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...

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....

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

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Of the four denominations struck at the Dahlonega Mint, half eagles are the largest in size...

GreatCollections Offering Rare Mint State 1850-O Quarter Eagle Approved by CAC

By CoinWeek ....   This Sunday, bidding comes to a close on one of the two PCGS-certified finest known 1850-O Liberty Head quarter eagles, which is...

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,...

Heritage Coin Auctions: Rare Gold Highlights December Beverly Hills Offerings

Gold rarities are among the highlights of Heritage's final US coin auction of 2018. The auction will be held December 13-14 at the company's...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency 29 Sale: Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   On Thursday, November 15, 2018, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will conduct the 29th in its series of Regency Auction sales. The series,...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Gold Coins: Tips for the Rest of Us

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. Collecting gold coins is a pinnacle activity in our hobby,...

Holy Sh*t, That’s Rare: A Horseman $10 of a Different Color

By David McCarthy for CoinWeek .....   On a hot afternoon this summer, I found myself wandering a suburban park in search of a grave. Like most...

The Five One-Year Types of New Orleans Mint Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - www.raregoldcoins.com ......   Gold coins were made at the New Orleans Mint between 1839 and 1909. During this time, there were no...

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,...

California Gold Rush Treasures Lead $7 Million Chicago Auction Results

Treasures from the California Gold Rush era were the main attraction as Heritage's October 11-14 Signature Auction of US Coins raised close to $7.2 million for...

Phenomenal 1907-S Liberty Head $10 to be Offered in October Baltimore...

The 1907-S Liberty Head $10 eagle is well-known as a better date in the series in Choice Mint State or finer grade, despite a relatively generous...

Choice 1907 Saint Gaudens High Relief Wire Edge to Sell at...

By CoinWeek .....   A choice uncirculated 1907 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle graded MS63 by PCGS is one of several interesting highlights that will close at...

Collecting Strategies: Transitional Gold Coins

U.S. Gold Coins with Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I am often asked for ideas about which US gold coins to collect, especially...

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...