Rare Gem 1932 Double Eagle Gold Coin Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, September 27, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1932 Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle, graded MS-65+ by PCGS and approved...

Surprise! Couple Finds Out Their Gold Coin is Worth $100,000+

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The recently found 1870-CC Liberty Head Double Eagle now graded PCGS VF30. Images courtesy PCGS. We’ve all heard the stories...

Classic U.S. Coins – When Did Civil War Gold Become Popular?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   Thanks to reader M.R. from Virginia, who suggested this interesting concept, I’m going to be writing a...

How Rare Are Non-Shipwreck Gem Type One Double Eagles? An Update

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   In 2016, I wrote about Gem Type One double eagles, inspired by my purchase of a PCGS/CAC...

Double Eagle Rarities: Gem 1932 Saint-Gaudens at Stack’s Bowers Direct

Double Eagle Rarities by Stack's Bowers ......   1932 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle. MS-65+ (PCGS). A stunning example of this historic rarity toned in sandy-gold hues and a...

Which Rare Gold Coins Can Weather the Storm?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   I’ve been a full-time professional coin dealer since 1981 and I’ve been through numerous down markets....

Near Mint 1862 Three Dollar Gold Piece Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Over 30 years ago, United States gold coin specialist David Akers wrote, "the 1862 is the...

Rare US Gold Coin Profiles: MS-68 CAC Three Dollar Gold

In response to the financial stresses and uncertainties of the Civil War, the government suspended specie payments late in 1861. Precious metal coinage was...

Historic 1858 Proof Liberty Eagle Gold Coin Offered at Heritage Auctions

NGC PR64 Ultra Cameo CAC, the only specimen known to exist outside of museums, will headline Central States Numismatic Society auction An 1858 Liberty Head...

Welcome to The D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   The D. Brent Pogue Collection will forever be known as an incredible assembly of the very...

Just How Rare Are Gem $10 Gold No Motto Liberty Head...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   No Motto Liberty Head eagles were struck from 1838 through 1866. They were made at the...

Rare Georgia Gold Rush Coin Brings Record $480,000 in Atlanta

Historic coin is “coming back home”   A small gold coin with a face value of $2.50 when it was struck in northern Georgia in 1830...

Heritage Long Beach US Coin Auction Results Exceed $13 Million

Heritage's February 20-23 Long Beach US Coins Signature Auction is now in the books! This official auction of the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles...

The Hunt for the 1875 $10 Liberty Head Gold Eagle

By John Brush - President, David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) ......   The story of the D.L. Hansen Collection has been written several places and as...

Jeff Garrett: The Superstar $4 Stella, 1879-1880

These numismatic supernovas shine bright in the greatest collections   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Very few United States coins inspire the awe...

CAC and the Appearance Rarity of No Motto New Orleans Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   I’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback about my previous article on appearance rarity. It is...

Doug Winter: A Record-Setting 1872-CC $10 Eagle Gold Coin

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   Lost amidst all the hoopla at the recent 2020 FUN Show and auctions was the sale...

CAC and the Appearance Rarity of Dahlonega and Charlotte Half Eagles

Dahlonega and Charlotte Half Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   CAC has introduced a number of new shifts in the taste...

Stack’s Bowers – Scarce Mint State 1908-S Double Eagle MS-62...

1908-S Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle. MS-62 (PCGS).   This example, offered as Stack's Bowers Galleries' Direct Coin of the Week, is a scarce and desirable Mint State...

Rare 1796 No Stars Quarter Eagle Gold Coin in Heritage Fun...

The 1796 No Stars quarter eagle shares a reputation with its later sibling, the 1808 quarter eagle, as among the most significant and rarest...

The Appearance Rarity of Liberty Head Quarter Eagles: How CAC Populations...

Liberty Head Quarter Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   CAC has introduced a number of new shifts in the taste of...

Heritage Auctions – Choice 1827 Capped Head Half Eagle to be...

The 1827 Capped Head Left half eagle claims a mintage of 24,913 pieces, with just a single variety known for the date. This was...

Classic US Coins – 10 Trophy Gold Coins and Their Pitches

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   When it comes to gold, I define a “Trophy Coin” as one that suitably combines rarity,...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Coin Selections: Choice 1827 Capped Head...

The 1827 Capped Head Left half eagle claims a mintage of 24,913 pieces, with just a single variety known for the date. This was...

$50 Million Gold Eagle Tyrant Collection Exhibit at February Long Beach...

More than 300 historic U.S. $10 coins in unparalleled set’s display at February 2020 Long Beach Expo   By Goldberg Auctioneers ......   A never-before-seen exhibit of United...

The Tumultuous Times of the 1861 Indian Princess Gold Coin

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   In the wild days of the California Gold Rush (1848-1855) the supply of gold surged in the United States....

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek .....   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

Heritage Auctions – Coin Profile – 1833 Small Date Half Eagle,...

Heritage's upcoming December 5-8 US Coins Signature Auction in Dallas features a coin profile extremely rare variety of a very rare coin, the BD-3...

Rare Gold Coins Turning up in Shipwreck of SS North Carolina

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Just 20 miles off the coast of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, a shipwreck dating back to the early 1840s...

Doug Winter: Dabbling in Territorial and Private Gold Coinage

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   You may or may not have noticed that my firm has been far more active in...