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...

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...

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...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 On our visit to Eagle's Nest to deliver the gold...

CoinWeek IQ: CoinWeek Walks Through an NGC Coin Submission at the...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com .....   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is one of the leading grading services in the rare...

Two Cool Proof Civil War Gold Dollars

By Doug Winter for RareGoldCoins.com ......   Douglas Winter Numismatics sold two very rare and very beautiful Proof gold dollars several years ago from the Civil War...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Eight Tips on Buying United States Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .......   As a specialist in the area of United States gold coins, I often find myself giving “tips” to buyers....

Classic US Coins – Gold Stella $4 Coin Goes to Auction

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   There’s an old saying, “fake like a two-cent coin” or “a three-cent coin.” While these obscure denominations haven’t...

PCGS Bounty for Five Legendary Coins Totals $50,000

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is extending the $10,000 reward offered for the 1964-D Peace Dollar to four additional coins, bringing the bounty up...

Appeals Court Rules for U.S. Gov’t in Langbord 1933 Double Eagle...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A little over one year after the Philadelphia United States Attorney’s Office filed a petition with the Third Circuit...

Classic US Coins – The Final Link to Completing a Charlotte...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The completion of any set of classic United States gold coinage is an important feat. When the...

10 Rare US Gold Coins with Surprising Low/High CAC Populations

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have written previous articles about CAC population figures. To me, CAC populations help to quantify quality....

Coin Grading – Six “Ruined” US Gold Coin Liberty Head Issues

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The powers that be at PCGS and NGC have never sat down and said “let’s deliberately ruin...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 Each, Pt. 10: Very Rare Liberty...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #337 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head quarter eagles...

Gem 1914 Quarter Eagle Featured in ANA World’s Fair of Money...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Among the many jewels to be offered in the upcoming Stack's Bowers auction at the...

Stack’s Bowers: Results of May 2016 Rarities Night Coin Auction

As a fitting complement to their offering of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part IV, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s May 25, 2016,...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 19: Most Dynamic Half...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #334 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

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...

PCGS: The 1822 Half Eagle – The Most Legendary Rarity in...

By Ron Guth - Professional Coin Grading Service ......   Of all the U.S. numismatic rarities, the 1822 Half Eagle is one of the purest. It was...

Legend Auctions: Four Gold Coins to Watch (and Bid on) at...

By CoinWeek .....   On May 19, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will conduct the 17th Regency sale at Harrah's in the Big Easy, New Orleans, Louisiana....

Classic US Coins – A Unique Treasure, Wonderful Gem Proof 1833...

Only Proof Certified by PCGS By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   David Akers: “My favorite Pittman Collection coin” One of the most marvelous of...

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...

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...

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...

Philadelphia Mint 1859 Design Change Creates Three Rare $2.50 Gold Coins

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The year 1859 was an eventful one for the United States Mint as well as future collectors....

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 Market Realities & U.S. Gold Coins in FUN Platinum Night...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #313 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .......   On Thursday, January 7,...

Coin Profile – 1849-C Open Wreath Gold Dollar – Rarest Gold...

1849-C G$1 Open Wreath MS62 PCGS Secure. Variety 1. The following coin is being presented by Heritage  for sale at the 2016 FUN Platinum Night...

Finest Known 1894-S Barber Dime Leads Heritage FUN Platinum Night

Offered January 6-8, 2016, at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention in Tampa; PR 66 PCGS CAC ex: Eliasberg, makes only its fourth auction...

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...