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...

PCGS Will Recognize Circulation Strike 1841 Philadelphia Quarter Eagles!

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is announcing a big change involving one of the most famous and desirable United States gold coin rarities, the...

How Do You Price Really Special Coins?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the recent Schuyler Rumsey coin auction, there were a number of coins that I would define as...

The San Francisco Surprise – Schuyler Rumsey Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Around four or five months ago, I got wind of a soon-to-be-conducted rare gold coin auction in San...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Finest Known Carson City, Nevada Gold...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #96 At the ANA Convention...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 Low Mintage Key Coins Likely to Perform...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Determining which coins will be low mintage keys in their respective series is a significant part of the fun of...

Assembling A Year Set of Liberty Head Eagles, Part Two: 1867-1907

Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the first part of this article, I discussed the ins and outs of assembling a year set of...

Greatest Dahlonega Mint Quarter Eagle…..Ever

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Unlike their gold dollar and half eagle counterparts, high grade Dahlonega quarter eagles are very rare. This denomination...

Coins That I Never See With Good Eye Appeal Part Two:...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the first installment of this multi-part feature, I discussed some of the gold dollar issues that are...

The 2012 FUN Show: Some Observations

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner I can count on one hand the number of coin shows that, after close to three decades in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: $1.38 Million Auction Record for a...

News & Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #90 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds....   At the FUN Convention in Orlando, an 1829...

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...

2011 Heat Index: What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Coin...

By Doug Winter - Raregoldcoins.com A CoinWeek Content Partner A popular feature of the www.raregoldcoins.com blog is the “what’s hot and what’s not” article that I...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Harvey Jacobson Collection of Capped...

Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #88 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds This is my third column regarding coins that will...

Each issue in the Saint-Gaudens $20 series has a unique story...

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com....   Reposted on CoinWeek with Permission First published in the January 2, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World The auctions associated with the...

Finest Known 1921 $20 Gold Double Eagle Leads Heritage Auctions’ FUN...

Jan. 3-8 events taking place during Orlando 2012 FUN Convention; Heritage announces Platinum Night across two evenings for the first time; The Dr. and...

CAC Brasher Doubloon, America’s First Gold Coin, Sells for a Record...

Blanchard and Company places world’s most valuable gold coin – the Brasher Doubloon for a record $7.395 million Blanchard and Company, Inc. has placed...

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...

Are Gem Type Two Gold Dollars Underpriced or Overpriced?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner I recently bought and sold a coin that I hadn’t handled in quite a few years: a...