The 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative Half Dollar Turns 100

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The year 2020 represents a very special duo of commemoratives for numismatists who appreciate Colonial history. Among America’s earliest...

CoinWeek Streaming News: 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter PROOF SET Released…

  The 2020 United States Mint release calendar continues at a busy pace this January with the release of the 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter...

1958 Doubled Die Remains One of the Most Elusive Lincoln Cent...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Lincoln cent is one of the most popular United States series, and over its century-plus run that began...

The 1875 Dot Reverse Indian Head Cent: Did It Catch a...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   What’s up with the unusual raised dot on the reverse of some 1875 Indian Head cents? That’s the question...

Why Was the Mintmark Moved on Walking Liberty Half Dollars ?

Walking Liberty Half Dollars by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Walking Liberty half dollars are widely considered among the most beautiful coins the United States...

Great American Coin Collectors and Their Coins: Thomas Cleneay

By Ron Guth for PCGS ......   Thomas Cleneay was among the first and most ambitious coin collectors in America. He started collecting in the 1840s...

Mysterious “E”, “L” Counterstamps on Capped Bust Quarters Intrigue Numismatists

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are many unusual varieties among early United States Federal-era coinage, but perhaps few are as mysterious as some...

PCGS Announces Security NFC Chips Embedded in Slabs to Protect Against...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is excited to announce its partnership with HID Global to begin embedding high security Near Field Communication (NFC) chip...

Horses and Torses: Collecting New Jersey Coppers as Illustrated by the...

By Kyle Knapp for PCGS ......   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries sale of the E Pluribus Unum Collection of New Jersey Coppers in Baltimore in November...

Maine Centennial Half Dollar Turns 100 in 2020

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Maine Centennial Commemorative half dollar, a coin that was issued...

Rare 1856-S/s Quarters Discovered in Amazing SS Central America Treasure

Nine elusive examples of the large mint mark over small mint mark variety now confirmed from treasure retrieved in 2014   The fabled SS Central America,...

The 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar: A Key Coin Turns 50

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS .....   The 1970-D Kennedy half dollar is one of the most underrated of all modern United States coins. Marking the...

PCGS Launches Exclusive CAC Set Registry Program

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced new PCGS CAC Set Registry composites (sets), which will permit collectors to build collections of PCGS-graded coins...

CoinWeek Podcast #123: Two Weeks in the Life & the 2019-S...

 CoinWeek Podcast #123: Two Weeks in the Life and the 2019-S Reverse Proof Double Eagle Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading...

PCGS Banknote Accepting Paper Money Submissions January 2020

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will again be authenticating, grading, and certifying United States and world paper money domestically with the launch of a new service, PCGS Banknote...

PCGS Announces Exclusive APMEX Partnership to Offer New Bullion FirstStrike Service...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has partnered with APMEX, the largest online retailer of precious metals, to offer an exciting new product geared toward...

PCGS Quarter Quest Inspires New Generation of Coin Collectors

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service) announced earlier this year a special initiative called Quarter Quest, offering incentives and...

PCGS Announces Encapsulation of U.S. Mint Serialized COAs with 2019 Reverse...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will begin encapsulating United States Mint serialized Certificates of Authenticity (COA) alongside the coins they guarantee. The service will...

Four Lucky Collectors Split PCGS Bounty for “First Discovery” of 2019-W...

Two of the fortunate finders located “Early Circulation” examples Four lucky collectors in Arkansas, Louisiana, Maryland, and Mississippi were the first to submit to Professional...

CoinWeek Podcast #122: Lianna Spurrier on Becoming a Professional Numismatist

 CoinWeek Podcast #122: Lianna Spurrier on Becoming a Professional Numismatist Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory

 CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Barbara Gregory, the...

U.S. Coin Designer Emily Damstra Signs Exclusive PCGS Signature Label Deal

Emily Damstra, natural science illustrator and current U.S. Coin designer has signed an exclusive insert label signature deal with Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS)....

All-Time Finest Morgan Dollar PCGS Coin Set Will Be Sold Intact

The all-time finest collection of Morgan silver dollars that was publicly revealed for the first time earlier this year is now being offered for...

PCGS Announces Partnership with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

PCGS to create special HOF inserts for certified 2020 basketball commemorative coins   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is partnering with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall...

CoinWeek Podcast #120: Steve Feltner on Coin Grading & Education

 CoinWeek Podcast #120: Steve Feltner on Coin Grading & Education Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Six Lucky Collectors Split PCGS Bounty for First Discovery 2019-W San...

Two of the fortunate finders just started collecting this year   Five fortunate collectors in Utah and a lucky collector in Texas were the first to...

SS Central America Sunken Treasure Gold Dust Now in Grand Format,...

California Gold Rush gold dust housed in elegant PCGS holders   Historic sunken gold treasure, originally discovered by 49ers during the heydays of the California Gold...

Accidental Early Release of 2019-W San Antonio Quarters Surprises Lucky Collector...

Coin surprisingly discovered in Texas a week before official release   Even though the 2019 America the Beautiful series San Antonio Missions National Historical Park quarter-dollars...

PCGS Launches Rarities Holder

Showcase your outstanding rare coins in new PCGS holder   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is now offering a striking new “Rarities” holder option at no...

PCGS Welcomes New Currency and Coin Grading Experts

The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) team has gained three new members bringing a wide range of numismatic knowledge and business acumen. Well-known banknote...