremely Rare "Little Princess" 1841 Quarter Eagle

Heritage Offers Extremely Rare “Little Princess” 1841 Quarter Eagle

It took about 100 years for the 1841 quarter eagle to be widely recognized as one of the most intriguing and enigmatic of all...
Premium Gem 1930-S Indian Head Eagle in Heritage FUN Auction

Premium Gem 1930-S Indian Head Eagle in Heritage FUN Auction

Even if the only significant attribute of the 1930-S Indian Head $10 gold piece was that it claimed one of the lowest mintages in...
Incredible U.S. Coin Rarities Offered in Stack’s Bowers June 2022 Auction

Incredible U.S. Coin Rarities Offered in Stack’s Bowers June 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to present their June 2022 Showcase Auction of United States Coins and Numismatic Americana, the official Auction for the...
The $4 Stella Gold Coin: A Failed Idea That Collectors Loved

The $4 Stella Gold Coin: A Failed Idea That Collectors Loved

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 1879 and 1880, the United States Mint struck two design types of $4 gold coin patterns that are known...
Five Collecting Trends for the 2022 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

Five Collecting Trends for the 2022 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

By Doug Winter for PCGS ......   The coin market has been evolving quickly over the past 24 months. Here are five collecting trends that I...
Rare Key Date 1854-O Double Eagle at GreatCollections

Rare Key Date 1854-O Double Eagle at GreatCollections

Currently, GreatCollections is auctioning a rare 1854-O Liberty Gold Double Eagle graded AU 55 by PCGS. This rare opportunity for collectors to acquire one...
World Record Prices in $13.6 Million Stack’s Bowers Hendricks Set Auction

World Record Prices in $13.6 Million Stack’s Bowers Hendricks Set Auction

The incredible Hendricks Set of United States Gold Coins from the Fairmont Collection sold for over $13.6 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries...
Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Liberty Head half eagles were produced from 1839 until they were discontinued in 1908. This long-lived series...
Harry W. Bass, Jr. Gold Coin Exhibit Departs ANA Money Museum

Harry W. Bass, Jr. Gold Coin Exhibit Departs ANA Money Museum

Greatest U.S. Gold Coin Collection Ever Assembled to be Sold at Auction   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation announced...
Record Year For Million-Dollar Rare Coins, Reports Professional Numismatists Guild

Top 5 Rarest Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles: Rarest Gold Coins of the 20th Century

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle gold coin issued from 1907 to 1933 is almost universally viewed by collectors of American...
What Gives a Coin the “Wow” Factor? - Douglas Winter Numismatics

What Gives a Coin the “Wow” Factor?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   At shows or while viewing auctions, I look at a lot of coins. Most leave no impression,...
Stack’s Bowers Offers Hendricks Sets of $10 Eagles, $20 Double Eagles From Fairmont Collection

Stack’s Bowers Offers Hendricks Sets of $10 Eagles, $20 Double Eagles From Fairmont Collection

$20 Double Eagle Gold Coins Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the incredible Hendricks Set of $20 Double Eagles from the Fairmont Collection, a...