Class-action suit accuses UBS of Charging Storage Fees On “Phantom” Silver.

In 1984, Michigan resident Laurin Ramsey purchased 10 pieces of 100 ounce pure silver bars from the Swiss bank UBS or its Paine Webber...

BBB Warns Austin-Based Coin Firms Ads May Be Peddling ‘Fool’s Gold’

Consumers nationwide should be on the alert for advertisements from two Texas-based companies that are using newspapers to sell gold bullion coins “completely free...

NGC Offers New Label for Greatest Modern Coins

Special label now available for coins included in 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins NGC has created a special presentation label for coins featured in 100...

CAC SETS MAY 1 CUTOFF FOR NEW MEMBERS

Dealers and collectors interested in becoming members of the Certified Acceptance Corp. (CAC) will have to apply by May 1. Membership will be closed after...

Hobby Groups Praise FTC’s Gold Advisory Edits

Leaders of three coin and precious metals hobby and professional groups are praising the Federal Trade Commission for acting on their suggested changes to...

PCGS Exhibits First Complete Set of Certified Proof $3 Gold in...

The first-ever complete set of certified proof U.S. $3 gold coins will be publicly displayed for the first time anywhere at the Professional Coin...

Updated PCGS Million Dollar Coin Club List Unveiled

The second annual PCGS Million Dollar Coin Club reference guide has been unveiled by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com). Originally launched in January 2010 with...

Video Coin News: Martin Logies talks about the 1792 half disme

Martin Logies Director, Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation talks about the 1792 half disme in the collection, its numismatic significance, and how the early coins...

The Extraordinary Legend of the French Angel Coin

By Gainesville Coins In addition to its outstanding beauty and value, the French Angel Coin brings a bit of mystery and magic to the world...

NGC Certifies Significant 1892 Carson City Gold Eagle Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that they have certified a significant Carson City Variety. A coin submitted to NCS for conservation followed by NGC...

PCGS Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) marked its 25th anniversary with PCGS leaders proudly looking back at a quarter-century filled with accomplishments...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Introduction of the PCGS ‘Coin...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #36 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week, I covered the FUN...

NGC Announces Largest Database of Coin Images in Existence Available Online...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that their online security image archive now includes 3,000,000 coins – the largest database of NGC- certified coins...

100 Troy Ounce Gold Nugget from California’s Mother Lode on Showcase!!

The LARGEST CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH NUGGET left in existence, the 100 troy ounce gold nugget discovered last year in Nevada County, California,...

Coin Doctoring and the PNG Decision

By Vic Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics The ‘COIN DOCTORING’ controversy is indeed the HOT topic currently.  My name is Vic Bozarth and I am proud...

NGC Certifies Newly-Discovered Platinum Eagle Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that they have certified a newly-discovered platinum eagle variety. The latest oddity to surface in the U. S. Mint’s...

Laura Sperber Hot Topics: COIN DOCTORING IS NOW ALLOWED!

First, I want to clearly state: I fully support the Board of Directors of the PNG in its fight. Since the meeting I had attended last year, they have tried to diligently work on the subject of coin doctoring. Granted, nothing has happened from their efforts, but I did not know it was the MEMBERSHIP that was blocking action.

PMG Announces Second-Generation Holder

The next generation PMG label and holder is scheduled for release on Jan. 3, 2011. PMG will begin use of a new generation holder...

Dr. Norman Jacobs Collection of Korean and Japanese Coins on display...

Heritage Auctions has announced that we will be auctioning The Dr. Norman Jacobs Collection of Korean and Japanese Coins, the most important collection of...

Odyssey Marine Exploration Comments on WikiLeaks Information

"Black Swan" and HMS Sussex projects named in Government Communications Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NasdaqCM: OMEX) a pioneer in the field of deep ocean exploration,...

NGC Certifies Historic Cache of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles

NGC has certified a very interesting group of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles that have remained in the possession of a family since prior to World War II. When purchased in Europe last month, their unusual history was revealed to the buyer.

PNG 2011 YN Scholarship Competition Begins

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2011 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer...

NGC Launches New Coin Price Guide Powered by NumisMedia

Powerful resource includes over five years of historical data and dynamic charting tools. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has released a new online price guide, the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The PCGS SecurePlus Program, Part 2:...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the collecting community #29 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I explain the PCGS SecurePlus program...

Unique 1943 Bronze Cents Set To Be Displayed at the FUN...

The first-ever public display of the one-of-a-kind set of 1943 bronze Lincoln cents from the Denver, Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints will be hosted...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The PCGS SecurePlus Program, Part 1:...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #28 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On March 25, 2010, David...

Dimes – Winged Liberty (“Mercury”) Dime, 1916-1945

Description: The Mint Act of 1890 allowed the design of a coin to be changed every 25 years. Thus, in 1916, there was interest in...

Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins By Q. David Bowers

From Q. David Bowers comes a book so comprehensive and authoritative that only the “Dean of American Numismatics” could have created it! Drawing on...

Numismatic Photography by Mark Goodman

New Book Teaches Techniques and Tips on How to Photograph Coins (Irvine, CA) – As the use of the Internet and electronic visual media becomes...

100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens

Katherine Jaeger and Q. David Bowers tell the fascinating stories of 100 of the greatest medals and tokens of Colonial America, the early states,...