Ten Buyer’s Tips for San Francisco Gold Coin Collectors

If you are a collector of San Francisco gold coins, there are a few buying tips I’d like to offer. These range from pretty...

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...

Rare Gold Coins for less than $5000 each, Part 2: Commemorative...

 Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #214 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. The present...

Coin Collecting: Why is San Francisco Gold Hot Right Now?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. As recently as a few years ago, I was wondering why San Francisco gold coins weren’t as popular as I thought...

The Saddle Ridge Buried Treasure Gold Coin Story. VIDEO

David McCarthy, Numismatist, Kagin's, Inc. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... How the Saddle Ridge Gold Treasure Was Found. VIDEO: 3:11 Just exactly how does someone find a buried...

CoinWeek Exclusive Interview: Don Kagin on the Saddle Ridge Gold Hoard

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek………. On Thursday, March 6, 2014, CoinWeek's Charles Morgan spoke with legendary numismatist Don Kagin about the Saddle Ridge Gold Hoard and the...

The Saddle Ridge Gold Coin Hoard: Some Thoughts

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Unless you spent the last two weeks in deep space you have no doubt read about/discussed/dreamt about the...

Dahlonega, Georgia Mint Half Eagles ($5 gold coins) of 1861

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #212 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. Gold coins...

COOL COINS! from the Saddle Ridge Buried Treasure Gold Hoard. VIDEO:...

Donald Kagin, President, David McCarthy, Numismatist, Kagins, Inc., Interviewer: David Lisot, Coinweek.com........ It is the greatest buried treasure find in the history of the United States. The...

Kagin Unveils Saddle Ridge Buried Treasure Gold Coins at ANA National...

Donald Kagin, Ph.D. & David McCarthy, Kagin's Inc., Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.........   The discovery of the Saddle Ridge Collection of buried treasure gold coins was announced...

California Family Discovers 10 Million Buried Treasure of U.S. Gold Coins

Hidden Cache of 19th Century U.S. Gold Coins May Be Most Valuable Hoard Unearthed in North America The Saddle Ridge Treasure of over 1400 gold...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000, Part 1: Classic Head Quarter Eagles...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #211 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. The present...

Buried Treasure of 1427 US Gold Coins Certified by...

 Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has authenticated, graded and certified 1,427 U.S. 19th century gold coins that were found in eight, decaying metal canisters...

Rare US Gold Coins Highlight ANA Atlanta Auction

Rare gold coins are featured as Heritage Auctions presents the official auction of the Atlanta ANA National Money Show on February 27-28. An accompanying...

Liberty Head Eagles and The Condition Census: Part One

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I have written extensively about the Condition Census as it applies to United States gold coins: what it...

Trio of NGC-Certified Coins Break $1 Million Each at FUN

Three rare coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) each broke US$1 million at last week’s Heritage Auctions’ FUN Show sale. The elusive 1787...

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...

Specimen 1852 Moffat Gold Ten Dollar Coin, only two known to...

Private and territorial gold coins are among the rarest and most valuable issues in American numismatics. The Moffat & Co. ten dollar gold coins...

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...

Which Rare Gold Coins Will Be Demand in 2014?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner A few years ago, when my blog was more of a newsletter, I used to write an annual...

The Amazing, Akers 1826 Half Eagle (U.S. $5 gold coin)

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #200 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Unusual Items: A Bizarre Territorial Gold Coin Overstrike

In Heritage's  2010 April-May Milwaukee, WI CSNS US Coin Auction #1139  they featured a bizarre example of territorial coin production, a Clark Gruber Twenty...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Some Thoughts on Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……………….. Having just published a blog about coin rarity based on grade distribution, I’ve been thinking more about...

Grade Distribution of Branch Mint US Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……………….. It is interesting to study the grade distribution patterns for various branch mint gold issues. By this,...

Historic 1787 Brasher Doubloon Offered By Heritage Auctions At FUN

Seen in public only a relatively few times since Chicago coin dealer Walter Perschke purchased it in 1979 for a then-record $430,000, the Newlin-Davis-Perschke...

When the “Best” Coin isn’t the “Better” Coin

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .................... In many series, collectors are slaves to the holder. By this, I mean, they make purchases which...

The Proof-Only Quarter Eagles ($2½ Gold Coins) of 1863

Coin Rarities & Related Topics #193: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community ........................... A Weekly Column by Greg...

US Gold Coins: The Carson City Double Eagle Market: An Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… It’s been a while since I’ve done an in-depth article on any Carson City gold coins and,...

What Can CAC Population Figures Tell Coin Collectors About Quality and...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… Now that the Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) has become an integral part of the rare date gold market,...

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...