Eye Appeal Rules Current Rare Coin Market

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   The market has become nearly obsessed with eye appeal and quality. The rare coin market evolves over time and...
40 Years of Bicentennial Coinage

40 Years Since U.S. Bicentennial Coins First Hit Pocket Change

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   Growing up, I didn’t spend much time looking for 50 States Quarters--they didn’t exist yet. It was the early 1990s,...

Coin Collecting – Historic Relevancy On A Budget – What Tier...

Collector types and their various opinions on the present market. By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. As fall gives way all too rapidly to the...
American Numismatic Association medals

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars at FUN Convention

Become a smarter collector and learn how to preserve your investment Were you aware the 1909-S V.D.B. Lincoln cent is one of the most counterfeited...

Missouri Curio Cabinet of Half Cents Offered at Heritage

Beginning on October 28, collectors will have the opportunity to bid on the Missouri Curio Cabinet of half cents in a special Internet-only auction,...

Lyndon B. Johnson Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today (UPDATE: SOLD...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: The 2015 LBJ Coin & Chronicles Set has officially SOLD OUT. According to a notice sent out by...

Coin Collectors Focused-Rejuvenated This Fall; NGC Protects Preserves For Posterity

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. New Hobbyists Entering The Fold; The Collectors Favorite—CC Morgan Dollars—Surging Ahead; Toned Morgans Hot. It is a cool rainy...

Chinese Panda Coins – A Weighty Decision

All 2016 brilliant uncirculated Chinese Panda coins will be issued in metric weights.   By Peter Anthony for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   2016 begins a new era for...

Coin Collecting Strategies – What Coin Series Have the Best Value...

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. Some of the best coin values today are in the overlooked issues such as gold commemoratives. Look for...

Miles Standish Joins NGC

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is pleased to welcome Michael “Miles” Standish, a prominent numismatist, coin grader and industry innovator. As an NGC vice president,...

1921 Morgan Silver Dollar Authenticated as Zerbe Proof

Coin in ANA collection authenticated by NGC A 1921 Morgan silver dollar owned by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and used in a course at...

Collector Coins Make Powerful Stand In Golden State

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Presidential Coin & Chronicles Sets Drawing New Collectors Into The Fold; Quality And Rarity Remain King; Long Beach...

NGC Identifies Major New Doubled Die for the 1873 Nickel

A previously unknown variety has been found on an 1873 Shield Nickel. Posted by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation An 1873 Shield Nickel recently submitted to NGC for...

Rare Coin Auction Records Take Center Stage

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   The widespread availability of auction prices for rare coins has created a world of transparency that has profoundly...

Ancient Coins – Another New Roman Coin Type Discovered by...

NGC Ancients has certified a previously unknown denarius of Nerva By David Vagi, Director, NGC Ancients ......   About two years ago NGC Ancients shared the discovery...

NGC Retro Holder Program Is Back by Popular Demand!

NGC's popular black Retro Holder will be available for select US coins from October 1 to December 31 while supplies last. Starting October 1, 2015,...

Error Coins – NGC Grades Dramatic 1986 Silver Eagle Error

A rare and prominent mint error was identified on a 1986 Silver Eagle that was found in a Mint-sealed box. NGC graders recently discovered a...

Coin Market Strong – Three Major Sales In September

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. 20th century type targeted by collectors; Indian Cents and Buffalo Nickels on the move; Wholesale trading brisk I really...

Specialization In Numismatics – Becoming a True Coin and Currency Expert

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. The advantage of specializing in a narrow range of numismatic products is the ability to become a true...

MCM Exclusive Adolph A. Weinman Coin Released at 2015 ANA World’s...

ModernCoinMart, LLC released the second coin in the MCM exclusive series, Designers of America’s Coins. After gaining approval from the Perth Mint, MCM’s in-house...

Chinese Coins: The First Year Gold, Silver and Brass Panda Coins

1982 Gold Panda - 1983 Brass Panda - 1983 Silver Panda Posted by Peter Anthony ........ Once regarded as an inferior item, the Proof Brass 1 Yuan Pandas...

The ANA World’s Fair of Money—A Dream Week For Numismatists

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. Host Auctions Claim Nearly $50 Million; Dealers And Collectors Singing The Praises Of The Show; Rare Gold King...

PMG Certifies Rare and High Grade 1928B $2 Star Note

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) certified a rare and high grade 1928B $2 Star Note, attributed as Fr. 1503*. Graded PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ,...

NGC, NCS and PMG Appoint New Japan Official Submission Center

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have announced that World Coins Japan Co., Ltd., has been appointed...

Coin Grading – NGC Modifies Vintage Chinese and Russian Coin Policy

NGC's expanded research capabilities and grading staff allow for improved coin policy. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that vintage Chinese and Russian coins may...

Market Report with Jeff Garrett – 2015 ANA World’s Fair Of...

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... There is considerable buzz on the bourse floor as the ANA World's Fair of Money is...

Coin Market Report – ANA World’s Fair of Money 2015 is...

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. Stacks Bowers & Heritage Provide Auction Muscle In Midwest; Be Sure To Take Notes — I Used To...

NGC Ancients Grades Possibly Unique Roman Gold Medallion

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded an important large-sized gold medallion of the Roman Emperor Constantine I (307-337 CE) that many believe to be...

Sponsors Pledge Support for ANA World’s Fair of Money

Twenty-two sponsors have pledged support for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2015 Chicago World's Fair of Money℠, August 11-15, at the Donald E. Stephens...

NGC Offers Exclusive ANA Label at ANA World’s Fair of Money

An exclusive ANA label and pedigree will be available for qualifying coins submitted to NGC at the Chicago ANA in August. Special submission instructions...