US Gold Coins – CAC Populations and Appearance Rarity: An Analysis

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   As I wrote in an earlier article, CAC populations have created a new category of rarity: the appearance rarity, which...

Coin Grading News – NGC Vice President Ken Krah Delays Retirement

NGC Grader Ken Krah leads a team of 20 full-time world coin graders Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is pleased to announce that Ken Krah, NGC...

PCGS Update for World Coin Grading

Michael Sherman, Vice President, World Operations, PCGS Interviewer: David Lisot PCGS has graded United States since 1986. World coins were added later but until now have...

Go For The Gold This Fall – $20 Saints Are Great...

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Heritage Dallas sale rakes in $8.5 Million; Fresh top-grade material captures record prices! Action in the metal market...

CCG Opens Shanghai Office; NGC Coin Grading On-site in China

Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®), the parent company of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), opened an office...

Ancient Coins – The Greek and Roman Coin Collection of Alexandre...

By David Vagi - Director, NGC Ancients ......   The ancient coins in the Alexandre Carathéodory collection were mainly Greek and Roman issues. Alexandre Carathéodory Pasha, a towering...

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...

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...

PMG Chairman Issues Statement on eBay Paper Money Policy Changes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) Chairman Mark Salzberg has issued a statement on eBay’s new paper money policy announced on Friday. The policy states that...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 3: Half Cents

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #358 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This discussion is...

Coin Grading – Why CAC matters in today’s era of slabbed...

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc ....   Over the last 30 years, the coin market has changed dramatically. Initially...

NGC Grades 40,000,000 Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has become the first third-party coin grading service to grade more than 40,000,000 coins. NGC has been the industry leader for...

NGC Releases Tokens and Medals Census

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has released a Tokens and Medals Census with comprehensive population data for virtually all types graded by NGC. The Tokens...

NGC Certified Coins: 2016 Ronald Reagan Coin, Chronicles Set Pedigree

NGC will assign the COIN AND CHRONICLES SET pedigree to the coins and medal from this set The Ronald Reagan Coin and Chronicles Set went...

NGC-Certified Million Dollar Chinese Coins to be Displayed During the Macau...

A Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) - certified China 1898 Hunan Pattern Silver Dollar, which recently sold for over US $1 million, will be on...

CoinWeek Podcast #59: PCGS’ Mark Stephenson on the State of the...

CoinWeek Podcast #59: PCGS' Mark Stephenson on the State of the Market Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

CoinWeek Video – James Sego Discusses Quality Assurance Check Modern Coin...

James Sego, President, Quality Assurance Check Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek...... A new stickering service for modern coins has been created by James Sego. This service will review...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions June Premier Sale: Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is offering up 178 lots of high-eye-appeal coins for bid in their June Premier Sale. Bidding ends...

NGC Certifies Mexico 60 Peso Error Coin Struck on U.S. $10...

This incredible Mexico 1916 Oaxaca 60 Pesos Gold Error Coin was struck on a U.S. $10 Liberty. The 1916 Gold 60 Peso was struck in...

NGC Experts Identify Missing Mintmark Mint Error on 2014 5oz Silver...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has identified five 2014 Great Smoky Mountains Five-Ounce Specimen coins with a significant mint error: they are missing the “P”...

A Closer Look at 19th-Century Gold – Three Dollar Gold Opportunities

Take a closer look at the 19th-century gold series - including the Three Dollar Gold By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Is time...

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 Real Diehl: Let’s Get Real About the Issue of First...

The Real Diehl is a regularly-appearing column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. Are There Really “First Strikes”, “ Releases”, and...

NGC Named Official Grading Service of Sixbid

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has been named the Official Grading Service of Sixbid, a popular online auction platform for coins and paper money. The...

PCGS Hosts Display Of Finest Morgan Dollar Set At 2014 FUN

Professional Coin Grading Service (http://www.PCGS.com) will host the first East Coast public display of the superb, multi-million dollar Coronet Collection, the finest current Morgan...

PCGS Implores Congress to Fight Imports and Sales of Counterfeit Coins

(Washington, DC) -- Executives of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) warn that the problems of Chinese-made counterfeits of rare coins are getting worse...

Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in March

In addition to faring well in internet sales, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Maryland and Texas during March. Here...

1861-P Paquet Reverse Features in $16 Million Type I Double Eagle...

Gold Coin Worthy of a King Makes First Appearance in a Decade By Monaco Rare Coins ......   The finest known of only two 1861 Philadelphia Mint...

PCGS Offers Crossover Special at September Long Beach Expo

At the September Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com), September 8-10, Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is offering PCGS Collectors...

Coin Profile – Gem Full Head 1927-S quarter, A Remarkable...

The Gem Full Head 1927-S quarter in Heritage's October 27 Signature Auction of The Eugene H. Gardner Collection II boasts a thick overlay of...