PCGS New World Coin Varieties Report August 2021

PCGS New World Coin Varieties Report August 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With the volume of coins submitted at PCGS, it is not uncommon for new significant world varieties to be...
Is the 1911-S Lincoln Cent the Fifth Series Key?

Is the 1911-S Lincoln Cent the Fifth Series Key?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Lincoln cent enthusiasts can reel off the “Big Four” key dates for their favorite series with little hesitation: 1909-S,...
Early Holders Showcase Auction of Classic US Coins at Heritage

Early Holders Showcase Auction of Classic US Coins at Heritage

Buy the slab, not the coin? Not exactly, but the latest Showcase auction of US Coins in Early Holders from Heritage Auctions focuses on those...
PCGS Announces Key New Hires, Promotions

PCGS Announces Key New Hires, Promotions

Longtime Pricing Specialists, Sales and Events Leaders, and a Microsoft Veteran Are Among the Recent Talent Acquisitions   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has been growing...

PCGS Names Stephanie Sabin as Interim President

Professional Coin Grading Service Chief of Staff Stephanie Sabin Brings 15 Years of Experience at the Firm to the Role   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS)...
Rings Versus Clicks: Why You Should Listen To Your Coins

Rings Versus Clicks: Why You Should Listen To Your Coins

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   One of the biggest volume purchases in most coin shops is that of pre-1965 90% silver U.S. coinage. Depending...
PCGS Encapsulates Legendary 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

PCGS Encapsulates Legendary 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

The world’s most valuable coin was sold by Sotheby’s in June 2021 for nearly $19 million   The 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, which broke an all-time...
Joe Orlando, Collectors Universe, PCGS

Joe Orlando Departs Collectors Universe, Executive Chairman Nat Turner Takes Over as CEO

Company Will Further Invest in Tech & Expansion of Services to Scale, Increase Operational Capacity, Best Serve its Customers & Support Growth of the...

Gold Bullion Spotlight: The South Africa Krugerrand

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   South Africa 1967 Krugerrand PCGS MS67 The modern bullion coin market wouldn’t exist without the forerunner that, at one point,...

CoinWeek Podcast #161: Let’s Get Medieval: Mike Markowitz on Coins of the Middle Ages

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
The Semi-Key Canadian Cents of the 1920s

The Semi-Key Canadian Cents of the 1920s

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   A new era in Canadian numismatics commenced when Canada replaced its large cent with the smaller-sized one-cent coin in...
Mules and Blocks on Bucks: PCGS Certified Paper Money

Mules and Blocks on Bucks: PCGS Certified Paper Money

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   It isn’t every day that a United States banknote variety that is currently unlisted in the foremost reference catalog...
PCGS President Brett Charville

PCGS President Brett Charville Stepping Down

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) President Brett Charville has announced he will be leaving the company but will remain part of the PCGS team...
Russia 1845 СПБ 6 Rubles – Ex Hutten-Czapski and Mikhailovich Collections – PCGS PR65DCAM

An Extremely Rare Platinum Russian Coin Graded by PCGS

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Russia 1845 СПБ 6 Rubles – Ex Hutten-Czapski and Mikhailovich Collections – PCGS PR65DCAM For Russian numismatics, there are many...

CoinWeek Podcast #160: Silver: America’s Historical & Political Metal (with Economist William Silber)

 CoinWeek Podcast #160: Silver: America's Historical & Political Metal (with Economist William Silber) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...
Walking Liberty Collection Earns Nearly $1 Million in Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2021 Auction

Walking Liberty Collection Earns Nearly $1 Million in Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2021 Auction

The magnificent Lulu Collection of Walking Liberty half dollars realized over $971,000 in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2021 Costa Mesa Auction, setting a...
PCGS Around the World – The Thailand Pattern Coin From Paris That Was Too Late

PCGS Around the World – The Thailand Pattern Coin From Paris That Was Too...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Many pattern coins are created as samplings, with their rejection caused by the selection of another design. However, for Thailand...
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...
CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp)

CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp)

 CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

One Collector’s Moon Kennedy Half Dollar Beckons Dreams of the Space Age

By Wes Benson for PCGS ......   I am a professional oil painter. My interest in art and all things visual informs or dictates many of...
CoinWeek Podcast #158: Dr. Don Kagin, a Life in Numismatics

CoinWeek Podcast #158: Dr. Don Kagin, a Life in Numismatics

 CoinWeek Podcast #158: Dr. Don Kagin, a Life in Numismatics Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...
Counterfeit World Coins: South Korea 1959 50 Hwan - PCGS

Counterfeit World Coins: South Korea 1959 50 Hwan

There is a danger in complacency   By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Just because something is common, not very expensive, or of modern production doesn’t mean...

Gold Bullion Spotlight: The Other Vintage Bullion Mexican Coinage

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   A previous Gold Bullion Spotlight featuring the popular Mexico Centenario coinage offers a look at one of the most...
The Coinage of the Micronation of Celestial Space: PCGS

The Coinage of the Nation of Celestial Space

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   What does it take to become a nation? In short, the answer is declaring independence and gaining recognition. But the...

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

The Adelaide Sovereign—Australia’s First Gold Coin

By Eric Eigner for PCGS ......   Although the British Gold Sovereign is very well known, even among non-collectors, the Adelaide Sovereign remains a hidden gem...
PCGS Around the World – An 1859-O United States Double Eagle Appears in Europe

PCGS Around the World – An 1859-O United States Double Eagle Appears in Europe

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Discoveries of rarities, especially in the United States gold coin series, can occur in Paris submissions as tons of...
PCGS Banknote Grades Rare Series of 1880 “Black Back” $100 Silver Certificate

PCGS Banknote Grades Rare Series of 1880 “Black Back” $100 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Series 1880 “Black Back” $100 Silver Certificate, PCGS Choice Very Fine 35 PCGS recently graded an exemplary specimen of the...

Rare Asian Coins Break Records at Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auction

Several Significant Rarities from the Pinnacle Collection and Graded by PCGS Cross the Block at April Hong Kong Auction   Some of the rarest coins from...

PCGS Certifies Ultra-Rare 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Gold Coin

Professional Coin Grading Service Grades the Only Legally Obtainable 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, to be Sold by Sotheby’s in June 2021   Professional Coin Grading Service...