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1793 1C Wreath CentA 1793 Wreath Cent, Vine and Bars, SP66 Brown NGC is among the important early coinage in Heritage Auctions’ Oct. 18 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Auction, taking place at the Dallas Convention Center in conjunction with the ANA’s National Money ShowSM, Oc. 18-19 […]


1905 Fairbanks $5 front PCGS Cur 63A 107-year old $5 bill from Fairbanks, Alaska originally given to the city’s namesake, former U.S. Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks, is expected to sell for $200,000 or more in an auction of rare currency on October 18, 2012.

The historic note is printed with serial number one and it has been in the family’s possession since Charles W. Fairbanks received it from the First National Bank of Fairbanks when it was issued in 1905 […]


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 […]


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 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 […]

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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 […]


Geoffrey Charlton Adams auction catalogue from 1906 with two photographic platesKolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced the discovery of a rumored, but never reported, Geoffrey Charlton Adams auction catalogue from 1906 with two photographic plates.

The sale, of "The Dixie Land Collection of Coins and Medals," was Adams’s thirtieth and final sale, held on Nov. 13-14, 1906 […]


1880 Bank of Ottawa $5More than 1,600 lots of graphically stunning and significant currency, from every country in the world, will take center stage at the Long Beach Convention Center, Sept. 6-7, as Heritage Auctions presents its first World Paper Money Signature® Auction.

The auction includes a large selection of British commonwealth and Canadian notes, including an […]


Anne Geddes Silver Keepsake CoinsHer photographs are some of the most recognizable in the world and now for the first time they’ll be seen on silver.

New Zealand Mint and award-winning photographer Anne Geddes have collaborated to create what could quite possibly be the cutest collectable coins ever made […]


1918-7-S Standing Liberty QuarterStack’s Bowers Galleries recently conducted the Official Auction of the Philadelphia ANA World’s Fair of Money and ANA/PNG Pre-Show from August 4-10, and delivered truly outstanding results.

The sale contained exceptional coins from collections like the Battle Born Collection, the Hoosier Flyer Collection, the Dorchester Heights Collection, the Philip Winston Pillsbury Collection of Flying Eagle […]