Coin Marketing – Are Show Release Coins Worth The Price?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The marketing of certified modern coins has developed and evolved in recent years, to the point that any distinguishing...

PCGS Offers $5,000 Bounty for First Submitted Lowell Park W Mint...

Special designations available for West Point quarters submitted during first week and first 45 days of first discovery   The first person to submit for grading...

PCGS, Newman Numismatic Portal Make Historic Bowers & Merena Auction Catalogs...

By Newman Numismatic Portal ......   On Monday, February 18, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and the Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) announced the full-view availability of...

Rare US Coins – Glass Cent Pattern Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Amid the nationwide mobilization effort for the Second World War, the United States Mint was forced to explore...

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...

America’s First “Penny”: The 1793 AMERI. Flowing Hair Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   After the founding of the United States in 1776, a variety of privately issued coins, medals, and tokens served...

What Is a 1999 Delaware State Quarter Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Hard to believe but it’s been almost 20 years since the United States Mint inaugurated its...

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...

Notable Notes: The “Lincoln Porthole” $5 Silver Certificate

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   This article marks the debut of a new regular segment called “Notable Notes”, in which we profile a particularly...

5 Iconic Unique US Coins You Can’t Own

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   As many numismatists know, several extremely rare United States coins are worth millions of dollars apiece and can ever...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Building a Type Set of U.S. $10...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #357 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Just seven coins...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1918 $2 Battleship Note

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Back of Series of 1918 "Battleship Note" $2 Federal Reserve Bank Note, courtesy of Heritage Auctions While the terminology sounds...

What Is a 1969 United States Proof Set Worth?

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the 1969 Proof Set from the United States Mint....

A Few Shared Design Elements on U.S. Coins You May Not...

By Mike Sherman for PCGS ......   From its beginnings in 1793 through the end of the 19th century, most U.S. coins have shared a common...

Limited Edition Apollo 13 Coins With Astronaut Autograph

A very limited number of 2019 Apollo gold, silver, and clad commemorative coins have been graded and encapsulated by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS)...

PCGS Adds PL and DMPL Designations For Qualifying California Fractional Gold

An example of prooflike California fractional gold is this 1856 50-cent coin (BG311) recovered from the SS Central America and now graded PCGS MS68+PL. (Photo by...

Coin Grading – PCGS Posts Video about Updates to Holder

PCGS has raised the bar for numismatic security with a series of upgrades to its holder. The PCGS holder is built with covert and overt...

CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument

 CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The PCGS SecurePlus Program, Part 2:...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the collecting community #29 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I explain the PCGS SecurePlus program...

Record Auction Price Paid for QA Check Approved Modern Coin

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The viability of 3rd party grade verification for modern coins is being borne out as a flurry of auctions for coins verified...

Standing Tall Against Controversy and Scandal – The Standing Liberty Quarter

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   One of my favorite 20th-century coin designs has always been the Standing Liberty quarter. It replaced the staid and...

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...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1896 $2 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ...... The Series of 1896 Silver Certificates are referred to as the “Educational Series” in the hobby due to the...

Bullion Coins – U.S. Mint Confirms New American Gold Eagle Die...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   United States Mint officials confirmed that thousands of 2016 American Eagle one-ounce gold bullion coins feature a high-relief die...

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)....

PCGS Resuming Coin Grading Operations in California

By PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service) ......   Dear Valued Collectors and Customers, Today we’re happy to announce that PCGS is re-opening the operations of our Orange...

Type I and II 1979 and 1981 Susan B. Anthony Dollars

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Susan B. Anthony dollars belong to one of the shortest-lived coin series in United States history, and they were...

Deadline for 2015 PCGS Set Registry Awards Announced…

Dear Set Registry Members, It's hard to believe that another year has passed and it's awards season again. We’ve added over 250 new composites, and...

The Last Coinage of Portuguese India

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Throughout the long and complicated history of Colonial India, Portugal had the longest span of all the European colonizers. Beginning...

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...