Smithsonian Celebrates Opening of New National Numismatic Collection Exhibit

By Harvey Stack and Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   AN EXHIBIT TO BE REMEMBERED On July 15, 2015 the National Numismatic Collection was returned to the displays at...

Overall and Comparative Rarity Analysis of Dahlonega Gold Coinage

By Doug Winter - RareDateGold.com Using the revised population estimates in the third edition of my book, it is possible to make some interesting observations...

Exceptional 19th Century U.S. Gold Coins in Central States Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #272.... A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds....   In...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 5: ‘With Motto’ Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #241 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Colorado Gold Rush $10 to be Offered in the 2018 June...

By Ben Orooji, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers New Colorado Gold Rush......   In 1857, gold was discovered in Colorado sparking a new gold rush in...

The Controversy over 1841 Quarter Eagles, Part 2, Casual Collecting in...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #108 As this is the second...

Finest Certified 1858-O Liberty Head Double Eagle Featured in Baltimore Rarities...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Among early double eagles, the rarest of the rare are New Orleans coins in Mint State....

Gold Coins With “MLD” – Multiple Levels of Demand

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In my 25+ years of specializing in United States gold coins, I have noticed some interesting trends as far as...

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,...

Why Gold & Silver Got Hammered

By Adam Crum - Monaco Rare Coins It seems that there a perfect storm brewing for the metals and it has caused what most...

A Baker’s Dozen of San Francisco Gold Treats

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Collector K.U. recently asked me to help him construct a compact, meaningful list of San Francisco gold coins...

Newly Discovered Variety, Unique Example of 1855 Wass, Molitor $20 Territorial...

Heritage will be offering a newly discovered and unique Territorial Gold piece at the upcoming Central States Signature Sale April 23-7 in Chicago as...

1863 Quarter Eagle – A Classic Proof-Only Numismatic Rarity offered at...

The 1863 quarter eagle is a classic American coin issue that is familiar to many collectors, even those who specialize outside the rarefied atmosphere...

1870 Carson City Double Eagle brings $188,000 at Heritage New York...

1870 Carson City Double Eagle brings $188,000 to lead $11.1+ million Heritage New York US Coins auction held in conjunction with the PNG New...

How To Become A Coin Kingpin

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Deciding what to collect can often be a case of deciding what not to collect. This zen-like statement...

The Most Important Coin I’ve Ever Handled

By Mark Borckardt .......... During 33+ years as a full time professional numismatist, I have had the opportunity to examine and handle many of the...

Heritage Auctions: 18th Century Treasures Highlight Dallas US Coin Offerings

Rarities from the early days of the US mint highlight the offerings in Heritage's October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction, taking place...

2009 Ultra High Relief gold $20 on the move upward

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the April 4, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World   One of the bigger winners among the recent...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Under-Appreciated 1878-CC Half Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   It is difficult to call an issue as expensive as the 1878-CC half eagle “underpriced” but...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 9: ‘No Motto’ Liberty...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #328 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........ Liberty Head half eagles (U.S....

Classic US Gold Coins – The Rare and Underappreciated 1849-O Eagle

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the No Motto New Orleans eagle series (produced from 1841 through 1860), there are two well-known...

NGC Certifies Historic Cache of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles

NGC has certified a very interesting group of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles that have remained in the possession of a family since prior to World War II. When purchased in Europe last month, their unusual history was revealed to the buyer.

12 Undervalued, Affordable 19th Century Liberty Head Gold Coins: Part I

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog discussing specific undervalued, affordable gold coins. This is...

The Three Kings: The Proof-Only Double Eagles Dated 1883, 1884 and...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   Continuing my fascination with Proof-only issues, I’d like to discuss the rare Proof-only double eagles dated 1883, 1884 and...

Coin Profiles – The United States $20 Liberty Double Eagle Gold...

Too much gold? Start minting the Liberty Double Eagle It was 1849, and the Philadelphia Mint had more Gold Rush gold than it could possibly...

Stack’s Bowers, Sotheby’s Oct. Rarities Auction Realizes Nearly $3 Million

On the afternoon of October 1, the Stack's Bowers Galleries Rarities Auction, comprising 135 lots of coins and numismatic Americana, was presented to an...

Rare Gold Shines In $11 Million Summer FUN Auction

Rare and high quality gold coins dominated the results in our recent 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction. Overall, the prices...

The Mike Fuljenz Metal Report: Q&A on SS Central America Gold...

By Mike Fuljenz - Universal Coin & Bullion ......   Q&A WITH DR. MIKE FULJENZ AMERICA’S GOLD EXPERT® ON GOLD RECOVERED FROM THE SS CENTRAL AMERICA Q....

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Dahlonega Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The Dahlonega Mint opened in 1838 as a result of the North Georgia Gold Rush. The...

CoinWeek IQ: CoinWeek Walks Through an NGC Coin Submission at the...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com .....   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is one of the leading grading services in the rare...