Rare Gold Shines In $11 Million Summer FUN Auction

Rare and high quality gold coins dominated the results in our recent 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction. Overall, the prices...

Pricing the Priceless: What’s a 1933 $20 Gold Double Eagle Worth?

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the July 25, 2011, issue of Coin World   As the trial to determine who owns the “Langbord 10”...

20 Interesting, Undervalued U.S. Gold Coins You Can Buy for Less...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com In a recent blog, I mentioned the fact that the entry level to become a buyer of interesting United...

Paul Fraser’s Top Five…Spectacular and Unique Rare Coin Sales

By Paul Fraser Collectibles ......   If you ever have only one penny to your name, make sure it is one of these fantastic coins... How many...

The Coin Analyst: Inaugural Column

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the first article in a new regular column for Coin Week that will discuss issues and trends in...

Broad Demand Seen For Walking Liberty Half Dollars

By Steve Roach - First published in the June 16, 2011, issue of Coin World Demand is broad for Mint State Walking Liberty half...

The State of the Dahlonega Gold Coin Market, 2011

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

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,...