DWN Sells Newly Discovered Second Finest Known 1845-O Quarter Eagle

DWN Sells Newly Discovered Second Finest Known 1845-O Quarter Eagle

Douglas Winter Numismatics of Portland, Oregon recently bought and sold an extremely important New Orleans quarter eagle: a PCGS/CAC MS61 1845-O which is believed to be the second finest known, and is now the fourth Uncirculated example of this date.

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Is It Still Possible to Put Together A Nice Set of New Orleans Double Eagles?

Is It Still Possible to Put Together A Nice Set of New Orleans Double Eagles?

Let’s say an upscale collector makes a decision to put together a complete 13-coin set of New Orleans double eagles. Putting monetary concerns aside, is it possible in 2018 to even bother to attempt this project?

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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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The With Motto New Orleans Eagle "Short Set"

The With Motto New Orleans Eagle "Short Set"

I’d like to propose a set that checks most collectors’ boxes. This set contains larger-sized coins, it is easily completable but can be made challenging, it appeals to collectors with reasonably low budgets, it contains both 19th and 20th century issues and these coins were produced at a popular Southern branch mint.

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