Counterfeit Coins Detection: California Fractional Gold

A few helpful tips can make sure you never get fooled by these sometimes deceptive fantasy pieces Period Three back-dated BG-1301A listed in California...

Commentary: Coin Market Isn’t Cooling Down This Fall

Yellow metal's acceleration is drawing gold bugs back to the market By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Cooler temperatures at night here in New England...

NGC Certifies Unique Washington “Dollar”

A mid-19th-century fantasy earned its place in US numismatic history A unique copper specimen of the famed “Washington Dollar Fantasy” was recently certified by Numismatic...

CCG Appoints Eur-Seree Collecting Co., Ltd. as Official Submission Center in...

The Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) has appointed Eur-Seree Collecting Co., Ltd. as an Official Submission Center in Thailand. Eur-Seree Collecting Co., Ltd., Thailand’s largest...

Hurricane Irma Update from NGC and Certified Collectibles Group

Sarasota, Florida, office did not sustain any damage and reopened as scheduled at 8:45am EST this morning. The Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is grateful for...

NGC Grades Rare and Beautiful ‘Una and the Lion’ Proof Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) recently graded an example of the iconic 1839 Victoria gold “Una and the Lion” Five Pounds, which is widely considered...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Coin Boards with David Lange – 4K Video

The story of coin boards is the story of the coin hobby in America. NGC Research Director Davie Lange is the hobby's leading expert in...

NGC Grades Likely Unique French Gold Pattern Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a likely unique French gold pattern that was submitted for grading at the recent ANA World’s Fair of...

Coin Grading Service Special Labels in the Postmodern Era

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Buy the coin, not the slab. This is wise guidance, and a prudent collector needs to do more than read...

NGC Certifies China 1911 Long Whisker Dragon Pattern Gold Dollar

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare China 1911 Long Whisker Dragon Pattern Gold Dollar. Graded NGC SP 63+, it is considered...

Grading Service Paper Money Guaranty Hires Gibraltar Coins’ Victor Ingraffia

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has hired Victor Ingraffia, the founder and former CEO of Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals in Clearwater, Florida, to join...

Rare US Coins – A Closer Look at Certified Coin Population...

Take a mountain of useful numismatic data with a grain of salt By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Years ago, the known rarity...

NGC Signer John Mercanti Wins Rittenhouse Award – Video

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) congratulates John M. Mercanti, 12th chief engraver of the US Mint, for receiving the 2017...

Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

NGC world-class gold rarities roar; US copper icons keep pace By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is in the...

NGC Signs Cassie McFarland, Artist Famed for Baseball Coins, to Autograph...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has inked a deal for graphic artist Cassie McFarland to individually autograph NGC certification labels. McFarland’s numismatic prestige comes from...

NGC Vintage US Rarities Show Strength in Heritage ANA Sale

Vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led the way in Heritage Auctions’ recent sale at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1875-S Trade Dollar

Counterfeit 1875-S Trade Dollar By Max Spiegel, NGC....   One of the most extensively counterfeited United States issues is the Trade Dollar. Recently, one was submitted...

At the End of an ANA Presidency, a Look Back and...

The Future of the American Numismatic Association By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, my presidency of the American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1889-CC Morgan Dollar with Joined Halves

This forgery required the joining of two coins to mimic a rare year and mintmark combination Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   NGC graders identify counterfeit coins...

NGC Ancient Coins: Roman Silver Type Set

Over its long life, the Mediterranean superpower struck a wide array of silver ancient coins   Roman silver coins were produced in astonishing variety over a...

Adventure for Wyoming Family at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Branch mint gold for dad; Indian cents and skiing-themed coins for son As we go to press, the greatest...

Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison Helps “Shave Miles” Event Raise $10,000 For...

With the help of nationally known TV star Rick Harrison and two Denver Broncos cheerleaders, prominent numismatists Michael "Miles" Standish, Jim Halperin and Orlando...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

Counterfeit 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel - Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   Semiprooflike appearance, thick lettering and raised lumps helped NGC graders identify...

NGC Certifies Mexico 60 Peso Error Coin Struck on U.S. $10...

This incredible Mexico 1916 Oaxaca 60 Pesos Gold Error Coin was struck on a U.S. $10 Liberty. The 1916 Gold 60 Peso was struck in...
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Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – NGC World Coin Grading...

NGC World Coin Grading Shootout As a follow-up to the CoinWeek Grading challenge from 2016, this year CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan is going to go...
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NGC-Certified Lesher Dollar Set on Display at ANA Show in Denver

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the Henderson-Marchase Collection, the most complete set of Lesher “Referendum Dollars”, which will go on display at the...

Coin Collecting Strategies and Coin Values – Auction Prices Realized

Auction Prices Realized - They've empowered coin collectors, but they can be tricky In recent years, the world of rare coin price guides has changed...

Excitement Building for American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money Coin...

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Iconic Rarities—Gem Key Date Morgans and Colonial Era Coins—Among the Most Targeted We are less than a fortnight away...

NGC Certifies 17 Experimental Glass Cents and Tokens

Patterns struck during World War II by the Blue Ridge Glass Corporation Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified 17 experimental cents and tokens struck in...

Dahlonega Gold Set Displayed at University of Georgia

The collection of coins from 1838-1861 is part of the “Gold-Digging in Georgia” exhibit Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is honored to have certified the Thomas...