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NGC Auction Central search toolNumismatic Guaranty Corporation announced a new resource tool for past and future auctions of NGC-certified US coins. Named "NGC Auction Central," it offers a centralized location to find realized coin prices and upcoming offerings from leading auction houses around the U.S.

The following is the statement released Monday, October 3, by NGC. It is published in its entirety.

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Image of the NGC Coin Explorer for US coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the release of the most comprehensive online reference for US coins today.

The new NGC Coin Explorer is a free research tool designed as a resource for both dealers and collectors, whether buying or selling coins.

Both new and advanced collectors will find the NGC Coin Explorer useful when trying to find out more about coins they own in addition to researching coins they are considering buying. This new, all encompassing tool lists over […]

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Yellowstone 5 Oz Silver Coin ErrorNGC has discovered what may be the first error in the America the Beautiful five ounce series. The coin, a 2010-P Yellowstone, has a matte Specimen finish on the Washington side and a brilliant, lustrous finish on the other. This error appears to be unique at present, but it is possible that others await discovery.

There are two types of America the Beautiful five ounce coins issued by the Mint: a lustrous bullion version and a matte collector version. The collector version, designated Specimen by NGC, is produced by the same method as the bullion edition except that it is vapor-blasted in the final stage. These Specimens are also distinguished by a "P" mintmark […]

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2010-P Grand Canyon 5 Oz Silver Coin, Light Finish Variety

The first variety in the America the Beautiful five ounce silver coin series has been discovered and will now be recognized by NGC.

The variety, designated "Light Finish" by NGC, is so far seen only on the 2010-P Grand Canyon Specimen issues.

The U.S. Mint strikes two types of five ounce silver America the Beautiful coins: the bullion version and the collector version. The collector version is vapor-blasted to create a matte finish, a stark contrast to the brilliant surfaces of the bullion issues.

Two distinct surface finishes of the 2010-P Grand Canyon Specimens have been observed: coins with the regular coarse matte finish and coins that […]

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100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins

The NGC Collectors Society has launched a new registry set based on the recently published 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins by Scott Schechter and Jeff Garrett (Whitman, $29.95).

The book ranks the top 100 United States coins from 1964 to date. It explores the most fascinating, rarest, most popular, and most valuable U.S. Mint products of recent generations.

This new competitive registry set, listed under the 100 Greatest category in the NGC US Coin Registry, is a new and exciting way to collect and showcase some of the most popular modern coins […]

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San Francisco Mint American Silver Eagle NGC LabelsThe Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) on Tuesday announced that it will certify San Francisco minted Silver Eagles. The San Francisco struck bullion coin was introduced just one week ago by the United States Mint.

NGC will designate such coins with a label reading "Struck at San Francisco Mint." Additionally, the label will have the "S" mintmark in parentheses next to the coin’s date.

San Francisco is no stranger to the American Silver Eagle bullion coin, but the U.S. Mint’s facility in California had not produced them in more than a decade. In an attempt to help […]

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NGC Special Label for 100 Greatest Modern CoinsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that they have created a special presentation label for coins featured in the book 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins.

This newly released book ranks the most important U.S. coins issued from 1964 to date. The attractive black and tan NGC label boldly shows a coin’s rank adjacent to […]

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1892-CC $10 gold eagle coinNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that they have certified a significant Carson City Variety.

A coin submitted to NCS for conservation followed by NGC grading has turned out to be an unpublished variety.

This gold eagle coined at the Carson City Mint in 1892 bears a distinctly tripled reverse […]

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1907 Rolled Edge Eagle coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that a NGC-certified 1907 Rolled Gold Edge Eagle sold for $2.185 million during Heritage Auction’s Platinum Night offerings at the FUN 2011 Convention in Tampa, Fla.

The 1907 $10 Satin PR 67 with Periods Rolled Edge was one of five gold coins in the sale that belonged to Mint Director Frank A. Leach […]

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NCG Certification Number Online Look Up PageNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that their online security image archive now includes 3,000,000 coins — the largest database of NGC-certified coins in existence anywhere.

Since October 2008 NGC has been capturing digital photographs of every coin that it certifies and then storing them in an internet-accessible database.

By maintaining a secure and proprietary database of coin images and making it available to the public […]

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