Rainbow-Toned Morgan Dollars

Rainbow-Toned Morgan Dollars

By Kyle Clifford Knapp for PCGS ......   An 1881-S Morgan Dollar graded PCGS MS67+ and bearing a price guide value of $1,100 realized $19,387 USD....
Legend Rare Coin Auctions to Sell Perfection Collection of Capped Bust Half Dollars

Legend Rare Coin Auctions to Sell Perfection Collection of Capped Bust Half Dollars

Current # 2 PCGS Registry Set is a magnificent date run of GEM PCGS/CAC coins with an average grade of 65.478   Legend Rare Coin Auctions...
The Shanghai Tael

The Shanghai Tael

By PCGS ......   There are coins that in their time were failures but today are highly prized legendary coins. This is the case with the...
Videogame Coins: More Than Just Quarters & Tokens

Videogame Coins: More Than Just Quarters & Tokens

By Mark Harvey for PCGS ......   Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A... If that code is still burned into your brain...
One of Three Known Eisenhower Dollar Prototypes in 1st Auction Appearance at FUN

Coin Market Fundamentals Have Changed

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Unprecedented demand has forced rare coin prices to record-high levels across virtually all series of U.S. coinage. As auction...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in June 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in June 2022

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of June, CAC-approved coins brought impressive prices in a live auction in Costa...
The Origin of the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar

The Origin of the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar

Expelling foreign silver coins from China, the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar was a turning point for Chinese coins. During the late Qing Dynasty, foreign currency inside...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2022

During the month of May, CAC-approved coins fared well in internet sales and in a live auction in Dallas. Here are 10 examples, which...
100-Note Series 1934A $500 Banknote Pack 1st Graded by New PCGS Service

PCGS Launches Pack-Grading and New Small-Size Holders for Banknotes

PCGS begins grading full and half packs of U.S. small-size notes and unveils a new holder for smaller notes   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has...
NGC Now Grading London City View Coins

NGC Now Grading London City View Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is now receiving submissions of The Royal Mint's City View Coinage, which debuts with the City of London. Sovereign Rarities and Numismatica Genevensis...
PCGS Teams Up With Whatnot & CoinsTV to Debut New Holder

PCGS Teams Up With Whatnot & CoinsTV to Debut New Holder

Inaugural PCGS Whatnot Labels Available Exclusively June 4   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has been selected by Whatnot, the fastest-growing live-streaming marketplace for collectibles, to...
Unusual PCGS Prototype Holder Offered by GreatCollections

Unusual PCGS Prototype Holder Offered by GreatCollections

In a highly interesting auction, GreatCollections is offering collectors a potentially once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a milestone piece of PCGS history. This fascinating prototype...
Heritage Auctions to Offer Finest Certified 1908 Tai-Ching-Ti-Kuo Dollar

Heritage Auctions to Offer Finest Certified 1908 Tai-Ching-Ti-Kuo Dollar

The upcoming July 7 - 9 Hong Kong Signature Auction from Heritage Auctions features an astounding conditional survivor: a Kuang-hsü Dollar ND (1908) graded...
Errors & Varieties: The Popular Off-Center Strike

Errors & Varieties: The Popular Off-Center Strike

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   Perhaps the most well-known and popular mint error type is the off-center strike. The error is defined as a...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in April 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in April 2022

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of April, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins on average in live auctions...
Three NGC Vintage Chinese Coins Each Realize Over $1 Million in Taisei Auction

Three NGC Vintage Chinese Coins Each Realize Over $1 Million in Taisei Auction

Three highly valuable vintage Chinese coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) each sold for over $1 million USD in a sale presented by Taisei...
What’s A PCGS No-Grade Coin?

What’s A PCGS No-Grade Coin?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Occasionally a coin will come into the PCGS Grading Room that simply isn’t eligible for grading. A No-Grade coin...
An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Emergency issues are often prized coins in numismatics. Generally, these coins are made in times of desperation and withdrawn...
Finest PCGS CAC Walking Liberty Half Dollar Collection Offered by GreatCollections

Finest PCGS CAC Walking Liberty Half Dollar Collection Offered by GreatCollections

The Rollo Fox Collection is Ranked #1 at PCGS   The #1 PCGS Registry Set of CAC-approved Walking Liberty Half Dollars formed by noted numismatist Mr....
NGC Honors Mike Castle With New Congressional Series Label

NGC Honors Mike Castle With New Congressional Series Label

Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is proud to announce an exciting new Authentic Hand-Signed label that recognizes the contributions to numismatics made by the Honorable...
Technicolor Coins – How Do We Monetize Eye Appeal?

Technicolor Coins – How Do We Monetize Eye Appeal?

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   What draws our eye to vibrant color? There’s no question color is one of the most important aspects of...
Noteworthy Notes: Classic Colonial New Jersey 6 Shilling

Noteworthy Notes: Classic Colonial New Jersey 6 Shilling

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   In the PCGS grading room, we certainly come across our fair share of the earliest types of American banknotes,...
From the PCGS Coin Grading Room: Distribution, Condition Census and Provenance

From the PCGS Coin Grading Room: Distribution, Condition Census and Provenance

By Kyle Knapp for PCGS ......   Any introduction to coin grading begins with broad, theoretical descriptions of each grade category: mostly full rims for “Good”,...
High-Grade Gold Eagle Certified by NGC Realizes Over $800,000

High-Grade Gold Eagle Certified by NGC Realizes Over $800,000

A high-grade Indian Head Eagle gold coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) realized $840,000 USD in the Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction on April 5,...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in March 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in March 2022

CAC-approved coins fared well in online auction sales during the month of March. Here are 10 examples, which were selected from a larger number...
PCGS Everyman Set Registry Proves Popular With Budget Collectors

PCGS Everyman Set Registry Proves Popular With Budget Collectors

By Sanjay Gandhi for PCGS ......   PCGS launched the “Everyman Mint State” category a few months ago, and it continues to grow at a steady...
Very Rare NGC-Certified Henry VII Gold Sovereign in Taisei Auction

Very Rare NGC-Certified Henry VII Gold Sovereign in Taisei Auction

An extremely rare Type 2 Henry VII Sovereign hand-struck in gold more than 500 years ago and now certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...
Jim Bisognani: Navigating the Hot Coin Market

Jim Bisognani: Navigating the Hot Coin Market

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   As I wheeled the trash barrel out last week, I was greeted with far-from-springlike conditions. A...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in February 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in February 2022

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of February, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Los...
A Brief Explanation of Off-Metal Error Coins

A Brief Explanation of Off-Metal Error Coins

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   Although there are many valuable mint errors, among the loftiest of these are classified as “off-metal”. The most valuable...