PNG Adopts Coin Doctoring Definition

(Schaumburg, Illinois) -- Members of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) attending the organization's general membership meeting on April 17, 2012 overwhelmingly approved a...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early U.S. $2½ Gold Coins

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #103 While I am focusing upon...

NGC Certifies Unique Stella $4 Gold Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has authenticated and graded the single known example of a distinctive Stella variety as PF- 60, J-1636a. The Stella, or four-dollar...

NGC to Provide Coin Grading and Encapsulation Services to the EU...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) the world leader in third-party coin grading, announced the opening of a new European branch office in Konstanz, Germany. The...

An Interesting Collecting Idea…a grading set of Dahlonega half eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner and Contributor As I was getting ready to post a coin that will be for sale in ...

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 is still the gold standard in printed price guides. ...

PCGS Will Recognize Circulation Strike 1841 Philadelphia Quarter Eagles!

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is announcing a big change involving one of the most famous and desirable United States gold coin rarities, the...

Origins of the 1921 “Zerbe Proof” Morgan Silver Dollars are Uncertain

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com I’ve been selling a collection for an old friend and collector who purchased a 1921 Morgan silver dollar...

The San Francisco Surprise – Schuyler Rumsey Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Around four or five months ago, I got wind of a soon-to-be-conducted rare gold coin auction in San...

Young Numismatists at the Long Beach Coin Expo

Tyler and Ryan Warren, Young Numismatists Interviewer: David Lisot Coin collectors can be almost any age. The fact is there are not that many young...

PCGS Grading Contest at the Long Beach Expo

David Hall, PCGS Founder Interviewer: David Lisot. PCGS is a part of a multimillion dollar corporation with business dealings around the world. Yet PCGS...

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...

NGC Grades Ted Williams Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that they have certified select coins from the Ted Williams Collection. The 91 coins were a part of the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early Silver Dollars & Grading Issues

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #94 .....   Over the last two...

Legend Numismatics February Long Beach Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics CoinWeek Content Partner .......   Ever jump into a pool head first to find there was no water? We just did...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1793 Cent sets $1.38 Million Auction...

News & Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the  coin collecting community #89 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek In the Heritage auction at...

PCGS Division of Collectors Universe Expands Rare Coin Certification Services...

In a major expansion of its international services and activities, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) division of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT) has...

The Year in Modern Coins, Looking Back at 2011

Posted by Scott Schechter, NGC Vice President Scott Schechter reviews new discoveries and new issues of modern US coinage in 2011. 2011 has been a...

Top Numismatic National Treasures in PCGS Holders

With the reported pending $7.395 million sale of the unique 1787 Brasher Doubloon, the most valuable certified United States gold, silver and copper coins...

The Coin Analyst: Time to Cool the Rhetoric on the Mint’s...

Commentary By Louis Golino for CoinWeek In a recent online comment Numismatic News editor David Harper suggested that it was time to “dial down the...

CAC Brasher Doubloon, America’s First Gold Coin, Sells for a Record...

Blanchard and Company places world’s most valuable gold coin – the Brasher Doubloon for a record $7.395 million Blanchard and Company, Inc. has placed...

PCGS Hosts Collectors Club Grading Contest at 2012 FUN

(Orlando, Florida) -- Collectors attending the upcoming Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando, January 5 - 7, 2012, will have the opportunity to test...

THE SHOW DOWN IS COMING

HOT TOPICS By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics At the FUN Show John Albanese and the committee he has formed (to define coin doctoring)...

Coin Grading – Practice Your Grading Skills

by Stewart Huckaby for Heritage CoinWeek Content Partner Over the last few months, a member of one of the coin forums I participate in...

Coin Auctions & Third Party Grading in Great Britain

Stephen Lockett, London Coins, Ltd. Interviewer: David Lisot Mr. Lockett operates London Coins Ltd, a coin business that trades in numismatics and includes an auction service....

The Coin Analyst: Grading Service Guidelines and Clarification on Bullion Coin...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Since my last column on the 25th anniversary silver eagle sets was published, there have been a couple more...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarest Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #75 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Quarter Eagles (U.S. $2½ gold coins) were...

NGC-certified Chinese Rarity Tops $1 Million Mark in Hong Kong Auction

At Champion’s Hong Kong Auction 15, on August 28, 2011, a 1992 China Compass 2000 Yuan 1 Kg Gold graded NGC PF 69 Ultra...

Collectors Universe Acquires Coinflation.com

Coinflation.com (www.Coinflation.com), an increasingly popular informational website that provides the values of precious metals and the intrinsic values of gold, silver and base metal...

David Lawrence Rare Coins offers CAC-only Online Auction: Over 700 Coins...

Bidding Closes Monday, September 12 David Lawrence Rare Coins Auctions announced what may be the largest internet-only auction of PCGS and NGC coins with CAC...