Accidental Early Release of 2019-W San Antonio Quarters Surprises Lucky Collector...

Coin surprisingly discovered in Texas a week before official release   Even though the 2019 America the Beautiful series San Antonio Missions National Historical Park quarter-dollars...

World Coins – Affordable Fourpence Silver Groats of King Henry VIII

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #361 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Henry VIII is...

Rare 1856-S/s Quarters Discovered in Amazing SS Central America Treasure

Nine elusive examples of the large mint mark over small mint mark variety now confirmed from treasure retrieved in 2014   The fabled SS Central America,...

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...

Unprecedented $50 Million Gold Eagles Tyrant Collection Exhibit at February Long...

More than 300 historic U.S. $10 coins in display of unparalleled set   A never-before-seen exhibit of United States $10 eagle gold coins from the extensive...

New to Collecting & on a Budget? Where to Begin With...

By Mike Sherman for PCGS ......   Just because you’re not a millionaire doesn’t mean you can’t have a great deal of fun building an interesting...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Certifies Unique Mated Pair of...

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

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...

PCGS Banknote Accepting Paper Money Submissions January 2020

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will again be authenticating, grading, and certifying United States and world paper money domestically with the launch of a new service, PCGS Banknote...

PCGS Graded 21 of Top 25 Most-Expensive United States Coins Sold...

Including a $3.96 Million Coin That Crossed Over To PCGS Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) closed the books on 2019 by proudly announcing that 20...

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...

Maine Centennial Half Dollar Turns 100 in 2020

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Maine Centennial Commemorative half dollar, a coin that was issued...

Upcoming FUN Show to Exhibit Finest Proof Morgan Dollar Set in...

The finest Proof Morgan dollar set will be displayed by the PCGS Set Registry® (PCGS) at the 2019 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention for...

The 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar: A Key Coin Turns 50

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS .....   The 1970-D Kennedy half dollar is one of the most underrated of all modern United States coins. Marking the...

PCGS Quarter Quest Inspires New Generation of Coin Collectors

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service) announced earlier this year a special initiative called Quarter Quest, offering incentives and...

PCGS’ Don Willis Responds to 100-Point Coin Grading Proposal

by Don Willis, President, PCGS... There has been some recent discussion about a 100-point coin grading scale.  This is not a new idea. PCGS investigated...

PCGS Welcomes New Currency and Coin Grading Experts

The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) team has gained three new members bringing a wide range of numismatic knowledge and business acumen. Well-known banknote...

PCGS Launches Rarities Holder

Showcase your outstanding rare coins in new PCGS holder   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is now offering a striking new “Rarities” holder option at no...

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...

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...

PCGS Coin Quest Continues in 2020

What is the PCGS Coin Quest? The 2019-W PCGS Quarter Quest, which was a revolutionary competition for bounties and limited special labels on circulating 2019-W...

CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-21

 CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-21 Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

CoinWeek Podcast #127: Coin Market Point/Counterpoint (with Scott Travers)

 CoinWeek Podcast #127: Coin Market Point/ Counterpoint (with Scott Travers) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

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...

PCGS Certifies Rare 1933 New Zealand Pattern Coin

New Zealand Pattern Coin by Jay Turner for PCGS ......   There is something quite magical in viewing a pattern coin. A concept for a coin...

Horses and Torses: Collecting New Jersey Coppers as Illustrated by the...

By Kyle Knapp for PCGS ......   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries sale of the E Pluribus Unum Collection of New Jersey Coppers in Baltimore in November...

Coin Grading – Why CAC matters in today’s era of slabbed...

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc ....   Over the last 30 years, the coin market has changed dramatically. Initially...

PCGS Announces Encapsulation of U.S. Mint Serialized COAs with 2019 Reverse...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will begin encapsulating United States Mint serialized Certificates of Authenticity (COA) alongside the coins they guarantee. The service will...

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins

 CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes.   CoinWeek...