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Eight PMG-Certified Paper Money Lots Each Realize Over $100,000 at Heritage Sale

An impressive eight lots certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) each realized over $100,000 in the Heritage Auctions US Currency Signature Auction held on August 3, 2020. They included three uncut sheets from the outstanding Monarch Collection as well as five high-denomination Federal Reserve Notes. In fact, 23 of the top 25 lots were certified […]

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Get Ready for the 2020 PMG Registry Awards

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is excited for the 2020 PMG Registry Awards, and we hope you are too! The PMG Registry is a free online platform where collectors register and display their PMG-certified notes and compete against other collectors around the world for recognition and prizes. This popular resource now boasts more than 13,500 sets […]

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NGC, NCS, and PMG announce Official ANA Grading and Conservation Services Special Event, July 27 to August 7

Sarasota, Florida (June 24, 2020) — Last week, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 World’s Fair of Money is suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. The highly anticipated show had been scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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NGC, NCS, and PMG announce Official ANA Grading and Conservation Services Special Event, July 27 to August 7

Sarasota, Florida (June 24, 2020) — Last week, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 World’s Fair of Money is suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. The highly anticipated show had been scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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NGC Announces Official ANA Grading and Conservation Services Special Event

Last week, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 World’s Fair of Money is suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. The highly anticipated show had been scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), the official coin grading service of the ANA, responded by announcing a special savings event for collectors […]

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NGC Coins and PMG Notes Impress in Stack’s Bowers May Sale

A coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and a note certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) achieved the top results in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries coin and paper money auctions in Hong Kong, China held May 4-6, 2020. The top result in the coin auction was a China 1929 L&M-91 Italy Satin Finish Silver […]

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A Letter From NGC’s Mark Salzberg

I have been in the collectibles industry for more than 40 years. In that time, I have seen many market peaks and valleys — periods of prosperity as well as periods of great difficulty. In fact, I became a coin dealer during the boomtimes of the late 1970s, only to experience the great crash of […]

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PMG Achieves Milestone – 5 Million Notes Certified

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is proud to announce that it has now graded five million notes, becoming the first third-party grading service to achieve this important industry milestone. PMG’s achievement comes at a time when the world faces unprecedented challenges. Therefore, the company has proactively developed and instituted enhanced health and safety procedures to ensure […]

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Rare Hong Kong 1893 10 Dollar Note: Only Issued Pick-143 Certified by PMG

By Aris Maragoudakis – Director of World Currency Auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… In lot 50281 of the upcoming Stack’s Bowers May 4, 2020 Hong Kong Auction of Chinese, Hong Kong and World Paper Money, we will be offering a scarce banknote printed by Barclay and Fry Ltd. PMG’s population report lists this note as […]

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PNG reappoints NGC, NCS, and PMG as its Official Grading and Conservation Services

The companies’ long relationship with the Professional Numismatics Guild is built on a shared mission to make the hobby safe for collectors and investors.
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS), and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading and Conservation Services of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG)

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PMG Announces Next-Generation Paper Money Holder and Label

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced its fourth-generation holder and a new label that will provide enhanced security and display for PMG-certified banknotes. Among the upgrades to the PMG holder is a new high-security hologram, which has an improved design that boasts a dozen overt and covert security features. The new hologram is also significantly […]

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PNG Reappoints NGC, NCS and PMG as Official Grading and Conservation Services

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading and Conservation Services of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). PNG is a non-profit organization of numismatic professionals in the United States. Its primary mission is to make the hobby safe for […]

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PMG Certifies Legendary ANA Bebee Collection’s Uncut Sheets

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) was honored to recently certify nearly 20 uncut sheets of banknotes from the legendary ANA Bebee Collection. The sheets were submitted to PMG by the American Numismatic Association (ANA), the country’s largest nonprofit numismatic organization, which received the Bebee Collection in 1988. Banknotes are printed in sheets that are then cut […]

