Jeff Garrett: Learning the Art of Rare Coin Grading

Summer seminars offer classes in coin photography and coin grading By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   This summer, the American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

NGC Certifies New Half Cent Variety

1795 Die Marriage Previously Unknown with Lettered Edge Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has identified a new variety of 1795 Half Cent. It is the first...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 2014-W Proof Gold Eagle

Look closely at these modern coins before you buy. A careful examination of the details can reveal a counterfeit. Counterfeit 2014-W Proof Gold Eagle By Paul...

March Online Coin Auction Madness

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   March is upon us and, at least according to the calendar, spring is a mere fortnight away! Not to...

NGC Celebrates First 2019-W Cent With Special Attribution

A special NGC attribution and label are among the ways coin collectors can recognize this historic US Mint release. Special submission instructions must be...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1878 Shield Nickel: The Kissing Thief

Counterfeit coin - 1878 Shield Nickel This proof 1878 Shield Nickel looks pretty at first glance, but a more careful evaluation reveals that it’s a...

NGC Certifies Rare 1943 Copper Cent

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a 1943 Copper Cent that was found in a gumball machine decades ago. The 1943 Copper Cent is...

Coins Are a Curious Thing: Indian Head Cents

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   As often happens during the winter season, I find myself at the mercy of the elements. This past weekend...

Jeff Garrett: Million-Dollar Handshakes

Understanding how credit works in the coin industry can be critical to every collector By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Around this time...

World Coin News – NGC Certifies Rare 1839 British Proof Set

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation™ (NGC®) has certified a rare complete 1839 Great Britain Proof Set. The incredible set includes 15 gold, silver and copper coins,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1928 Peace Dollar, Part 2

An extra ray of light is one of the indicators this piece isn't genuine By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Part 1 The 1928 Peace Dollar had...

NGC and NCS Help Coin Collector Impacted by Devastating Paradise Wildfire

In all, 48 NGC-graded coins were conserved, graded and reholdered after the Paradise WildFire At 6:33 a.m. on November 8, 2018, a wildfire was reported near Pulga,...

NGC Ancients: Late Roman Coin Obverse Types

Roman Emperors and many of their family members had coins with their portraits issued By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... Coins of the Late Roman Empire...

Collecting US Coins: Going the Distance in Long Beach

Wind, rain, and rarities galore in Southern California By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   For dealers and attendees at the first Long Beach Expo for 2019,...

Jeff Garrett: Myths About Coin Collecting

Useful facts and helpful tips for new coin collectors By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One complaint that I sometimes receive about my...

FUN is Serious Business: US Coin Market

Elite icons and superb collector coins spark action   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   2019 is making its presence known in a big way in numismatic...

NGC Introduces Two Coin Holder

The holder creates appealing display options for a variety of coin pairings Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced a new NGC Small Multi Coin Holder,...

Jeff Garrett: The Next Big Thing

What will spark renewed interest in the hobby of coin collecting? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   This year marks the 20th anniversary...

NGC Offers ASF Labels for US Mint Apollo 11 50th Anniversary...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has officially licensed the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) logo for special NGC certification labels that celebrate the US Mint’s Apollo...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Binion Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek .....   The Binion Hoard offers the collector a variety of ways to collect coins, currency and memorabilia like ashtrays, dice,...

World Coins, Coin Auctions Take Center Stage in Big Apple

Major coin auctions ring in 2019 by enticing world collectors By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   2019 is off to a fast start, with world coins...

Jeff Garrett: American Silver Eagle Coin Season Begins

The first of the popular coins for 2019 are about to enter the numismatic marketplace By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In recent...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Upgrades NGC Registry

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to announce that an upgraded NGC Registry is now available at NGCcoin.com/Registry. The NGC Registry is an online platform...

Counterfeit Gold Coin Detection – 1907-S $10 Gold Eagle with...

Counterfeit 1907-S Gold $10 Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   NGC recently received a counterfeit gold coin submission of a 1907-S Eagle...

Coin Collecting Eighth Annual Market Review: Part 2

Coin industry leaders share their recommendations for collectors on any budget By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Wow! Another year come and gone....

Jeff Garrett: Proof Coins and Other Missed Opportunities

A common numismatic regret: 'If I knew then what I know now' By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Having been in the rare...

Coin Collecting Eighth Annual Market Review: Part 1

Coin industry leaders share their thoughts on what's working and what isn't By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Well, I don’t know why...

NGC Ancients: The Decline of Roman Imperial Silver Coinage, Part II

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The evolution of silver continued during the last two centuries of the Roman Empire In the previous column (Part I),...

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

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have been named the Official Grading Services of the popular Facebook group "Coin Dealers Helping...

Are “Raw” Coins a Raw Deal?

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... -- The change in your pocket going "ching-a-ling-a-ling" -- The roll of “unsearched” Ike dollars you bought on...