The Caviar of Numismatics – Collecting Proof United States Gold Coins

The late great collector Ed Trompeter once stated “only real men collect Proof United States gold coins.” This very chauvinistic statement would be politically...

Doug Winter: Eight Great U.S. Coin Collections

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner …… Editor's Note: Over the years, Doug Winter has written extensively about many of the greatest coin collections of the 20th century. In...

US Gold Coins – Finest Known 1861-C Half Eagle is sold

Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN) of Portland, Oregon in conjunction with David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) of Virginia Beach, Virginia recently sold the single finest...

Amazingly Toned Gold Coin Recovered with SS Central America Treasure

“Supernova” Double Eagle from the SS Central America Treasure will be publicly displayed for the first time at the ANA World’s Fair of Money® in...

Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles Available Through Heritage Auctions

Volume written by Roger Burdette and edited by Heritage Auctions experts breaks down history of popular collectible coin DALLAS, Texas (July 13, 2018) – The...

Coin Expert Advice – Ten Tips For Selling Your Coins

Selling Your Coins By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ....... As someone who sells a lot of coins, I have some selling tips/tricks/thoughts that I’d like...

The Finest of the SF Mint Gold from the SS Central...

The latest recovery from the legendary “Ship of Gold,” the SS Central America Treasure, includes six coins that now comprise the finest known “San...

The Two Varieties of 1840-C Gold Half Eagles Coins

 Gold Half Eagles BY Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com Two discovered high grade 1840-C gold half eagles were in the 2011 Heritage Platinum Night session of...

Unprecedented Grouping of Rare Territorial Gold Coins Aboard SS Central America...

Some of the finest known Kellogg & Co. and Wass Molitor & Co. San Francisco gold coins are among the 105 historic California Gold...

Classic Silver Dollar Collection Highlights David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction

Silver Dollar Collection from David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1021 offers a fantastic selection of over 315 New Items including the Midsummer...

Is It Still Possible to Put Together a Nice Set of...

New Orleans Double Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Let’s say an upscale collector makes a decision to put together a...

Finest Certified 1860-O Liberty Double Eagle in Heritage Summer FUN Signature...

After the San Francisco Mint opened in 1854, most of the bullion from the California gold fields went to that facility for coinage and...

The Once and Future King: A (Brief) History of Gold Coins...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Long appreciated for its beauty, rarity and practicality, gold is the ultimate coining material. It’s true that...

Rare 1853/2 Overdate Eagle Discovered Among Gold Coins Submitted to PCGS...

1853 over 2 $10 PCGS MS62 - Discovered in a submission to the PCGS Paris, France office, this rare 1853/2 overdate $10 is graded...

SS Central America Gold Coins Sail Away…

The “Ship of Gold” is sailing quickly. A total of 2,935 U.S. Mint gold coins retrieved from the last recovery of sunken treasure from...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The R.L. Miles Collection, Part 1 The October 1968 R.L. Miles Collection feeatured a large and almost...

Fourth Known 1854-S Half Eagle Gold Highlights ANA Platinum Night Auction

A previously unknown 1854-S Liberty Head Half Eagle – considered among the rarest of all U.S. coins – will be offered by Heritage Auctions...

Top 5 Results From Stack’s Bowers Whitman Expo Coin Auction

Coin Auction Coverage By CoinWeek ..... The Stack's Bowers June Baltimore coin auction of rare coins and medals has so far realized $4.7 million, with...

Superb California Fractional Gold Coins Discovered Among SS Central America Treasure

1853 50c BG302 Peacock PCGS MS64 -  A rare Peacock variety 50 cent gold coin (BG-302), graded PCGS MS64, was among the 112 historic California...

Ten Coins and Coin Types That Still Excite Me Each Time...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’ve been at the coin game for longer than I choose to admit and at this...

1792 George Washington Gold Piece Makes 1st Public Appearance Since 1890

Elite collector Eric P. Newman’s favorite coin, now bound for Heritage Auctions’ ANA Platinum Night Auction with all net proceeds donated to charity A one-of-a-kind...

NGC Certifies Newman’s Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle that researchers believe...

Classic US Gold Collecting Strategies: The “Best Available Coin”

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I am continually asked by new collectors, and by established collectors who are new to gold...

1812 Capped Bust Left Half Eagle BD-2 Featured Highlight of Stack’s...

1812 Capped Bust Left Half Eagle. BD-2. Rarity-4+. Close 5D. MS-65 (PCGS). On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war on the United Kingdom...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest 1840-C Half Eagle Certified...

Our current Long Beach Signature Auction features a monumental coin for Charlotte branch mint specialists — an 1840-C half eagle graded MS64+ by PCGS...

Choice 1st Year Half Dollar, Indian Head Quarter Eagle Gold Coin...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1016 offers a fantastic selection of over 350 New Items including 50 No Reserve lots...

Pioneer Gold: Big Potential, Tiny Coins

California Fractional gold coins offer an easier way to connect with the Gold Rush By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When the Odyssey...

Gorgeous Mint State 1800 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle in Stack’s...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Around the offices here at Stack's Bowers, we're looking forward to our June Baltimore sale,...

$50 Pioneer Gold Pieces Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1014 offers a fantastic selection of 300 New Items featuring the Prospector Pioneer Gold Collection,...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The gold coinage produced at the San Francisco Mint runs the gamut as far as size,...