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...

The Gold Coins of San Francisco, Part IV: “No Motto” Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Production of half eagles began at the newly opened mint in 1854. Coins produced through the...

The Gold Coins of San Francisco, Part III: Three Dollar Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Just five Three Dollar gold pieces were made at the San Francisco Mint, and this includes...

Rare 1851 Humbert $50 Featured in Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the most evocative of all the Gold Rush issues, the huge octagonal $50 gold pieces...

Taraszka Collection of Early $10 Eagles Earns Over $3.2 Million in...

A milestone in early American numismatics was realized at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, where the...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Big Five Carson City...

Carson City Mint Double Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   Carson City Mint double eagles can be neatly divided into three tiers of rarity. The...

The Liberty Head Gold Coins of San Francisco: The Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   A total of 22 different quarter eagles were struck from 1854 through 1879. With the exception...

New Secrets of SS Central America Treasure Revealed in Bowers-Manley Book

Impressive book provides previously undisclosed information about fabulous Gold Rush sunken treasure of fabled “Ship of Gold”   By California Gold Marketing Group ......   Never before revealed...

When Is Deep Cameo or Ultra Cameo Proof Gold Worth a...

Proof Gold Coins By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Having recently handled a considerable number of impressive Proof gold coins, I’ve been...

First Public Exhibit of Recently Discovered Rare 1854-S $5 at ANA...

Historic, Gold Rush-era San Francisco Half Eagle will be featured Museum Showcase display courtesy of ANA Governor Brian Hendelson   By Classic Coin Company ......   The fourth...

One of the Coolest US Gold Coin Hoards You’ve Never Heard...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Starting around May 2018, one of the most amazing hoards of United States gold coins I...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Low Mintage Rarity 1885 $20...

United States $20 gold coins were extremely useful in foreign trade during the last half of the 19th century. Double eagles were immediately recognizable...