Ten US Gold Coins Every Collector Should Own

Ten US Gold Coins Every Collector Should Own

There are gold coins and there are Iconic Gold Coins. These are issues which due to their rarity, beauty, backstory, or date of issuance hold a special position in the heart of gold coin collectors.

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So...You've Decided to Collect San Francisco Gold Coins...

So...You've Decided to Collect San Francisco Gold Coins...

The San Francisco mint opened in 1854 and it made gold coins up through 1930. I have seen more interest in San Francisco gold coinage in the last five-ten years than I have at any other time in my numismatic career, and I feel that San Francisco gold coinage is an especially fascinating segment of the market.

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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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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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So...You've Decided to Collect Liberty Head Double Eagles...

So...You've Decided to Collect Liberty Head Double Eagles...

The decision to collect this series should not be made lightly as Liberty Head double eagles have the distinction as being among the most difficult and longest-lived series in all of 19th/early 20th century American numismatics.

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