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...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Unsurpassed 1853-D Quarter Eagle

Scarce in all grades, the 1853 Dahlonega quarter eagle is rare in Mint State and unknown any finer than the MS62 level, assigned by...

Over $19.8 Million of United States Coins Sold by Stack’s Bowers...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World’ Fair of Money attracted collectors from all over the world to Rosemont, Illinois for...

SS Central America Sunken Treasure Gold Dust Now in Grand Format,...

California Gold Rush gold dust housed in elegant PCGS holders   Historic sunken gold treasure, originally discovered by 49ers during the heydays of the California Gold...

High Mint State 1913-D Barber Quarter Among Highlights of David Lawrence...

DLRC Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1080 offers a registry quality Barber Quarter, a frost gem proof...

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...

Wow! $1,000 Gold Coin Box – with Russ Augustin – ANA...

  Coin dealer Russ Augustin shows us a scarce Lonson $1,000 gold coin box. Boxes like this were used by banks at the end of...

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...

Gold Coins Offering Huge Bargains in Today’s Trade Atmosphere

The World's Fair of Money is underway! All that glitters isn't always old gold coins   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   The so-called dog days of...

Blanchard Built Steinbrenner Collection Results in $6.1 Million Total Sale

On August 15, Blanchard and Company affirmed numismatic history with this week's public auction of the Joan Zieg Steinbrenner collection coin set, which includes...

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 Second Life of the 1904-05 Lewis & Clark Exposition Gold...

By Blanchard & Company ......   The United States expanded its reach in 1803 with the Louisiana Purchase. For $15 million the U.S. acquired 828,000 square...

CAC-Approved Gem 1908 No Motto Saint-Gaudens $20 Gold Coin Among Highlights...

CAC Coin at GreatCollections by CoinWeek ....   Tomorrow on Sunday, August 11, bidding ends for this 1908 Saint-Gaudens No Motto $20 double eagle gold coin,...

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...

Why Aren’t Truly Exceptional Branch Mint Gold Half Eagles Worth More...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the Arlington Collection Concierge Sale (which I am currently offering on my website), there are a number of really exceptional coins....

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest Known Proof 1837 Quarter...

Only four examples of the 1837 Classic Head Proof quarter eagle are known to numismatists today. One of those coins is located in the...

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...

ANA Signature Auction Features Great Coins in Fascinating Collections

The ANA World's Fair of Money is always one of the top numismatic events of the year, and, as always, Heritage is proud to...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1861-D Gold Dollar – Added Mintmark

Genuine 1861-D gold dollar   By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   NGC graders were surprised to see an 1861-D gold dollar with an added mintmark. There...

Mormon Gold, Planchet Error SBA Among Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ World’s...

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   In conjunction with the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago, Heritage will be holding an auction from August...

The Liberty Head Gold Coins of San Francisco: The Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Only seven gold dollars were made at the San Francisco Mint, but no less than three...

Heritage Auctions – Select 1804 Small 8 Over Large 8 Half...

At the Heritage Summer FUN Signature Auction one of the highlights was a PCGS-graded MS63 example of the 1804 half eagle, variety BD-7. At...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: SS Central America 1857-S $3...

Although recoveries from the SS Central America more than doubled the number of Mint State 1857-S three dollar gold pieces known, just 11 examples...

Top Pop 1874 Liberty Head $10 Eagle Gold Coin Stands out...

Auctions by GreatCollections - CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, July 7, bidding ends at GreatCollections Auctions for this 1874 Liberty Head $10 gold eagle, graded MS-65+ by...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Newbie’s Lament: What Should I...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For new collectors of vintage United States gold coins, one of the most puzzling questions to...

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...

Jeff Garrett: The Rising Gold Tide

As gold's price shows strength, will it spark a wider interest in coins?   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Then I began my career in...

Lustrous Charlotte Mint Quarter Eagle Gold Highlight of David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1069 offers a stunning large cent, a one year type quarter, various beautiful gold examples and...