A Record-Breaking Dahlonega Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Lost in the post-sale chatter about the 1794 dollar was a record-breaking Dahlonega coin which became the...

Kraljevich: The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part II, An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich - Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Our second offering of coins from the D. Brent Pogue Collection is a diverse one, a harmony...

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

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: $1.38 Million Auction Record for a...

News & Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #90 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds....   At the FUN Convention in Orlando, an 1829...

Saddle Ridge Coins and Cans Coming to PNG New York Show

The first public appearance in New York of gold coins from the headline-generating $10 million Saddle Ridge Hoard buried treasure trove that was unearthed...

Why Are Nice Coins So Hard to Find?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… When I’m at shows or talking to collectors and dealers over the phone, I hear a common...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Near-Perfect 1864 Gold Dollar Coin

In 1864, the Civil War raged on, with severe consequences both on the battlefield and in commerce. The greenback could not hold its value...

Mint State 1808 Quarter Eagle to be Offered at March 2016...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   As a type coin, the 1808 gold $2.50 quarter eagle has few peers. Struck for...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarities Night in Baltimore, Part...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #100 It seems appropriate for the...

Stunning New “Eureka Hoard” of 1850 Double Eagles

By Adam Crum - Monaco Rare Coins ........   Gold has kindled the imagination of mankind throughout the centuries, and gold coins have been intimately connected...

Where the %$#@ Are All the High Grade Dahlonega Half Eagles?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com As I was reviewing my notes on Dahlonega half eagles this morning, I was struck by something very interesting as...

Looking Back: Four Areas of Strength in the 2017 Rare Date...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   On a 1-10 scale in the rare date gold market, I would rate 2017 as a...

Coin Profile: 1868 Liberty Double Eagle, Proof Deep Cameo

Very Rare 19th Century Proof, Possibly Six in Private Hands Condition Census Example, Ex: Harry Bass The 1868 Liberty double eagle is one of the rarest...

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...

The Numismatic Versus: Comparing Coin Collecting Methods

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Cats versus dogs. Coke versus Pepsi. Good versus evil. You get my point: two camps competing...

Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles to Remain in Govt Hands

The jury has spoken, and like it or not the ownership of the 10 1933 Double Eagles will remain with the US Government and...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Jury Verdict in the case...

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #63 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds   On July 20th, at the U.S. District Court...

NGC Certifies Hornets Nest Collection of Charlotte Mint Gold Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded the Hornets Nest Collection, the first complete set of Charlotte Mint gold coins ever assembled. Notably, the collection...

A Look at Advanced Rare Coin Collecting

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com ......   When most people think of coin collecting, they think of filling albums with coins organized by date...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Not Yet Famous 1864 Quarter Eagles...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #106 Among Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold...

Assembling A Year Set of Liberty Head Eagles, Part Two: 1867-1907

Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the first part of this article, I discussed the ins and outs of assembling a year set of...

12 Undervalued, Affordable 19th Century Liberty Head Gold Coins: Part I

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog discussing specific undervalued, affordable gold coins. This is...

1855-S $3 gold coin brings $1,322,500 as top lot in $31+...

Strength seen in all areas of the rare coin market in August 11 Platinum Night Auction; 91%+ Sell-Through by Dollar Value A unique 1855-S $3...

Coin Collecting Strategies : How To Collect Type One Double Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… Type One double eagles have become the single most popular area of collecting in the rare date...

World Records Fall at Stack’s Bowers / Sotheby’s Coin Auction: ...

By Stack's Bowers ......   Collectors bid over $25 million to purchase just 128 coins Tuesday night at the sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Extremely Fine 1856-O $20 gold coin...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #73 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On Friday, Oct. 14, Heritage will auction...

Morphy Auctions April 2016 Premier Coin Sales Event Offers Outstanding Selection...

This highly anticipated, semi-annual auction features over 400 lots of rare, commemorative, and international coinage, as well as historically important and visually stunning bank...

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...

Liberty Head Half Eagles Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

Liberty Head half eagles were produced from 1839 until they were discontinued in 1908. This long-lived series is becoming popular with collectors who are...

Pogue IV Auction Sells 61 Coins, Surpasses $16 Million

1795 $1 and Proof 1833 $5 Both Sell For Over $1 Million Part IV of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries...