Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2021

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

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of December, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Dallas...
Jeff Garrett: Guide to Determining Coin Prices

Jeff Garrett: Guide to Determining Coin Prices

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In recent years, the world of rare coin price guides has changed dramatically. When I began...

Bags in the Basement: Quantity Over Quality

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Some coin deals are more memorable than others. Most deals are “one and done”, and you go on to...

Recently Discovered Top Pop 1830 Quarter Eagle Highlights UK Auction

The St. James’s sale presents a quarter eagle that has been out of view for nearly two centuries   An extremely rare 1830 Quarter Eagle certified...
CAC Opens Education Forum for Members

CAC Opens Education Forum for Members

Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) has launched an educational forum for its members to discuss and learn more about coin collecting. Membership is open to all...
PCGS Reclassifies Early American Fugio Cent as Regular-Issue Federal Coin

PCGS Reclassifies Early American Fugio Cent as Regular-Issue Federal Coin

Professional Coin Grading Service announces its official redesignation of the popular early Federal-era copper coin   The Fugio Cent has long been one of the most...
1840's US Gold Quarter Eagles

Coin Experts: Overall Rarity Versus Grade Rarity

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Even the most available pre-1933 United States gold coin has some degree of “rarity”. A coin like...
Jeff Garrett: The Future of Live Coin Auctions

Jeff Garrett: The Future of Live Coin Auctions

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The last two years have been challenging in so many ways for everyone worldwide. The COVID-19...
1851-O $20.00 PCGS MS62, as photographed for Doug Winter's Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint book

Availability of CAC New Orleans Double Eagles in MS62 and Higher

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In my experience, any double eagle from New Orleans is very rare in properly graded MS62 and...
Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

Chinese Pattern Realizes NGC-Certified World Record $2.16 Million

A vintage Chinese coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) just sold for $2.16 million, setting a world record for an NGC-certified Chinese coin....
NGC Ancients - Coinage of Larissa

NGC Ancients – Coinage of Larissa

Coins of the Greek city of Larissa are among the most beautiful of the ancient world   By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   Located in central Greece,...
What Do You Call Those Lines or Grooves on the Edge or Side of a Coin?

What Do You Call Those Lines or Grooves on the Edge or Side of...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   So often questions concerning the edges of United States dimes, quarters, half dollars, dollar coins, and other pieces come...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1928 Peace Dollar

Counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollar   By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   Since so many counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollars are, in fact, altered 1923 coins,...
The Washington Quarter Made Coin Collecting a Household Pursuit

The Washington Quarter Made Coin Collecting a Household Pursuit

By Mark Ferguson for PCGS ......   Most Americans living today have known only the Washington Quarter as our 25-cent coin. You’d have to be in...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - 1903-S Counterfeit Morgan Dollar

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Counterfeit Morgan Dollar

1903-S Counterfeit Morgan Silver Dollar   By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Company ......   The raised lumps and lines on this 1903-S are signs of counterfeit Morgan Dollar production. * *...
What Are Full Bands on Roosevelt Dimes?

What Are Full Bands on Roosevelt Dimes?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Roosevelt Dimes are among several series that are graded not only upon the basis of circulation wear but also...
Five Mint Mark Positions on Jefferson Nickels

Five Mint Mark Positions on Jefferson Nickels

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   At least three United States Mint coins still in use today have seen two significantly different mint mark positions,...
Big Beard Yuan Shih-Kai Transitional Chinese Pattern Coin in Stack's Bowers December Collectors Auction

“Big Beard” Chinese Pattern Coin Realizes $780,000 in Stack’s Bowers Sale

An extremely rare Chinese pattern certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) has realized $780,000 at a Stack's Bowers auction. It was the top coin...
Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Collection

NGC-Certified Una and the Lion Helps English Rarities Realize $8.9 Million

With an "Una and the Lion" leading the way, a stunning collection of hundreds of rare English coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2021

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

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of October, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Dallas...
NGC-Certified Russian Coin Realizes Over $500,000 in SINCONA Sale

NGC-Certified Russian Coin Realizes Over $500,000 in SINCONA Sale

A Russian coin led a group of 10 rarities certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) that each realized prices over $100,000 in a pair...
Heritage Showcase Auction of Coins in Old Holders

Heritage Showcase Auction of Coins in Old Holders

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...
PCGS New World Coin Variety Report November 2021

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report November 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   PCGS has been seeing some fantastic coins recently, including some new discoveries and old favorites. Numismatic headlines were made...
Recently Discovered Finest Known "NE" Massachusetts Shilling Certified by NGC

Recently Discovered Finest Known “NE” Massachusetts Shilling Certified by NGC

The finest known "NE" Massachusetts Shilling, which was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC), is part of a Morton and Eden sale this...
Jeff Garrett: The Color of Money

Jeff Garrett: The Color of Money

A guide to Red, Brown, and Red Brown copper coinage   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   While this article shares a title with...
Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Three - Gold Coins

Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Three – Gold Coins

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   In parts one and two of my series on collecting Carson City coinage, I discussed all of the small...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2021

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

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

Grading & Counterfeit Seminars Offered by American Numismatic Association

In-Person Seminars Return to FUN, National Money Show & Summer Seminar   After offering numismatic learning programs exclusively online for the past two years due to...
NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal With Mint Director David J. Ryder

NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal With Mint Director David J. Ryder

David J. Ryder, who served two times as the 34th and 39th Director of the United States Mint, has agreed to exclusively hand sign...
Jeff Garrett: Guarantees in the Rare Coin Market

Jeff Garrett: Guarantees in the Rare Coin Market

The 35-year success of authentication and grading has given numismatics peace of mind   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Rare coin certification is...