Jim Bisognani: The Tale of Two Washingtons

A bureaucratic struggle behind the scenes in 1931 decided how the first US president would be portrayed on coins for years to come   By Jim...

NGC Certifies Massive Gold Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an incredible group of colossal gold pieces: three 10-kilogram coins and a 5-kilogram "Show Panda". The NGC Mega...

Jeff Garrett: The Rising Gold Tide

As gold's price shows strength, will it spark a wider interest in coins? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Then I began my career in...

NGC Ancients – Collecting Byzantine Coins on a Budget

Excellent examples of Byzantine coins are easily affordable   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As we discovered in the previous two columns, the fields of ancient...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered Date 1856 Flying Eagle Cent

Genuine 1856 Flying Eagle Cent The Flying Eagle Cent By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 1856 Flying Eagle cent is an important and...

Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary Week

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is offering a special label and designation that is available exclusively for 2019 Apollo 11-themed coins received during the anniversary...

Jeff Garrett: With the 2019-W Quarter, the Hobby Catches a Break

With the 2019-W quarter program, the Mint shows leadership in boosting numismatics, but more publicity is needed   New W-Mint Quarter with Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1900-S $5 Half Eagle

This Middle Eastern counterfeit coin lacks the details of a genuine 1900-S Half Eagle. Counterfeit Coin Detection By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   When we think of...

Coin Collectors Ten Must-Have Apps

Tech Apps for Coin Collectors Tips for coin collectors by Justin Fraughton - Provident Metals ...... For new coin collectors or if you’ve been a devotee...
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CAG Certifies Provenance of Abbey Road Studios Recordings

Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG®) has certified the provenance of original master recordings done by 18 world-renowned artists at Abbey Road Studios, a place made...

Counterfeit Coins Detection – Fake $5 Indian Lacks Details

Counterfeit Coins - Reverse of a Denver Mint Indian Half Eagle By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The missing details on this $5 Indian reveal it to...

Like Comics? Check Out What’s Happening This Week at ComicWeek

By Charles Morgan for Coinweek .....   Hi Everybody, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan here. If you haven't heard, CoinWeek has published a new sister site dedicated to...

Jeff Garrett: Don’t Set Yourself Up for Numismatic Heartache

To succeed in collecting a set, make sure your target is financially feasible By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When I began collecting...

Like Comics? Check Out What’s Happening This Week at ComicWeek

By Charles Morgan for Coinweek .....   Hi Everybody, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan here. If you haven't heard, CoinWeek has published a new sister site dedicated to...

CAG-Certified Beta Cloth From Michael Collins Collection Realizes $81,250

A piece of Apollo 11-flown Beta cloth from the Michael Collins Collection sold for $81,250 after it was certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG®). Michael...

NGC Ancients – Collecting Greek Coins on a Budget

Greek coins are available for every budget   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As we saw in the last column, ancient Roman coins offer some unexpected...

Jim Bisognani: These Lincolns Make Cents

Solving the copper conundrum; summer expos around the corner   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   Although the first day of summer is a month away, spring...

NGC Upgrades Mobile App with NGC Registry and Other New ...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced significant updates to its NGC mobile app, which is available to download for free from the App Store...

Like Comics? Check Out What’s Happening this Week at ComicWeek

By Charles Morgan for Coinweek .....   Hi Everybody, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan here. If you haven't heard, CoinWeek has published a new sister site dedicated to...

CAG-Certified Medals, Flags, Wright Flyer Pieces Excel at 2nd Armstrong Family...

The second sale of the Armstrong Family Collection, which was entirely certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty (CAG), realized more than $2.3 million at Heritage...

Like Comics? Check Out What’s Happening this Week at ComicWeek

By Charles Morgan for Coinweek .....   Hi Everybody, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan here. If you haven't heard, CoinWeek has published a new sister site dedicated to...

Jeff Garrett: Who Are the Best Sources of Rare Coins and...

Dealers' operations have gotten bigger and are moving online, but personal connections remain important   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Other than plucking...

Central States US Coin Auction Claims Over $19 Million

Are six-figure coins a bargain?   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   May already! I don’t know about you, but in New Hampshire I am still waiting...

PMG Grades Highlights From Lou Manzi Collection of United Kingdom Banknotes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified over 280 selections from the Lou Manzi Collection of United Kingdom Notes. The amazing group includes numerous rarities...

PMG Hires Matt Quinn as Grading Finalizer

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has hired industry veteran Matt Quinn, who joins its team of expert grading finalizers on May 1. Matt Quinn has been...

NGC Ancients – Collecting Roman Coins on a Budget

Roman coins are readily available and can be acquired for reasonable prices   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Like so many areas of numismatics, ancient coins...

NGC Grades Gold and Palladium Rarities in Germany

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) graded two significant collections during its recent on-site grading event in Munich, Germany, held February 18-23, 2019. The collections were...

NGC-Graded World Coins to be Featured in Early May Daniel Frank...

Gold rarities from a famous shipwrecked fleet are among the NGC-certified coins offered in the Daniel Frank Sedwick auction. NGC-certified gold coins attributed to the...
Additional CAG-Certified Items From Armstrong Family Collection Being Sold

Additional CAG-Certified Items From Armstrong Family Collection Being Sold

Bidding is underway for several hundred artifacts that Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG™) certified from the Armstrong Family Collection™. The collection, which is entirely certified...

Jeff Garrett: Golden Opportunities to Grow the Coin Collecting Hobby

Programs such as the Great American Coin Hunt are helping promote numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In the past, National Coin...