The Second-Finest 1880-O $10 Eagle Gold Coin

The Second-Finest 1880-O $10 Eagle Gold Coin

By Paradime Coins ...... The United States in 1880 was in the midst of economic growth and expansion through the Gilded Age period. The economy...
David Lawrence Rare Coins to Offer Classic Assay Gold Coins

David Lawrence Rare Coins to Offer Classic Assay Gold Coins

Sunday Auction #1259 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features over 625 total lots - including more than 275 No...
Stack's Bowers to Offer 1860 Half Eagle in Spring Rarities Auction

Stack’s Bowers to Offer 1860 Half Eagle in Spring Rarities Auction

By Chris Bulfinch - Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is excited to offer an 1860 Liberty Head gold half eagle graded MS-63 by...

The Gold Coin That Owes Its Existence to the 3 Cent Stamp

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In 1851, a U.S. postage stamp cost three cents. America was growing fast at this time and the California Gold...
Rare Mint State 1930-S $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin at GreatCollections

Rare Mint State 1930-S $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin at GreatCollections

Currently for offer on GreatCollections.com is a fine example of one of the most desirable Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coins available on the...

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....
Unique Gold Coin Shines at $5.52 Million, Leads Record-Setting Bass Collection Auction Above $24 Million

Unique Gold Coin Shines at $5.52 Million, Leads Record-Setting Bass Collection Auction Above $24...

Four coins top $1 million each during the Heritage Auctions event; proceeds will benefit Dallas-based nonprofits   1870-S Three Dollar Gold, SP50 sold for a record...
United States 1903-S $5 Half Eagle Gold Coin

United States 1903-S $5 Half Eagle Gold Coin

1903 saw a series of interesting events for America: the United States leased Guantanamo Bay from Cuba, the Ford Motor Company was founded, and...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - 1904 Gold $20 Double Eagle

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1904 Gold $20 Double Eagle

Counterfeit Coins -  1904 Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   This counterfeit coin 1904 Double Eagle specimen exhibits relatively sharp design details,...
Douglas Winter Numismatics Sells Finest Known 1851 Double Eagle

Douglas Winter Numismatics Sells Finest Known 1851 Double Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I’ve had the pleasure of handling many finest known or Condition Census Type One double eagles over...
Five Important Gold Coins To Watch at Heritage's January 2023 FUN Sale

Five Important Gold Coins To Watch at Heritage’s January 2023 FUN Sale

On January 5, 2023, Heritage Auctions will present the second session of the historic Harry W. Bass, Jr. Core Collection. This offering includes an...
Redesigned United States Mint American Eagle Gold Proof Coins On Sale July 29

What is the American Eagle Gold Coin?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Gold bullion coins are coins whose value is primarily based on their gold content and are aimed mainly at gold...
Rare Date 1930-S Double Eagle Gold Coin Offered by GreatCollections

Rare Date 1930-S Double Eagle Gold Coin Offered by GreatCollections

GreatCollections is currently auctioning a fine example of one of the most collectable $20 double eagle gold coins. This 1930-S Saint-Gaudens received an MS...
Gem Prooflike Central America 1857-S Double Eagle Sells at GreatCollections

Gem Prooflike Central America 1857-S Double Eagle Sells at GreatCollections

On Christmas, GreatCollections auctioned off one of the last $20 double eagle gold coins recovered from the SS Central America shipwreck for $72,500 USD...

Hear William Jennings Bryan’s Famous “Cross of Gold” Speech

William Jennings Bryan's famous "Cross of Gold" speech catapulted the 36-year-old congressman to national prominence and brought the issue of bimetallism to the forefront...

Collecting 20th-Century Gold Coins Was Always Unrealistic for the Average Collector

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   In the February 1965 issue of Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine, Philadelphia coin dealer Gerald Zaid offered beautiful four-coin Saint-Gaudens-era gold...
Trophy Rarities, Including 3 Unique U.S. Coins, at Heritage Auctions in January

Trophy Rarities, Including 3 Unique U.S. Coins, at Heritage Auctions in January

To many collectors, the ultimate opportunity involves a chance to acquire something unique, a stand-alone trophy that nobody else could have. Collectors of top U.S....
Some of My Favorite Obscure United States Gold Coins: Part One

Some of My Favorite Obscure United States Gold Coins: Part One

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   One of the things about the Christmas/New Year’s holidays is that they are a time of remembrance....
United States 1900 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle

United States 1900 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle

As the penultimate year of production in the Philadelphia Mint’s old second facility on Chestnut and Juniper streets, the 1900 $5 gold half eagle...
Out of the Woodwork: Important Coins Come out of Hiding

Out of the Woodwork: Important Coins Come out of Hiding

By Mark Ferguson for PCGS ......   Many famous and important rare coins can be traced back to their origins through their provenance with a reasonable...
United States 1923 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

United States 1923 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

The Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle is one of the most famous of all American coin types, acclaimed as one of the most beautiful...
US Gold Coins - What Are Coins With Character?

US Gold Coins – What Are Coins With Character?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com   CoinWeek Content Partner ......   On the front page of my website (www.raregoldcoins.com) you will see the tagline "Coins with Character". This...
Over $23 Million Sold in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Over $23 Million Sold in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Auction

Over $23 million in United States coins and currency was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, marking an incredibly successful...

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 Company (NGC) ......   When we think of...
Heritage Opens Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Chest to Collectors

Heritage Opens Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Chest to Collectors

This December event features almost 500 gold pieces and coins and jewelry from the world’s most famous hidden treasure   This time, at least, the hunt...
Rare Proof 1875 $3 Gold Offered by GreatCollections

Rare Proof 1875 $3 Gold Offered by GreatCollections

Biding is now live on Greatcollections.com for one of the rarest obtainable US gold types. Even graded as PR 45 DCAM, this 1875 $3...
US Mint Opens Order Window for Purple Heart Colorized Silver Dollar

The Coin Analyst: 2022 U.S. Mint Winners

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   2022 was definitely a quieter year for U.S. Mint coins, especially compared to last year – a banner...
Top 10 Most Controversial US Coins

Top 10 Most Controversial US Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   The 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle Sold in 2021 for $18.87 million USD, this is officially the most expensive...
"Deadwood Collection" of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

“Deadwood Collection” of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

After 24 years of research and competitive buying, collector Craig Krueger is ready to part with “The Deadwood Collection” * * * By CoinWeek ..... Collector Craig...
NGC Counterfeit Detection: 1908 Quarter Eagle

NGC Counterfeit Detection: 1908 Quarter Eagle

The problems with this low-quality fake start with a glaring error   By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   The Indian Head Quarter Eagle series that began in...