The One That Got Away: Only 1933 Double Eagle That Can...

Today, most collectible coins are certified before they are sold at auction. The complete process of certification — authentication, grading, and encapsulation in a...
CAC Verifies Grade of Stuart Weitzman 1933 Double Eagle

CAC Verifies Grade of Stuart Weitzman 1933 Double Eagle

Venerable auction house Sotheby’s is pleased to announce that John Albanese of CAC (Certified Acceptance Corporation) has verified as meeting its strict grading criteria,...

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Half Eagles of the Reconstruction: Philadelphia

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The $5 gold half eagles struck at the Philadelphia Mint from 1866 through 1877 include a number...

PCGS Around the World – An 1859-O United States Double Eagle...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Discoveries of rarities, especially in the United States gold coin series, can occur in Paris submissions as tons of...

Five Brief Takes: Carson City Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   This is the third installment of a new feature (the first two can be found here and...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: US Gold 1911-D Quarter Eagle

Counterfeit 1911-D Quarter Eagle   By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The 1911-D is the key Indian Head quarter eagle. Read...

A New Batch of Fairmont Collection Half Eagles Sells at Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Stack’s Bowers sold another group of Liberty Head half eagles sourced from the Fairmont Collection in their...

PCGS Certifies Ultra-Rare 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Gold Coin

Professional Coin Grading Service Grades the Only Legally Obtainable 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, to be Sold by Sotheby’s in June 2021   Professional Coin Grading Service...

1907 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Graded by PCGS Sells for...

Outstanding Example of Rare Gold Coin Graded PCGS PR68   An extraordinary 1907 Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief Double Eagle graded PCGS PR68 by Professional Coin Grading...

It Took a Team of Sculptors to Produce the “Saint-Gaudens” Double...

By Mark Ferguson for PCGS ......   Popularly regarded as America’s most beautiful coin and affectionately known in numismatics as the “Saint”, the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle...

Historic 1822 Half Eagle Sold for $8.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers...

The finest known 1822 half eagle sold for $8.4 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, setting a new...

Five Brief Takes: Civil War Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Welcome to the second installment of this new feature (the first one can be found here). My...

Classic US Gold Coins – A Rare HM-2 1838-C $5 Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The 1838-C is among the most sought-after Classic Head half eagles. It is both a one-year type...

Hear “Ship of Gold” Bell Toll During Presentation by Bob Evans...

Scientist Evans will show items from the legendary SS Central America during free online Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium   A sound only a few have heard...

1933 Double Eagle to be Auctioned by Sotheby’s

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Well, CoinWeek's recently-published 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle story will need an update now that the New York Times...

Oregon $5 Territorial Gold Beaver Coins: Move Over, Pelts and Furs

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In the Oregon Territory during the California Gold Rush years – one important thing was missing – there was...

Top Pop 1849 Liberty Head $2.50 Featured in Stack’s Bowers March...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1849 quarter eagle is a rare and underrated Philadelphia Mint issue from the early days...

Heritage California Fractional Gold Auction Ends March 15

One of the Month-Long auctions now open for bidding at Heritage Auctions is the March 15 California Fractional Gold US Coins Special Monthly Auction,...

US Mint Releases Final Classic Design American Eagle Gold Proof Coin...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for 2021 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 11 at noon EST. This is the...

Five Brief Takes: Dahlonega Quarter Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I’m beginning a new series about United States gold coins entitled Five Brief Takes. These are going...

1907 Ultra High Relief $20 Realizes Astounding $3.6 Million in Paramount...

Rare and spectacular vintage US gold coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) achieved extraordinary results in a Heritage Auctions sale of US coins from...

United States 1933 Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The 1933 double eagle $20 gold coin is one of American Numismatics' most notorious coins. Only...

Coin Collecting Strategies: 7 Ways to Improve Your Coin Collection

Ways to Improve Your Coin Collection by Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com   CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Someone recently asked me a question that I thought was interesting...

The Curious Case of the 1855-C Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I can’t think of a single branch mint gold coin that has performed as poorly from a...

Simpson III: A Quick US Gold Coin Auction Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   On January 20, Heritage Auctions sold Part Three of the Bob Simpson Collection. As with the first...

Landmark 1822 Half Eagle to be Offered in Stack’s Bowers March...

Only Specimen in Private Hands   Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present at public auction the finest known 1822 half eagle, the D. Brent Pogue Collection coin....

Civil War vs. Reconstruction Era Three Dollar Gold in High Grade

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Three Dollar gold pieces struck during the Civil War are very popular with collectors and sell for...
NGC Certifies Paramount Collection of Large-Format Gold Coins

NGC Certifies Paramount Collection of Large-Format Gold Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently had the privilege of certifying the Paramount Collection, an incredibly vast collection of US, world and ancient coins...

PCGS-Graded 1804 Draped Bust Eagle Takes $5.28 Million at Heritage Auction

Strong Prices Achieved for Other PCGS-Certified Rarities   Many important rare coins graded by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) fetched record-breaking prices and hammered other notable...