Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – Buyer Beware

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   AUCTION BUYING I want to make it clear - this is not a self serving Hot Topics. I am...

Toned Morgan Dollars of the Northern Lights Collection, Part 1 –...

CoinWeek and Legend Rare Coin Auctions partner up to bring you a spectacular array of dazzling toned Morgan dollars from the Northern Lights Collection....

Blanchard & Company: What Coins Are CAC Eligible?

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   At the beginning of 2016, CoinWeek published an article I wrote discussing...

Stacks Bowers Auctions – 1862-S Liberty Seated Quarter with CAC Gold...

1862-S Liberty Seated Quarter. Briggs 1-A. MS-62 (PCGS). CAC--Gold Label. OGH. Offered is an incredible Mint State example of this key date early San Francisco...
Certified Acceptance Corporation

Certified Coins – Introducing the New CAC Market Values Price Guide

By Mark Ferguson and CAC Market Values .....   PCGS and NCG coins that have been approved and stickered by CAC command premium prices compared with...
CAC Certified US Gold Coins

10 Rare US Gold Coins with Surprising Low/High CAC Populations

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have written previous articles about CAC population figures. To me, CAC populations help to quantify quality....

CoinWeek IQ: Type Peace Dollar CAC Price Analysis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   It’s been awhile since we’ve dug into a bit of coin market analysis and we thought...

Classic US Coins – David Lawrence Rare Coins Acquires 1794 Silver...

One of America’s First Silver Dollars David Lawrence Rare Coins has acquired one of the top condition census examples of America’s first silver dollar. Graded...

Coin Grading – Why CAC matters in today’s era of slabbed...

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc ....   Over the last 30 years, the coin market has changed dramatically. Initially...

Beyond Plastic: It’s What’s Inside (the Holder) That Counts

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company....   There was a time when collectors in the market simply bought a...

US Gold Coins – CAC Populations and Appearance Rarity: An Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com....   As I wrote in an earlier article, CAC populations have created a new category of rarity: the appearance rarity, which is...

Is the Legend Rare Coin Auction’s Regency X Sale a Sign...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... The conclusion of Legend Rare Coin Auction’s Regency X December 18 sale at the Venetian Hotel and...
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...

Coin Profiles: An Original Confederate Half Dollar!

For absolute rarity, historic significance, and sheer romantic appeal, the 1861 Confederate half dollar is unsurpassed in the annals of American coinage. It is...
Certified Acceptance Corporation

CAC to Stop Accepting Colonial Coins for Certification

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The Certified Acceptance Corporation, also known as CAC, has notified collectors that beginning January 1, 2015, it will no longer accept Colonial coins...

Coin Profiles: The .900 fine 1852 Assay Office slug

The firm of Moffat & Co. was dissolved on February 14, 1852, when John Little Moffat sold his interest to his three partners, Joseph...
Newman Continental Dollars

Five of the Top 10 Prices Realized in Newman Coin Auction...

The Continental Dollars selections in Newman Part V auction just concluded by Heritage in NYC build upon those previously offered in Part IV of the...

US Gold Coins : CAC and Type One Liberty Head Double...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) has had a profound impact on the rare date gold market, and one of the series which...

Historically Important & Likely Finest Unc. 1853 Silver Dollar

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #249 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds......... On Oct. 30, at the...

CAC Begins Eighth Year of Brand Recognition and Market Influence

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – www.MFrarecoins.com November 1st marks the beginning of Certified Acceptance Corporation’s eighth year endorsing PCGS and NGC graded and encapsulated...

Coin Profile – Gem Full Head 1927-S quarter, A Remarkable...

The Gem Full Head 1927-S quarter in Heritage's October 27 Signature Auction of The Eugene H. Gardner Collection II boasts a thick overlay of...

CAC buys Eliasberg 1893-S Morgan Silver Dollar for $646,250 at auction...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #245 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds... Morgan Silver Dollars were minted...

Star of the Gardner Sale in NY was the 1796 10C...

The former Jimmy Hayes-John Whitney Walter 1796 Bust dime graded MS67 by PCGS with a green CAC sticker was the highest selling coin from...

Rare Coin Profile: 1827/3/2 Capped Bust Quarter, PCGS PR64 CAC

The following Coin Profile comes from Heritage Auctions, which is auctioning this coin from the Eugene H. Gardner Collection, auction #1213 on June 23,...

What Can CAC Population Figures Tell Coin Collectors About Quality and...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… Now that the Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) has become an integral part of the rare date gold market,...

An Open Letter to CAC: Now is the Time to Accept...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker Note: A copy of this letter has been forwarded by the authors to CAC’s President John Albanese. Mr. Albanese, Over the...

Comprehensive Market Study Reveals CAC Price Premiums

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com ...... Market Study Background It’s common knowledge that CAC verified coins have been selling for premium prices since the...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-Summer Edition-CAC is the REAL deal!

By Vic Bozarth - Bozarthcoins.com Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, The Fourth of July has come and gone and we are left with the HEAT and...

CAC to Accept Eisenhower Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek I’m happy to announce this week that CAC, the Certified Acceptance Corporation, will announce that they will now accept Cu-Ni...

What Gold Coins Do CAC Stickers Add the Most Value to?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com After 4 years of being traded on the open market, I think few collectors and dealers would argue the...