An Open Letter to Bill Hyder and the Token and Medal...

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publishing, LLC ......   April 2019 Dear Bill, I’ve got something to vent about. Your article in the January/February 2019 issue of the...

1904-S Morgan Dollar Highlights This Week’s David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1063 includes a selection of over 350 New Items featuring with 100 No Reserve Lots and...

$5 Indian Gold, 19th-Century Type Coins Highlights of David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1062 includes a selection of over 375 New Items with a pair of fantastic collections. The...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Low Mintage Rarity 1885 $20...

United States $20 gold coins were extremely useful in foreign trade during the last half of the 19th century. Double eagles were immediately recognizable...

Five Exercises in Rare Date Gold Coin Pricing

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For collectors and dealers alike, accurately pricing a coin remains perhaps the most difficult process in...

SS Central America Gold Highlights David Lawrene Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1061 includes a selection over 500 New Items along with 100 No Reserve Lots and 30...

Uniface Fugio Copper Impressions in Gold Featured in Stack’s Bowers May...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ........   Our May 2019 Baltimore Auction will feature an exceptional selection of United States colonial coinage, including...

Three Interesting Classic U.S. Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   At DWN, I get to handle many interesting coins. Some make it to the website; others...

Three Dollar Gold Coins From Chinook Collection Offered at CSNS

It isn't often that we're able to feature a collection of three dollar gold pieces in one of our auctions, but three dollar gold...

Behind the Scenes of the James A. Stack 1933 $20 Double...

By Ron Guth .....   James A. Stack is well-known among collectors of high-quality U.S. coins because of the disposition of his collection in several auctions...

Gold Coin Rarity: What We Can Learn From the Hansen Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Part One: Gold Dollars Through Three Dollar Gold The once-in-a-generation collection of U.S. coins being assembled by...

Jeff Garrett: Double Eagles a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity

Many Double Eagles are selling for close to melt value, making these classic gold coins easy to acquire   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: MS62+ 1868-S Double Eagle

The 1868-S double eagle has an undistinguished mintage of 837,500 pieces, and circulated examples can be found with little difficulty. The problem arises when...

Budget Collecting: A Classic US Gold Coin Series That’s Within Reach

Even collectors on a budget can attain this goal   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Well, it's finally here. Spring, that is. I don’t want to...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Carson...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The 19 different Liberty Head double eagles struck at the Carson City Mint between 1870 and...

Over $1 Million in Gold Set to Sell in Stack’s Bowers...

By Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   We are excited to offer an impressive selection of over $1 million in rare gold coins in our upcoming March...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Early Overdate 1802/1 Half Eagle

A substantial mintage for the time of 53,176 Capped Bust Right half eagles occurred in 1802, all using leftover obverse dies from the previous...

SS Central America “Supernova” Double Eagle Gold Coin To Be...

 The spectacular 1857-S Double Eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled SS Central America and now nicknamed “Supernova” because of its amazing, unique natural...

Flowing Hair Stella Offered in Heritage Auctions U.S. Coins Sale

Numismatic rarity discovered after decades in Massachusetts family safe   A superb example of an extremely rare 140-year-old U.S. coin that sat, untouched and perhaps unknown,...

Classic US Coins: So You’ve Decided to Collect Proof Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Imagine, if you will, that the coin market is a sushi bar. You look in the...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Choice 1930-S Indian Eagle

Small denomination gold coinage was seldom seen in circulation after World War I, as people had become accustomed to using the more convenient paper...

Fresh to Market Stella Leads Dallas Offerings From Heritage Auctions

Our busy January/February coast-to-coast swing is complete, and we look forward to returning to our world headquarters in Dallas (3500 Maple Avenue) for the...

US Gold Coins – A (Brief) Analysis of Low-Grade No Motto...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Over the last decade, I have become more and more interested in low-grade examples of No...

CoinWeek Video: The Taraszka Early Gold Collection with David Hall

PCGS founder David Hall has been traveling the country with Stack's Bowers to discuss and show the upcoming offering of the important Taraszka Collection...

Fresh Gem Quality 1795 Eagle Highlights Legend Rare Coin Auctions 31st...

Stunning Coin a Historic Trophy of American Numismatics Legend Rare Coin Auctions is honored to have been consigned and is proud to offer one of...

Classic US Gold: Where Are All the Great Coins?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently read a quote from a well-known dealer who (and I'm paraphrasing) stated that today’s...

$11 Million Sells in Long Beach Heritage US Coin Signature Auction

California Gold Rush-era relics from the shipwreck of SS Central America were among the top sellers in Heritage's January 29-February 3 Long Beach Signature...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: MS66 1910-S $20 Double Eagle...

More than five years have passed since we last offered a 1910-S double eagle in the seldom-granted Premium Gem grade, but we are privileged...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect (a...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The New Orleans Mint produced Liberty Head half eagles from 1840 through 1857, and again from...

MA-Shops: The Gold $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle – A Desirable...

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   My previous blog about the Morgan Dollar was a small success. It seems that there...