2015 Year In Review- Insights, Market Analysis From Numismatic Notables

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Holiday Collecting Memories - What’s in store for 2016? As this article posts, Christmas Eve 2015 is at hand!...

Coin Collecting Strategies – The Importance of Liquidity

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. When deciding what to collect, concentrate on coins with proven demand. Last year, the sale of an Apple 1...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1883 Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit coin - 1883 Seated Half Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……… A counterfeit 1883 half dollar features a large number of raised...
1794 Dollar NGC-50 CAC

US Coins – Spink to sell iconic 1794 Silver Dollar

The first of America's iconic Silver Dollars will be on sale at Spink USA on 27 January 2015. It will also be available for view...

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...

Spink: The Smash Hit Hong Kong Coin Auction

The third week of August was a very busy one in Hong Kong. The first four days started off with a series of local...

Coin Collecting: Expanding the Hobby

Attracting young people is vital if numismatics is to thrive going forward By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My term as president of...

Collecting Classic US Coins: Gem Circulated

Attractive coins can be found at all levels of the Sheldon scale Much attention in numismatics is focused on quality. One of the most common...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1878 Shield Nickel – The Kissing Thief

Counterfeit coin - 1878 Shield Nickel This proof 1878 Shield Nickel looks pretty at first glance, but a more careful evaluation reveals that it’s a...

Whitman Baltimore Underway with Stacks Bowers Coin Auction

1945 Mercury Dime NGC MS 66 By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Stack's Bowers March coin auction extravaganza; Partially split bands deserve a premium;...

American Numismatic Association Launches Membership Drive

Encapsulated ANA 125th Anniversary Silver Eagle Premium Offered Collectors who have been on the fence about joining the American Numismatic Association (ANA) now have an...

ANA Summer Seminar: Numismatic Vacation

If you have a serious interest in numismatics, you should consider spending one or two weeks attending Summer Seminar By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

NGC Certifies Dramatic New Kennedy Half Dollar Variety

Proof Coin Reveals One Style of Mintmark Punched over Another Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a newly discovered variety for the popular Kennedy Half...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1854-O Arrows Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit 1854-O Arrows Seated Liberty Half Dollar Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ..........   Numerous issues, such as depressions, raised lines, porosity and die damage, presented plenty of evidence...
Jeff Garrett U.S. Patterns

Collecting United States Pattern Coinage

If you are looking for a collecting challenge, consider US pattern coinage By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The year 2017 is a...
Counterfeit 1892 Half Eagle

Counterfeit Coin Detection: US Gold 1892 Half Eagle

Counterfeit 1892 Half Eagle by Max Spiegel -  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .................. Many counterfeit US gold coins originated in the 1960s and 1970s in the Middle...

Thanksgiving – A New Numismatic Tradition

If it’s not already a tradition, find a way to introduce numismatics this holiday season By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As this article...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Liberty “V” Murder Mystery + John W. Adams...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   How many times has the United States employed Roman numerals on its coinage? The silver three-cent piece debuted...

Market Report with Jeff Garrett – 2015 ANA World’s Fair Of...

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... There is considerable buzz on the bourse floor as the ANA World's Fair of Money is...

Special NGC San Francisco Trolley Label for 2017-S Proof Silver Eagle

NGC will offer a new label to celebrate the release of the 2017-S Proof Silver Eagle, which will be released in a set limited...
NGC Red Book labels with Ken Bressett signature

NGC Licenses Official Red Book Logo for Labels, Ken Bressett to...

NGC has obtained the Official Red Book logo for an upcoming label series featuring the signature of Ken Bressett Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced...

CoinWeek IQ: Grading World Coins at NGC – 4K Video

CoinWeek finishes its trilogy of on-site grading videos at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation with this exclusive new video that tracks a world coin order from...

Long Beach Expo Underway—But I’m Snowbound

Collectors Should Enjoy A Martini In The Morning By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Well I spoke too soon in my last report....

Shane Downing – A Tribute To An Unsung Hero Of Numismatics

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   What Does It Take To Update And Maintain A Price Guide?—A Commitment To Excellence. Certainly every coin collector loves...
Coin Board News, David W. Lange

Coin Board News – Number 40

By David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.net ....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 40 — Fall 2016 DRY SPELL CONTINUES Though I picked up a few boards...

NGC Ancient Coins: Redefining the Biblical Widow’s Mite

The traditional, narrow definition of the biblical Widow’s Mite is in need of revision The Biblical Widow’s Mite is among the most familiar, yet most...
John Schuch teaching students at Summer Seminar

Numismatic Education – ANA Summer Seminar

The ANA Summer Seminar offers opportunity for camaraderie and the best numismatic education from instructors with decades of experience. Last week I had the pleasure...

Classic US Coins: 1870-S Coins for Budget-Minded Collectors

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #354 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   In the realm...

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...