Category Archives: PCGS Set Registry

Building a 1956 Mint Set of US Coins: As Complex as You Make It

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. [Editor’s note: The original column first appeared in the PCGS E-Zine newsletter of February 26, 2013. —CoinWeek] Six years ago, we took an in-depth look at what it would take to build a competitive PCGS Set Registry 1956 Mint Set, evaluating each coin released by the […]

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More Sovereigns From the Caranett Collection Available From Heritage

The Caranett Collection of Sovereigns is well-represented in the PCGS Set Registry, with a current #1 rank in at least five different sets. We offered Part One of this collection in May, and we are now privileged to be able to offer a second selection from these sets to our member-bidders, with coins available to […]

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PCGS Coin Quest 2020 Winners Announced

The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Coin Quest 2020 has come to an exciting end with the recognition of two winners. The quest, which kicked off early in the year, challenged collectors to find circulating examples of 2020 Philadelphia and Denver cents, nickels, and dimes and to be among the first to submit them to […]

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Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency 38 Shows Market is Robust, Even in Lock Down

Collector coins shine draw record phone and internet bidding activity on webcast auction   Regency Auction Result Highlights by Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) …… An auction that was supposed to take place at Harrah’s in New Orleans–as part of the PCGS Members Only Show–was forced to become a webcast event held at Legend Rare […]

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Collecting Short Sets – Four Ideal Short Sets for Collectors of US Coins

Short Sets Collecting Strategies By Adrian Chacon for PCGS …… Collecting Short sets  of coins that represents a portion of an entire series. There is a particular range of years which accommodates these sets, and many of these short sets are very popular among collectors. All sets mentioned below can be found in the PCGS […]

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PCGS Launches Exclusive CAC Set Registry Program

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced new PCGS CAC Set Registry composites (sets), which will permit collectors to build collections of PCGS-graded coins that have been awarded a seal of approval from Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC). This innovative move gives collectors of these premier PCGS-certified coins the exclusive opportunity to build competitive registry sets […]

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All-Time Finest Morgan Dollar PCGS Coin Set Will Be Sold Intact

The all-time finest collection of Morgan silver dollars that was publicly revealed for the first time earlier this year is now being offered for sale intact. Known as The Illinois Set, the collection is ranked all-time finest in five different circulation strike Morgan dollar categories in the popular PCGS Set Registry®. The 117-coin set has […]

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Why Aren’t Truly Exceptional Branch Mint Gold Half Eagles Worth More Money?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner …… In the Arlington Collection Concierge Sale (which I am currently offering on my website), there are a number of really exceptional coins. One of my favorites is a PCGS/CAC MS63 1857-C half eagle that I sold to a Midwestern collector This coin–about which I will go into detail in a few […]

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Previously Unreported Morgan Dollars Emerge as PCGS All-Time Finest

By Mint State Gold by Stuppler and Company …… Quietly and patiently acquiring superb quality coin-after-coin over the past 14 years, an Illinois collector working with Barry Stuppler of Mint State Gold by Stuppler and Company in Woodland Hills, California has now assembled the all-time finest collection of circulation strike Morgan silver dollars. The previously […]

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CoinWeek IQ: A Preview of Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ 33rd Regency Sale

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek ….. Legend Rare Coin Auctions will hold their 33rd Regency Auction on June 27 in Las Vegas. It will feature a selection of US coins, including pieces from the Hunter Collection of early silver coins and the Hickory Ridge Collection of Peace dollars. Regency Auctions are held five times a […]

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Morgan Dollars: Central States Auction Features “Perfection”

Morgan Dollars are always among the most popular coins in any United States coin auction, and the truly exceptional collections of these coins are something to behold. Such is the case with The Perfection Collection of DMPL/Prooflike Morgan Dollars, an outstanding collection to be offered as a part of the Heritage April 25-28 Central States […]

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PCGS First Discovery 2019-W Lowell Quarter Consigned to GreatCollections Auction

A Virginia coin collector is about to get his second windfall from finding one of the first, elusive West Point Mint 2019 Lowell National Historical Park quarter-dollars. Only two of those recently released 2019-W Lowell quarters have the distinctive Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) designation, PCGS First Discovery, and are the first 2019-W quarters certified […]

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PCGS Set Registry is now both fun and games

(Santa Ana, California) January 16, 2019 — The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has added an intriguing and exciting new element of competition and additional awards to its popular PCGS Set Registry.
“It’s called the PCGS Set Registry Achievement Program, and it challenges current and new PCGS Set Registry members to earn points and accumulate digital achievement medals for their efforts

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Astronauts Memorial Foundation Honors the Past, Inspires the Future with PCGS Apollo 11 Coin Holders

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation (www.amfcse.org), a nonprofit organization that honors and memorializes those astronauts who have sacrificed their lives for the nation and the space program by sponsoring the Space Mirror Memorial, and by implementing innovative educational technology programs, has selected Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) to create a special label to celebrate the launch of […]

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PCGS Set Registry Now Both Fun and Games

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has added an intriguing and exciting new element of competition and additional awards to its popular PCGS Set Registry®. “It’s called the PCGS Set Registry Achievement Program, and it challenges current and new PCGS Set Registry members to earn points and accumulate digital achievement medals for their efforts. There also […]

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PCGS Set Registry is now both fun and games

(Santa Ana, California) January 16, 2019 — The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has added an intriguing and exciting new element of competition and additional awards to its popular PCGS Set Registry.
“It’s called the PCGS Set Registry Achievement Program, and it challenges current and new PCGS Set Registry members to earn points and accumulate digital achievement medals for their efforts

