Numismatic Press Releases & Announcements

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PMG Certifies 5 Million NotesPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is proud to announce that it has now graded 5 million notes, becoming the first third-party grading service to achieve this important industry milestone.

PMG’s achievement is even more impressive in that it comes at a time when the world faces unprecedented challenges […]

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1945 British Silver Threepence Coin Certified GenuineThe "rarest British circulating coin in 200 years" has been certified as genuine by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC), the world’s largest third-party certification, grading and encapsulation service for rare and collectible coins.

The tiny silver coin – only the second known example – was not discovered in a buried hoard. The 1945 Silver Threepence was found in an ordinary Whitman folder, the type of cardboard booklet that young coin enthusiasts have filled with coin collections since the 1930s […]

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PCGS Announces CAC Set Registry ProgramProfessional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has announced new PCGS CAC Set Registry composites (sets), which will permit collectors to build collections of PCGS-graded coins that have been awarded a seal of approval from Certified Acceptance Corporation (www.CACcoin.com).

This innovative move gives collectors of these premier PCGS-certified coins the exclusive opportunity to build competitive registry sets consisting of CAC-stickered coins for awards and incentives tailored to those who specialize in these coins […]

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Stack's Bowers to Auction The Joel R. Anderson Collection of U.S. Paper MoneyStack’s Bowers Galleries will offer The Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States paper money, the largest, finest, and most complete collection of Large Size United States paper money types in existence today.

It is rivaled only by great collections of generations ago that have long since been dispersed, including those of Albert Grinnell and Amon Carter, Jr. […]

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PNG Online Classes AvailableExtensive multi-media classes are now available online to collectors and dealers, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has announced.

Developed by Karl Newman in conjunction with the University of Rare Coins and PNG’s Edward C. Milas School of Numismatics, there are two course levels […]

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Raymond Hawkins of South CarolinaA 16-year old South Carolina high school sophomore, Raymond Hawkins, who began collecting coins six years ago and recently founded a local coin club and a coin dealership, is the winner of the Professional Numismatists Guild’s 2013 Young Numismatist scholarship competition […]

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PCGS Announces Shanghai Office, Expands Partnerships in ChinaExpanding into mainland China, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) said it is opening a new Shanghai office and has begun building partnerships with prominent Chinese companies.

PCGS, a division of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT), announced its expansion Thursday, noting the new grading and authentication center in mainland China is named Collectors Universe (Shanghai), Ltd […]

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Legend-Morphy Rare Coin Regency Auction Realizes 1.73MLegend-Morphy brought its A-game, offering a carefully handpicked selection of coins in a boutique-style, 334-lot sale held in association with the PCGS Members Only Coin Show.

Collectors liked what they saw and bid aggressively, both before and during the event […]

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Walton 1913 Liberty Nickel On Display In BaltimoreThe famous Walton specimen 1913 Liberty Head nickel will be displayed by Heritage Auctions during the first three days of the four-day Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, March 14 – 17, 2013.

This fabled nickel was recovered from a fatal car crash and then unsuspectingly kept in a Virginia closet […]

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The Cardinal Collection Crosses Block Jan. 24 in Americana SaleOn January 24, 2013 in New York City, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will auction The Cardinal Collection, one of the most significant U.S. coin collections ever assembled.

The Cardinal Collection features some of the rarest and most expensive United States coins of any denomination, type or […]

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