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...

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...

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...

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...

Coin Grading – A Closer Look at Details Grading

What to know before you buy a coin with a Details grade By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When it comes to grading...

Learn Coin Grading From NGC: Prooflike and Deep Prooflike

This new monthly feature in the NGC eNewsletter promotes a better understanding of NGC’s coin grading and designations NGC coin grading uses a numeric grade...

NGC Certifies Newman’s Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle that researchers believe...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part II

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

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

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...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part I

NGC's David Vagi discusses the design varieties of select ancient Greek coins in this first of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC Ancients...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1891 Double Eagle US Gold Coin

Counterfeit Coin - 1891 Double Eagle By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... NGC graders identified an 1891-S Double Eagle with a removed mintmark. Because...

Pioneer Gold: Big Potential, Tiny Coins

California Fractional gold coins offer an easier way to connect with the Gold Rush By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When the Odyssey...

NGC Introduces New Raw Coin Imaging Service

These images are perfect for use in the NGC Registry, on the NGC Chat Boards or in online marketplace listings. The raw coin imaging service...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1908-S Counterfeit Indian Head Cent

1908-S Counterfeit Indian Head Cent By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The grading room was recently presented with a 1908-S Indian Head Cent for certification. The...

NGC Ancient Coins – Roman Coin Designs and Origins of the...

Roman coin designs feature mythological accounts of the republic’s origins such as Romulus and Remus depicted above. Like people of almost every civilization, the Romans revered...

Walking Liberty Half Dollars Have Made Impressive Strides

A closer look at collector demand for Ultra-Gem Walking Liberty Half Dollars By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Spring is definitely here, my...

NGC Certifies Very Rare 2016 Silver Eagle Mint Error

The severity of the die clash is among the most dramatic ever seen on a US Mint bullion coin ( Silver Eagle Mint Error...

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”...

CSNS – A Great Coin Show and A Great Collector Coin...

The CSNS Coin Show and Coin Auction included amazing American numismatic treasures that predate the US Mint By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1850 JB Costa Rica Gold Escudo

 A missing skirt is among the clues that this coin isn't real. Only 6,167 Costa Rican gold escudos were struck in 1850, making it a...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – A Fake 1861 Type 2 US Gold...

Counterfeit coin - 1861 Type 2 Quarter Eagle By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Raised lumps of metal and lack of detail are...

Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature NGC-Graded Coins, PMG-Graded Notes

A wide variety of treasure, coin rarities and paper money, both NGC-graded coins and PMG-graded notes, are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel...