Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

Counterfeit 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel - Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   Semiprooflike appearance, thick lettering, and raised lumps helped graders at NGC...

The Indian Head Gold Coins That Caused a Panic Over Germs

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Indian Head Quarter Eagle and Half Eagle were struck from 1908 through 1929 as continuations of two gold...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek .....   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

Jim Bisognani: “15” Reasons to Buy US Gold Coin Series

Looking at the values of US gold coins over the last 15 years, lightly circulated is key   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   There's an adage...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1900-S $5 Half Eagle

This Middle Eastern counterfeit coin lacks the details of a genuine 1900-S Half Eagle. Counterfeit Coin Detection By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   When we think of...

Counterfeit Gold Coin Detection – 1907-S $10 Gold Eagle with Arabic Punch

Counterfeit 1907-S Gold $10 Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   NGC recently received a counterfeit gold coin submission of a 1907-S Eagle...
Proof US Gold Coins

The Once and Future King: A (Brief) History of Gold Coins in America

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Long appreciated for its beauty, rarity and practicality, gold is the ultimate coining material. It’s true that...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Cool Coin 1834-1933 Gold Type Set

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Earlier in 2017, I wrote an article about collecting US gold coins by type. This article...

So, You’ve Decided to Collect Liberty Head Double Eagles…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   The decision to collect this series should not be made lightly as Liberty Head double eagles have the distinction...

What’s Hot and What’s Not: The Rare Date Gold Market at the End of...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   From a numismatic point of view, 2016 wasn’t an especially good year. In most series, prices were...

Go For The Gold This Fall – $20 Saints Are Great Value!

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Heritage Dallas sale rakes in $8.5 Million; Fresh top-grade material captures record prices! Action in the metal market...

USA Coin Album: Numismatic Lame Ducks

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   In politics, a lame duck is an official whose term of office is concluding and whose...

NCS Conservation: Special Concerns For Gold Coins

Although gold coins are less impacted by environmental effects than silver and copper coins, they are not completely impervious to such damage Even though gold...

Federal Judge Announces Ruling in SS Central America Case

By Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc ....   Ira Owen Kane, the court-appointed Receiver for the salvor of the SS Central America, Recovery Limited Partnership (RLP), announced...

When My Saint Came Marching in: One Collector’s Pursuit & Tips on Buying Cheap...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently bought a circulated 1910 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coin, and it only took 23 years. Big whoop?...

First Read: The Gold Indians of Bela Lyon Pratt by Allan Schein

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... The Gold Indians of...

Bela Lyon Pratt Quarter & Half Eagle Gold Coin Book to Debut at ANA...

New book on classic Indian Head U.S. gold coins by author of Mexican Beauty: Un Peso Caballito By Allan Schein .....   Author Allan Schein announces the...

Collecting Classic US Coins: Gem Circulated

Attractive coins can be found at all levels of the Sheldon scale Much attention in numismatics is focused on quality. One of the most common...

Five PQ Coins to Pick up at Legend Rare Coin Auctions Summer Sessions 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions has kicked off the first of its three planned Summer Sessions. These...

Rare Gold Coins under $5,000 Each, Pt. 10: Very Rare Liberty Head Quarter Eagles

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #337 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head quarter eagles...

Classic U.S. Coins – The Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

Saint-Gaudens' high relief double eagle obverse By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   The great Gold Coin Saint-Gaudens! It’s only fitting that the masterpiece of American...
Doug Winter Numismatics - Aging Baby Boomers and the Rare Gold Coin Market

Numismatic Demographics – Aging Baby Boomers and Rare Gold Coin Prices

I recently received an email from a collector who asked what I thought were an extremely intelligent group of questions. In a nutshell, he asked the following. As boomers age, are we nearing a bubble in coin prices?
Uncool Coins! update: Julius Leidman and the 1850 Liberty $20 gold double eagle

Uncool Coins! Update: 1850 Liberty $20 Listed on eBay for 99 Cents Sells

The results are in... By CoinWeek News Staff....   In a recent Uncool Coins! 4K video segment, CoinWeek brought you the heartrending story of an 1850 Liberty...

Why Don’t More People Collect 20th Century U.S. Gold Coins by Date?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com....   Why Don’t More People Collect 20th Century U.S. Gold Coins by Date? So why, then, do these series lag such non-gold...

The 1846-C Quarter Eagle: The “Southern Darling” of U.S. Coins

Photo: Jan 2012 Fun Heritage Auction Lot # 4750 By Timothy O'Fallon - Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ........   On July 27, 1844, some students were...

US Gold Coins – A Date by Date Analysis of New Orleans Eagles, Part...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Earlier this fall I wrote the first part of this article, which discussed the No Motto eagles...

The Liberty and Indian Princess Head Gold Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Coin writers like to be thorough. If you’ve ever picked up a book on a particular series...

The U.S. $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   There’s been quite a surge of interest in the pre-Saint-Gaudens Liberty Head type of eagles and double...

Finest of Three Extant 1838 Eagle Proof Coins Sells for $2 Million Plus

CoinWeek Staff Reports....   The sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection has brought renewed attention to a period of federal coinage that has always been...

Pogue, Part 1: Postmortem, Dealer Take-Aways, and the Sale as an “Event”

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   A light round of applause met the $2,000,000 hammer price that lot 1128--a rare 1808 quarter eagle--brought at Stack's...