Modern Coin Counterfeit Detection – 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver...

Counterfeit 2012 China Dragon 10 Yuan This particular counterfeit has reflective areas not seen on the authentic coin due to the die not being sufficiently...

Spink: The Smash Hit Hong Kong Coin Auction

The third week of August was a very busy one in Hong Kong. The first four days started off with a series of local...
Steel cent webbing; image courtesy David W. Lang, NGC

US Coin Album – Steel This Cent

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A number of years ago, I purchased a strip of webbing for 1943...

NGC Ancients – Surface Quality Important for Ancient Coins

By NGC Ancients .....   The evaluation of surface quality is paramount to establishing the overall quality of an ancient coin. Surface quality plays a significant role...

World Coins – A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Chinese Gold...

1988 China 1 oz Gold Panda BU By Peter Anthony  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   There are many ways to collect Gold Pandas. A look at...

Unique $50 Gold Eagle Wrong Planchet Error in Heritage’s FUN Signature...

Struck on a .9999 American Buffalo blank, the ‘Eagalo’ is the only known U.S. gold wrong planchet error Collectors will have the opportunity in January...

NGC Labels Hand-Signed by Kenneth Bressett Now Available from Westminster Mint

Morgan Dollars certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and encapsulated with NGC labels individually hand-signed by Kenneth Bressett are now available from Westminster Mint,...

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, Harvestor Investments Partner on Label for New Marvel Avengers Logo...

Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) and Harvestor Investments have partnered to create a special NGC Marvel® Avengers certification label for the new Avengers Logo 1...

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 (NGC) ......   As...

NGC, NCS and PMG Appoint CGB Official Grading Submission Center in...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have appointed CGB Numismatics Paris, a leading coin and banknote firm...

At the End of an ANA Presidency, a Look Back and...

The Future of the American Numismatic Association By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, my presidency of the American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

American Numismatic Association Launches Membership Drive

Encapsulated ANA 125th Anniversary Silver Eagle Premium Offered Collectors who have been on the fence about joining the American Numismatic Association (ANA) now have an...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1896-S Barber Quarter

Counterfeit 1896-S Barber Quarter By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The distinctive reed marks on Liberty’s neck help make this fake more recognizable. The Barber...

Jeff Garrett: Learn Things New and Ancient at ANA Summer Seminars

Education is essential to succeeding as a coin collector   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   During my 40-plus-year career, I have handled about every...

CoinWeek IQ: INFOCUS – Draped Bust Quarters – 4K Video

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. The rare coin market has peaks and valleys. For astute...

NGC Ancients – Silver Coinage of the Greek Kings of Ptolemaic...

Silver coins of ancient Greek kings of Ptolemaic Egypt remain popular   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Coinage of the Greek kings of Ptolemaic Egypt has long fascinated...

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...

A Letter From NGC’s Mark Salzberg

I have been in the collectibles industry for more than 40 years. In that time, I have seen many market peaks and valleys —...

NGC Certifies Rare World Gold Coin from India – George VI...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare India-Jaipur 1945 Year 24 Nazarana Mohur. It has been graded NGC MS 64. Issued by Jaipur...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Chinese Counterfeit 1800 Draped Bust Dime

Counterfeit 1800 Draped Bust Dime By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Spurious Chinese Counterfeit 1800 Draped Bust Dimes are now starting to be seen...

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminar at MSNS Convention

Grading class offered prior to annual spring show   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) School of Numismatics will offer an educational two-day course held in conjunction...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Collecting By Die Variety

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   In coin collecting, there is no right or wrong decision when it comes to deciding which varieties should...

NGC Ancients: A Survey of Roman Gold — Part 1

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ......   This month, NGC Ancients examines the evolution of Roman gold coins from the end of the Republic to the...

Actor Finds Valuable 2019-W Quarter, Submits It to NGC

The first 2019-W Quarter certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) was found by actor Shawn Pyfrom, best known for his recurring role on ABC’s...

NGC to offer special pedigree for the 2015 U.S. Mint Annual...

The 2015 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set goes on sale June 16, 2015 from the United States Mint. This set includes four 2015-P Presidential Dollars...

Jim Bisognani: Early Fall Surprises in the Coin Market

With US, world, and ancient coins all in demand, the collecting options are endless   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   As this article...

1861-P Paquet Reverse Features in $16 Million Type I Double Eagle...

Gold Coin Worthy of a King Makes First Appearance in a Decade By Monaco Rare Coins ......   The finest known of only two 1861 Philadelphia Mint...

Professional Numismatists Guild Invitational Coin Auction by Heritage Claims $6.5 Million

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Heritage’s PNG Invitational Signature Auction ran February 26th through March 1st where nearly 2,800 lots captured slightly over...

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...