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...

Rare Date US Gold Coins – Grade Distribution

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner There are essentially two types of rarity: absolute (a coin that is rare in all grades; an example...

Federal Judge Upholds Verdict – Switt-Langbord 1933 Double Eagles remain the...

UPDATE: U.S. District Judge Legrome D. Davis has ruled in favor of the United States Government, upholding the decision of a federal court jury...

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...

Duke’s Creek Collection – Finest Known Dahlonega $5 Gold Video

A collection of many of the finest known $5 gold pieces from the Dahlonega Mint will be coming to market by dealer Jeff Garrett....

The Battle Born Gold Coins: A Quick Analysis by Doug Winter

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recently concluded Battle Born sale, held by Stack’s Bowers at the 2012 Philadelphia ANA convention, was...

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...

Battle Born Results, Part 2: Carson City Gold

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #122 ….. On August 9th, in...

1907 Ultra High Relief $20 brings $1+ million to lead Heritage’s...

Rare numismatic gold, early American coinage continue showing strength in Platinum Night® auction  An extremely rare example of the prized 1907 Ultra High Relief double...

Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries to Sell the Duke’s Creek Collection of...

Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries of Lexington, Kentucky, has been selected to broker the sale of the famous Duke’s Creek Collection of Dahlonega Half Eagles....

San Francisco Liberty Head Eagles 1854-1878: A Date-by-Date Analysis, Part One

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner After many years of neglect, the Liberty Head gold coinage from the San Francisco mint is becoming popular...

Extremely Rare 1907 $20 Gold Coin Soars to Over $2.7 Million...

IRVINE, Calif. –The finest-graded specimen of America’s “most beautiful coin,” the MCMVII (1907) Proof Ultra High Relief double eagle graded Proof-69 by PCGS, crossed...

20 Popular 19th Century US Gold Coins Priced Below $10,000

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner There are dozens of United States gold coins that are accorded a high degree of value for various...

Good Values in Type Three Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   If you collect rare United States gold coins, you’ll notice that certain series have extremely compressed...

eBay Collaborates With Six PNG Members for Golden Opportunity Auction

eBay’s 3rd Exclusive Coins Auction Is Largest-to-Date eBay has announced a collaboration with six of the world’s finest coin dealers to offer a select...

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...

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...

Rare Double Eagles Highlight Long Beach Offerings

An outstanding selection of rare twenty dollar gold coins highlights Heritage's upcoming US Coins Signature Auction, to take place May 30-June 3 at the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Controversy over 1841 Quarter Eagles...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #107 Quarter Eagles (U.S. $2½ gold...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Pleasing Coins on Platinum Night

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #105 Last week, I covered the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early U.S. $2½ Gold Coins

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #103 While I am focusing upon...

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...

1792 Silver Center Cent, from the first group of coins ever...

The April 18-20 official auction of the Central States Numismatic Society Convention in Schaumburg, IL,  featuring The William D. Plumley Collection of proof gold,...

Coin Profiles: Proof 1836 Quarter Eagle With 1834 Small Head

All proof U.S. gold coins from the 1830s are very rare, and only six specimens of the 1836 Classic Head quarter eagle are...

Assembling a Date Set of Civil War Gold Coins: Part One,...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner The combination of history and numismatic significance makes the United Sates gold coins struck during the Civil...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Proper Value of Generic U.S....

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #99 Although I very much prefer...

Current Availability of Rare Date Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com Coinweek Content Partner If you are a collector of rare date gold, you have probably noticed that there are distinct...

The Coin Analyst: How the U.S. and World Mints Are Dealing...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Spot prices on the futures markets for precious metals have always been volatile, especially for silver. But since last year’s roller...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Major Gold Rarities in Auction by...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #97 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds I was astonished that a stamp auction...