Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early U.S. $5 gold coins –...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #83 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds From Nov. 15th to 18th, the firm...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The New Orleans Mint produced Liberty Head half eagles from 1840 through 1857, and again from...

Why No Motto Philadelphia Half Eagles May Be the Best Value...

1849 $5.00 PCGS AU55 CAC. Images courtesy Doug Winter Numismatics (DWN) By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The rare date gold market is now...

Heritage Offers Hutchinson Collection Half Eagle Gold Coins at Central States...

Offerings from The Hutchinson Collection, Part II are featured as the April 26 - May 2 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction opens for bidding...

Finest Known Gold 1870-CC $20 Lib Stolen from Brinks Shipment

DALLAS, TX – A Brinks shipment from Professional Coin Grading Service to Heritage Auctions on Oct. 17 was apparently broken into, and the finest...

Appearance of the Perschke Specimen of the Brasher Doubloom at the...

Walter Perschke, President, Numisco Rare Coins Interviewer: David Lisot In 1979 Walter Perschke purchased the first offering of the famous Brasher Doubloon to be sold in...

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,...

The 1933 Double Eagle: America’s Most Notorious Coin

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   If you ever thought that it would be cool to own a 1933 Double Eagle, think again. The handful of...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2016 Episode 6 – 4K Video

Our sixth episode of CoinWeek's Cool Coins! for 2016 includes over four million dollars' worth of amazing numismatic items. We stop by our friends at Atlas...

Legend Market Report – Final February Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   WHAT AN EXPLOSIVE WEEK BOOM goes the dynamite! What a week we had. It was like going from 0...

US Gold Coins – Is the 1875 Eagle Finally Gaining Recognition...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the Heritage February 2018 sale of the Admiral Collection, the star attraction was a nice...

Hoard of 1873 Gold Double Eagles Discovered; NGC Certifies with “Crime...

by Adam Crum for Monaco Rare Coins ........ More often than not, challenging economic times inspire policy makers to change currency policies . . ....

Ultra Rare Gold Coins Offered in Heritage Auction’s Upcoming Bently Sale

Nearly 600 coins, including many ultra rare gold coins, from the Collection of Donald E. Bently, the late founder, owner and CEO of Bently...

Prooflike 1857-S Double Eagle Gold Coins from the SS Central America...

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   The loss of SS Central America in September 1857 had a major impact on the history of the United...

Coins I Never See With Good Eye Appeal Part One: Gold...

By Doug Winter - CoinWeek Content Partner www.raregoldcoins.com As I was viewing auctions lots for Heritage’s 2012 FUN sale in Dallas the other day, I got...

The Coin Analyst: Extremely Rare 1870-S $3 Gold Coin To Be...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Update: It appears that this item has been removed from the auction The 1870-S $3.00 gold coin is one of...

NGC Certifies Hornets Nest Collection of Charlotte Mint Gold Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded the Hornets Nest Collection, the first complete set of Charlotte Mint gold coins ever assembled. Notably, the collection...

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...

Federal Judge Announces Ruling in SS Central America Case

By Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc ....   Ira Owen Kane, the court-appointed Receiver for the salvor of the SS Central America, Recovery Limited Partnership (RLP), announced...

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...

$17 million in coins sell in Long Beach Coin Auction

Great rarities from Part Two of the New Orleans collection, highlighted by a gem 1880 Coiled Hair stella, led the way as the Long...

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...

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...

Jeff Garrett: Proof Coins and Other Missed Opportunities

A common numismatic regret: 'If I knew then what I know now' By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Having been in the rare...

Why Don’t More People Collect 20th Century U.S. Gold Coins by...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com....   Why Don’t More People Collect 20th Century U.S. Gold Coins by Date? So why, then, do these series lag such non-gold...

10 Rare US Gold Coins with Surprising Low/High CAC Populations

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have written previous articles about CAC population figures. To me, CAC populations help to quantify quality....

US Modern Coins – 2016-W Mercury Dime Debuts

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   At first glance the 2016-W Mercury Dime coins are very invocative of the classic 1916-D Mercury Dime....

Go For The Gold This Fall – $20 Saints Are Great...

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Heritage Dallas sale rakes in $8.5 Million; Fresh top-grade material captures record prices! Action in the metal market...

The Coin Analyst: Inaugural Column

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the first article in a new regular column for Coin Week that will discuss issues and trends in...

US Gold Coin Profile – The 1796 With Stars Gold Quarter...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...........   Production of the gold quarter eagle denomination began in 1796. The initial production run of 932 coins featured the...