CoinWeek IQ 360: Collecting Silver Dollars by Design Type VR

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. Charles Morgan sits down with nationally-known coin dealer Julian Leidman...

Buy the Holder, Not the Coin – 10 Certification Slabs to...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   “We Buy Rare Plastic” I haven’t seen this sign outside of a coin shop yet, but the right holder can...

The 1901 Pan-American Exposition in the “Rainbow City”

1901 Pan-American Exposition and The “Rainbow City" — the assassination that took place there & new coins and medals By 1900, the United States had...

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...

NGC-Graded Coin, PMG-Certified Notes Top FUN Auctions

A Stella, certified by NGC, sells for $750,000, while a gold certificate, certified by PMG, sells for $600,000 A U.S. coin certified by NGC and...

US Coin Shows – FUN Show Never Disappoints Coin Collectors, Dealers

The annual winter FUN SHOW is changing cities next year By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Few conventions on the coin show circuit...

NGC Certifies Only 1893-CC Morgan Dollar in a GSA Hoard...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded the only 1893-CC Morgan Dollar known in a GSA Hoard "hard pack." The unique rarity was submitted to...

Paper Money – Altered Banknotes vs. Repaired Banknotes

Posted by Chad Hawk - Grader, Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   There is a significant difference between notes that have been altered and those that...

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...

Seventh Annual Market Review (Part 2)

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC ………… Winter FUN underway and here is Part 2 of the Numismatic Market Review, but baby, it's cold outside! Happy 2018, my friends! Although the...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) – A Letter from Mark Salzberg

Mark Salzberg, chairman of Certified Collectibles Group reflects on the highlights of 2017 and looks ahead to 2018 for NGC and PMG,. Dear Fellow...

NGC Ancients: A Guide to Bronze Byzantine Coin Denominations

Collectors enjoy the challenge of building sets of Byzantine Coin denominations The Byzantine Empire (491 to 1453 CE/AD) produced a tremendous number of coins during...

NGC Ancient Coins Highlight January 2018 Auctions

A 2,600-year-old stater and a Jewish War shekel are among the coins expected to realize six-figure prices Coins graded by NGC Ancients, a division of...

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...

The Seventh Annual Numismatic Market Review

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC ............ Experts from the world of coins take the pulse of the numismatic market. In my previous article, I mentioned that there...

Counterfeit Coins Detection: Australia 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver Dollar

Counterfeit Coins of the Australia 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver Dollar By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The popularity of lunar coins...

USA Coin Album: Coin Ghosts of Christmas Past

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   Because the holiday season is rapidly approaching, I’ll finally break precedent and do something I've never...

Bitcoin & Numismatics: What is Real Money?

Precious metals have a 3,000-year track record, but Bitcoin has captured speculators' attention today By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Unless you've been...

The Victor Sine Clade George Washington Funeral Medal: NGC

This premiere medal was made to be worn at a memorial procession for George Washington On December 14, 1799, George Washington passed away at Mount...

Grading World Coins – NGC Certifies Important Early Gold Penny of...

Unpopular during the reign of King Henry III, this penny is cherished by the numismatic world today Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified an extremely...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1904 Gold $20 Double Eagle

Counterfeit Coins -  1904 Double Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   This counterfeit coin 1904 Double Eagle specimen exhibits relatively sharp design details,...

NGC Modern Chinese Coin Tops Heritage Auction Hong Kong Sale

A modern Chinese coin graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led the way at the Heritage Auctions World Coins and Ancient Coin Signature Auction event...

Modern Chinese Coins – Kung Full of Pandas

Some of the most innovative Modern Chinese Coins designs for Chinese Panda coins were inspired by cartoons Illustration - Kung Fu Panda | DreamWorks Animation By Peter...

Holiday Memories and Gift Ideas for the Young Numismatist on Your...

Gift Ideas for the numismatist (or potential numismatist) on your shopping list By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The eternal youngster in me notes...

Silver Tetradrachm Coins of Ancient Sicily: NGC Ancients

Silver tetradrachms of Sicily are highly sought after by ancient-coin collectors Collectors have long agreed that many of the most impressive ancient coins were produced...

Maybe Leonardo da Vinci Can Help the Rare Coin Market

What drove a $450 million sale? Bragging rights? Philanthropy? Clever marketing? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A couple of weeks ago, the...

NGC Signs Don Everhart, Prolific Coin Sculptor and Engraver, to Autograph...

He was involved in the creation of some of the most memorable US coins of the last decade Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has finalized a...

NGC Certifies First Silver Bombardment of Fort Sumter Medal

NGC has identified a new silver variety of the Fort Sumter Medal as HK-11f A new metal type for the renowned “Bombardment of Fort Sumter...

Thanksgiving – A New Numismatic Tradition

If it’s not already a tradition, find a way to introduce numismatics this holiday season By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As this article...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary Commemorative

Counterfeit coin - 1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary Half Dollar The relatively crude forgery shows extensive loss of detail throughout. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... In recent years, the...