Grading Specials Highlight PCGS’ Offerings at September Long Beach Expo

(Long Beach, California) – Professional Coin Grading Service ( will have special discounts for certification services during the Long Beach, California Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo, September 10 – 12, 2009. 

David Hall looks at visitor's coinRon Guth discusses PCGS CoinFacts.

You’ll also have the opportunity to have your coins informally, personally examined by PCGS Co-Founder, David Hall, during Meet the Expert sessions, and hear about the exciting expansion of the PCGS CoinFacts ( web site, the Internet’s most comprehensive, one-stop source for historical U.S. numismatic information.

The following Show Grading Specials for on-site authentication and grading at Long Beach will be available to all PCGS Authorized Dealers and members of the PCGS Collectors Club.

$100 for one-day "walkthrough"turnaround on any coin with a maximum value of $100,000; $65 for U.S. and world coins valued up to $3,000 each with a minimum submission of five coins; and $45 for any gold coins valued up to $3,000 each with a minimum submission of ten coins.


"Submitters can mix and match.  To reach the minimum number of items you can submit any combination of coins for grading, re-grading and/or crossover services,"explained Don Willis, PCGS President.  "These show specials give collectors and dealers an excellent opportunity to put the power of PCGS behind their coins, and save time and money."


PCGS Customer Service Representatives will be available at the booth (#807) to answer questions about these and other products and services, and to accept submissions for all levels of service. PCGS will accept submissions for on-site grading in Long Beach until 5 p.m., Friday, September 11.

The Meet the Expert sessions with Hall will be held on Thursday and Friday, September 10 and 11, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the PCGS booth.  Informative, educational sessions about the new PCGS CoinFacts also will conducted on those days by Ron Guth, PCGS CoinFacts President, at 1 p.m. in room 101-B.

The Long Beach Expo will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday, September 10 and 11, 2009, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, in the Long Beach, California Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave.  For additional information about the show, visit

Professional Coin Grading Service and the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo are both divisions of Collectors Universe, Inc., (NASDAQ: CLCT).

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clarice sublett

I have a rare old coin. I would like get it graded and appraised.
what steps should I take and where is the next grading show located?
Could I mail it or would that be risky? Troubled in Ky.

Jessica Flynn

Sending coins by mail is not really risky, since USPS will insure any coin up to any value that you request. Even the million-dollar Hope Diamond was sent by USPS because once insured, every staff person who touches the package has to sign for it along the way. If you want both grading and appraisal, I would recommend as they will holder it and appraise it for only $9 and they’re owned and operated by the non-profit Beverly Hills Coin Club. If you want to sell it, some of the highest buyers are and, the later owned… Read more »