1902 $10 Red Seal – Palo Alto, California, First National Bank Charter #7069, PCGS VF20. Image courtesy PCGS.

Noteworthy Notes: New 1902 $10 Palo Alto Banknote Discovered

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   There’s an old saying that still readily applies in the real estate market: “Three things matter when determining the...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of August, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in California...
Jim Bisognani: In Memoriam - A Truly One-of-a-Kind Friend

Jim Bisognani: In Memoriam – A Truly One-of-a-Kind Friend

Keith Zaner was a passionate numismatic collector and former NGC Price Guide analyst who will be greatly missed   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market...
Error Coin Highlights From PCGS for August 2021 - Hong Kong 1975 $5 Clipped Planchet Error PCGS MS64

Error Coin Highlights From PCGS for August 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   One of the highlights of being a grader is seeing some truly amazing coins. This is especially true with...
Historic Hong Kong Banknote Certified by PMG Realizes Over $200,000

Historic Hong Kong Banknote Certified by PMG Realizes Over $200,000

A historic Hong Kong banknote that was certified by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) raced past its pre-auction estimate to realize an astounding £161,200, or...
PCGS New World Coin Varieties Report August 2021

PCGS New World Coin Varieties Report August 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With the volume of coins submitted at PCGS, it is not uncommon for new significant world varieties to be...
Jeff Garrett: Budget Collecting - Consider the Coins Left Behind

Jeff Garrett: Budget Collecting – Consider the Coins Left Behind

What didn’t sell at the World’s Fair of Money offers hints on where to look for bargains right now   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...
Is the 1911-S Lincoln Cent the Fifth Series Key?

Is the 1911-S Lincoln Cent the Fifth Series Key?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Lincoln cent enthusiasts can reel off the “Big Four” key dates for their favorite series with little hesitation: 1909-S,...
CCG Hires Top Videogame Expert to Lead New Videogame Grading Service

CCG Hires Top Videogame Expert to Lead New Videogame Grading Service

Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is excited to announce that Matt McClellan, one of the country’s top video game experts, has been hired to build...
Early Holders Showcase Auction of Classic US Coins at Heritage

Early Holders Showcase Auction of Classic US Coins at Heritage

Buy the slab, not the coin? Not exactly, but the latest Showcase auction of US Coins in Early Holders from Heritage Auctions focuses on those...

Trophy Coins: A Combination of Rarity, Quality and a Great Back Story

Rarity will always be a factor in rare coins, but the combination of rarity, quality and a great story is what makes a wonderful...

Counterfeit Gold Coin Detection – 1862-S Liberty Head Quarter Eagle

The lack of details in Liberty's hair is one key that this is a Counterfeit Gold Coin By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ...... Nineteenth-century...
PMG Certifies Phenomenal Canadian Banknote Rarity

PMG Certifies Phenomenal Canadian Banknote Rarity

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified an incredibly rare Canadian banknote that recently sold for more than $400,000 USD. Upon acquiring the note, the...
RoundTable Trading on Facebook

Jeff Garrett: Interview With Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers Founder Rob Oberth

Oberth is the creator of RoundTable Trading and Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   For those who are...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in July 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in July 2021

CAC coins outperformed other certified coins during the month of July. Here are 10 examples, selected from a larger number of results that could...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1972 Doubled Die Lincoln Cent

GENUINE 1972 Double Die Lincoln Cent - courtesy of Heritage Auctions.   By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...
PCGS Announces Key New Hires, Promotions

PCGS Announces Key New Hires, Promotions

Longtime Pricing Specialists, Sales and Events Leaders, and a Microsoft Veteran Are Among the Recent Talent Acquisitions   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has been growing...

When Dealing With Eisenhower Dollars, Grade Is Everything

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   For better or worse, Whitman’s A Guidebook of United States Coins (the Red Book) is still the gold standard...
David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, Selected 2021 Numismatist of the Year

David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, Selected 2021 Numismatist of the Year

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) congratulates David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, on being selected the 2021 Numismatist of the Year by the American...

PCGS Names Stephanie Sabin as Interim President

Professional Coin Grading Service Chief of Staff Stephanie Sabin Brings 15 Years of Experience at the Firm to the Role   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS)...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1875-S Trade Dollar

Counterfeit 1875-S Trade Dollar By Max Spiegel - NGC ......   One of the most extensively counterfeited United States issues is the Trade Dollar. One example...
Rings Versus Clicks: Why You Should Listen To Your Coins

Rings Versus Clicks: Why You Should Listen To Your Coins

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   One of the biggest volume purchases in most coin shops is that of pre-1965 90% silver U.S. coinage. Depending...
Jeff Garrett: Big Business for Numismatics

Jeff Garrett: Big Business for Numismatics

The rare coin and bullion markets exceed previous years with astronomical numbers   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   There is no doubt that...
PCGS Encapsulates Legendary 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

PCGS Encapsulates Legendary 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

The world’s most valuable coin was sold by Sotheby’s in June 2021 for nearly $19 million   The 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, which broke an all-time...
Extremely Rare PMG-Certified Silver Certificate Offered in August ANA Auction

Extremely Rare PMG-Certified Silver Certificate Offered in August ANA Auction

An extremely rare Silver Certificate certified by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) is the top lot in the Stack’s Bowers American Numismatic Association (ANA) Auction of...

Coin Grading – Practice Your Grading Skills

Thoughts on Coin Grading by Stewart Huckaby for Heritage CoinWeek Content Partner Over the last few months, a member of one of the coin forums...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in June 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in June 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of June, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Costa...
NGC Promotes Eric Hogan to Grading Finalizer

NGC Promotes Eric Hogan to Grading Finalizer

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is pleased to announce that Eric Hogan has been promoted to Grading Finalizer. Hogan’s promotion reflects his numismatic knowledge, exceptional...

Mint Error Coin Chronicles: Partial Collars

Fascinating errors illustrate mechanical difficulties when seating blanks   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is one of the world’s leading authority on mint errors, a popular segment...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1889-CC Morgan Dollar with Joined Halves

This counterfeit coin forgery required the joining of two coins to mimic a rare year and mintmark combination   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   NGC graders...