Why the Charlotte and Dahlonega Mints Were Built - PCGS

Why the Charlotte and Dahlonega Mints Were Built – Part 1

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Despite being here for nearly 300 years, no quantifiable gold was ever located by early European explorers in the...

Coin Profiles – The Single-Finest-Certified 18th Century $5 Gold Half Eagle

One of the many superlative coins in Heritage's 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction in Orlando is a breathtaking 1795...

NGC Ancient Coins: Unusual Bactrian Portraits

By NGC Ancients .....   The royal busts of the Indo-Greek kings are often adorned with unusual helmets and headdresses Among the most interesting and diverse portraits...

NGC-Graded Key Date Double Eagles Each Realize Over $100K at Heritage Auction

Impressive key-date double eagles were among the 10 vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) that each realized over $100,000 at Heritage...

NGC and NCS Appoint NAC an Official Submission Center in Europe

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS) have appointed Numismatica Ars Classica (NAC) of Milan, Italy an Official Submission Center in Europe. As an...

The French Republican Coin Dating System

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The French Revolution brought about the First French Republic, which brought about sweeping changes to remove religious and royalist...

Extremely Rare 1851 Proof Three Cent Silver Certified by PCGS

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With a mintage of four examples the 1851 Proof Three Cent Silver is an American numismatic rarity. It has...

NGC, NCS and PMG Attending Torex Coin Show in Toronto, Canada

Representatives from NGC, NCS, and PMG will answer questions about the companies’ services, benefits and procedures at TOREX   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation , Numismatic Conservation Services...

QA Check’s James Sego Discusses Quality of Lyndon Johnson Coin & Chronicles Set –...

The Lyndon B. Johnson Coin & Chronicles Set was released in late October by the U.S. Mint. The set, which included a Reverse Proof...

Grading the Perschke Brasher Doubloon

Scott Schechter, Vice President, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Interviewer: David Lisot. When Walter Perschke decided to offer the famous Brasher Doubloon gold piece for sale he selected...

NGC American Eagle Foundation Special Label Honors the Protection and Care of Our National...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to partner with the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) for a certification label that honors the organization’s mission to...

‘Tis the Season for Silver and Gold and Santa

For the new collector, young or old, on your shopping list: go buy the book! By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   'Tis the season....

How will Coin Collectors Interpret Certified Coin Grades in the Future?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #257 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...
American Numismatic Association medals

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars at FUN Convention

Become a smarter collector and learn how to preserve your investment Were you aware the 1909-S V.D.B. Lincoln cent is one of the most counterfeited...

CoinWeek Grading Series: How to Grade Indian Cents

Taught by Ray Herz. Another video in the CoinWeek grading series with different experts in the various fields of numismatics. Copyright © CoinWeek 2015 COINWeek is the...
Focus on Coins in Early Holders in Heritage Sept. 6 Showcase

Focus on Coins in Early Holders in Heritage Sept. 6 Showcase

Buy the slab, not the coin? Not exactly, but the latest Showcase Auction of US Coins in Early Holders from Heritage Auctions focuses on...
1851-O $20.00 PCGS MS62, as photographed for Doug Winter's Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint book

Availability of CAC New Orleans Double Eagles in MS62 and Higher

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In my experience, any double eagle from New Orleans is very rare in properly graded MS62 and...

PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of Fame inducts Adams, Ivy and Ruddy

The PCGS CoinFacts™ Coin Dealer Hall of Fame has inducted three more past and current distinguished professional numismatists. The new members are Edgar H....

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1842-O Seated Liberty Dime

Counterfeit Coins by Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .......   Counterfeit 1842-O Seated Liberty Dime The design details on this Seated Liberty Dime counterfeit coin are soft,...
$20 Military Payment Certificate, Series 681, S918 back, PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ

Aim High with Military Payment Certificates

To celebrate the 68th Anniversary of the creation of the US Air Force, a pair of Military Payment Certificates featuring iconic imagery is discussed By...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - Fake 1885-CC Morgan Dollar in Fake GSA Holder

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Fake 1885-CC Morgan Dollar in Fake GSA Holder

Counterfeit Coin -  1885-CC Morgan Dollar   By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   At first glance, the counterfeit coin GSA holder looks similar to...

PCGS Offering Distinctive, Special Coin Holder Labels For Long Beach Expo Submissions

To mark the 30th anniversary of Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) on February 3, 2016, PCGS will offer a collection of distinctive commemorative insert...

NGC Expands Star Designation to World Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that world coins will be eligible for its popular NGC Star Designation® ★ starting February 1, 2014. The NGC Star...

World Coins – Tips on Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Grading the Mexican Caballito Peso requires skilled eyes and a working knowledge of the silver coin’s design and strike...

NGC, NCS and PMG Announce Major Expansion in China

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have entered their next phase of expansion in China with several...
NGC Red Book labels with Ken Bressett signature

NGC Licenses Official Red Book Logo for Labels, Ken Bressett to Autograph

NGC has obtained the Official Red Book logo for an upcoming label series featuring the signature of Ken Bressett Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced...
Ootje Oxenaar - The Art and Application of Banknote Design

Ootje Oxenaar – The Art and Application of Banknote Design

By Phil Arnold for PCGS ......   On a dreary April morning in 1998, I was blearily wandering through the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. I...

Ron Drzewucki’s Grading Coins: Lights and Loupes

By Ron Drzewucki on Grading Coins - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... So check this out. I flew in to Texas a few weeks ago and met...
Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1879 Double Eagle US Gold

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1879 Double Eagle US Gold

Counterfeit 1879 Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A repeat depression helps NGC graders identify a counterfeit 1879 Double Eagle   Every United...

Educational Seminars – ANA School of Numismatics Coming to Virginia

Become a smarter collector and learn how to preserve your investments Coin Grading, Problem Coins & Conservation (two-day seminar) The ANA School of Numismatics is offering...