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PCGS Now Attributing Trade Dollar Challenge 50 Set Varieties

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... Silver dollar variety collecting has been a passion for many collectors for decades. PCGS now announces an additional variety...
A Major Philippines Peso Error

A Major Philippines Peso Error

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... International submissions from the PCGS office located in Hong Kong offer a wide and diverse range of coins. Recently,...

Counterfeit Kennedy Half Dollars

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... After working professionally as a coin grader for over 20 years, I am still surprised by what can cross...
PCGS Around the World: French 1641/0 Croix de Templier ½ Louis D’or

PCGS Around the World: French 1641/0 Croix de Templier ½ Louis D’or

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... What is better? The tried-and-true way practiced for centuries or a new way developed with new methods and technology?...

Gold Bullion Spotlight: Italy Umberto I 20 Lire

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... Italy is not a country that is often thought of for its gold bullion. Nevertheless. During the reign of Umberto...

PCGS Now Certifying and Grading Franklin Mint Medals

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... The Franklin Mint, founded in 1964 by the late Joseph H. Segel and named after founding father Benjamin Franklin,...
Numismatic Art: Adding an Appreciation for the Art of a Coin

Numismatic Art: Adding an Appreciation for the Art of a Coin

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... There has always been a bond between numismatics and art. This connection is an appreciation for the design of...
The 1849 Michael Jackson Memorial Coin?

The 1849 Michael Jackson Memorial Coin?

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... Late Renaissance composer Orlando di Lasso was famous for his numerous musical compositions, including many religious choral pieces. Also...
The Mexico 1983 Pattern Proof Set

The Mexico 1983 Pattern Proof Set

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... Recently, a collector's accumulation provided insight into a rare pattern set from Mexico. The first Proof Set offered by...

What Are Bullion Coins?

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... There is a significant share of numismatics and the coin market that is driven by one factor: the metallic...
PCGS Around The World: The China 1929 Globe Pattern Dollar

PCGS Around the World: The China 1929 Globe Pattern Dollar

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... The Chinese 1929 pattern dollar of Sun Yat-sen featuring the globe reverse design is a desirable rarity out of...
A Rare Australian Coin With a Common Appearance

A Rare Australian Coin With a Common Appearance

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... Recently, a circulated Australian 50 Cents coin crossed my desk. What would have the appearance of an ordinary, common...
A Return to Paris: The American Legion Convention of 1927 and Its Medal

A Return to Paris: The American Legion Convention of 1927 and Its Medal

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... At 1:30 p.m. on September 19, 1927, some 20,000 Americans marched down the streets in Paris, as some million...
PCGS Around the World: Coins From the Treasure of Polzévet

PCGS Around the World: Coins From the Treasure of Plozévet

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... In September 2021, the news of a treasure find appeared in many media outlets. For one couple, the dream...
China Kirin (1898) Dollar Coins

China Kirin (1898) Dollar Coins

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... The Kirin province of China boasts more varieties for Chinese machine-struck coinage than any other province. Between silver and...

Park Avenue Numismatics Gold and Silver Bullion

L and C COIN New Coins

NGCX Holders and Grading

Atlas Numismatics World and Ancient Coins

Dillon Gage Precious Metals Depository