Collection of unusual pieces earns Deep Best-in-Show Exhibit Award

Exhibitors Recognized at 2011 ANA Fall National Money Show Sam Deep doesn’t like to collect what the average coin-collecting hobbyist likes to collect. His collection...

Heritage Call to Support the Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection

Heritage Auctions As passionate collectors, we believe that we have a responsibility to preserve the history of numismatics for future generations. It is with...

Tetradrachms of Alexander the Great

This month, NGC Ancients examines the silver tetradrachms of Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 B.C.), better known as Alexander the Great. Throughout history,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarest Quarter Eagles ($2½ gold...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #75 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Quarter Eagles (U.S. $2½ gold coins) were...

NGC-certified Chinese Rarity Tops $1 Million Mark in Hong Kong Auction

At Champion’s Hong Kong Auction 15, on August 28, 2011, a 1992 China Compass 2000 Yuan 1 Kg Gold graded NGC PF 69 Ultra...

Collectors Universe Acquires Coinflation.com

Coinflation.com (www.Coinflation.com), an increasingly popular informational website that provides the values of precious metals and the intrinsic values of gold, silver and base metal...

Royal Canadian Mint: The Making of the World’s Largest Gold Coin

Making of the world's largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $1,000.000 Maple Leaf. This coin breaks all records: It weighs a staggering 100 kilos and...

Historic Rarities Highlight ANA Museum Showcase in Pittsburgh

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Museum Showcase, featuring rare and historic numismatic treasures, will be on display at the 2011 ANA Pittsburgh National Money...

David Lawrence Rare Coins offers CAC-only Online Auction: Over 700 Coins...

Bidding Closes Monday, September 12 David Lawrence Rare Coins Auctions announced what may be the largest internet-only auction of PCGS and NGC coins with CAC...

New Book about Numismatic History by Paul Hollis

Paul Hollis has written a new book called the "American Numismatist." The book features moments in history and depicts the coins involved during that...

NGC Offers New Label for September 11 National Medal

⎯ Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has created a special presentation label for the 2011 September 11 National Medal issued by the US Mint....

Albanese to Head PNG Coin Doctoring Definition Committee

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has formed a committee composed of PNG members and non-members to research and draft an industry-acceptable definition of "coin...

PCGS Rewards Counterfeit-Fighting Collector

Officials of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) are applauding the efforts of collector Mike Marshall of Trenton, Ontario in combating the sales of...

The King of American Coins – the Dollar of 1804 –...

Background of the ANA’s Idler 1804 Dollar as Exhibited at the 2011 World’s Fair of Money in Chicago -  Part 1 By Mark Ferguson for...

CAC OFFERS WEB SPACE FOR EDUCATIONAL ADS

The Certified Acceptance Corp. (CAC) is offering free space on its Internet Web site for informational ads and other postings that are educational in...

PCGS Will Display and Sponsor Eye-Opening Exhibits at Chicago ANA

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) will sponsor a wide range of amazing exhibits and informative presentations at the American Numismatic Association's Chicago World's Fair...

New Market Trends Emerge from Changes in Coin Grading

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek - MFrarecoins.com The coin market is at the leading edge of an emerging trend in coin grading and coin pricing....

NGC Certifies 2010-P Yellowstone 5 Ounce Error

NGC (www.ngccoin.com) has discovered what may be the first error in the America the Beautiful five ounce series. The coin, a 2010-P Yellowstone, has...

Multi-Million Collection of Cents on Display at Chicago’s World’s Fair of...

The number one-ranked collection of United States large cents in both the PGCS and NGC Set Registry listings will be publicly displayed in Chicago...

CAC Offers $20 Million For 1933 Double Eagles

The Certified Acceptance Corp. (CAC) is offering to pay the U.S. government $20 million for the 10 highly publicized 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagles recently...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fate of Ten Switt-Langbord 1933...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #62 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On July 7,...

NGC Recognizes New Variety of 2010­P Grand Canyon 5 Ounce Specimen...

The first variety in the America the Beautiful Quarters five-ounce silver coin series has been discovered and will now be recognized by Numismatic Guaranty...

NGC Exhibits the Moser #1 Morgan Silver Dollar Registry Set at...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ( www.NGCcoin.com) will host numismatic exhibits at its booth during the 2011 ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. The...

Are MS-70 Coins “Value Traps”? – Another View

Editors Note: The following is a letter we received following publication of an article on June 23rd by Louis Golino, "Are MS-70 Coins Value...

NGC Ancients: The Roman Civil War of A.D. 68–69, Year of...

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients .....   This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The concept of civil...

NGC to Certify San Francisco Mint Silver Eagles

West Coast Coins Distinguished on Grading Label The U. S. Mint’s recent announcement that its production of Uncirculated Silver American Eagle bullion coins will be...

ANA Museum Showcase in Chicago to Feature Amazing Rarities

Exhibit Explores Chicago Banking History and Much More The American Numismatic Association’s signature Museum Showcase, featuring rare and historically significant numismatic treasures, will be...

Drouot Holds First Auction of PCGS Certified Coins in Paris on...

The first ever European auction devoted primarily to PCGS certified coins will be conducted at by the prominent French antiques and collectibles auction house...

Through the Numismatic Glass: Two Cents Worth

By Dr. Thomas F. Fitzgerald - The California Numismatist....   Almost 60 years had passed since the two-cent piece was first proposed by a Senator in...

Collecting Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #53 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ......   More than 20 years ago, there was...