Buried Treasure of 1427 US Gold Coins Certified by...

 Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has authenticated, graded and certified 1,427 U.S. 19th century gold coins that were found in eight, decaying metal canisters...

Rare US Gold Coins Highlight ANA Atlanta Auction

Rare gold coins are featured as Heritage Auctions presents the official auction of the Atlanta ANA National Money Show on February 27-28. An accompanying...

Liberty Head Eagles and The Condition Census: Part One

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I have written extensively about the Condition Census as it applies to United States gold coins: what it...

Trio of NGC-Certified Coins Break $1 Million Each at FUN

Three rare coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) each broke US$1 million at last week’s Heritage Auctions’ FUN Show sale. The elusive 1787...

FUN Coin Show Auction & Market Observations by Doug Winter

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner.......... The FUN show is clearly one of the two major market indicators. Symbolically, it is the beginning of...

Specimen 1852 Moffat Gold Ten Dollar Coin, only two known to...

Private and territorial gold coins are among the rarest and most valuable issues in American numismatics. The Moffat & Co. ten dollar gold coins...

Historic Pioneer Gold Collection To be Displayed At FUN Convention

by Al Doyle ........... It's almost a given in modern numismatics. Top-level collections are sold by major auction houses, as exemplified by the ongoing dispersal...

Which Rare Gold Coins Will Be Demand in 2014?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner A few years ago, when my blog was more of a newsletter, I used to write an annual...

The Amazing, Akers 1826 Half Eagle (U.S. $5 gold coin)

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #200 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Unusual Items: A Bizarre Territorial Gold Coin Overstrike

In Heritage's  2010 April-May Milwaukee, WI CSNS US Coin Auction #1139  they featured a bizarre example of territorial coin production, a Clark Gruber Twenty...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Some Thoughts on Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……………….. Having just published a blog about coin rarity based on grade distribution, I’ve been thinking more about...

Grade Distribution of Branch Mint US Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……………….. It is interesting to study the grade distribution patterns for various branch mint gold issues. By this,...

Historic 1787 Brasher Doubloon Offered By Heritage Auctions At FUN

Seen in public only a relatively few times since Chicago coin dealer Walter Perschke purchased it in 1979 for a then-record $430,000, the Newlin-Davis-Perschke...

When the “Best” Coin isn’t the “Better” Coin

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .................... In many series, collectors are slaves to the holder. By this, I mean, they make purchases which...

The Proof-only Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold coins) of 1863

Coin Rarities & Related Topics #193: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community ........................... A Weekly Column by Greg...

US Gold Coins: The Carson City Double Eagle Market: An Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… It’s been a while since I’ve done an in-depth article on any Carson City gold coins and,...

What Can CAC Population Figures Tell Coin Collectors About Quality and...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… Now that the Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) has become an integral part of the rare date gold market,...

Sandblast ‘Matte Proof’ Gold Coins: Original 1912 Set Auctioned During Autumn...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #188 A Weekly Column for CoinWeek by...

What Killed the New Orleans Quarter Eagle Gold Coin Market?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… If you had asked me a decade ago which series of New Orleans gold coin had the...

Stack’s Bowers Sells Bentley Shores $10 Indian Gold Coins at ANA...

Vicken Yegparian, Vice President Numismatics, Stack's Bowers Interviewer: David Lisot........ A collection of the finest know $10 Indian gold coins has been sold be Stack's Bowers...

And The Winner For Most Popular Coin Is….

I bought a ton of coins at the recent ANA. They ranged in price from under $1,000 to close to $100,000 and nearly all...

The 1854-S Double Eagle US Gold Coin: A Study

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… The 1854-S double eagle is one of the most interesting Liberty Head double eagles. It is widely...

Should I Buy The Reverse Proof $50 Buffalo Gold Coin...

By Leo Frese, Independent Numismatic Consultant – LeoFreseCoins.com ……….. The special Reverse Proof $50 Buffalo gold coin is currently being produced and sold by the...

The Coin Analyst: ANA Convention Highlights Include Buffalo Gold Coins and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… At the recently-concluded American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois, the most important coin show of...

US Coins: The “Common” 1875 $10 Eagle Pattern Coins

By Leo Frese, Independent Numismatic Consultant - LeoFreseCoins.com ...........   Recently an East Coast gentleman consigned his collection for me to market. Among his holdings was...

Collecting Strategies: Transitional Gold Coins

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… I am often asked for ideas about which US gold coins to collect, especially ones that are...

California Gold: The Very Rare Schultz & Co Five Dollar Gold...

In the hectic atmosphere of the California Gold Rush, many partnerships were made and broken in a matter of months. Some have been immortalized,...

12 Undervalued, Affordable 19th Century Liberty Head Gold Coins: Part I

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog discussing specific undervalued, affordable gold coins. This is...

Should You Buy Very Rare US Gold Coins in Low(er) Grades?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… As recently as a few years ago, if you asked me “should I buy very rare United...

Coin Values: When Rare Coin Auction Records Don’t Tell the Whole...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com I’ve discussed how using previous auction records can be an extremely valuable asset in determining coin values. But there are...