PCGS’ Don Willis Responds to 100-Point Coin Grading Proposal

by Don Willis, President, PCGS... There has been some recent discussion about a 100-point coin grading scale.  This is not a new idea. PCGS investigated...

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...

PCGS Announces 2018 Set Registry Award Winners

by Professional Coin Grading Service.... For sixteen years, the PCGS Set Registry has been awarding top sets. Just fifteen sets were recognized in 2002 and...

Coin Grading – PCGS Authenticates First Known 1878-S Specimen Morgan Dollar

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has authenticated and certified the only known specimen morgan dollar  - 1878 San Francisco Mint Morgan dollar. The VAM 58...

Part II of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ...... regarding the upcoming Paper Money sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection Part II.   Part II...

Brasher Doubloon and New York Coppers in PCGS Exhibit at...

One of the legendary 1787 gold Brasher Doubloon and seven of the finest known 1780s New York colonial era copper coins will be displayed...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Certifies Unique Mated Pair of...

PCGS-Certified Error Coins By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... PCGS has certified an unusual pair of gold error coin struck by the Royal...

Unprecedented Grouping of Rare Territorial Gold Coins Aboard SS Central America...

Some of the finest known Kellogg & Co. and Wass Molitor & Co. San Francisco gold coins are among the 105 historic California Gold...

Rare 1853/2 Overdate Eagle Discovered Among Gold Coins Submitted to PCGS...

1853 over 2 $10 PCGS MS62 - Discovered in a submission to the PCGS Paris, France office, this rare 1853/2 overdate $10 is graded...

SS Central America Gold Coins Sail Away…

The “Ship of Gold” is sailing quickly. A total of 2,935 U.S. Mint gold coins retrieved from the last recovery of sunken treasure from...

PCGS All-Time Finest U.S. Commemorative Exhibit at ANA World’s Fair of...

1920 Pilgrim 50c PCGS MS68 - This 1920 Pilgrim half dollar, PCGS Gold Shield MS68, is one of the many highlights of the J&L commemorative...

CoinWeek Podcast #100: David Hall and John Dannreuther on the Early...

CoinWeek Podcast #100: What We Learned at the Revolution: David Hall and John Dannreuther on the Early Days of PCGS Mobile phone users. Stream this...

CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers

 CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

CoinWeek Podcast #98: Our Coin Design Process Is Broken – With...

 CoinWeek Podcast #98: Our Coin Design Process is Broken - with Gary Marks Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

PCGS Experts Spot Deceptively Altered Colonial Rarity

A drastically but deceptively altered colonial 1792 Washington Eagle “cent” submitted to Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) underscores the alarming skills of some so-called...

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...

Swan Series Coins Continues with Limited-Mintage Release from Perth Mint: APMEX

Swan Series Coins from the Perth Mint APMEX is excited to introduce the second release in The Perth Mint Swan Series. In 2017, The Perth Mint...

CoinWeek Podcast #94: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump with Pat Heller Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

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....

CoinWeek Podcast #92: PCGS’ Mark Stephenson – U.S. Mint 2018 Coin...

 CoinWeek Podcast #92: PCGS' Mark Stephenson - U.S. Mint 2018 Coin Product Report Card... Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

PCGS Donates to Breast Cancer Research Foundation with “Submissions for a...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is making a donation on behalf of coin collectors and dealers to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). PCGS...

Gold Shipwreck Treasure Worth Millions of Dollars on Display in Long...

 CoinWeek travelled to Long Beach, California, to film the return of the famous "Ship of Gold". The second exploration of the SS Central America shipwreck...

CoinWeek Podcast #90: Collecting the Susan B. Anthony Dollar – Audio

 CoinWeek Podcast #90: Collecting the Susan B. Anthony Dollar - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Rare English Proof Sets in Long Beach Tyrant Collection Exhibit

Among the numismatic treasures that will be featured in the upcoming inaugural exhibit of rarities from the privately owned Tyrant Collection (www.TheTyrantCollection.com) will be...

SS Central America Ship of Gold Million Dollar Treasure Haul –...

 Behind the scenes of the Ship of Gold Treasure   PCGS provided CoinWeek with some great new behind-the-scenes footage of the curation effort underway to remove...

PCGS to Display Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollar Super Set at Long Beach...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollar  Super Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) at the Long Beach Expo at the Long...

CoinWeek Podcast #89: Recovering Gold from the SS Central America with...

 CoinWeek Podcast #89: Recovering Gold from the SS Central America with Bob Evans Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Ship of Gold Exhibit to Feature $40 Million in “New Cargo”...

First public exhibit of latest recovered glittering trove from fabled SS Central America will be at February 22-24, 2018 Long Beach Expo The unparalleled SS...

Buy the Holder, Not the Coin – 10 Certification Slabs to...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   “We Buy Rare Plastic” I haven’t seen this sign outside of a coin shop yet, but the right holder can...

Coin Grading – New PCGS Gold Shield Level of Service Unveiled

  Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is rolling out PCGS Gold Shield™ Service, replacing PCGS Secure™ Service, effective January 1, 2018. PCGS Gold Shield retains the...