Coin Collecting Strategies – Collecting Circulated Coinage

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Collecting circulated coinage is an appealing option for many numismatists who cannot afford the soaring costs of high...

20th Century Silver Coins Rally To Record Levels At Stack’s Bowers...

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Quality is still king this spring; Highland Walkers runaway at the ANA; Baltimore beckons numismatic nation; Next: world...

Coin Grading – NGC Signature Series Labels

NGC hand-signed labels provide a way for a collector to purchase a coin with an interesting personal connection and, oftentimes, a low NGC graded...

2015-W Mint State Silver Eagle Coins – Special Designation Inserts

The 2015-W Mint State Silver Eagle will be the latest release in the popular American Silver Eagle series. Coins will go on sale Thursday,...

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...

NGC Expands Plus (+) Designation to World Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has expanded its Plus (+) Designation to world coins struck prior to 1970. All eligible world coins submitted for grading...
Fr. 167a $100 Legal Tender note

PMG Grades ANA Bebee Collection Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), the official paper money grading service of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), has graded 28 additional notes from the acclaimed...
NCS and NGC Details certified coins

Jeff Garrett on NGC Details Grading: It’s All in the Details

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ....   Common causes for Details Grading are cleaning, artificial toning, scratches, environmental damage and repair (or damage) to...

NGC Grades Rare 1897B Gold British Trade Dollar

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified an extremely rare Great Britain 1897B Gold Trade Dollar. Graded NGC PF 61, it is one of only...

NGC Ancients: Style an Important Consideration for Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients ......   The evaluation of style is paramount to establishing the desirability of an ancient coin To the best of...

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...

Juno – Which Coins to Collect?

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Market Report ......   I appreciate that it’s winter, but really? The monumental and historic snowstorm blizzard extraordinaire named Juno had...

US Coins – Distinct Varieties of 2015 $5 Gold Eagles Discovered...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) graders have discovered two distinct US coin edge varieties of 2015 $5 One-Tenth Ounce Gold Eagles: “Wide Reeds” and “Narrow...

2015 FUN Coin Show – A Complicated Success

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report....   Jeff Garrett has often stated that anyone concerned about the coin market should attend a large...

Coin Collecting Strategies – How to Handle a Soft Coin Market

By Jeff Garrett - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Markets seldom go straight up, and fluctuations are to be expected. An understanding of the current...
1794 Dollar NGC-50 CAC

US Coins – Spink to sell iconic 1794 Silver Dollar

The first of America's iconic Silver Dollars will be on sale at Spink USA on 27 January 2015. It will also be available for view...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Liberty “V” Murder Mystery + John W. Adams...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   How many times has the United States employed Roman numerals on its coinage? The silver three-cent piece debuted...

Trio of NGC-Certified Coins Break $1 Million Each at FUN

Three rare coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) each broke US$1 million at last week’s Heritage Auctions’ FUN Show sale. The elusive 1787...

2013 Coin Market – A Banner Year For Numismatics!

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report .....   Newman Parts I & II Set the Bar - Frenzied Demand; Record Prices Chase NGC Icons. Industry Experts...

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...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Opens Coin Grading Office in Munich Germany

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has relocated its branch office in Germany to Munich. The new office located in Maximiliansplatz 12a offers a more efficient...

PMG Grades Famous “Grand Watermelon” Note

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has graded and encapsulated the extremely rare 1890 $1,000 Treasury Note, considered to be the most famous US note type....

Opportunity Knocks In Golden State-Trio Of Early June Auctions A Gold...

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report .....   Rare Coin Market Shows Unprecedented Strength and Scope. Goldberg's, Bonham's and Heritage's Sales Take Spotlight; Key...

Baltimore On Deck – Stack’s Bowers Sales Feature Strong Line Up

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   High Grade Saints & World Gold Targeted. Lower Gold Spot Has Rejuvenated Collectors - Rare Black NGC...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The ANA Rarities Night, Part 2:...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #123 ......   On Thursday, Aug. 9th,...

PCGS Gives Congressmen A Close Look At Counterfeiting Problems

During June 27, 2012 meetings with numismatic leaders in Washington, DC, influential U.S. Congressmen and congressional staff members learned about rare coin authentication and...

NGC Recognizes New Variety of 2010­P Grand Canyon 5 Ounce Specimen...

The first variety in the America the Beautiful Quarters five-ounce silver coin series has been discovered and will now be recognized by Numismatic Guaranty...

NGC Ancients: The Roman Civil War of A.D. 68–69, Year of...

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients .....   This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The concept of civil...

Collecting Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #53 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ......   More than 20 years ago, there was...

NGC Offers New Label for Greatest Modern Coins

Special label now available for coins included in 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins NGC has created a special presentation label for coins featured in 100...