Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd United States Treasurer, to Sign PMG...

Paper Money Guaranty ® (PMG®) is excited to announce that Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd Treasurer of the United States, will individually hand-sign certification...

NGC to Grade McDonald’s MacCoin Tokens

by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.... NGC ran a metallurgical analysis on one of the tokens celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac. The world's newest "currency"...

A Perfect Score – Coins Graded Mint State-70

For most of numismatic history, the highest possible grade on the familiar 1-to-70 coin grading scale was an ideal to be considered rather than...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1942/41 Mercury Dime Overdate

Counterfeit Coin Detection By Paul Sandler, NGC Grader/Researcher...... Altered dates and outright counterfeits are the two most common types of fake 1942/41 Mercury Dimes you will...

PCGS Certifies Unique Mated Pair of Proof Gold Die Caps

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

Ever Seen this Before? NGC Certifies Unique “Mint Cancelled” Error Coin

This 2007-D Washington quarter error coin was originally struck on a Sacagawea $1 planchet before being cancelled by the US Mint. The mint has been...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes - By Paper Money Guaranty Staff ........ One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and...

Modern Coins – Are MS-70 Coins “Value Traps”?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... Thirty plus years after the establishment of the first professional coin grading companies, some modern coin collectors remain skeptical of...

Ron Drzewucki’s Grading Coins: The 1916-D Mercury Dime, from AG3 to...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... For as long as I’ve been around coins, the 1916-D Mercury dime has always been one of...

CAC Coins Bring Premiums in Auctions in June 2018

by Certified Acceptance Corporation.... CAC coins continue to tend to realize higher prices at auction than their non-CAC counterparts. Here are ten examples among many that...

NGC Grades New York Bank Hoard of 16,000 Morgan Dollars

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 16, 2018) — Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the New York Bank Hoard, a group of 16,000 Morgan Dollars that...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part 5

NGC's David Vagi finishes his discussion of some of the most familiar designs of ancient Greek coins in the last of a multi-part series By David...

Barry Goldwater Jr. and NGC Agree to Signature Label Deal

Barry Goldwater Jr., a member of the US House of Representatives from California for 14 years, has agreed to individually hand-sign certification labels exclusively...

CoinWeek First Look at the Pops of the New York Bank...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Sixteen bags of Morgan dollars, still sealed in their original bags, is not something that you...

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...

Coin Show News – Small Change Delivers Muscle in Baltimore

The Summer Baltimore Whitman coin show (as always, a well-received venue) is in the books. Collectors and dealers from around the country had traversed...

Seller of Counterfeit NGC Holders Brought to Justice

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) reports that a seller of counterfeit coins in counterfeit NGC holders has pleaded guilty to importing counterfeit coins and bars...

Finest Certified 1860-O Liberty Double Eagle in Heritage Summer FUN Signature...

After the San Francisco Mint opened in 1854, most of the bullion from the California gold fields went to that facility for coinage and...

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...

NGC Certifies Rare Standing Liberty Quarter Pattern

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare pattern 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter. Graded NGC PF 61, it is believed to be only...

Grading Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   FEW TOPICS IN CLASSICAL NUMISMATICS provoke more ferocious argument than the grading of ancient coins. Among collectors of...

Numismatic Time Capsule – Examining a Hoard of Morgan Silver Dollars

The excitement of examining a hoard of thousands of Morgan silver dollars By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One of the very best...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part 4

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the fourth of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime

Counterfeit 1795 Half Dime Reverse By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Counterfeit half dimes are not particularly common, but NGC graders recently identified a...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part III

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the third of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1872 Seated Liberty Silver Counterfeit Dollar

1872 Seated Liberty Counterfeit Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Rough texture and minuscule raised dots within the recesses are clues that...

NGC Signs American Astronaut Clayton Anderson to Autograph Labels

Shuttle astronaut spent nearly half of 2007 at the International Space Station Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that American astronaut Clayton Anderson will individually...