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Grading the Perschke Brasher Doubloon

Scott Schechter, Vice President, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation
Interviewer: David Lisot.

When Walter Perschke decided to offer the famous Brasher Doubloon gold piece for sale he selected the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation to grade and certify his great numismatic rarity.

Scott Schechter talks about what was involved getting the piece for certification and what it is like to handle items of such scarcity.

Copyright © CoinWeek – August 2012

American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money

The country’s premier coin show and convention,  is held every summer at cities around the country. This year the show was hosted in Philadelphia, PA. The convention features spectacular educational programs and events, and the most stunning collections of early American rarities ever assembled for the ANA’s signature Museum Showcase.

The  bourse, which is always sold out,  includes the finest rare coin and currency dealers in the world, with special sections for U.S., world and ancient coins as well as paper money. The Mint Promenade will features representatives of world mints from  five continents along with collector exhibits.

For more information about the ANA or any of its conventions, visit www.money.org and/or visit the Coin and Paper Money Shows  section on Coinweek for the latest information, news stories and calendar of upcoming shows.


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