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Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS)


PCGS Collectors Education Programs Debut with “Grading 101”

PCGS LogoProfessional Coin Grading Service ( 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 [...]

PCGS-Certified Coins in Monetarium Singapore Auction

1927 Australia proof Florin and 1912 China Sun Yet-Sen $1Dozens of rare coins from China, Malaysia, Australia and the United States certified for authenticity and grade by Professional Coin Grading Service are among the highlights of the upcoming Monetarium Singapore auction at the Marina Mandarin Hotel in Singapore and online, October 26, 2012.

"Many collectors from Asia are starting to realize the advantage and convenience of having coins graded by PCGS," stated Gilbert Chiang of Monetarium Singapore [...]

Rare 1943-S Bronze Lincoln Cent Joins Simpson Collection for $1M

Simpson 1943-S bronze 1c PCGS MS62BNThe PCGS Set RegistrySM number one all-time finest collection of Lincoln Cents Off-Metal Strikes, Circulation Strikes 1943 - 1944, just got even better with a million dollar upgrade.

Well-known collector Bob R. Simpson, co-chairman of the Texas Rangers baseball club, has paid $1 million for the finest known 1943-S bronze cent in a transaction arranged by Legend Numismatics ( of Lincroft, New Jersey [...]

PCGS Expands Coin Grading Services in Europe

PCGS LogoProfessional Coin Grading Service has expanded its services in Europe with the opening of a new, larger submission center in Paris and the creation of the web site ( that includes useful coin information in five languages for collectors and dealers as well as easy-to-use coin submission forms.

The new PCGS European Submission Center is conveniently located in the La Bourse-Richelieu Drouot area of Paris [...]

Unique 1909-B Proof 1/2 Rupe Certified at Hong Kong Coin Show by PCGS

1909-B Proof 1/2 RupeExperts from the Professional Coin Grading Service have authenticated and graded what is believed to be the only known India 1909 proof 1/2 Rupee struck at the Bombay Mint.

It was certified PCGS PR64 Secure Plus at the recent August 2012 Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair (HICC).

The 1909-B proof 1/2 Rupee was submitted by collector K.T. Kapil of India who was [...]

PCGS Offers On-Site Coin Grading at August 2012 Hong Kong Shows

Ma Tak Wo submitting coins to PCGSThe world's leader in rare coin authentication and grading -- Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) -- has opened a new corporate office and grading center in Hong Kong.

PCGS also will be accepting submissions from collectors and dealers at the Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair (HICC) at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile in Kowloon, August 24 - 26, 2012 [...]

Rare Coins Certified by PCGS Featured in August Hong Kong Auctions

1867 over 6 Victoria silver HK $1Hundreds of rare coins certified by Professional Coin Grading Service will be featured in the four auctions conducted before and during the August 2012 Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair (HICC).

The first auction will be conducted by Rarehouse Auction Ltd. at the Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel, 3 Canton Road, Harbour City, Kowloon, on August 18 and 19, 2012 [...]

California Fractional Gold Coins In PCGS Pricing Guide

California Fractional Gold Coin - 1858 50c BG-302 MS63The popular PCGS Price Guide ( now includes listings for California Fractional Gold coins.

It is the only comprehensive online resource available for market values of this historic series of small 25-cent, 50-cent and one dollar denomination gold coins privately struck from 1852 to 1882 [...]

Congressmen Shown Counterfeit Coins in PCGS Reference Collection

Counterfeit 1883-S $1 in fake holdersDuring June 27, 2012 meetings with numismatic leaders in Washington, DC, influential U.S. Congressmen and congressional staff members learned about rare coin authentication and were shown examples of counterfeit coins from the Professional Coin Grading Service reference collection and examples of counterfeit PCGS encapsulation holders.

PCGS has detected over 5,500 counterfeit coins submitted in the last 12 months, a higher number by far than [...]

“Walker Showdown” Display at Philadelphia ANA World’s Fair of Money

1917-S Reverse 50c High Desert MS66+The two finest collections of circulation strike Walking Liberty half dollars in the PCGS Set RegistrySM will be displayed in a "Walker Showdown" hosted by Professional Coin Grading Service.

The unparalleled display will be presented at the PCGS booth (#1605) during the American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 7 - 12, 2012 [...]



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