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Coin and banknote markets strong amid global crisis

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Sarasota, Florida (April 1, 2020) — As the world faces an unprecedented economic and public health crisis brought on by the coronavirus COVID-19, the numismatic markets have demonstrated incredible resiliency

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NGC Update About Shipping Address Changes

The following is a reprint from a press release by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) and Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) strive to provide the best possible services to all submitters at all times. During the current challenges brought by coronavirus (COVID-19), we are trying to be particularly accommodating of our collecting community

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Important note about shipping address changes

NGC, PMG, and CGC will make every effort to accommodate requests to change a return shipping address, but these requests must be made before the shipment leaves our facility.
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), Paper Money Guaranty (PMG), and Certified Guaranty Company (CGC) strive to provide the best possible services to all submitters at all times

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Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers and Roundtable Trading Extend Collaboration With NGC, NCS and PMG

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading Services of the popular Facebook group Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers, as well as Roundtable Trading, LLC, an affiliated dealer-to-dealer trading and informational platform. Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), an affiliate of NGC and […]

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Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers and Roundtable Trading extend collaboration with NGC, NCS, and PMG

Sarasota, Florida (March 30, 2020) — Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading Services of the popular Facebook group “Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers,” as well as Roundtable Trading, LLC, an affiliated dealer-to-dealer trading and informational platform. Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS), an affiliate of NGC and PMG, will also continue to serve as the Official Conservation Service of both groups

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NGC and PMG named Official Grading Services of MA-Shops

Sarasota, Florida (March 26, 2020) — Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) have been named the Official Grading Services of MA-Shops, a 15-year-old online numismatic marketplace. In addition, Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS) has been named MA-Shops’ Official Conservation Service

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NGC, NCS and PMG Appoint CGB Official Grading Submission Center in Europe

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have appointed CGB Numismatics Paris, a leading coin and banknote firm in France, as an official submission center in Europe. Founded in 1988, CGB is an international numismatics firm that operates a large online store and conducts important auctions throughout the year, […]

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PMG Certifies the ‘Holy Grail’ of Uncut Currency

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) recently certified a group of seven of the greatest uncut sheets of US banknotes in existence. The seven sheets highlight the Monarch Collection, a phenomenal collection of US paper money carefully curated by a collector decades ago, before the advent of paper money certification. The centerpiece of the Monarch Collection is […]

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PMG Grades Mismatched Serial Number Error on US $20 Bill

A woman who made a purchase at the January 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show in Orlando got an unexpected bonus in her change: a $20 bill with a valuable mismatched serial number error. She immediately submitted the note to Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), which confirmed that the 2013 $20 Federal Reserve Note (Boston) had […]

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Daniel Morgan Autographed $1 Martha Note to be Offered in March 2020 Pogue VI Sale

Note Presented to Famed Collector Albert Grinnell By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers …… One of the fascinating notes we have encountered while cataloging the incredible D. Brent Pogue Collection of United States Paper Money is a Fr.223 1891 $1 “Martha Washington” Silver Certificate that was courtesy autographed by United States Treasurer Daniel […]

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PMG Grading On-site at PaperMoneyFair – Maastricht in April

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is pleased to announce that it will conduct on-site authentication, grading and encapsulation of paper money at the world-famous PaperMoneyFair – Maastricht in April. The PMG on-site grading event will be held March 30 through April 5, 2020 at the show in Valkenburg, just east of Maastricht, the Netherlands. This is […]

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PMG Certifies Highlights of Omar Waddington Collection of Scottish and Irish Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified more than 800 selections from the Omar Waddington Collection of Banknotes. The impressive group is focused primarily on 20th-century issues from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland. The notes were submitted by Spink, a global auction house founded in London in 1666. They are being offered in an auction to […]

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PMG Celebrates 15 Years, Nearly 5 Million Notes Graded

