Interesting Story of Repatriated 1921 Double Eagle in Heritage June Long...

We wish we had a gold dollar for every time we have thought, "If only this coin could talk!" Well, this one -- a...

US Coins: The $103,500 1862-S Eagle

Lost in the hubbub surrounding the recently-concluded Central States coin show and the Heritage auction held with it was a sale that I think...

David Hall’s $10 Lib Gold Coin Collection Sold for $4 Million...

Legend Purchases the David Hall $10 Liberty Collection for Collector Bob R. Simpson Legend Numismatics (www.LegendCoin.com) of Lincroft, New Jersey, representing collector Bob R. Simpson...

Why are Proof Gold Coins Suddenly a Hot Commodity?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com Without a lot of fanfare, Proof gold coins have become a strong area of the market. In this blog, I’d...

Is There a Price Relationship Between Gold Bullion and Rare Gold...

News and Analysis of scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #50 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I have been asked why markets...

The State of the Dahlonega Gold Coin Market, 2011

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I published the second edition of my book on Dahlonega gold coinage in 2003. A lot of time has...

Gold Coins With “MLD” – Multiple Levels of Demand

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In my 25+ years of specializing in United States gold coins, I have noticed some interesting trends as far as...

How Proof Gold Coins Are Graded Differently Than Business Strikes

How are Proof gold coins from the 19th century graded differently than their business strike counterparts? By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com In order to fully grasp...

2009 Ultra High Relief gold $20 on the move upward

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the April 4, 2011, Special Edition of Coin World   One of the bigger winners among the recent...

Some Interesting Results From the Recent Heritage Spring ANA Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com The recently concluded Heritage sale was not really a stellar offering from this firm. Falling after the outstanding array of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Changes in Demand for Rare U.S....

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #44 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds After discussing the motivations and strategies of...

Numismatic Americana Acquires Finest Known 1874 Proof $3 Gold Piece

By William Shamhart - Numismatic Americana For the second time in as many months, Christine and I have purchased the finest known (top pop) specimen...

How Many High Grade Dahlonega Gold Dollars Exist?

As the research I am doing for the third edition of my book “Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint, 1838-1861″ comes together, I am...

Liberty Head Half Eagles Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

Liberty Head half eagles were produced from 1839 until they were discontinued in 1908. This long-lived series is becoming popular with collectors who are...

PCGS Exhibits First Complete Set of Certified Proof $3 Gold in...

The first-ever complete set of certified proof U.S. $3 gold coins will be publicly displayed for the first time anywhere at the Professional Coin...

Is There an Upward Trend in the CC Half Eagle Coin...

While I hate to make bold pronouncements based on a small number of auction results, it looks like an interesting trend may be occuring...

Dahlonega Gold Coin Quiz

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com I’m busy updating my Dahlonega gold book (I hope to be finished with the manuscript in 45 days or so)...

Why is a 1907 $10 Gold piece worth more than $2...

News and Analysis on, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #39 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week, I wrote about the auction of...

Coin Experts: Overall Rarity Versus Grade Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareDateGold.com Even the most available pre-1933 United States gold coin has some degree of “rarity.” A coin like a 1924 or...

NGC Certifies Significant 1892 Carson City Gold Eagle Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that they have certified a significant Carson City Variety. A coin submitted to NCS for conservation followed by NGC...

Premiums for generic gold coins – like MS-62 Saints and Libs...

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com - First published in the Feb.14, 2011, issue of Coin World January was a hard month for gold. It opened...

Some of My Favorite Obscure United States Gold Coins: Part Two

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com The first part of this article, published at the end of December 2010, discussed some of my favorite little-known...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Fresh & Original Proof Gold Powers...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #37 CoinWeek Exclusive: A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds In yesterday’s feature article,...

WHERE ARE ALL THE COOL COINS?

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ( A portion of her Recent Market Report) The FUN show had a small group of monster coins in...

Coin Auctions: 1907 Rolled Edge Gold Eagle Tops $2 Million in...

Part of $62 million+ Heritage ‘First Week’ Auctions including $7.74+ million FUN Currency auction and $9.28 million NYINC World & Ancient Coin auction Collectors at...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Ten Leading Topics of 2010

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #33 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds This is my last column...

Three Big Rarities Offered at FUN Auctions

For the past few years, arguably the main annual event for the rare coin market has been the massive Heritage auctions at the Florida United Numismatists convention, a major coin show that will take place during the first week of the new year

NGC Certifies Historic Cache of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles

NGC has certified a very interesting group of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles that have remained in the possession of a family since prior to World War II. When purchased in Europe last month, their unusual history was revealed to the buyer.

Which Civil War Gold Coins Will Be Promoted in 2011?

I don’t consider myself to be a real pro when it comes to rare coin promotion but even I know a no-brainer when I...

Jim O’Neal Collection of $5 Indians Readies for Auction in Heritage...

Finest known 1909-O half eagle headlines the Jan. 6 Platinum Night auction of this PCGS Registry Set All-Time Finest in Tampa, FL The finest collectible...