Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1891 Double Eagle US Gold Coin

Counterfeit 1891 Double Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   NGC graders identified an 1891-S Double Eagle with a removed mintmark. Because most alterations involve...

New NGC Labels in Wide Release

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.... Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has expanded the use of larger labels to virtually all regular (non-bulk) and on-site submissions of US,...

CoinWeek IQ: EAC Grading Demystified: MS-60 to MS-70 – 4K Video

For many collectors, the idea of a separate grading system for early copper coins can seem daunting and unfamiliar. CoinWeek met up with Bill...

Coin Shows – February 2016 Long Beach Expo Offers Free Appraisals,...

The February 4 - 6, 2016 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Professional Coin Grading...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1908-S Indian Head Cent

Counterfeit 1908-S Indian Head Cent By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The grading room was recently presented with a 1908-S Indian Head Cent for...

World Coins – NGC Certifies Extremely Rare Crown

1809 Bank of Guernsey 5S Bishop de Jersey & Co Graded NGC AU 58 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... A collector recently submitted a rare 1809...

Coin Grading – Popular Crossover Special to be offered by PCGS...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will again offer a special opportunity for its popular "crossover" service at the February 4 – 6, 2016 Long...

CoinWeek Podcast #12: PCGS Celebrates 30 Years – Audio: 12:27

In this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan caught up with PCGS President Don Willis at the 61st Florida United Numismatists...

PCGS Retro Label, FREE CoinFacts Part of 30th Anniversary Announcement

As part of a year-long 30th anniversary celebration, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) (www.PCGS.com) has unveiled an impressive array of products and services to...

Coin Auction Results – Top 5 Silver Eagles sold in...

At the Heritage FUN sale, that is continuing in Tampa, we already have a number of auction results for Silver Eagles that may be...

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...

New PCGS VP Excited About Modern Coins and Planned 2016 U.S....

The United States Mint’s plans for creation of gold coins in 2016 based on classic silver coin designs issued a century earlier could spark...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Morgan Dollar

Counterfeit 1903-S Morgan Silver Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The raised lumps and lines on this 1903-S Morgan Dollar are signs...

Ancients Coins – Collecting the Seven Wonders of the World

The Lighthouse of Alexandria By Julia Rich, Director, NGC Ancients…. A numismatic grand tour of some of the most important — and mysterious — ancient monuments....

Counterfeit Coin Detection – the 1928 Peace Dollar

Counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollar By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher  – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)....   Since so many counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollars are, in fact, altered 1923...

NGC Certifies Rare Moroccan Gold Coin

NGC graders have certified a rare 1787 Moroccan 10 Mithquals. The Morocco AH1201 (1787 AD) 10 Mithquals (or 10 Riyals) coin is a rarity with...

CoinWeek Podcast #8: 40 Years Since U.S. Bicentennial Coins First Hit...

The CoinWeek Podcast is proudly sponsored by Professional Coin Grading Service. Visit www.pcgs.com to give the gift of collecting. It's been 40 years since U.S....

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1990s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek IQ....   Hi folks, and welcome to the latest installment of CoinWeek’s American Silver Eagle Price Guide Analysis. In...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1802 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

Counterfeit 1802 Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse Silver Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……… This spurious 1802 dollar is a good example...

NGC Signs Coin Designer and Ex US Mint Chief Engraver ...

John M. Mercanti, the 12th Chief Engraver of the US Mint, has agreed to individually hand sign certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation®...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1879 Double Eagle US Gold

Counterfeit 1879 Double Eagle By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ………   A repeat depression helps NGC graders identify a counterfeit 1879 Double Eagle. Every United States...

PCGS Launches 30th Anniversary with Historic Sample Slab Display at FUN

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will launch a year-long 30th anniversary celebration at the upcoming 2016 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention by turning back...

Former Mint Director Edmund C. Moy to Autograph NGC Labels Under...

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ....   Exclusive Agreement has former Mint Director Edmund C. Moy now signing labels for NGC Edmund C. Moy, the 38th Director of...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1861 Type 2 US Gold Quarter Eagle

Counterfeit 1861 Type 2 Quarter Eagle By Max Spiegel, NGC ……… Raised lumps of metal and lack of detail are red flags on this 1861 Type 2...

NGC Ancients – Masterpieces of Kimon and Euainetos

Classic example of a decadrachm with Euainetos-signed dies. By Josh Illingworth, NGC Ancients .........   NGC Ancients examines the series of silver decadrachms struck at Syracuse (Sicily) in...

Gobrecht Silver Dollars – The Most Misunderstood Coin

1836 C. GOBRECHT name below base, stars in obverse field, plain edge. Die alignment: eagles flies level, coin turn and eagle flies level medal...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1883 Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit coin - 1883 Seated Half Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……… A counterfeit 1883 half dollar features a large number of raised...

The Houston Money Show- Heritage Sale Features Scores Of Collector Coins

1652  Oak Tree Shilling, MS64 NGC. CAC. By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. Coin collecting is not for bravado, it is still a hobby. Collectors...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Underrated Proof Seated Liberty Coinage

1874 Arrows 50 Cent Proof By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. Proof Seated coins from 1858 to 1891 can be found in Choice condition...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Fake 1885-CC Morgan Dollar in Fake GSA...

Counterfeit Coin -  1885-CC Morgan Dollar By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……… At first glance, the counterfeit coin GSA holder looks similar to a...