Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will award money to a collector and dealer and a silver dollar to young numismatist as winning prizes in a coin grading competition this September at the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo.
The dealer with the highest score will receive a $1,000 check, the highest scoring collector will receive $500 and the highest scoring young numismatist will receive a Mint State Morgan Silver Dollar […]
The Combined Organizations Of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) is celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the 1955 Doubled Die Cent with unique bars in silver and bronze. Two of the four bar options are already nearing a sellout, according CONECA public relations official Ken Potter.
Bars feature a 1955 Doubled Die Cent to the left and a view of what it would look like today on a 2015 Lincoln cent […]
Heritage’s July 9 to 12 coin auctions, held in conjunction with the Summer FUN Show in Orlando, rang in over $8.3 million in sales.
Drawing top honors, the company said, was an 1893-S Morgan dollar. Graded MS63 by the Professional Grading Service (PCGS) and one of the rarest issues in the series, the silver dollar realized $282,000 […]
Heritage’s June 4 to 7 coin auctions, held in conjunction with the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo, realized over $17 million.
Leading the sales charge was an 1880 $4 Coiled Hair stella. Graded proof 65 by the Professional Grading Service (PCGS), the gold piece is one of nine known examples. It locked in at $1,116,250 when the hammer fell […]
More Professional Numismatists Guild interns have been hired and additional internship applications are being accepted, PNG announced Tuesday, June 9. PNG is also offering its online education courses to anyone, whether or not they want to become an intern.
Highlighting the strength of the mentoring program that was established with PNG’s 2014 launch of its Promoting Numismatic Growth initiative, five of the original seven interns have full-time numismatic careers […]
The second, third and fourth parts of the Donald G. Partrick Collection are postponed, Heritage Auctions announced on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.
Part I of the collection brought nearly $26 million at Heritage’s Jan. 8 sale at the Florida United Numismatists show in Orlando, FL […]
New security-enhanced holders for PCGS-certified coins are now in use, Professional Coin Grading Service announced Tuesday, May 26. The holders have both obvious and hidden security features to deter counterfeiters and identify counterfeit holders, the company described, and they also help prevent spotting and toning of coins.
These holders are completely redesigned and include a new baked-in hologram, a new shield logo with micro-text and color shifting security features and a traceable "quick response" code […]
Records fell on Tuesday, May 19, when the first of the seven part D. Brent Pogue Collection went under the hammer. Presented jointly by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s in New York, more than $25 million was realized in the sale of just 128 coins, all of which are PCGS-certified.
Breaking new territory, the finest known 1808 Capped Bust Left Quarter Eagle, graded PCGS MS-65, brought $2.35 million […]
The third part of the Eugene H. Gardner Collection rang in $13.78 million at Heritage Auctions’ May 12 sale in New York.
"The demand for Gene Gardner’s astounding collection continues to skyrocket, as do the prices realized," said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions. "With this event, the collection has now realized more than $47 million."
It was expected to draw enormous attention, and it did. Leading sales in the completely sold-out auction was the […]
Christopher Maisano of Ramsey, New Jersey is the winner of the Professional Numismatists Guild’s 2015 Young Numismatist Scholarship competition.
Courtesy of PNG, Maisano will now attend one of the week-long 2015 ANA Summer Seminar sessions in Colorado Springs, Colorado. PNG will provide tuition, dormitory accommodations, meals and airfare […]