PCGS Launches Coin Quest 2020


PCGS Coin Quest 2020 illustrationPCGS is now offering an exciting opportunity for collectors who seek 2020 coins for their collections.

The 2019-W PCGS Quarter Quest was a great success with its prizes and limited-edition labels for early submissions of the five different "W" America The Beautiful Quarters struck at the West Point Mint. Now PCGS has rolled out Coin Quest 2020, offering a variety of incentives, special labels, and cash prizes as high as $2,500.

How does PCGS Coin Quest 2020 work and what coins should collectors be looking for? This fun and challenging program involves the search for high-grade early finds of Philadelphia- and Denver-minted 2020 Lincoln Cents, Jefferson Nickels, and Roosevelt Dimes. The goal is to find the best examples of 2020-P and 2020-D cents, nickels, and dimes before the elements of wear and time get to them, all while completing the highest-graded set of these coins possible.

The earlier these coins are found, the better chance of finding a rare circulated high-grade example. All collectors who complete PCGS Coin Quest 2020 by April 30, 2020 will be entered into a random drawing for a prize of $2,000. And those who have a particularly competitive edge have something else at stake – the collector with the highest-graded set will receive $2,500!

Another special incentive offered with Coin Quest 2020 is the limited-time Early Find label, available for qualifying submissions of each of the three circulating coins from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints, cumulatively forming a set of six coins. The qualifying period for receiving an Early Find label is 45 days from the time that the first example of each coin arrives at PCGS. For example, if the first 2020-P Jefferson Nickel is received by PCGS on Friday, January 31, 2020, then the Early Find label for that particular coin will be available for coins postmarked and submitted to PCGS by Monday, March 16, 2020.

"At PCGS, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to promote our hobby and inspire collectors to check their change," says PCGS President Brett Charville "After the success of the PCGS 2019-W Quarter Quest, which had endless numbers of new collectors discovering the coveted new West Point America The Beautiful Quarters, we were all excited to hit the drawing board to do more with these programs for 2020 and Coin Quest is just the start."

PCGS is offering a special discounted submission price of just $20 per coin plus shipping and handling for all who wish to submit qualifying coins for PCGS Coin Quest 2020. That price includes authentication, grading, encapsulation, and the limited-edition Early Bird label. For more information about Coin Quest 2020 please visit www.PCGS.com/coinquest or call PCGS Customer Service at (800) 447-8848.

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is the premier third-party coin and banknote grading company that was launched in 1986. Over nearly 35 years, PCGS has examined and certified some 43 million U.S. and world coins, medals, and tokens with a combined value of more than $36.6 billion.

For more information about PCGS products and services, including how to submit your coins for authentication and grading, please visit www.PCGS.com or call PCGS Customer Service at (800) 447-8848.

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A Success! I found squat W quarters!!! Not wasting my time looking for these. Rigged somehow.


Rigged for sure, I didn’t find one either. The large coin company’s have them by the boat load. Not looking any more.


Agree…This whole thing might be good for the mint or the few collectors that are selling them by the HUNDREDS on ebay. It’s even extremely difficult for me to even find a new quarter roll at the bank.
I have visited over 23+ banks in three different states, and I got one beat up W quarter mixed in a roll of older quarters.



I managed to find 6 of the same W quarter in 1 roll..it was like every 6th coin in roll……that was it for the entire year.


thats really cool ,im still lookimg for a 2019 w quarter ive found no 2020 coins to date im going to excited to find my 2020 or any W coins ,so can you send some to Hawaii ,hahaha!!!! but this 2020 coin quest is certainly going to be fun adventure for sure mahalo !!! thank you!!! for the future hunting adventures.


Could end up being a sizeable investment and your odds of landing the top set are slim to none…also found out in contest rules you must be a PCGS member to submit coins…that costs a minimum of $69 a year…I have yet to find a “W” quarter…


Yet again another way for the grading companies to make more money. And the coins in this “Coin Quest 2020” are not anything special, a variation or rare! You will be paying more for the label and NOT THE COINS! I sometimes wonder if the grading companies have a “special label” department where people just come up with these wild labels hoping that one will stick. I mean it is just getting out of hand.

Chas Barber

Gotta go I got so excited on this I went to the bank, not such bull. W 25c are as rare as getting a silver one, as a matter of fact I get Ag sometimes, I have NEVER ever gotten a W in change, I bought a ttal of apporx. 30 rolls, Found 2, go to Oklahoma or Nebraska someone there has 8 rolls of most issues & 11 of the River of No W Coins ATB

Rico Trujillo

When will the banks actually have the new 2020w?