Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1879 Double Eagle US Gold

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1879 Double Eagle US Gold

Counterfeit 1879 Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A repeat depression helps NGC graders identify a counterfeit 1879 Double Eagle   Every United...
Tyrant Collection $100 Million U.S. Type Coin Exhibition at February 2022 Long Beach Expo

Tyrant Collection $100 Million U.S. Type Coin Exhibition at February 2022 Long Beach Expo

By Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) ......   The public will be able to see the superb type set of more than 400 U.S. coins from...
Exceptional 1870-CC $10 Rarity Offered in Stack's Bowers Spring 2022 Showcase Auction

Exceptional 1870-CC $10 Rarity Offered in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Showcase Auction

By James McCartney - Director of Consignments and Numismatics, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The 1870-CC eagle is an eagerly sought rarity in the Liberty Head...

Recently Discovered Top Pop 1830 Quarter Eagle Highlights UK Auction

The St. James’s sale presents a quarter eagle that has been out of view for nearly two centuries   An extremely rare 1830 Quarter Eagle certified...
1840's US Gold Quarter Eagles

Coin Experts: Overall Rarity Versus Grade Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Even the most available pre-1933 United States gold coin has some degree of “rarity”. A coin like...
Q. David Bowers: Two Remarkable Finds of US Gold Coins

Q. David Bowers: Two Remarkable Finds of US Gold Coins

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   A Remarkable Find In August of 1908, two boys named James McFarland and John May were swimming...
Legend Rare Coin Auctions Announces 50th Regency Auction With Major Highlights

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Announces 50th Regency Auction With Major Highlights

Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is pleased to announce that the firm’s 50th Regency Auction will be a very important numismatic event, offering a...
1879 Flowing Hair Stella Leads Heritage US Coins Event Above $5 Million

1879 Flowing Hair Stella Leads Heritage US Coins Event Above $5 Million

1863 Seated Dollar once owned by MLB Hall of Famer Andre Dawson also reaches six figures   A spectacular 1879 Flowing Hair stella drew nearly four...
David Lawrence Offering #1 All-Time Everyman Type PCGS Registry Set

David Lawrence Offering #1 All-Time Everyman Type PCGS Registry Set

Sunday Auction #1202 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 500 total lots - including more than 25 Vault...

Jeff Garrett – A Christmas Miracle and Lessons Learned

A lost coin is found and lessons are learned in a numismatic holiday caper   Reposted from December 6, 2019 by Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...
1851-O $20.00 PCGS MS62, as photographed for Doug Winter's Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint book

Availability of CAC New Orleans Double Eagles in MS62 and Higher

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In my experience, any double eagle from New Orleans is very rare in properly graded MS62 and...
Finest 1795 Capped Bust Right Small Eagle $10 Gold to Sell at FUN

Finest 1795 Capped Bust Right Small Eagle $10 Gold to Sell at FUN

‘King of the Small Eagle type’ headlines Bob R. Simpson Collection at Heritage Auctions   There is an adage in the oil and gas business about...
GreatCollections and Heritage Complete $4.75 Million Transaction for Ultra High Relief Gold Coin

GreatCollections and Heritage Complete $4.75 Million Transaction for Ultra High Relief Gold Coin

Iconic Saint-Gaudens issue is considered one of the most desirable and valuable coins in numismatics   One of America’s greatest coins, the 1907 Saint-Gaudens Ultra High...
A Pricing Anomaly on 1844-O $10 Gold Half Eagles

A Pricing Anomaly on 1844-O $10 Gold Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I was recently offered a very common but very saleable New Orleans half eagle that should have...
1933 Eagle, Baker-Manley Washington Medals at 2022 National Money Show

1933 Eagle, Baker-Manley Washington Medals at 2022 National Money Show

Historic gold coin will make rare public appearance, March 10-12   Described by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum as "one of the most coveted...
Hard to Find Mint State 1859-O Gold Double Eagle at GreatCollections

Hard to Find Mint State 1859-O Gold Double Eagle at GreatCollections

More than 80 bids have been recorded in the sale of an uncirculated 1859-O $20 gold double eagle being offered by GreatCollections.com. Certified MS-60...
Doug Winter - Buying Coins

Why I Buy What I Buy, or “Why Did You Pass On My Coin?”

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I was recently offered a coin by a dealer who I’m trying to cultivate as a potential...

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 for...
A Coin That Personifies the "New Rare Gold Market" - 1888 $5.00 PCGS MS65 CAC, Old Green Holder. Image courtesy Stack's Bowers Galleries

A Coin That Personifies the “New Rare Gold Market”

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Stack’s Bowers recently sold at auction a United States gold coin that I think really sums up...
U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   All of the American Gold Eagle $10 quarter-ounce bullion coins mistakenly struck with an unfinished Proof obverse die were...

10 Ways to Become a Better Coin Collector

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As a dealer who works with collectors who range in experience from total beginners to full-on experts,...
Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Three - Gold Coins

Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Three – Gold Coins

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   In parts one and two of my series on collecting Carson City coinage, I discussed all of the small...

The Real Model for Saint-Gaudens’ Liberty on the $20 Double Eagle

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 2017 to mark the 225th anniversary of the founding of the United States Mint in 1792, a $100 gold...
A Carson City $20 Gold Coin Sells for $1.62 Million, Sets World Record

A Carson City $20 Gold Coin Sells for $1.62 Million, Sets World Record

A shoot-out straight out of the Old West drove the final price of a 151-year-old gold coin to a world record Thursday night at...
All That Glitters Will Be Gold in LRCA’s Las Vegas December 16 Regency Auction 49

All That Glitters Will Be Gold in LRCA’s Las Vegas December 16 Regency Auction...

Three anchor consignments feature very important gold offerings   Boutique numismatic auction house, Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA), will close out its 2021 Regency Auction series...
Heritage Features Gold Dollars and Threes in The Redding Collection Part 2

Heritage Features Gold Dollars and Threes in The Redding Collection Part 2

Heritage Auctions recently featured The Redding Collection of Quarter Eagles in one of their Showcase auctions - a collection deep in both dates and...
San Francisco Double Eagles: A Date by Date Analysis Part One - 1854-S $20.00 PCGS AU58 CAC. Images courtesy Doug Winter

San Francisco Double Eagles: A Date by Date Analysis Part One

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I originally published this article in June 2010, and since it's been a long time since I've...

Condition Rarity vs. Absolute Rarity in Coin Collecting

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In numismatics, there are essentially two types of coins. There are coins that are condition rarities and there...
David Lawrence Offering Almost Complete Collection of $3 Gold Coins

David Lawrence Offering Almost Complete Collection of $3 Gold Coins

Sunday Auction #1195 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 490 total lots - including 15 Vault Values and 201...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Counterfeit Gold No Stars 1796 Quarter Eagle

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit Gold No Stars 1796 Quarter Eagle

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   For the latest installment from the "Dark Corner", I will review a certified "fake" example of...