Numismatic Press Releases & Announcements

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Raymond Hawkins of South CarolinaA 16-year old South Carolina high school sophomore, Raymond Hawkins, who began collecting coins six years ago and recently founded a local coin club and a coin dealership, is the winner of the Professional Numismatists Guild’s 2013 Young Numismatist scholarship competition [...]

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PCGS Announces Shanghai Office, Expands Partnerships in ChinaExpanding into mainland China, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) said it is opening a new Shanghai office and has begun building partnerships with prominent Chinese companies.

PCGS, a division of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT), announced its expansion Thursday, noting the new grading and authentication center in mainland China is named Collectors Universe (Shanghai), Ltd [...]

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Legend-Morphy Rare Coin Regency Auction Realizes 1.73MLegend-Morphy brought its A-game, offering a carefully handpicked selection of coins in a boutique-style, 334-lot sale held in association with the PCGS Members Only Coin Show.

Collectors liked what they saw and bid aggressively, both before and during the event [...]

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Walton 1913 Liberty Nickel On Display In BaltimoreThe famous Walton specimen 1913 Liberty Head nickel will be displayed by Heritage Auctions during the first three days of the four-day Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, March 14 – 17, 2013.

This fabled nickel was recovered from a fatal car crash and then unsuspectingly kept in a Virginia closet [...]

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The Cardinal Collection Crosses Block Jan. 24 in Americana SaleOn January 24, 2013 in New York City, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will auction The Cardinal Collection, one of the most significant U.S. coin collections ever assembled.

The Cardinal Collection features some of the rarest and most expensive United States coins of any denomination, type or [...]

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Ninth Annual PNG 2013 YN Scholarship Competition AnnouncedThe Professional Numismatists Guild will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2013 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

This is the ninth consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs [...]

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PCGS LogoProfessional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is launching a series of PCGS Collectors Education Programs with the first one, "Grading 101," scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo.

The five-hour class from 10 am to 3 pm will be taught by PCGS Education Director Michael Sherman [...]

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Long Beach Coin Expo Features Walton Nickel, Panda Medals and NBA StarsThe largest, most diverse, multi-million dollar display of collectibles in Southern California history is planned for the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo, February 7 – 9, 2013.

Exhibits will include the famous Walton 1913 Liberty Head nickel; the finest current set of United States large cents; a $5 million display of high-denomination 19th century U.S. bank notes; and [...]

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Kolbe & Fanning Announce 2013 New York Book AuctionKolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have completed the catalogue of their 2013 New York Book Auction, to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on Saturday, January 12, in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention.

The sale is composed of 271 lots of high-quality works covering the entire range of numismatics, with [...]

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Finest 1792 Silver Half Disme Anchors New York Americana SaleA Superb Gem 1792 silver half disme highlights Stack’s Bowers annual New York Americana Sale, held January 22-24, 2013.

Graded MS-68 by NGC, none finer is known. It is the only example certified at this level by any service [...]

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