Market Strategies and Asset Allocation – Billionaires Buying Rare Coins

Coin Market Strategies and Analysis by Jeff Garrett - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......... What is motivating 'smart money' to turn to numismatics? One of most interesting and...

Light Finish 2018-S Silver Reverse Proof Set Half Dollars Discovered by...

On the left is a"light finish" variety of the 2018-S Silver Reverse Proof Set Half Dollar, which has a lower-contrast finish on the obverse,...

Counterfeit Detection: take a look at Whizzed Coins

Whizzed Indian Head Cent A deceptive surface alteration leaves a genuine coin that can appear more valuable than it actually is. Among the more common surface...

NGC Special Label for China High-Speed Rail Coin

NGC has created a special label for the bi-metallic coin, which is expected to be released on September 3. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is offering...

Coin Market Commentary: The Globalization of Numismatics

Globalization has been a strong force in numismatics from the availability of world coins and the dissemination of information By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

The Caviar of Numismatics – Collecting Proof United States Gold Coins

The late great collector Ed Trompeter once stated “only real men collect Proof United States gold coins.” This very chauvinistic statement would be politically...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1880 Shield Nickel

Counterfeit 1880 Shield Nickel Counterfeit Coins By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... Even with only a quick glance, a number of problems with this...

NGC, NCS, PMG Named Official Grading and Conservation Services of the...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have been named the Official Grading Services of the Macau Numismatic Society (MNS). Numismatic Conservation...

NGC-graded Coins Powering Heritage US Coins Auction in August

A 1792 Washington gold eagle pattern and a rare 1854-S $5 are the top two lots in the sale. Two NGC-certified coins will headline Heritage...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1918/7-D Buffalo Nickel

Counterfeit 1918/7-D Buffalo Nickel By Max Spiegel, NGC Numismatic Researcher ........... Altered Date and Added Mintmark - The 1918/7-D Buffalo Nickel is often altered, but diagnostics...

NGC Certifies the King of Mint Errors – First Discovery Coin...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the most famous of all mint errors: the Don Lutes, Jr. Philadelphia 1943 Bronze Cent. This legendary coin...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The Top 10 Most Common Counterfeit US...

The World's Most Commonly Counterfeit US Coins: The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent. Counterfeit Coin Detection By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .... A list of...

Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd United States Treasurer, to Sign PMG...

Paper Money Guaranty ® (PMG®) is excited to announce that Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd Treasurer of the United States, will individually hand-sign certification...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1942/41 Mercury Dime Overdate

Counterfeit Coin Detection By Paul Sandler, NGC Grader/Researcher...... Altered dates and outright counterfeits are the two most common types of fake 1942/41 Mercury Dimes you will...

Fond Memories from the 1973 ANA Coin Show

The excitement of deal making at a numismatic convention or coin show , through a teenager's eyes. It's hard to believe August is here and...

Coin Clubs – Numismatic Camaraderie and why coin collecting doesn’t have...

There are many specialized coin clubs that show coin collecting doesn't have to be a solitary activity. by Jeff Garrett on 7/26/2018 One of the biggest decisions...

Coin Market Report – For Silver and Gold, it’s Slide and...

Coin Market Report Posted by Jim Bisognani  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation It's a great time in the coin market to go Saint shopping. Late July already – this...

Ever Seen this Before? NGC Certifies Unique “Mint Cancelled” Error Coin

This 2007-D Washington quarter error coin was originally struck on a Sacagawea $1 planchet before being cancelled by the US Mint. The mint has been...

NGC Grades New York Bank Hoard of 16,000 Morgan Dollars

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 16, 2018) — Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the New York Bank Hoard, a group of 16,000 Morgan Dollars that...

Internet Sales Tax? Supreme Court Ruling Alarming

  Numismatists should be worried about how the hobby will be affected by a labyrinth of tax rules By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part 5

NGC's David Vagi finishes his discussion of some of the most familiar designs of ancient Greek coins in the last of a multi-part series By David...

Barry Goldwater Jr. and NGC Agree to Signature Label Deal

Barry Goldwater Jr., a member of the US House of Representatives from California for 14 years, has agreed to individually hand-sign certification labels exclusively...

CoinWeek First Look at the Pops of the New York Bank...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Sixteen bags of Morgan dollars, still sealed in their original bags, is not something that you...

Coin Show News – Small Change Delivers Muscle in Baltimore

The Summer Baltimore Whitman coin show (as always, a well-received venue) is in the books. Collectors and dealers from around the country had traversed...

Seller of Counterfeit NGC Holders Brought to Justice

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) reports that a seller of counterfeit coins in counterfeit NGC holders has pleaded guilty to importing counterfeit coins and bars...

NGC Certifies Rare Standing Liberty Quarter Pattern

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare pattern 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter. Graded NGC PF 61, it is believed to be only...

Numismatic Time Capsule – Examining a Hoard of Morgan Silver Dollars

The excitement of examining a hoard of thousands of Morgan silver dollars By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One of the very best...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part 4

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the fourth of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime

Counterfeit 1795 Half Dime Reverse By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Counterfeit half dimes are not particularly common, but NGC graders recently identified a...

Top Tier Coin Market Surges in Long Beach

The finest-known Continental Dollar leads the way By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   It is officially summer. It seems like not that many...