ACEF Helps Feds Crack Counterfeit Coins CaseA federal court judge in Camden, New Jersey has sentenced admitted counterfeit coins importer, Johnathan A. Kirschner, 35, of Moorestown, New Jersey, to 10½ years in prison.

After being alerted by members of the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation ( about the sale of counterfeit coins to unsuspecting buyers, investigators discovered and confiscated at Kirschner’s home fake gold and silver coins and bogus ingots that would have been worth more than $46 million if they were genuine, according to ACEF […]


Gold Slips 0.5%, Silver Tumbles 3.3%Precious metals futures divided Tuesday with platinum and palladium posting gains and gold and silver logging losses.

Gold for February delivery declined $7.60, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,569.80 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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ANA and NGC Partner to Launch ANA RegistryThe American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year.

The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious. Founded in 1891, the ANA has approximately 25,000 members and is the only numismatic organization chartered by the U.S. Congress […]


Gold Logs Best Close Since April 2013Gold prices finished Monday at their strongest level since early 2013. Elsewhere, silver, platinum and palladium declined.

Gold for February delivery added $5.50, or 0.4%, to end at $1,577.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the highest since April 9, 2013 when gold closed at $1,586.70 an ounce […]


PMG Certified Over 800 Notes From Omar Waddington CollectionPaper Money Guaranty® ( has certified more than 800 selections from the Omar Waddington Collection of Banknotes. The impressive group is focused primarily on 20th century issues from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.

The notes were submitted by Spink, a global auction house founded in London in 1666. They are being offered in an auction to be held January 30, 2020 […]


Gold Scores Fifth Straight Weekly GainGold closed at a fresh, more than two-week high Friday, boosting its weekly win streak to five in a row.

Gold for February delivery rose $6.50, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,571.90 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the strongest since Jan. 7 […]


PCGS Launches Coin Quest 2020PCGS 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 […]


NGC Partners With American Eagle FoundationNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® ( is proud to partner with the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) for a certification label that honors the organization’s mission to keep America’s eagles flying strong and free.

The NGC American Eagle Foundation Special Label conveys the importance of protecting our national emblem, while complementing a wide variety of US coins […]


Gold Settles At More Than Two-Week HighPrecious metals futures divided Thursday with gains in gold and silver and losses in platinum and palladium. Gold finished at a more than two-week high.

Gold for February delivery tacked on $8.70, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,565.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The settlement was the highest since Jan. 7 […]


PMG To Offer Grading Service At Maastricht PaperMoneyFairPaper Money Guaranty® (  is pleased to announce that it will conduct on-site authentication, grading and encapsulation of paper money at the world-famous PaperMoneyFair – Maastricht in April. The PMG on-site grading event will be held March 30-April 5, 2020 at the show in Valkenburg, just east of Maastricht, the Netherlands.

This is the first time that PMG, a leading third-party paper money grading service, has offered on-site grading at PaperMoneyFair […]