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PCGS builds for the future, names Brett Charville president

(Santa Ana, California) December 10, 2018 — As part of the strategic plans by parent company Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT) to improve and expand services and products for collectors and dealers worldwide, professional numismatist Brett Charville has been named president of the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), effective January 1, 2019

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Incredible finest Proof Morgans set will be exhibited by PCGS Set Registry at 2019 FUN

(Orlando, Florida) December 6, 2018 — The finest Proof Morgan dollars set will be displayed by the PCGS Set Registry at the 2019 Florida United Numismatists convention for the first time anywhere in public.
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Upcoming FUN Show to Exhibit Finest Proof Morgan Dollar Set in PCGS Set Registry

The finest Proof Morgan dollar set will be displayed by the PCGS Set Registry® (PCGS) at the 2019 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention for the first time anywhere in public. Known as the “Mr. Perfection 13” collection, the award-winning, 27-coin Morgan dollar basic proof set is 100 percent complete and has a rating of 69.47, […]

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Legendary 1861-S Paquet Reverse Double Eagle Rarity at Stack’s Bowers Whitman Baltimore Auction

By Ben Orooji, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stack’s Bowers New Colorado Gold Rush on the 1861-S Paquet reverse Double Eagle …..   The Stack’s Bowers June 2018 Baltimore sale is fast approaching and among the stellar collections to be featured is the Fairmont Collection, a nearly complete set of Liberty Head double eagles. It is currently ranked […]

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Finest known 1932 “Saint” in eBay auction of outstanding double eagles set

(Woodland Hills, California) March 19, 2018 — One of the finest collections of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coins listed in the PCGS Set Registry, the A&A Saints Collection, will go on auction on eBay starting at 6:00 pm Pacific time March 29 through April 8, 2018. The set includes the finest known 1932 “Saint,” graded MS-66+ and formerly in the famous collections of Dr

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David Lawrence Rare Coins Acquires Hall of Fame Collection

David Lawrence Rare Coins of Virginia Beach has purchased one of the most impressive sets of U.S. coins that has ever been assembled. The collection, pieced together by mega-collector Bruce Morelan via Legend Numismatics, was set to be auctioned through Legend Auctions in May. However, in advance of the auction announcement, the set was acquired […]

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PCGS to display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set at February Long Beach Expo

(Newport Beach, California) — The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) at the Long Beach Expo in the Long Beach Convention Center on February 22–24, 2018. The set can be viewed at Booth 404 — the PCGS Set Registry Display Area

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PCGS to Display Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollar Super Set at Long Beach Expo

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollar  Super Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) at the Long Beach Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center February 22 – 24, 2018. The set can be viewed at Booth 404, the PCGS Set Registry Display Area. The Morgan Dollars Super Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) consists […]

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Impressive collections anchor Legend’s Regency Auction XXIV — December 14th in Las Vegas

(Lincroft, NJ) Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud to present the 24th Regency Auction in conjunction with the ever-popular PCGS Members’ Show on the evening of Thursday, December 14th at Caesar’s in Las Vegas. As always, Legend’s boutique auction venue has brought together impressive collections that anchor the sale

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PCGS Set Registry: Collectors New App, New Features

New PCGS App takes Set Building Mobile… Thanks to a brand-new app from Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), collectors can manage their coin collections from their smartphones. The company just added the PCGS Set Registry companion app to its growing list of mobile apps. This app, compatible with iOS and Android, comes on the heels […]

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New PCGS Online Interface for Registry Set Collecting

The PCGS Set Registry (www.PCGS.com/SetRegistry) continues its push into the digital age with its latest design, allowing coin collectors to enjoy the digital collecting experience on mobile devices. With 82,281 registered sets, and counting, the online coin hub just received a sleek, new interface, which allows users to navigate the site in a streamlined manner […]

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Coin Pedigrees & Provenance: Branding Your Collection

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner …… There are a few contemporary coin collectors who have it “figured out.” In addition to buying great coins, they have branded themselves (sometimes accidentally) in ways which greatly benefit them when they sell. Examples of collectors who are well-branded include Steve Duckor, Dale Friend, Chuck Link, […]

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PCGS Offers Crossover Special at September Long Beach Expo

At the September Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com), September 8-10, Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is offering PCGS Collectors Club Members and Authorized Dealers the opportunity to upgrade their non-PCGS encapsulated coins for PCGS holders as part of the exclusive Long Beach Expo Crossover Special. Those taking advantage of the […]

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PCGS at Upcoming ANA World’s Fair of Money: Giveaways, Beautiful Coin Displays

This year’s ANA World’s Fair of Money, August 9-13, just got better. Professional Coin Grading Service will offer various promotions and giveaways to continue its 30th anniversary celebration, as well as the display of two prized coin sets from the PCGS Set Registry. “The promotions continue for our 30th anniversary, and we have items that […]

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CoinWeek Q&A with PCGS President Don Willis – Video: 17:48

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan spoke with PCGS President Don Willis at the Central States Numismatic Society’s 76th Annual Convention in Schaumburg, Illinois. Willis discussed on-site show grading, PCGS’s ongoing focus in creating new markets for coin grading in the world numismatic marketplace, the PCGS Set Registry, the new PCGS Digital Coin Album, and why collectors like novelty label inserts.     […]

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PCGS Digital Coin Album is Clever Innovation, not Gimmick

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. On Thursday, January 29, 2015, PCGS (NASDAQ: CLCT) announced the launch of its new PCGS Digital Coin Album, a virtual coin album that ties in with the service’s popular PCGS Set Registry. In a company press release, PCGS Set Registry and Special Projects Director BJ Searls is […]

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