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Quantify Corporation Analyzes the eBAY Price Performance of PCGS Certified Genuine Coins

Monroe, NJOn December 1, 2008 PCGS introduced a new service where any coin submitted for grading would be returned in a PCGS Holder, rather than in a “body bag,” unless the coin has active PVC corrosion, a plugged hole, or fails the authenticity check.

How have these coins performed and priced in the coin market. More than a year has passed since this service was introduced and yet we have not seen any price guides that have reported the results.

RegistryCollector.com has been tracking all certified coins posted and selling on eBay. What follows is an analysis of what is happening in the coin hobby.

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Millions of coins are sold and bought on eBay each year. And while eBay has proven to be a valuable medium for many, some feel it has lost touch with those who made it a giant. eBay announced on Jan. 29 that it would restructure fees, change the buyer and seller grading system, change site […]

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A lawsuit was filed Jan. 10, 2008 against eBay, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) for defamation and unfair and deceptive trade practices. The suit was filed in United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida by National Numismatic Certification, LLC (NNC), ASA Accugrade, Inc (ACG), PCI Coin […]

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Reflecting on inflation numbers can be interesting and many times surprising. As an example, one dollar in 1915 has the same buying power as $20.69 today. More recently, a dollar in 2000 has the same buying power as $1.21 today. Given that, could you… would you… believe a 2000 box of CheeriosĀ® is now worth […]

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Buying a box of Cheerios® in January of 2000 bought you more than a good breakfast. You were given one shot at a very special Sacagawea golden coin. Just a dollar you say? Not quite. These Cheerios dollars are now being sold for several thousand dollars each. You likely remember the introduction of the Sacagawea […]

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eBay’s trying to step up efforts to stymie fraudulent numismatic listings and the selling of counterfeit coins. Last week they implemented an updated policy for how certified coins could be listed in online auctions. What’s changed? In writing, not much. The policy guidelines aren’t exactly long. However, the changes they detail are significant. eBay’s policy […]

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