Extremely Rare Gold 1879 “Quintuple Stella” Pattern $20 in Legend Regency...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions today announced the consignment of the extremely rare 1879 Pattern $20 Judd-1643, popularly known among numismatists as a “Quintuple Stella.”...

US Gold Coin Collecting Strategies – Ten Reasons Why Fives Are...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Half eagles aren’t my favorite denomination per se but, from a coin collecting point of view, they make...

Historic Pioneer Gold Collection To be Displayed At FUN Convention

by Al Doyle ........... It's almost a given in modern numismatics. Top-level collections are sold by major auction houses, as exemplified by the ongoing dispersal...

Coin Profile – 1843 Proof Quarter Eagle, only five known

The 1843 Proof Quarter Eagle Before the Mint began its program of commercial proof set offerings in 1858, only a handful of proofs were struck...

NCS Conservation: Special Concerns For Gold Coins

Although gold coins are less impacted by environmental effects than silver and copper coins, they are not completely impervious to such damage Even though gold...

Sandblast ‘Matte Proof’ Gold Coins: Original 1912 Set Auctioned During Autumn...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #188 A Weekly Column for CoinWeek by...

NGC, Stack’s Bowers Galleries Identify New California Fractional Gold Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Stack’s Bowers Galleries have identified a new variety of California Fractional Gold. The 1854 Octagonal California Gold Dollar was...

Collecting US Gold Coins by Year

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com highlights US gold Coins ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’m not sure if it’s a trend or not but in the last...

US Gold Coins Under $5,000 – Liberty Head Quarter Eagles From...

News and Analysis regarding coins,  markets, and the collecting community #322 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head quarter eagles (U.S. $2½ gold...

FUN Coin Show Auction & Market Observations by Doug Winter

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner.......... The FUN show is clearly one of the two major market indicators. Symbolically, it is the beginning of...

Stack’s Bowers Battle Born Collection of Carson City Coin Auction Highlights

The Battle Born Collection represented a complete collection of 111 coins struck by the Carson City Mint in Nevada. Many of these coins were...

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...

Proof 67+ CAC 1950 Franklin Half Among Stack’s Bowers Dec. Collectors...

By Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack's Bowers December Collectors Choice sale is now online - check out StacksBowers.com to view over 450 lots of U.S....

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...

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I can make a strong case for half eagles as the most compelling of the many...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Near-Mint 1881 Double Eagle

The year 1881 saw a reduction in double eagle coinage at the Philadelphia Mint that continued through most of the decade. Only 2,199 business-strike...

AER Acquires Virtually Flawless $20 High Relief Saint-Gaudens Gold

In March 2017, the American Eagle Reserve acquired the unparalleled 1907 $20 High Relief Saint-Gaudens Wire-Rim certified by PCGS Mint State-69, further endorsed by...

U.S. Mint to Display 1933 Double Eagles at ANA World’s Fair...

Acting Deputy Director David Motl today announced that the United States Mint will display two of the 10 1933 $20 Double Eagle gold coins...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Carson City Gold…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Congratulations on your decision. I’m sure you’ve given this a lot of thought and I’d like to...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Big Five Carson City...

Carson City Mint Double Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   Carson City Mint double eagles can be neatly divided into three tiers of rarity. The...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest 1899 Proof Quarter Eagle

The United States Mint struck 150 Proof quarter eagles in 1899. In their gold Encyclopedia, Garrett and Guth estimate that "around 100" examples survive,...

Assembling A Year Set of Liberty Head Eagles: Part One, 1838-1866

By Doug Winter – Raregoldcoins.com A CoinWeek Content Partner For most collectors, assembling a comlete set of Liberty Head eagles is a daunting task, to...

Cool Coins! – March 2015 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo (1...

Charles Morgan and David Lisot strolled the bourse to find Cool Coins at the March 2015 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Baltimore. Did...

Double Eagles – Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, With Motto, 1908-1933

Description: The first Saint-Gaudens double eagles, acclaimed as one of the most beautiful and artistic U.S. coin designs, did not display the motto IN GOD...

Sonny Henry’s Nov. 12 Coin & Currency Auction to feature 1852-0...

httpvh://youtu.be/dbrqcDtcDWY PUBLIC COIN & CURRENCY AUCTION Live, Online, MAIL, & Phone BIDS of  Several Northern Illinois Lifetime Collections and others. November 12, 2016 Conducted at: Midwest Center for...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fate of Ten Switt-Langbord 1933...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #62 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On July 7,...

Choice Dahlonega Mint 1839 Liberty Head Half Eagle Featured in Stack’s...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The half eagles struck at the Dahlonega Mint in 1839 represent a very significant and popular issue...

Morphy Auctions April 2016 Premier Coin Sales Event Offers Outstanding Selection...

This highly anticipated, semi-annual auction features over 400 lots of rare, commemorative, and international coinage, as well as historically important and visually stunning bank...

Legend Numismatics Market Report – All that Glitters is Generic Gold

Generic US GOLD Coins By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ……. Very interesting what is happening with gold. It has come down nearly 10% in the...

Heritage Auctions – Select 1804 Small 8 Over Large 8 Half...

At the Heritage Summer FUN Signature Auction one of the highlights was a PCGS-graded MS63 example of the 1804 half eagle, variety BD-7. At...