Numismatic Press Releases & Announcements

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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 […]


The first mobile application of its kind for collectibles, Collectors Corner CoinSearch™, will be available free during the upcoming Whitman Baltimore Coin & Collectibles Expo.

The unprecedented mobile app will let collectors instantly locate specific coins they’re looking for at the show, June 28 – July 1, 2012 […]


1799-P Bolivia World CoinHeritage Auctions has announced that it is expanding its World Coins category to include Weekly Internet-Only Auctions at, ending its practice of Monthly Internet World Coin Auctions.

The first world coin auction will start on Thursday, July 5, at 10 pm CT, continuing through the following Thursday, July 12. The next week’s auction will commence immediately after […]


PCGS LogoExecutives of the PCGS warn that the problems of Chinese-made counterfeits of rare coins are getting worse and could soon expand to include fakes of rare bank notes imported into the United States.

In personal meetings and messages conveyed to influential members of Congress in Washington […]


1787 Brasher Doubloon CoinNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), the world’s largest third-party coin grading company, has graded and encapsulated what may be the world’s most valuable coin.

Prominent numismatist Walter Perschke is the owner of the coin, which is believed to be the finest known example of the rare Brasher Doubloon. Perschke first purchased the Brasher Doubloon in 1979 for $430,000, then a record price for a coin. It is now valued at $10 million […]


Canadian 2012 Collector Coins Celebrating Anniversaries and MilestonesThe Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce beautifully designed and exquisitely crafted collector coins which continue to capture the spirit and excitement of the many milestones and anniversaries Canadians are celebrating in 2012.

"The world’s greatest sporting events and our wonderfully diverse heritage continue to offer the Mint new and exciting ways to reflect the pride of Canadians in celebrating their culture, their national symbols and their history through unforgettable collector coins," said Ian E. Bennett […]


Mike FuljenzMichael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion in Beaumont, Texas, again has been honored by journalism professionals for his consumer education writings about gold and other precious metals.

The Press Club of Southeast Texas presented Fuljenz and Universal Coin & Bullion with a first place Excellence in the Media Award in the brochure category for […]


1907 Saint-Gaudens Double EagleStack’s Bowers Galleries, the Official Auctioneer of the Whitman Coins and Collectible Expo in Baltimore, is proud to present the blockbuster MCMVII (1907) Ultra High Relief Saint-Gaudens double eagle offered as lot 4438.

The coin is the single finest certified example of the type in the absolutely stunning grade of Proof-69 (PCGS); no examples have been graded finer than this coin at either of the major grading services […]


1879 Flowing Hair Stella graded PR64 by PCGSCollectors had American gold rarities on their minds May 31-June 3 at the Long Beach Convention Center during Heritage Auctions’ $12.67 million U.S. Coins Signature® Auction, as an 1879 $4 Flowing Hair, Judd-1635, Pollock-1833, PR64 PCGS rose to the top of the auction with a final price realized of $184,000.

Two coins tied for the second and third spots in the auction’s top tier: a rare and beautiful 1887 $10 PR65 Cameo NGC […]


David Hall, Ben Mesko, Mike KittleVentura County, California collector Mike Kittle is the winner of the coin grading competition sponsored by PCGS Photograde™ Online recently conducted at the May – June 2012 Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo.

He was awarded a $20 Saint-Gaudens gold coin graded PCGS Secure Plus MS65 valued at $2,000, according to PCGS President Don Willis […]