PCGS Adds PL and DMPL Designations For Qualifying California Fractional Gold

An example of prooflike California fractional gold is this 1856 50-cent coin (BG311) recovered from the SS Central America and now graded PCGS MS68+PL. (Photo by...

Coin Grading – PCGS Authenticates First Known 1878-S Specimen Morgan Dollar

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has authenticated and certified the only known specimen morgan dollar  - 1878 San Francisco Mint Morgan dollar. The VAM 58...

PCGS Certifies Unique Mated Pair of Proof Gold Die Caps

PCGS Certified Errors coins By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... PCGS has certified an unusual pair of gold error coin struck by the...

Unprecedented Grouping of Rare Territorial Gold Coins Aboard SS Central America...

Some of the finest known Kellogg & Co. and Wass Molitor & Co. San Francisco gold coins are among the 105 historic California Gold...

Rare 1853/2 Overdate Eagle Discovered Among Gold Coins Submitted to PCGS...

1853 over 2 $10 PCGS MS62 - Discovered in a submission to the PCGS Paris, France office, this rare 1853/2 overdate $10 is graded...

SS Central America Gold Coins Sail Away…

The “Ship of Gold” is sailing quickly. A total of 2,935 U.S. Mint gold coins retrieved from the last recovery of sunken treasure from...

CoinWeek Podcast #100: David Hall and John Dannreuther on the early...

CoinWeek Podcast #100: What We Learned at the Revolution: David Hall and John Dannreuther on the early days of PCGS Mobile phone users. Stream this...

PCGS Experts Spot Deceptively Altered Colonial Rarity

A drastically but deceptively altered colonial 1792 Washington Eagle “cent” submitted to Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) underscores the alarming skills of some so-called...

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...

What Is a 1969 United States Proof Set Worth?

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the 1969 Proof Set from the United States Mint....

CoinWeek Podcast #92: PCGS’ Mark Stephenson – U.S. Mint 2018 Coin...

 CoinWeek Podcast #92: PCGS' Mark Stephenson - U.S. Mint 2018 Coin Product Report Card... Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

PCGS Donates to Breast Cancer Research Foundation with “Submissions for a...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is making a donation on behalf of coin collectors and dealers to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). PCGS...

Gold Shipwreck Treasure Worth Millions of Dollars on Display in Long...

 CoinWeek travelled to Long Beach, California, to film the return of the famous "Ship of Gold". The second exploration of the SS Central America shipwreck...

SS Central America Ship of Gold Million Dollar Treasure Haul –...

 Behind the scenes of the Ship of Gold Treasure. PCGS provided CoinWeek with some great new behind-the-scenes footage of the curation effort underway to remove...

Buy the Holder, Not the Coin – 10 Certification Slabs to...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   “We Buy Rare Plastic” I haven’t seen this sign outside of a coin shop yet, but the right holder can...

Coin Grading – New PCGS Gold Shield Level of Service Unveiled

  Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is rolling out PCGS Gold Shield™ Service, replacing PCGS Secure™ Service, effective January 1, 2018. PCGS Gold Shield retains the...

PCGS Certifies Unique Special Strike 1904-O $10 Gold Eagle

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has certified the 1904-O $10 W.J. Brophy specimen as a unique Special Strike, SP68. PCGS experts have attributed the...

PCGS Certifies Two Rare and Unusual Washington Quarter Errors

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors. The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed quarter...

PCGS to Recognize CAM and DCAM for Canadian PL and Specimen...

PCGS' Announcement might shake up Modern Canadian coin market Effective September 1, 2017, the Professional Coin Grading Service will begin recognizing Cameo and Deep Cameo...

Coin Grading Service Special Labels in the Postmodern Era

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Buy the coin, not the slab. This is wise guidance, and a prudent collector needs to do more than read...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Relaunch of the PCGS...

The re-launch of the PCGS Rare Coin Market Report Magazine CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan talks with PCGS Marketing Director Steve Sloan about the re-launch of...

Prooflike 1857-S Double Eagle Gold Coins from the SS Central America...

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   The loss of SS Central America in September 1857 had a major impact on the history of the United...

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...

Mint Error News: PCGS Certifies Unique Two-Headed Nickel

United States 2000-P Jefferson Nickel Struck with Two Obverse Dies, PCGS MS65 By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known U.S....

PCGS Set Registry: Collectors New App, New Features

New PCGS App takes Set Building Mobile... Thanks to a brand-new app from Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), collectors can manage their coin collections from...

CoinWeek Podcast #65: Bruce Morelan Buys an 1804 Dollar – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #65: Bruce Morelan Buys an 1804 Dollar - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

PCGS to Attribute Branch Mint Marks on Silver Eagles

UPDATE 4/7/2017 9:22AM PST: For 2014-2017 boxes that have a sticker on the side that includes the designation “WPM”, PCGS believes that these boxes,...

U.S. Mint Continues to Surprise with 2017-S American Silver Eagle in...

By CoinWeek News Staff ......   Earlier in the week, PCGS tipped off CoinWeek regarding the U.S. Mint's latest surprise release - the 2017-S American Silver...

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...

Return to Bicentennial Coinage: Silver Business Strike Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... One of the first pieces that we wrote for CoinWeek discussed Bicentennial quarters. In it, we...