About Doug Winter

Doug_Winter2Doug has In 1989, he founded Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN), and his firm specializes in buying and selling choice and rare United States coins, especially US gold coins and all branch mint material.

Recognized as one of the leading specialized numismatic firms, Doug is an award-winning author of over a dozen numismatic books and the recognized expert on US Gold. His knowledge and exceptional eye for properly graded and original coins has made him one of the most respected figures in the numismatic community and a sought after dealer by collectors and investors looking for professional personalized service, a select inventory of impeccable quality, and fair and honest pricing.  Doug is also a major buyer of all US coins and is always looking to purchase collections both large and small.  He can be reached at 214-675-9897.

Doug has been a contributor to the Guidebook of United States Coins (also known as the “Redbook”) since 1983, Walter Breen’s Encyclopedia of United States and Colonial CoinsQ. David Bowers’ Encyclopedia of United States Silver Dollars, and Andrew Pollock’s United States Pattern and Related Issues

Finally, Doug is a member of virtually every major numismatic organization, professional trade group, and major coin association in the US.


 


Doug Winter Article and Video Archives

The Full Date 1855-D Gold Dollar

The Full Date 1855-D Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As part of the Auraria Collection of Dahlonega gold coinage, I recently had the pleasure of selling...
The Impact of the Fairmont Hoard on San Francisco Gold, Part One: Half Eagles

The Impact of the Fairmont Hoard on San Francisco Gold, Part...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In my many years of specializing in rare United States gold coins, beginning in 2018, nothing has...
What I learned about Liberty Head half eagles from the Fairmont Hoard - Doug Winter Numisatics

What Was Lacking From Fairmont/Hendricks: Missing Pieces of the Puzzle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Part One: Half Eagles The April 2022 Stack’s Bowers sale of the Fairmont/”Hendricks” set of Liberty Head half...
Five Collecting Trends for the 2022 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

Five Collecting Trends for the 2022 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

By Doug Winter for PCGS ......   The coin market has been evolving quickly over the past 24 months. Here are five collecting trends that I...
New Dated Gold Coin Market Thanks to Fairmont/Hendricks Collection

New Dated Gold Coin Market Thanks to Fairmont/Hendricks Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The April 2022 Stack’s Bowers sale of the Fairmont/”Hendricks” coins likely has forever changed the rare date...
Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Liberty Head half eagles were produced from 1839 until they were discontinued in 1908. This long-lived series...
The Huberman Collection of Three Dollar Gold Pieces

The Huberman Collection of Three Dollar Gold Pieces

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The Huberman Collection of Three Dollar Gold was the epitome of a fresh deal. Formed over a...
A Coin That Personifies the New Rare Gold Market - PCGS

A Coin That Personifies the New Rare Gold Market

By Doug Winter for PCGS ......   Stack’s Bowers Galleries recently sold at auction a U.S. gold coin that I think really sums up the new,...
What Gives a Coin the “Wow” Factor? - Douglas Winter Numismatics

What Gives a Coin the “Wow” Factor?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   At shows or while viewing auctions, I look at a lot of coins. Most leave no impression,...
Behind the Curtain at Douglas Winter Numismatics: March 2022

Behind the Curtain at Douglas Winter Numismatics: March 2022

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Many of the ultra-rare coins we sell never make it onto the DWN website. Every now and...

Classic US Gold Coin Profile – The 1795 Small Eagle Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I’m not sure the 1795 Small Eagle half eagle is my favorite American gold coin, but it...
How to Collect Classic US Gold Coins in a Bull Market

How to Collect Classic US Gold Coins in a Bull Market

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   If you are like most circa 2022 coin collectors, you’ve never experienced a true bull market. You may...
Five Collecting Trends I See in the 2022 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

Five Collecting Trends I See in the 2022 Rare Date Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Here are five collecting trends that I see making a big impact in the rare date gold...

Overall and Comparative Rarity Analysis of Dahlonega Gold Coinage

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Using the revised population estimates in the third edition of my book, it is possible to make...
What Was Hot and What Was Not: The 2021 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

What Was Hot and What Was Not: The 2021 Rare Date...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As recently as 2019, when I wrote my annual State of the Dated Gold Marker report, it...