Quarter Eagles – Capped Bust Left Large 1808 Quarter Eagle

Description: The 1808 quarter eagle is a transcendent rarity that is well known outside collectors of 19th century gold type coins. John Reich's design was...

Half Eagles – Capped Head Half Eagle, 1813-1834

Description: The half eagle was the only U.S. gold coin produced in 1813. Quarter eagles were last made in 1808, not to be minted again...

Double Eagles – 1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim

Frank A. Leach was superintendent of the U.S. Mint in San Francisco from 1897 to 1907. He assumed the title of Mint director in...

Half Eagles – Capped Draped Bust Half Eagles, 1807-1812

Description: The Capped Bust, Heraldic Eagle type of 1795-1807 was replaced in 1807 due to the addition of John Reich as Assistant Engraver at the...

Half Eagles – Liberty Head Half Eagle, No Motto, 1839-1866

Description: In the late 1830s Mint Director Robert M. Patterson had Engraver Christian Gobrecht modify William Kneass' classic Liberty portrait on the half eagle. The...

Three Dollar Gold – 1854-1889

Description:The origin of this issue is shrouded in controversy. It is generally believed that the Three Dollar gold piece was adopted as a direct...

US Gold Coins – A Date by Date Analysis of New...

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...

Legend Numismatics Early November Market Report

We finally have been in a mini rut since Mid October-the ANA Pittsburgh Show. While not really a rut, its really a breather from...