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...

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...

Coin Collecting – Jim Bisognani’s Rare Coin Market Predictions for 2017

Notables weigh in on trends and what to expect in 2017. Barbers and seated coinage winners By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As 2016...

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...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Binion Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   The Binion Hoard offers the collector a variety of ways to collect coins, currency and memorabilia like ashtrays, dice,...

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...

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 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...

Ancient Coins – Pontius Pilate and Other Roman Governors of Judaea

Coins of the Judaean prefects and procurators are relatively plentiful, making sets fairly easy to assemble By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Among the most collectible...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: A Morgan Dollar “Super-Fake” Revealed

Counterfeit 1884-S Morgan DollarBy Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Lest you think spotting fakes is easy, take a look at this 1884-S Morgan Dollar. Each month...

NGC Ancients: Dates on Ancient Greek Coins

Many clues help narrow down the date ranges of coins minted more than 2,000 years ago At NGC Ancients, often we are asked: How do...

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...

World Coins – Peru 100 Soles Gold Coins Offer Low Mintages,...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Peru 100 Soles gold coin series is one of the most beautiful yet elusive classic world gold coins....

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1990s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek IQ....   Hi folks, and welcome to the latest installment of CoinWeek’s American Silver Eagle Price Guide Analysis. In...

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...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 1: 1792 Patterns

The First American Cent - Bushnell-Parmelee-Jenks-Col. Green 1792 Birch Cent - Choice AU-58 (PCGS) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1937-D 3-Legged Buffalo Nickel

Evidence of heavy polishing where the fourth leg should be - 1937-D Buffalo Nickel By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The 1937-D 3 Legged...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1904 Gold $20 Double Eagle

Counterfeit 1904 Double Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……… This counterfeit 1904 Double Eagle specimen exhibits relatively sharp design details, and its composition...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 2: U.S. Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars

Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #352 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   In part 1, 1792 patterns that are...

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...

PMG Certifies Rare People’s Republic of China 10,000 Yuan Banknote

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified a rare, high-denomination banknote from the early years of the People’s Republic of China. The 1951 10,000 Yüan...

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...

Oldest Coin in the World Acquired by Texas Collector

The oldest coin in the world was just sold by a rare coin company in Austin to a private collector. Estimated to be one...
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NGC Ancient Roman Coins: The Golden Age of Rome

Perhaps no epoch in history has been so admired as the Roman Empire of the 2nd Century CE. The Emperors are depicted on these...

Rare Mint Error Found on a 2015 Silver Eagle

A rare curved clip mint error is found on a 2015 American Silver Eagle bullion coin. NGC graders identified a curved clip at 11 o’clock...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1912 Indian Head $10 Gold Eagle Coin

By Max Spiegel, NGC .....   The raised spikes at the rim of this 1912 $10 Indian Head Eagle are one detail collectors can use for...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1924-S Standing Liberty Quarter

Counterfeit 1924-S Standing Liberty Quarter By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .....   As we’ve said in previous Counterfeit Coin Detection columns, no US coinage issue is immune...

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...