Counterfeit Detection: 2017 One Kilo Chinese Silver Panda 300 Yuan

This counterfeit 2017 Chinese Silver Panda 300 Yuan has sharper details than the genuine coin Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a peculiar-looking 2017 One...

Rare British Pattern Crown Certified by NGC

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified one of only two known Great Britain 1950 Pattern Crowns. It is graded NGC MS 63. The 1950 Pattern...

PCGS Set Registry: Collectors New App, New Features

New PCGS App takes Set Building Mobile... Thanks to a brand-new app from Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), collectors can manage their coin collections from...

Counterfeit Coins Detection: Check the Mintmark on the 1914-S Lincoln Cent

Counterfeit 1914-S Lincoln Cent By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   NGC graders identified a recently submitted fake 1914-S cent as a slightly above-average copy...

Chinese Panda Coins: Pandas Tip the Rarity Scale

There are more than a dozen Chinese Panda coins and medals, including Show Pandas, that — by published mintage — rank from uncommon to...

CoinWeek Podcast #65: Bruce Morelan Buys an 1804 Dollar – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #65: Bruce Morelan Buys an 1804 Dollar - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

NGC 30th Anniversary Red Book Promo

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Whitman have created a special NGC 30th Anniversary edition of the 2018 A Guide Book of United States Coins,...

NGC Ancients: Roman Bronzes Appeal to Specialist Collectors

The early Romans’ appreciation for copper money remained strong through the collapse of the Roman Empire In the ancient Greek world there was a strong...

PCGS to Attribute Branch Mint Marks on Silver Eagles

UPDATE 4/7/2017 9:22AM PST: For 2014-2017 boxes that have a sticker on the side that includes the designation “WPM”, PCGS believes that these boxes,...

NGC Attribution of Mint Facility for Bullion Silver Eagles

NGC provides submission guidelines and mintage information for bullion Silver Eagles struck at various Mint facilities, 2011 to date Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) will attribute...

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 Extends Deal with Guojin, Appoints Company Exclusive Distributor to Chinese...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it has extended its submission agreement with Guojin Gold Co., Ltd. (Guojin), one of the largest distributors...

CoinWeek IQ: Let’s Collect: Early Coppers – 4K Video

The coin collecting hobby in the United States grew tremendously in the mid-19th century when collectors saved Early American copper coins from destruction after...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1842-O Seated Liberty Dime

Counterfeit 1842-O Seated Liberty Dime By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .......   The design details on this Seated Liberty Dime counterfeit coin are soft, especially at...

U.S. Mint Continues to Surprise with 2017-S American Silver Eagle in...

By CoinWeek News Staff ...... Earlier in the week, PCGS tipped off CoinWeek regarding the U.S. Mint's latest surprise release - the 2017-S American Silver...

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...

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...

NGC Grades 2,000,000 Chinese Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation© (NGC©) has announced that it has now certified 2,000,000 Chinese coins, a first for a third-party coin grading service. This milestone...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Added S Morgan Dollar

A prominent area of discoloration around the mintmark is a sign that this Morgan Dollar is a counterfeit. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... The vast majority...

Ask a Grader with Ron Drzewucki: Toned Coins

Ever wondered what grading coins is like? Modern Coin Wholesale's Ron Drzewucki gives CoinWeek the inside scoop By CoinWeek ....   Welcome back for the second installment...

Copper Is Golden: Collecting Classic US Large Cents

Draped bust large cents reveal grand returns; “Make mine milk chocolate please!” By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   According to the calendar, spring is...

CoinWeek Podcast #59: PCGS’ Mark Stephenson on the State of the...

CoinWeek Podcast #59: PCGS' Mark Stephenson on the State of the Market Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

First US Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson to Autograph NGC...

Rhett Jeppson, the first Principal Deputy Director of the United States Mint, has agreed to autograph certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®). Jeppson...

Counterfeits – The Battle Begins

The best protection against the threat of counterfeits is to buy coins from a reputable source By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My...

NGC & Chen Gi Mao Form NGC Advanced Vintage Chinese Coins...

Extremely Rare 1897 Ferracute Szechuan Pattern Set is Certified Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and noted numismatist Chen Gi Mao have announced that they will form...

Return to Bicentennial Coinage: Silver Business Strike Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   One of the first pieces that we wrote for CoinWeek discussed Bicentennial quarters. In it, we...

U.S. Rare Coin Market Prepares To Spring Ahead

Colonials court continued comeback; Hidden values in foreign silver; Near Gem $20 Saints huge bargain By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   I dare not...

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...

NGC Instructors at ANA Summer Seminar

For over 40 years, ANA Summer Seminar has featured classes to suit virtually every collector's hobby needs The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Summer Seminar is...

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...