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PCGS Coin Sniffer™ Helps Detect Coin Doctoring, Hobby Protection Steps

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) today revealed additional steps it is taking to improve its ability to detect altered coins.

Doctored Standing Liberty quarter coin
This detail image of a "doctored" Standing Liberty quarter shows the decomposition of soft metal that was applied to the coin and shaped, apparently with a jeweler's engraving tool, to simulate a "Full Head." (Photo courtesy of PCGS.)

PCGS announced that it has a process in development which will detect any foreign substance on a coin's surface, and also announced a major lawsuit filed against alleged coin doctors.

According to PCGS officials, in conjunction with the development of coin recognition technology launched in March of this year, PCGS has been developing a process to detect foreign materials and other enhancements to a coin's surfaces.

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