CSG Grading Service for Sports Cards Launching Soon: NGC

Certified Sports Guaranty (CSG) will launch in February to provide sports card collectors and dealers with expert, impartial and efficient certification services. You can...

Jeff Garrett: Mirror, Mirror – The Appeal of the Prooflike Morgan...

Who is the fairest of them all? A strong argument can be made for a Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollar   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal With Jennie Norris, Designer of...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is excited to announce that Jennie Norris, designer of the new American Gold Eagle reverse, is signing certification labels exclusively...

Modern Coin Counterfeit Detection – 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver...

Modern Counterfeit 2012 China Dragon 10 Yuan This particular counterfeit has reflective areas not seen on the authentic coin due to the die not being...

PMG Certifies Famous “Del Monte” $20 Error Note Offered by Heritage

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified the famous “Del Monte” error note – a 1996 $20 Federal Reserve Note printed over a Del Monte...

Jim Bisognani: It’s Time for My 10th Annual NGC Year in...

As the year comes to a close, coin collectors and dealers reflect on the unprecedented year and what 2021 holds for the rapidly changing...

Counterfeit Detection: 1963-D Roosevelt Dime With Altered Bands

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

PMG Certifies World’s Greatest Collection of National Bank Notes

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has announced that it recently certified the extraordinary collection of National Bank Notes assembled by Andrew Shiva, one of the...

NGC Certifies Enormous Gold Coins Celebrating the Year of the Rat

Coins include a 2-kilogram as well as a 10-kilogram, the largest of the 2020 Chinese Lunar coins   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified two more...

Jeff Garrett: Numismatic Holiday Gift Ideas

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Like everyone else, you are probably searching for holiday gift ideas to please that hard-to-buy-for friend...

NGC-Certified 1894-S Barber Dime Set to Sell for Seven Figures in...

An example of the legendary 1894-S Barber Dime, graded PF 65 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), is poised to realize a seven-figure sum in...

NGC Experts Join Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Team to Fight Fakes

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation now ACEF’s official authentication service   Authentication experts from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) are now assisting the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) in...

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

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

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...

NGC and PMG-Certified Coins, Notes From East Asia Feature in Macau...

A vintage Chinese silver dollar is one of the highlights in the November sale   Vintage Chinese coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and vintage...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1842-O Seated Liberty Dime

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

Jeff Garrett: The Power of Coin Photography

High-quality digital photography has become a game-changer in numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Most major players in the rare coin market...

NGC Promotes Two Top Members of Coin Grading Team

Ben Wengel (L); Scott Schechter (R) Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is pleased to announce the promotions of Scott Schechter to Chief Numismatist and Grading Finalizer...

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...

Jim Bisognani: ‘V75’ End of World War II Gold, Silver Coins...

The Silver and Gold Eagles celebrating the end of World War II are soaring to lofty heights   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report...

Altered Coin Detection: Cameo 1960 Franklin Half Dollar

Altered Cameo 1960 Franklin Half By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation(NGC) .......   A white "frost" was applied to this Franklin Half Dollar to give its elements a...

CCG Announces Two High-Level Promotions

Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is pleased to announce the promotions of Michael Browne to Chief Operating Officer and Max Spiegel to President on November...

NGC Special Designations, Labels for End of WWII 75th Anniversary Gold,...

Get ready for two exciting United States Mint releases on November 5: a 2020-W Proof Gold Eagle and a 2020-W Proof Silver Eagle, both with a V75...

New World Record – NGC Ancients-Certified EID MAR Aureus Realizes Nearly...

An EID MAR aureus of Brutus, recently certified by NGC Ancients, has sold for nearly $4.2 million, the highest price ever paid for an...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Classic Silver – the 1883-CC Morgan Dollar

 CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...

PMG Certifies US Paper Money Rarities From Mike Coltrane Collection

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified hundreds of banknotes from the renowned Mike Coltrane Collection, which boasts some of the greatest rarities in American...

NGC Certifies Five Gigantic 5 Kilogram Gold Show Pandas

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified the entire mintage of the largest Chinese Panda commemoratives ever produced. Struck for the 2019 Long Beach Expo in...

Jeff Garrett: Coins and Credit

Be wary of using credit in numismatic purchases   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, Heritage Auctions offered the Maurice Storck Collection...

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-Certified Ancient and World Coins Featured in Monaco Sale

The October sale is offering over 300 NGC-certified world and ancient coins   Ancient and World Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) are being featured...