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...

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...

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...

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...

Modern Coin Mart Offers ANA Signature Labels from Pawn Stars’ Rick...

From the 2017 World's Fair of Money: Hand-signed labels by Rick Harrison! Rick Harrison is known for his recurring appearance on The History Channel's hit...

NGC Certifies Rare “Mule” Error on Canadian Gold Kilo Coin –...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   A newly discovered “mule” error on the Canadian 2017 In the Eyes of the Timber Wolf $2,500 1 kilo...

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...

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...

Coin Grading News – NGC Vice President Ken Krah Delays Retirement

NGC Grader Ken Krah leads a team of 20 full-time world coin graders Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is pleased to announce that Ken Krah, NGC...
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...
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...

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...

Coin Collecting Tips: Liberty Coins On A Budget

Seated, standing, walking, draped or capped — assemble a type set featuring Ms. Liberty By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   The Fourth of July —...

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...

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...