Coin Grading - A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins - Doug Winter

Coin Grading – A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a...
A Look Back at the Creation of the PCGS Set Registry

A Look Back at the Creation of the PCGS Set Registry

By Sanjay Gandhi for PCGS ......   The PCGS Set Registry went online in 2001 and the Set Registry Awards were introduced with an announcement sent...
Six United States Coins That Honor the Statue of Liberty

Six United States Coins That Honor the Statue of Liberty

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Statue of Liberty is one of the most iconic of all American landmarks, having been given to the...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in September 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in September 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of September, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Los...
Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at January FUN Show

Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at January FUN Show

Serious coin collectors have an opportunity to learn from professionals during the 67th annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, January 6-9, 2022. The American...
$48 Million Gold 1,000 Bitcoin Physical Coin Submitted by GreatCollections to PCGS

$48 Million Gold 1,000 Bitcoin Physical Coin Submitted by GreatCollections to PCGS

“Gold Cas” purchased in 2011 for only $4,905   Not seen for a decade, a one-ounce gold coin with a denomination of 1,000 bitcoins (BTC) is...
Coin Grading Service Special Labels in the Postmodern Era

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...
Here’s Why You May Find Kennedy Half Dollars in Circulation Again

Here’s Why You May Find Kennedy Half Dollars in Circulation Again

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The 2021-P and 2021-D Kennedy half dollars are being distributed via circulation, marking the first time since 2001...
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Is Now Numismatic Guaranty Company

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Is Now Numismatic Guaranty Company

The updated name will start to appear on NGC's website, marketing, holders, and labels in the coming months The name of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®)...
Rediscovered English Gold Coins From Horace Hird Collection Certified by NGC

Rediscovered English Gold Coins From Horace Hird Collection Certified by NGC

A trio of captivating gold pieces from three prominent monarchs top the list of 52 English gold coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...
Legend Rare Coin Auctions Renews Sponsorship of PCGS Members Only Shows

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Renews Sponsorship of PCGS Members Only Shows

New Jersey boutique coin auction firm will continue sponsoring the exclusive coin shows held by Professional Coin Grading Service   The longstanding partnership between Professional Coin...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - 1882 $3 US Gold Coin

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1882 $3 US Gold Coin

Counterfeit 1882 $3 US Gold By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   On the "Omega" $3 US Gold coins, the counterfeiter’s signature can be seen...
1902 $10 Red Seal – Palo Alto, California, First National Bank Charter #7069, PCGS VF20. Image courtesy PCGS.

Noteworthy Notes: New 1902 $10 Palo Alto Banknote Discovered

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   There’s an old saying that still readily applies in the real estate market: “Three things matter when determining the...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of August, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in California...
Jim Bisognani: In Memoriam - A Truly One-of-a-Kind Friend

Jim Bisognani: In Memoriam – A Truly One-of-a-Kind Friend

Keith Zaner was a passionate numismatic collector and former NGC Price Guide analyst who will be greatly missed   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market...
Error Coin Highlights From PCGS for August 2021 - Hong Kong 1975 $5 Clipped Planchet Error PCGS MS64

Error Coin Highlights From PCGS for August 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   One of the highlights of being a grader is seeing some truly amazing coins. This is especially true with...
CCG Hires Top Videogame Expert to Lead New Videogame Grading Service

CCG Hires Top Videogame Expert to Lead New Videogame Grading Service

Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is excited to announce that Matt McClellan, one of the country’s top video game experts, has been hired to build...
Early Holders Showcase Auction of Classic US Coins at Heritage

Early Holders Showcase Auction of Classic US Coins at Heritage

Buy the slab, not the coin? Not exactly, but the latest Showcase auction of US Coins in Early Holders from Heritage Auctions focuses on those...
PMG Certifies Phenomenal Canadian Banknote Rarity

PMG Certifies Phenomenal Canadian Banknote Rarity

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has certified an incredibly rare Canadian banknote that recently sold for more than $400,000 USD. Upon acquiring the note, the...
PCGS Announces Key New Hires, Promotions

PCGS Announces Key New Hires, Promotions

Longtime Pricing Specialists, Sales and Events Leaders, and a Microsoft Veteran Are Among the Recent Talent Acquisitions   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has been growing...
David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, Selected 2021 Numismatist of the Year

David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, Selected 2021 Numismatist of the Year

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) congratulates David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, on being selected the 2021 Numismatist of the Year by the American...

PCGS Names Stephanie Sabin as Interim President

Professional Coin Grading Service Chief of Staff Stephanie Sabin Brings 15 Years of Experience at the Firm to the Role   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS)...
PCGS Encapsulates Legendary 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

PCGS Encapsulates Legendary 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

The world’s most valuable coin was sold by Sotheby’s in June 2021 for nearly $19 million   The 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, which broke an all-time...
The 1889 Silver Coins of the Kwangtung Mint, China

The 1889 Silver Coins of the Kwangtung Mint, China

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The story of numismatics in China is a protracted and complex subject with a depth of millennia. For the machine-struck...
NGC Promotes Eric Hogan to Grading Finalizer

NGC Promotes Eric Hogan to Grading Finalizer

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is pleased to announce that Eric Hogan has been promoted to Grading Finalizer. Hogan’s promotion reflects his numismatic knowledge, exceptional...

Mint Error Coin Chronicles: Partial Collars

Fascinating errors illustrate mechanical difficulties when seating blanks   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is one of the world’s leading authority on mint errors, a popular segment...
Joe Orlando, Collectors Universe, PCGS

Joe Orlando Departs Collectors Universe, Executive Chairman Nat Turner Takes Over as CEO

Company Will Further Invest in Tech & Expansion of Services to Scale, Increase Operational Capacity, Best Serve its Customers & Support Growth of the...
CCG to Hire Top Video Game Experts to Launch New Grading Service

CCG to Hire Top Videogame Experts to Launch New Grading Service

The Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is seeking to hire top videogame experts to lead a new division — CGC Video Games — that will...

NGC Photo Proofs – Something I’ve Never Seen Before

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   One of the aspects of numismatics that I find particularly enjoyable is reading vintage books and periodicals and, through...
Great CAC-pectations: Collecting U.S. Gold Coins by CAC Approval

Great CAC-pectations: Collecting U.S. Gold Coins by CAC Approval

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In recent years, I’ve come across a number of new collectors who are “CAC only” buyers. In...