Counterfeit Gold Coin Detection – 1862-S Liberty Head Quarter Eagle

The lack of details in Liberty's hair is one key that this is a Counterfeit Gold Coin By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   Nineteenth-century...

Tips for Coin Collectors – The Appreciation of Toned Coins

There is a wide variety of toning, and judging its value on a coin is tricky By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My...

NGC-Certified Confederate Half Dollar Sells for Record $960,000

Rare piece leads Heritage’s $3.7 million Newman Part IX live auction Wednesday night An 1861 Confederate Half Dollar certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1972 Doubled Die Lincoln Cent

GENUINE 1972 Double Die Lincoln Cent - courtesy of Heritage Auctions. By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

Coin Collecting Commentary: Collectors Dominate Coin Markets

What happens to coin markets when the balance tilts away from investors? By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My wholesale business covers virtually...

Coin Collecting – Jim Bisognani’s Rare Coin Market Predictions for 2017

Notables weigh in on trends and what to expect in 2017. Barbers and seated coinage winners By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As 2016...

Tips for Collectors: Looking for Value? Coins for Thought

Opportunities for price-conscious buyers, as 'Hallogivingmas' approaches By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Early October, leaves falling, MLB playoffs in full gear, and retailers having...

Budget Coin Collecting: Finding Great Value at Major Sales

Pedigreed rarities for a pittance: Newman IX claims $4.5 million By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   A bit of déjà vu for MLB: For the...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1921-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit 1921-D Half Dollar By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The numerous abrasions were copied from a genuine specimen and will appear on...

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,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Key Date Counterfeit Carson City 1870 Quarter

Counterfeit Carson City 1870 Quarter   By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... The 1870-CC is the key to the Seated Liberty quarter...

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

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

World Coin News – NGC Certifies Extremely Rare 1695 Royal 8...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare 1695 Royal 8 Escudos. Graded NGC MS 65, this coin was struck in Mexico City...

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...

Coin Grading Service Special Labels in the Postmodern Era

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Buy the coin, not the slab. This is wise guidance, and a prudent collector needs to do more than read...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 1: 1792 Patterns

The First American Cent - Bushnell-Parmelee-Jenks-Col. Green 1792 Birch Cent - Choice AU-58 (PCGS) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets,...

Counterfeit Coins Detection: California Fractional Gold

A few helpful tips can make sure you never get fooled by these sometimes deceptive fantasy pieces Period Three back-dated BG-1301A listed in California...

Commentary: Coin Market Isn’t Cooling Down This Fall

Yellow metal's acceleration is drawing gold bugs back to the market By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Cooler temperatures at night here in New England...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: US Gold 1892 Half Eagle

Counterfeit Gold Coin -  1892 Half Eagle By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... Many counterfeit gold coins originated in the 1960s and '70s in...

Oldest Coin in the World Acquired by Texas Collector

The oldest coin in the world was just sold by a rare coin company in Austin to a private collector. Estimated to be one...

Confederate Half Dollar and More: NGC Certifies Eric P. Newman Collection,...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an additional 427 coins, tokens and medals from the Eric P. Newman Collection. These selections comprise the ninth...

NGC Grades Rare 1915 Panama-Pacific Commemorative Coin Double Set

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare 1915 Panama-Pacific “Double Set”. The set, one of the rarest and most remarkable items in...

NGC-Certified “Una and the Lion” Proof Coin Realizes About $460,000

An 1839 Victoria gold “Una and the Lion” Five Pounds that was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has realized £340,000 (about $460,000...

Coin Collecting: Which Coin Is Right for You?

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Somehow the last quarter of 2017 is here already. I shouldn’t be surprised, as I have a multitude...
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NGC Ancient Roman Coins: The Golden Age of Rome

Perhaps no epoch in history has been so admired as the Roman Empire of the 2nd Century CE. The Emperors are depicted on these...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1904 Gold $20 Double Eagle

Counterfeit 1904 Double Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……… This counterfeit 1904 Double Eagle specimen exhibits relatively sharp design details, and its composition...

Rare US Coins – A Closer Look at Certified Coin Population...

Take a mountain of useful numismatic data with a grain of salt By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Years ago, the known rarity...

NGC Ancients: Roman Coinage of Emperor Nero

The coinage of Nero spans his reigns as Caesar and emperor Nero is among the best-known of all Roman emperors – but not for good...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 2: U.S. Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars

Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #352 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   In part 1, 1792 patterns that are...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1882 $3 US Gold Coin

Counterfeit 1882 $3 US Gold By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher, NGC ...... On the "Omega" $3 US Gold coins, the counterfeiter’s signature can be seen within...