The Mexican Coin Made at the New Orleans Mint

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The New Orleans Mint was one of the first three original branch mints established by the United States Mint...

CoinWeek Podcast #147: Numismatics of the Trump Years

CoinWeek Podcast #147: Numismatics of the Trump Years Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

The Semi-Key 1921 Mercury Dimes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Mercury Dime enthusiasts regard the famous 1916-D as the grail of the series, a key date coin on par...

Buyer of Ultra-Rare 1894-S Barber Dime Crosses It to PCGS

The 1894-S dime, recently sold for $1,440,000, is now in a Professional Coin Grading Service holder, graded PCGS PR65+   The anonymous winning bidder for one...

PCGS Set Registry 2020 Awards Recognize Famous Coin Collectors, Outstanding Coin...

Professional Coin Grading Service bestows prestigious awards to hundreds of collectors while also inducting four collectors to PCGS Set Registry Hall of Fame   Professional Coin...

PCGS Adds Three Leading Experts, Promotes Another

As Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) closes a year of rapid growth, the world’s leading third-party coin and banknote grading service is making further...

PCGS 2020-W Quarter Quest Winners Split $2,000 Cash Prize for 2020-W...

Three Collectors Splitting $2,000 Bounty for Submitting First 2020-W Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Quarters for Grading by Professional Coin Grading Service   Professional Coin Grading Service...

The 1933 Santa Monica Breakwater So-Called Dollar

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   1933 SC$1 HK-687 Aluminum Santa Monica Breakwater PCGS MS62 A trip to the beach, the smell of the ocean air,...

What are the “Keys” to the Clad Roosevelt Dime Series?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Eight years ago, we took a deep dive into the clad years of the Roosevelt dime...

PCGS Paris Office Discovers Condition Census US 1815/2 Half Dollar

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   1815/2 Half Dollar PCGS MS63. Images courtesy PCGS The dream of an undiscovered numismatic rarity persists with dealers and collectors...

CoinWeek Podcast #237: The Gold Standard in Kubrick’s The Shining

  CoinWeek Podcast #237: The Gold Standard in Kubrick's The Shining Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

PCGS Celebrates Certification of 45 Million Coins, Banknotes, Sees 20,000+ Members

Professional Coin Grading Service closing out a banner 2020 with over 45 million coins, banknotes, medals, and tokens graded, and more than 20,000 members...

McDonald’s Fiesta Coins, a Forgotten Promotion

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The promotion of numismatics in general society is one of many ongoing goals for the hobby, and countless such...

Collectors Universe to be Acquired by Investor Group for Approximately $700...

Collectors Universe Shareholders to Receive Immediate and Certain Value of $75.25 Per Share in Cash Fully Financed Transaction Represents 30% Premium to 60-Day VWAP   On Monday,...

The 1900-O Over CC Morgan Dollar: The “Last” Carson City Silver...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Carson City Morgan Dollars bearing the famous “CC” mintmark are at the top of many coin collectors’ want lists....

A PCGS MS69 Morgan Dollar Showcase

By Jaime Hernandez for PCGS ......   Morgan Dollar, 1881-S $1, PCGS MS69. Image courtesy PCGS Morgan dollars are undoubtedly among the most popular coins with collectors....

Understanding World Coins: The Lunar and Solar Hijri Dating Systems

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   AH1299 (1882) 10 D Lec-188 Paris Morocco PCGS MS64 The Hijri Lunar Dating System The Hijri lunar dating system is the...

1998: The Last of the Heraldic Eagle Washington Quarters

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The inaugural release of the first 50 State Quarters in 1999 meant big changes were coming to the Washington...

1969-S DDO Penny Sold to Honest Coin Dealer for 5 Cents...

Over the past 50 years, an individual from San Francisco accumulated thousands of Lincoln cents from change, friends, and by searching rolls. He never...

CoinWeek Podcast #145: Ancient Coin Weight Standards

  CoinWeek Podcast #145: Ancient Coin Weight Standards Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

The Little Rock Nine and the 2007 Desegregation Commemorative Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   One of the defining moments of the Civil Rights Era in the mid-20th century United States occurred when Central...

Always Check for Altered Dates: PCGS

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   While many experts check for date and mintmark alterations on key-date coinage, especially that of the United States, it...

The 1922 Peace Dollar With Moustache Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Peace Dollar, 1922 $1 VAM 12A Moustache, PCGS MS64. Image courtesy PCGS The 1922 Peace dollar struck at the Philadelphia...

CoinWeek Podcast #144: A Priceless Treasure Coin Comes to the Block

CoinWeek Podcast #144: A Priceless Treasure Coin Comes to the Block Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

PCGS Certifies Indian Capricorn Zodiac Mohur Gold Coin

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   India Mughal Empire Zodiac Mohur AH1033//18 (1624) KM-180.19 Capricorn PCGS AU53. Images courtesy PCGS Of the many great coins and...

The 2001 Vermont Quarter: Maples & Mountains

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The 2001 Vermont Quarter was the 14th issue in the long-running and popular 50 State Quarters program that launched...

CoinWeek Podcast #143: Innovation Past, Present and Future: PCGS and NFC...

   CoinWeek Podcast #143: Innovation Past, Present, and Future: PCGS and NFC with Brett Charville Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the...

Copper and the War of 1812 – The 1814 Plain 4...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Copper and the War of 1812 Coin production at the United States Mint had become erratic in the years leading...

The Joint Coinage of Qatar and Dubai

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Qatar & Dubai AH1386-1966 25 Dirhams, PCGS MS64. Images courtesy PCGS The Gulf Emirate States are an amazing and rich...

The New Orleans Mint and Its Southern Coinage

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   The first United States Mint was built in Philadelphia, which was serving as our nation’s capital city during the...