Why Don’t More People Collect 20th Century U.S. Gold Coins by Date?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com....   Why Don’t More People Collect 20th Century U.S. Gold Coins by Date? So why, then, do these series lag such non-gold...

Some Thoughts on Proof Gold Survival Rates

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com - CoinWeek Content Partner As someone who handles a decent amount of rare and interesting Proof gold coinage, I’ve been...

NGC Certifies Unique Proof 1854 $10

Coin is one of only a handful of higher denomination proof coins from the 1850s known. NGC recently identified and certified a proof 1854 $10...

The State of the Dahlonega Gold Coin Market, 2011

Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com I published the second edition of my book on Dahlonega gold coinage in 2003. A lot of time has passed since...

Third Circuit Asked to Rehear Case Involving Langbord 1933 Double Eagles

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, July 1, the United States Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia filed a petition with the Third...

1933 Double Eagle to be Auctioned by Sotheby’s

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Well, CoinWeek's recently-published 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle story will need an update now that the New York Times...
First Display in Nearly a Decade of Rare 1921 Roman Finish Proof Saint-Gaudens $20

First Display in Nearly a Decade of Rare 1921 Roman Finish Proof Saint-Gaudens $20

The 1921 Proof Double Eagle discovered in 2006 and the recently discovered 1854-S Half Eagle will both be exhibited at the 2021 Summer FUN...
United States 1881 $20 double eagle gold coin. Images courtesy Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Near-Mint 1881 Double Eagle

The year 1881 saw a reduction in double eagle coinage at the Philadelphia Mint that continued through most of the decade. Only 2,199 business-strike...

Coins That I Never See With Good Eye Appeal Part Two: Quarter Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the first installment of this multi-part feature, I discussed some of the gold dollar issues that are...
Doug Winter Numismatics - Aging Baby Boomers and the Rare Gold Coin Market

Numismatic Demographics – Aging Baby Boomers and Rare Gold Coin Prices

I recently received an email from a collector who asked what I thought were an extremely intelligent group of questions. In a nutshell, he asked the following. As boomers age, are we nearing a bubble in coin prices?

Coin Profiles: Proof 1836 Quarter Eagle With 1834 Small Head

All proof U.S. gold coins from the 1830s are very rare, and only six specimens of the 1836 Classic Head quarter eagle are...

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

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...
The Stack's Bowers 2021 Post-ANA Auction: Some Gold Highlights With Analysis

The Stack’s Bowers 2021 Post-ANA Auction: Some Gold Highlights With Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The Stack’s Bowers (and Heritage) ANA auctions were historically significant in this most unusual year as they...

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...

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...

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...

How to Get Started Collecting Early US Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   To my way of thinking, early gold coins (i.e., those struck prior to 1834) and among...

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...

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...

When Is Deep Cameo or Ultra Cameo Proof Gold Worth a Premium?

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...

Eliasberg 1927-D Saint Sold for Nearly $3.1 Million by Witter Coin

Described as “quite a spectacular coin,” the second-finest-known 1927-D Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle has been sold for nearly $ 3,090,000 by Witter Coin of San...

Heritage Auctions – Coin Profile – 1833 Small Date Half Eagle, Rare BD-3 Variety

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...

The 1933 Double Eagle: America’s Most Notorious Coin

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   If you ever thought that it would be cool to own a 1933 Double Eagle, think again. The handful of...

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

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

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...

Landmark 1822 Half Eagle to be Offered in Stack’s Bowers March 2021 Auction

Only Specimen in Private Hands   Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present at public auction the finest known 1822 half eagle, the D. Brent Pogue Collection coin....

How Do You Price Really Special Coins?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the recent Schuyler Rumsey coin auction, there were a number of coins that I would define as...

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

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...

Are Gem Type Two Gold Dollars Underpriced or Overpriced?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner I recently bought and sold a coin that I hadn’t handled in quite a few years: a...

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...