Anna Escobedo Cabral, 42nd United States Treasurer, to Sign NGC Labels

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is excited to announce that Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd Treasurer of the United States, will individually hand-sign certification labels...

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

After their acclaimed exhibit at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money, eight historic early American coins--including a legendary 1787...

Ancient Coin News – ANS Releases Seleucid Coins Online Version 2

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the release of version 2 (v.2) of the web-based research tool: Seleucid Coins Online (SCO)....

ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships Available for Young Collectors, Adult Hobbyists

Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge: Apply for Summer Seminar Scholarships Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the...

NGC Certifies Gold Medal Struck for 1970 Brazilian Soccer Team

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a very rare gold medal struck by Mexico for the Brazilian soccer team...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1922 No D Lincoln Cent

Counterfeit 1922 No D Lincoln cent By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... The 1922 No D Lincoln cent has long been popular with...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Bicentennial What, you may ask, made the year 1976 so important for our shop (besides the...

NGC Coin Grading: What Are Full Bell Lines?

NGC’s designation gives collectors a more comprehensive assessment of Franklin Half Dollars By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   NGC uses a numeric grade to succinctly describe...

Pittsburgh to Host ANA National Money Show in March

Build Your Collection from the Best Numismatic Inventory Anywhere It’s not too early to make plans for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2019 National Money...

The Puzzle of the Nova Constellatios

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   What was the first US coin? The 1793 large cent? Or the 1792 half disme? Nope. The first coin series minted...

PCGS Thanks Don Willis for A Decade of Service

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced the resignation of Don Willis who served as PCGS President since 2008. “We sincerely thank Don for his...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1877 Indian Head Cent

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   A difference in facial expression is among the many clues this coin is fake. Although it had only the second-lowest mintage...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   A Great Year and a Great Challenge The year 1974 became another great year for Stack's. We...

Newman XI Pushes Total for NGC-Certified Coins to $60 Million

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), the third-party grading service that has certified all of Eric P. Newman’s coins, has announced that the total prices realized...

Stay Alert – Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary, Inventory Stolen The owner of Coin Castle Coins was the victim...

One Week Left in Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers Buy or...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced their eighth “Buy or Bid Sale,” which began on Saturday, November 3 and will close on Wednesday,...

Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in October

CAC-approved coins tended to outperform other certified coins in a Heritage auction in Chicago, in a Stack’s Bowers auction in Baltimore, and in internet...

40 Million Coins Graded: PCGS Achieves Milestone

40 millionth PCGS-certified coin part of historic Japanese set Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has reached another major milestone with the 40 millionth coin certified...

ANA Names Brianna Victor New Seminar Manager

Brianna Victor was named the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Seminar Manager in September after Amber Bradish departed to pursue a post-graduate degree. Victor will...

New Book on So-Called Dollars From Pacific Coast Expositions Just Released

So-Called Dollar dealer Jeff Shevlin and William D. Hyder announced the release of their new book, So-Called Dollars from the Pacific Coast Expositions. It...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The year 1973 saw a number of initiatives for changes in Numismatics. With inflation continuing and money...

The Early Days of Numerical Coin Grading

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek .....   Numismatist Ron Guth has very sincerely proposed that the coin industry and the significant Third Party Grading Services (TPG’s)...

Recently Discovered 1854-S $5 Now in PCGS Holder

The fourth known 1854 San Francisco Mint Liberty Head Half Eagle, discovered earlier this year and subsequently sold at auction this past August for...

Ancient Coin Books: A Collector’s Reference Library for Classical Numismatics

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The best advice this or any other coin collector ever got is, “Buy the book before you buy the coin.” For beginning...

NGC Certifies Additional Newman Selections

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an additional 137 coins, medals and tokens from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. These selections are...

Condition Census Ryder-26 1788 Vermont Copper in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney, Senior Numismatist - Stack's Bowers ........ Collecting a Ryder-26 1788 Vermont copper can be a significant challenge for colonial collectors. Vermont specialist...

Harlan J. Berk’s Free Ancient Coin Verified Authenticity Program

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   One of the most frequently asked questions we get when it comes to ancient coins is, “How do you...

Eric P. Newman Collection Final Sales Feature Numismatic Library and Archives

The final sales of material from the numismatic collections formed by Eric P. Newman are being sold by Heritage Auctions in November 2018. Sale...

In Memoriam: Cherrypicker’s Guide Author J.T. Stanton (1952-2018)

"Dennis Tucker- I have a heavy heart today. J.T. Stanton , longtime numismatist and coauthor (with Bill Fivaz) of the "Cherrypickers' Guide," passed away...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1904 Gold $20 Double Eagle

Counterfeit Coins -  1904 Double Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   This counterfeit coin 1904 Double Eagle specimen exhibits relatively sharp design details,...