CSNS – A Great Coin Show and A Great Collector Coin...

The CSNS Coin Show and Coin Auction included amazing American numismatic treasures that predate the US Mint By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1850 JB Costa Rica Gold Escudo

 A missing skirt is among the clues that this coin isn't real. Only 6,167 Costa Rican gold escudos were struck in 1850, making it a...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation -Extremely Rare “Details” Norwegian Coin Sells for $432K

An extremely rare 1666 Frederik III 3 Speciedaler certified by NGC tops Heritage Auctions' world sale in Chicago. A 17th Century Norwegian coin graded by...

NGC Ancient Coins: The Second Punic War

Coins are the most abundant relics of the Second Punic War One of the most interesting and most challenging themes in the world of ancient...

What Is a 1999 Delaware State Quarter Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Hard to believe but it’s been almost 20 years since the United States Mint inaugurated its...

Numismatic Technology and Markets – A Revolution in Rare Coin Price...

As technology makes information more accessible, including price guides and price discovery, the educated coin collector is the winner By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

Ancient Coins – A Survey of Roman Gold Coins — Part...

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ......   Part 1 At the beginning of the fourth century CE, the Roman Empire found itself in a prolonged economic decline....

Counterfeit Coin Detection – A Fake 1861 Type 2 US Gold...

Counterfeit coin - 1861 Type 2 Quarter Eagle By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Raised lumps of metal and lack of detail are...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation – The Allure of World Coins

The thrill of the hunt for world coins, whether it's a vintage Norwegian mega-rarity or, from half a world away, a modern tree frog By...

Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature NGC-Graded Coins, PMG-Graded Notes

A wide variety of treasure, coin rarities and paper money, both NGC-graded coins and PMG-graded notes, are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel...

Ten Reasons Why the Rare Coin Market is Looking Up

Ten reasons to be excited about the future of numismatics By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Nearly everyone who is deeply involved with...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1883 Seated Liberty Half Dollar

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

NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Half Eagle Gold...

“Discovery of a Lifetime” A coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as...

NGC Ancient Coins: Electrum Hectae of Asia Minor

Greek hectae coins come in over several hundred designs. Among the most avidly collected of Greek coins are hectae – or 1/6th staters – small,...

NGC: U.S. Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1857 Half Cent

Problems abound on the obverse and reverse of this crude fake By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Half Cent denomination that had...

Market Stability – Circulated Classic Modern US Coin Sets A Great...

Consider assembling a lightly circulated 20th-century Classic Modern US Coin series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The early April weather can be...

What Is a 1969 United States Proof Set Worth?

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the 1969 Proof Set from the United States Mint....

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Coins & Currency with Passion

Assembling a set of Kentucky banknotes was a challenge and a joy for this coin dealer By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Each...

NGC Named Official Grading Service of National Silver Dollar Roundtable

NGC and the NSDR share a goal of increasing interest in vintage silver dollars Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has been named the official grading service...

Iconic & Artistic Large Size US Banknotes

Large Size US Paper Money offers historical importance unmatched by any other trade Large size American currency is fascinating in its use of imagery on...

US Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1876-CC 20 Cent Piece

This counterfeit of an unusual denomination shows plenty of clues that it isn't worth a fortune By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 20 cent piece was...

Coin Grading – Collectors Embrace NGC Details Coins

With extraordinary coins in demand, an NGC Details Coins grade is just part of the equation By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As...

NGC and NCS Selected to Conserve and Grade SS Pulaski Shipwreck...

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Endurance Exploration Group (OTCQB: EXPL) and project recovery partner Blue Water Ventures International (OTCPK: BWVI) are pleased to announce...

Jeff Garrett – When Coins Become Extinct in a Cashless...

What would a cashless society mean for numismatics? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In the last few years there has much debate...

US Coins – A Rooftop Connection Over Coin Collecting

Coin Collecting - Amid the snow, finding a fellow coin collector building a quarter eagle set By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Counterfeit Morgan Dollar

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

NGC Introduces Special Holders to Support Breast Cancer Commemorative Coin Program

The coins include the first "pink gold" coins ever issued by the United States. Scroll below to learn how you can receive NGC's distinctive...

NGC Certifies Rare Wass, Molitor & Co. Gold Coins From Hungarian...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified three rare gold coins struck by Wass, Molitor & Co. in the 1850s during the height of the...

Jeff Garrett: In the Coin Game, Quality Matters Most

Collectors are driving the market, and they prefer coins with eye appeal By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The rare coin market evolves...

NGC Teams With ANA, PNG, ICTA and NCIC to Fight Counterfeit...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to be working withthe American Numismatic Association (ANA), the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), the Industry Council for Tangible...