Gold Coinage of the San Francisco Mint: Part Two, Quarter Eagles 1854-1879

The San Francisco quarter eagle series presents the collector with a challenging but completable goal with all coins available for less than $7,500, except for the exceedingly rare 1854-S. It is a set that I strongly recommend…

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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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Stretch Dates: Liberty Head Quarter Eagles

Stretch Dates: Liberty Head Quarter Eagles

In October 2016 I wrote a blog entitled: “The Concept of the Stretch Date.” This blog was well-received and I thought it would be interesting to apply this concept to a few specific series. For my first attempt, I’ve chosen Liberty Head quarter eagles.

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