So...You've Decided to Collect New Orleans Gold Coins...

So...You've Decided to Collect New Orleans Gold Coins...

There are a number of ways to collect the gold coins from New Orleans. Given the prohibitive cost of assembling an 88 coin set, most collectors either assemble a type set or they focus on a specific denomination and work to finish the date run...

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Three Underappreaciated With Motto San Francisco Eagles

Three Underappreaciated With Motto San Francisco Eagles

While writing my October 2017 article on Liberty Head eagles I spent time discussing the With Motto San Francisco issues, struck from 1866 to 1907. Three dates stood out as being overlooked and underappreciated...

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Can You Collect Rare US Gold With a Budget of $2,500-5000 Per Coin?

Can You Collect Rare US Gold With a Budget of $2,500-5000 Per Coin?

While my company does sell a good number of expensive US gold coins, the bread and butter items in my inventory are typically pieces in the $2,500-5,000 range. Let’s look at all six major denominations of US gold and briefly analyze where a per coin budget of $2,500-5,000 goes a long way.

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So...You've Decided to Collect Dahlonega Gold...

So...You've Decided to Collect Dahlonega Gold...

If I had to select the Most Popular Branch Mint it would likely be Dahlonega. These gold coins have become an avidly-sought after area of the market with collectors from all over the country building sets...

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Lessons Learned: The Kentucky Collection

Lessons Learned: The Kentucky Collection

On Monday I purchased a nice specialized collection of 20 Liberty Head quarter eagles from an individual in Kentucky. As of Thursday the entire collection had been sold...let's chat about why.

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