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2020, a year that will also see the world’s leading third-party paper money grading service surpass five million notes certified. Both of these milestones of longevity and volume are unparalleled achievements in third-party paper money grading. PMG graded its one-millionth note just five years ago […]

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PMG Recertifies World-Famous D. Brent Pogue Collection of Banknotes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) was chosen to recertify the more than 200 banknotes in the world-famous D. Brent Pogue collection. All of Pogue’s notes are now encapsulated in the latest generation PMG holder, which delivers superior optics and presentation along with the best long-term preservation. Pogue, who died unexpectedly in July 2019, assembled the most […]

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PMG Celebrates 15 Years

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2020, a year that will also see the world’s leading third-party paper money grading service surpass 5 million notes certified.
PMG graded its 1 millionth note just five years ago as it celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2015. Since then, more collectors and dealers around the world have entrusted their notes to PMG

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NGC, NCS and PMG Attending Torex Coin Show in Toronto, Canada

Representatives from NGC, NCS, and PMG will answer questions about the companies’ services, benefits and procedures at TOREX Numismatic Guaranty Corporation , Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS), and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will hand out information and answer questions at the TOREX Coin Show in Toronto, Canada. The TOREX event will take place February 22-23, 2020, […]

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PMG-Certified 1975 2 Yuan Proof Leads Sale of Professor Hsu Collection

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified the collection of Yih-Tzong Hsu, a Taiwanese professor who is a leading collector and researcher of Chinese banknotes. The PMG certified collection of nearly 300 Chinese notes – dozens of them Specimens and Proofs – will be sold by Spink in Hong Kong on January 3-4, 2020. The centerpiece […]

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Finest PMG Curacao 1960 25 Gulden Note Offered in Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction

By Aris Maragoudakis – Director of World Currency Auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… NYINC Paper Money Highlights Our upcoming New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) Auction in January will offer one of the nicest Dutch Colonial pieces we have offered in recent memory. In lot 30193, bidders will have the opportunity to purchase a 1960 […]

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PMG Online Gallery Showcases DC Chio Collection of First Series Renminbi Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has created an online image gallery to showcase the 285 PMG-certified specimen notes in the amazing DC Chio Collection of First Series Renminbi (RMB). The Renminbi was introduced in December 1948 by the nascent People’s Bank of China in order to facilitate commerce in areas controlled by the Communist forces during […]

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NGC, PMG Grading On-Site in India for the First Time in April 2020

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation®  is pleased to announce that it will conduct on-site grading in Mumbai, India, in April 2020. This is the first time that NGC, a leading third-party grading service for coins, tokens, and medals, has offered on-site grading in India. The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation India on-site grading event will be held in April […]

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NGC, NCS and PMG Named Official Grading, Conservation Services of A. Karamitsos International Auctions

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have been named the Official Grading Services of A. Karamitsos International Auctions, an esteemed auction house for world coins, notes, stamps, and other collectibles. In addition, their affiliate Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®) has been named A. Karamitsos’ Official Conservation Service. Greece-based A. Karamitsos International Auctions began […]

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Verify PMG Certification Now Features Images of 3 Million Notes

  Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that its online Verify PMG Certification tool, which enables free, quick and easy searches of its certification database, now features images of more than three million PMG-certified notes. Verify PMG Certification lets a user enter a note’s certification number and grade to confirm its description and grade in […]

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More Than 200 PMG-Certified Notes From Manzi Collection to be Offered October 10

Over 200 banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) comprise the bulk of The Lou Manzi Collection of English Banknotes – Part 2 sale, being held October 10, 2019, by renowned global auction house Spink and Son Ltd. The Manzi Collection ranks among the all-time finest assemblages of British banknotes and includes many highly desirable […]

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More Than 200 PMG-Certified Banknotes From Ibrahim Salem Collection Part 2 to be Sold

