Collectors Universe Names Brett Charville as PCGS PresidentAs part of the strategic plans by parent company Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT) to improve and expand services and products for collectors and dealers worldwide, professional numismatist Brett Charville has been named President of Professional Coin Grading Service (, effective January 1, 2019.

Charville has been a dealer in collectible coins for over 15 years. An expert in grading and evaluating U.S. vintage coins, he got his break in the world of professional numismatics like many others have, as an intern at Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas, Texas […]

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Precious Metals Decline Monday, Dec. 10Precious metals futures declined in their start Monday to the new trading week. Losses ranged from 0.3% for gold to 1% for both platinum and palladium.

Gold for February delivery shed $3.20, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,249.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Gold Ends Week At Five-Month HighPrecious metals futures climbed Friday and all but platinum scored weekly gains. Gold was the biggest winner for the day, closing at a five-month high.

Gold for February delivery rose $9, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,252.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the highest since July 10 […]


2019 American Eagle and Buffalo Bullion Coins Launch Jan. 7Most American Eagle and Buffalo bullion coins for 2019 launch Monday, Jan. 7, the United States Mint told its network of distributors. Orders they place on that Monday will be available for pick up by Thursday, Jan. 10, the agency added.

Available issues will include 2019-dated gold, silver and platinum coins — specifically, American Gold Eagles, American Silver Eagles, American Platinum Eagles, and American Gold Buffalos […]


2018 American Innovation $1 Coin ImagesIn preparing to launch new products on Dec. 14, the United States Mint unveiled images this week of the first dollar from its multi-year program of American Innovation $1 Coins.

Designed by Justin Kunz and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill, series dollar obverses (heads side) depict the Statue of Liberty in profile with inscriptions "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "$1" […]


PCGS to Display Finest Proof Morgans Set At 2019 FUNThe finest proof Morgan dollars set will be displayed by The PCGS Set Registry® at the 2019 Florida United Numismatists convention for the first time anywhere in public.

Known as the "Mr. Perfection 13" collection, the award-winning, 27-coin Morgan dollar basic proof set is 100 percent complete and has a rating of 69.47, according to Cosetta Robbins, Professional Coin Grading Service Set Registry Manager […]


Gold Edges Higher As Other Metals Decline Thurs., Dec. 6Gold stood alone with gains among precious metals Thursday. Palladium was the biggest loser on the day, plunging 3.6% after scoring a record on Wednesday.

Gold for February delivery rose $1, or less than 0.1%, to settle at $1,243.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


PCGS Authenticates Unique 1868/6 Australia Overdate SovereignProfessional Coin Grading Service ( has authenticated the first known 1868/6 overdate Australian sovereign.

The historic gold coin depicting a young Queen Victoria recently was submitted by a sharp-eyed professional numismatist on the Australian island state of Tasmania, and it now is certified PCGS AU58+ […]


Palladium Extends Streak of Records to Three DaysMost precious metals declined Wednesday. Palladium was the exception, ending at yet another record for its third straight daily string of them. Gold, meanwhile, slipped from an almost 21-week high.

Gold for February delivery shed $4, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,242.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


US Mint Sales: Block Island 3-Coin Set DebutsOne United States Mint product launched last week, a three-coin set of Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarters, and it was the Mint’s best weekly seller.

Released Tuesday, Nov. 27, the¬†collectible includes an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]