Collecting Proof United States Gold Coins 1821-1915

Proof gold coins are ideal for the few great coins collecting strategy By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The late, great collector Ed...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions June Premier Sale: Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is offering up 178 lots of high-eye-appeal coins for bid in their June Premier Sale. Bidding ends...

NGC Licenses Official Red Book Logo for Labels, Ken Bressett to...

NGC has obtained the Official Red Book logo for an upcoming label series featuring the signature of Ken Bressett Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced...

NGC Announces 30th Anniversary Celebratory Label

A special label will be available for US and modern coins for no additional fee, now through December 31, 2017 Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) was...

CoinWeek: Let’s Grade Coins: Episode I – 4K Video

When it comes to rare coins, condition and eye appeal can mean the difference of hundreds or thousands of dollars. In order to get...

US Coins – NGC Certifies New Bust Quarter Variety

1822 B-3 is a Previously Unknown Die Marriage Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an 1822 quarter dollar variety that was previously unknown to numismatists....

Mint Error News: PCGS Certifies Unique Two-Headed Nickel

United States 2000-P Jefferson Nickel Struck with Two Obverse Dies, PCGS MS65 By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known U.S....

NGC Certified Coins – Celebrate Two U.S. Mint Engravers with Signed...

John Mercanti has been honored with the David Rittenhouse Award - Celebrate his achievements with signed 2-coin sets! John Mercanti is a legend in the...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: A Morgan Dollar “Super-Fake” Revealed

Counterfeit 1884-S Morgan DollarBy Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Lest you think spotting fakes is easy, take a look at this 1884-S Morgan Dollar. Each month...

CoinWeek Submits a New Box of World Coins to WINGS +...

At the 2017 Spring Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan sat down with WINGS President Lance Tchor to review a box...

First Chinese Coins Certified by NGC Advanced Authentication Bureau in Gallery...

The coins were the first to be evaluated by the newly established NGC Advanced Chinese Authentication Bureau (ACAB), led by noted expert Chen Gi...

Counterfeit Detection: 1963-D Roosevelt Dime with Altered Bands

Careful examination of this 1963-D Roosevelt Dime reveals an alteration to the torch By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Coins are altered in a variety of ways...

Counterfeit Detection – Die Struck Counterfeit 1916-D Mercury Dime

1916-D Counterfeit Mercury Dime By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Skillful identification of counterfeit coins is essential to the hobby. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

Bowker Collection Chinese Coins in the Shanghai Mint Museum

Many of the coins from the Howard Franklin Bowker Collection were graded by NGC before they were donated to the Shanghai Mint Museum The Shanghai...

Modern Proof Coins—The Hunt For Perfection Continues

Viewing countless modern proofs gives the collector a greater appreciation for perfection! By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   As we roll into the month of...

NGC Registry Set News: From Monkeys and Quetzals to Francs and...

New NGC Registry sets this month include China, Gabon, Great Britain, US Cents and more This month, the NGC Registry offers a variety of new...

NGC Certifies Important 1910 and 1911 Chinese Coins Struck by the...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified 11 important coins struck by the Vienna Mint in 1910 and 1911 for the Central Mint in Tianjin,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1937-D 3-Legged Buffalo Nickel

Evidence of heavy polishing where the fourth leg should be - 1937-D Buffalo Nickel By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The 1937-D 3 Legged...

NGC Certifies Rare 1942 and 1943 Wrong Planchet Cents

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extraordinary group of four 1942 and 1943 Lincoln Cents struck on the wrong planchets. Included in this...

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...