NGC Ancients: Sea Creatures on Greek Coins

An ancient people's reliance on the sea is reflected in money Finely engraved images of animals and mythic creatures are commonplace on ancient Greek coins....
Signature labels by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program coin designer Joel Iskowitz. Photo courtesy Joel Iskowitz, NGC.

Joel Iskowitz Joins NGC Hand-Signed Labels Program

His designs have been selected for more than 50 US coins and medals Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that Joel Iskowitz, a prolific designer...

Chinese Pandas: World’s Fair of Panda Medals

The China Mint will release a Show Panda to commemorate the ANA World's Fair of Money in Denver By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...
Counterfeit 1875 Indian Head Cent

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1875 Indian Head Cent

Counterfeit 1875 Indian Head Cent By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Many Chinese counterfeits are made from dies that are not directly copied...

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...

NGC Presents Important US, Chinese Rarities at Denver ANA Show

Exhibits will feature Continental Dollars from 1776 and Szechuan Ferracute Patterns from 1897 Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will display two phenomenal sets of vintage rarities...

CoinWeek: Striking a Modern Medal – 45 Years of Chinese &...

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan travels to Berlin, Germany to join Champion Auctions President and Show Panda Creator Michael Chou at a special striking ceremony...

NGC Label for American Eagle 20th Anniversary Platinum Proof Coin

The American Eagle 20th Anniversary Platinum Proof coin can be encapsulated with NGC's Platinum Eagle 20th Anniversary label at no additional charge The American Eagle...

NGC Research Director David W. Lange is ANA Numismatist of the...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to announce that David W. Lange, NGC Research Director, has been named Numismatist of the Year by the...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: US Gold 1911-D Quarter Eagle

Counterfeit 1911-D Quarter Eagle By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The 1911-D is the key Indian Head quarter eagle. Read...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Generic Gold Coins Fall to Historic Lows

If you're not picky, it's a great time to look at century-old US Generic Gold coins By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In...

NGC Signs Charlie Duke, Astronaut Who Walked on Moon, to Autograph...

Record-holding Apollo 16 astronaut joins NGC Authentic Hand-Signed Labels program Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has inked a deal for astronaut Charlie Duke to individually autograph...

Summer Shines on Baltimore Whitman Expo

Whitman Expo - Delaware Couple Hunting Buffalos in Blue Moon; Gold in a Quagmire? By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   According to the calendar, summer...

Pawn Star Rick Harrison to Sign NGC Labels

Co-owner of famous Las Vegas pawn shop is the latest to join the popular NGC Authentic Hand-Signed Labels program Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced...

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...
Chinese coins and medals featuring birds, pandas and other wildlife

Modern Chinese Coins: On The Wild Side

Many Chinese coins and medals celebrate the country's wildlife, including the 2000 Hoopoe bird coins By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   Would you like...

Mint Error News: Unique Certified Gold Belgium Franc Obverse Die Trial

1904 Design Overstruck on 1903 Design By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique, spectacular and dramatic Belgium Franc struck in GOLD....

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...
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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: Spark-Erosion 1858 Flying Eagle Cent

Spark erosion counterfeit coins aren't made very frequently anymore because they are easy to spot once you learn how Spark-Erosion Counterfeit 1858 Flying Eagle Cent By...

USA Coin Album: A Memorial to the Memorial Cent

Certified grading kicks things into high gear By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   Collectors have a sentimental attachment to the old Wheat Ear...

US Coins – NGC Certifies New Bust Quarter Variety

1822 B-3 is a Previously Unknown Die Marriage Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an 1822 quarter dollar variety that was previously unknown to numismatists....

NGC Certified Coins – Celebrate Two U.S. Mint Engravers with Signed...

John Mercanti has been honored with the David Rittenhouse Award - Celebrate his achievements with signed 2-coin sets! John Mercanti is a legend in the...

World Paper Money – Psychologists, Philosophers & Scientists on Banknotes

By Luke Wilson - Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   Last year, we highlighted notes featuring artists and composers. This month we are featuring four notes...

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...

Antietam and Gettysburg: Classic US Civil War Commemorative Coins

The Antietam and Gettysburg Classic Civil War Commemoratives are popular with collectors of coins and Civil War history By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   When...

First Chinese Coins Certified by NGC Advanced Authentication Bureau in Gallery...

The coins were the first to be evaluated by the newly established NGC Advanced Chinese Authentication Bureau (ACAB), led by noted expert Chen Gi...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Numismatic Diversification

Diversifying your coin collecting areas of interest is a very enjoyable way to collect and learn about the history of different series By Jeff Garrett for...

Counterfeit Detection: 1963-D Roosevelt Dime with Altered Bands

Careful examination of this 1963-D Roosevelt Dime reveals an alteration to the torch By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Coins are altered in a variety of ways...
CoinWeek IQ Video Series: Collect Smart on a Budget, by Charles Morgan

CoinWeek IQ: Collect Smart on a Budget – 4K Video

Collect more of what you want by implementing these strategies... Not every collector has the unlimited means necessary to put together a world famous coin...