Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1900-S $5 Half Eagle

This Middle Eastern counterfeit coin lacks the details of a genuine 1900-S Half Eagle. Counterfeit Coin Detection By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   When we think of...

1883 Trade Dollar, Shipwreck Gold Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1068 offers a beautiful proof Trade Dollar, a key date Morgan Dollar, two exciting shipwreck $20...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Exceptional Near-Gem 1813 $5 Gold...

In 1813, John Reich modified his obverse design to show a more cropped portrait of Liberty than had been in use since 1807. The...

One of the Coolest US Gold Coin Hoards You’ve Never Heard...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Starting around May 2018, one of the most amazing hoards of United States gold coins I...

Gold Rush Treasure “Supernova” Sinks 1857-S $20 Auction Record at Legend...

Multi-Toned Double Eagle From SS Central America Sells for record $282,000 The spectacular 1857-S Double Eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled SS Central America...

Q. David Bowers Discusses the Taraszka Early Gold Collection – Video

  Stack's Bowers co-founder Q. David Bowers sat down with us to discuss an important collection of 18th-century U.S. gold coins assembled by noted collector...

Rare 1912 Proof Indian Head Half Eagle $5 Gold Coin up...

By CoinWeek ....   In not quite two weeks, bidding ends on this 1912 Indian Head $5 gold half eagle, graded Proof 67 by NGC, on...

Three Famous Coin Hoards

By Blanchard & Company ......   For millennia, people have buried and hoarded coins for various reasons. In ancient times, many coin hoards were buried during wartime....

Rare 1876-CC Liberty Head Eagle Gold Coin in Upcoming Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   The 1876-CC $10 is a significant rarity and is elusive in all grades. With appeal to...

Collecting US Gold Coins by Year

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com highlights US gold Coins ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’m not sure if it’s a trend or not but in the last...

An Open Letter to Bill Hyder and the Token and Medal...

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publishing, LLC ......   April 2019 Dear Bill, I’ve got something to vent about. Your article in the January/February 2019 issue of the...

1904-S Morgan Dollar Highlights This Week’s David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1063 includes a selection of over 350 New Items featuring with 100 No Reserve Lots and...

$5 Indian Gold, 19th-Century Type Coins Highlights of David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1062 includes a selection of over 375 New Items with a pair of fantastic collections. The...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Low Mintage Rarity 1885 $20...

United States $20 gold coins were extremely useful in foreign trade during the last half of the 19th century. Double eagles were immediately recognizable...

Five Exercises in Rare Date Gold Coin Pricing

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For collectors and dealers alike, accurately pricing a coin remains perhaps the most difficult process in...

SS Central America Gold Highlights David Lawrene Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1061 includes a selection over 500 New Items along with 100 No Reserve Lots and 30...

Uniface Fugio Copper Impressions in Gold Featured in Stack’s Bowers May...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ........   Our May 2019 Baltimore Auction will feature an exceptional selection of United States colonial coinage, including...

Three Interesting Classic U.S. Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   At DWN, I get to handle many interesting coins. Some make it to the website; others...

Three Dollar Gold Coins From Chinook Collection Offered at CSNS

It isn't often that we're able to feature a collection of three dollar gold pieces in one of our auctions, but three dollar gold...

Behind the Scenes of the James A. Stack 1933 $20 Double...

By Ron Guth .....   James A. Stack is well-known among collectors of high-quality U.S. coins because of the disposition of his collection in several auctions...

Gold Coin Rarity: What We Can Learn From the Hansen Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Part One: Gold Dollars Through Three Dollar Gold The once-in-a-generation collection of U.S. coins being assembled by...

Jeff Garrett: Double Eagles a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity

Many Double Eagles are selling for close to melt value, making these classic gold coins easy to acquire   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: MS62+ 1868-S Double Eagle

The 1868-S double eagle has an undistinguished mintage of 837,500 pieces, and circulated examples can be found with little difficulty. The problem arises when...

Budget Collecting: A Classic US Gold Coin Series That’s Within Reach

Even collectors on a budget can attain this goal   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Well, it's finally here. Spring, that is. I don’t want to...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Carson...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The 19 different Liberty Head double eagles struck at the Carson City Mint between 1870 and...

Over $1 Million in Gold Set to Sell in Stack’s Bowers...

By Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   We are excited to offer an impressive selection of over $1 million in rare gold coins in our upcoming March...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Early Overdate 1802/1 Half Eagle

A substantial mintage for the time of 53,176 Capped Bust Right half eagles occurred in 1802, all using leftover obverse dies from the previous...

SS Central America “Supernova” Double Eagle Gold Coin To Be...

 The spectacular 1857-S Double Eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled SS Central America and now nicknamed “Supernova” because of its amazing, unique natural...

Flowing Hair Stella Offered in Heritage Auctions U.S. Coins Sale

Numismatic rarity discovered after decades in Massachusetts family safe   A superb example of an extremely rare 140-year-old U.S. coin that sat, untouched and perhaps unknown,...

Classic US Coins: So You’ve Decided to Collect Proof Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Imagine, if you will, that the coin market is a sushi bar. You look in the...