Building a 1956 Mint Set of US Coins: As Complex as...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Six years ago, we took an in-depth look at what it would take to build a...

CoinWeek Podcast #142: A Legal Challenge to the Minnesota Coin Law

CoinWeek Podcast #142: A Challenge to the Minnesota Coin Law Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

PCGS Announces NFC Technology Included in All Coin, Currency Holders

Professional Coin Grading Service leads numismatic hobby with a massive leap forward in anti-counterfeiting technology   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced that it will...

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

Two Collectors Splitting $2,000 Prize After Submitting First 2020-W Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarters for Grading by Professional Coin Grading Service   The Professional Coin...

The Paper Money Coin of 1574 – The First Paper Currency...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Netherlands Leiden 1574 Siege ¼ Gulden, PCGS XF40 Paper money requires a sacrifice, as they are not of any intrinsic...

Three Iconic Coin Dealers Inducted Into PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall...

Professional Coin Grading Service Names Bruce Amspacher, Greg Roberts, and Catherine Bullowa-Moore to Hall   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has named three longtime coin dealers...

The Circulation Strike 1841 $2.50 Little Princess Quarter Eagle

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The 1841 $2.50 “Little Princess” Quarter Eagle symbolizes one of the most controversial numismatic reclassifications in recent years. A coin...

Understanding the 1938-D D Over S Buffalo Nickel Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Buffalo Nickel series, running from 1913 through 1938 and designed by James Earle Fraser, yields many rare and...

New Jersey Coppers: Engraver Walter Mould Leaves His Mark

By Gordon Wrubel for for PCGS ......   In 1881 Dr. Edward Maris published his comprehensive study of the New Jersey copper die varieties. These were...

A Quick Look at the Silver Clad Kennedy Half Dollar

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Talk about an under-appreciated series. The silver-clad Kennedy half dollar has always played second fiddle to...

Why Some Liberty Seated Coins Have Arrows by the Date

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Liberty Seated coinage, one of the longest-running motifs on United States coins, remains one of the most popular...

The 1936 Delaware Tercentenary Commemorative Half Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   When it comes to commemorative coins, 1936 was one of the busiest years in United States Mint history. Some...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1896 $2 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ...... The Series of 1896 Silver Certificates are referred to as the “Educational Series” in the hobby due to the...

PCGS Grades Rare 20th-Century Russian Gold Coin

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   There are many fantastic numismatic rarities among Russian coinage. One such coin is the Russian 1906 5 Roubles, which...

PCGS to Grade Historic Colorized United States Mint Coins

2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coins will be a first for the Mint   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will grade and have special insert labels...

Second-Finest Known 1884-CC $10, Submitted in Box of Bullion Gold, Certified...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   It has been a long-known and open secret that tons of United States gold coins are in Europe, especially...

The Coinage of the Barbary Pirate States

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The contemporary United States is no stranger to overseas war. This was not always the case, however, at least...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1886 $2 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   While Silver Certificates began in 1878, the Series of 1886 would be the first issuance of denominations smaller than...

Coin Designer Justin Kunz Signs Exclusive Basketball Hall of Fame PCGS...

Celebrated United States Mint designer hand-signing PCGS labels paired with Basketball Hall of Fame coins   United States coin designer Justin Kunz is autographing Professional Coin...

The Indian Head Gold Coins That Caused a Panic Over Germs

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Indian Head Quarter Eagle and Half Eagle were struck from 1908 through 1929 as continuations of two gold...

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...

PCGS Quarter Quest Winners Split $2,000 Prize for 2020-W U.S. Virgin...

Two Collectors Receive Grand Prize for Finding First 2020-W U.S. Virgin Islands Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Quarter to be...

PCGS 50 Days of Summer Specials Loaded With Hot Deals

PCGS Offering a Variety of Limited-Time Submission and Grading Discounts, Other Specials   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is rolling out several new offers for those...

PCGS Adds Senior Collectibles Experts, Two Tenured Team Members Promoted

New Acquisitions Lead Corporate, Coin & Banknote Departments   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently welcomed to its team three key professionals with rich numismatic expertise...

What Are Bullion Coins?

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   There is a significant share of numismatics and the coin market that is driven by one factor: the metallic...

CoinWeek Podcast #140: What Made Alexander Great?

 CoinWeek Podcast #140: What Made Alexander Great? Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Surprise! Couple Finds Out Their Gold Coin is Worth $100,000+

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The recently found 1870-CC Liberty Head Double Eagle now graded PCGS VF30. Images courtesy PCGS. We’ve all heard the stories...

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...

The Coinage of Manchukuo and the Last Emperor of China

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The Last Emperor On March 1, 1932, a man by the name of Puyi became the Datong, or chief executive,...

The Last Coinage of Portuguese India

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Throughout the long and complicated history of Colonial India, Portugal had the longest span of all the European colonizers. Beginning...