More than 200 banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are part of the Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Banknotes Part 2 sale being held October 2, 2019, by renowned global auction house Spink & Son Ltd. Most of these notes were certified at a PMG on-site grading event held in Munich over the […]

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PMG Announces Bond and Stock Certificate Grading Services

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that it is now grading and encapsulating most bond and stock certificates. Bond and stock certificate collecting, known by specialists as “scripophily”, is an important subset of numismatics that has achieved greater recognition in recent years. Many companies no longer issue printed certificates, so these items serve as uniquely […]

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More Than 200 PMG-certified Notes from the Ibrahim Salem Collection Part 2 to be Sold

The following press release and images were published by Paper Money Guaranty®
 
The second sale of the outstanding collection of British Commonwealth notes will be held on Oct. 2, 2019.

More than 200 banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are part of the Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Banknotes Part 2 sale being held Oct

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Rare Sacagawea Dollar ‘Mule’ Coming to Long Beach

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In a press release distributed by Paper Money Guarantee, we have learned that a famous “mule” is coming to Long Beach as one of the consigned pieces.
For those who do not know what a “mule” is in terms of numismatics, it is “when a coin or medal is minted with an obverse and reverse design not normally seen on the same piece.”
The “mule” coming to Long Becah is the Sacagawea dollar mule which bears the obverse of a Washington quarter and the reverse of the Sacagawea dollar

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NGC, NCS and PMG Appoint Marudhar Arts an Official Submission Center in India

The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) has appointed Marudhar Arts an Official Submission Center in India. CCG’s independent member companies include Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®). Marudhar Arts is one of India’s leading numismatic dealers and auctioneers. It was founded in 1966 by Mr. Prem Ratan Maru and […]

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NGC, NCS and PMG Appoint Marudhar Arts an Official Submission Center in India

The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) has appointed Marudhar Arts an Official Submission Center in India. CCG’s independent member companies include Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®). Marudhar Arts is one of India’s leading numismatic dealers and auctioneers. It was founded in 1966 by Mr. Prem Ratan Maru and […]

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Early Days at the ANA Convention

Busy Aisles: Shortly after the bourse floor opened on Tuesday morning, the aisles were filled with dealers and collectors moving from booth to booth, some buying, some selling, and others just looking. Speaking with a few dealers on the floor after day two, the feedback was mostly positive.
Glenn Schinke booth: I stopped to snap a photo of the Glenn Schinke booth on Tuesday morning

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PMG Certifies India “Discovery Note” at Hong Kong Event

The 1925 banknote was not previously known to specialists Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified a previously unknown British India banknote at its recent on-site grading event in Hong Kong. The 1925 1,000 Rupees note was issued in Kurrachee, now spelled Karachi, a city that has been part of Pakistan since 1947. Previously, the only […]

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NGC Events at ANA World Money Fair

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 31, 2019) — If you’re attending the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago August 13-17, here are five things to know from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation:

NGC is offering on-site grading and encapsulations of US coins, starting on August 13. PMG is also offering on-site grading and encapsulation for paper money

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NGC, NCS and PMG Appoint Taisei Coins as Official Submission Center in Japan

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have appointed Taisei Coins Corporation, a leading Japanese numismatics firm, as an Official Submission Center. The 50-year-old company based in Tokyo will accept collectibles to be submitted to NGC, NCS, and PMG. Taisei can also answer questions about the companies’ services and […]

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Five Things to Know About NGC & PMG at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

If you’re attending the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago August 13-17, here are five things to know: 1. NGC is offering on-site grading and encapsulation of US coins, starting on August 13. PMG is also offering onsite grading and encapsulation for paper money. This allows collectors to have their collectibles graded during the show. For […]

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Five things to know about the ANA show

NGC and PMG have some exciting news for those attending the World’s Fair of Money in Chicago.
If you’re attending the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago August 13-17, here are five things to know:
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NGC, NCS and PMG Named Official Grading and Conservation Services of VCoins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have been named the Official Grading Services of VCoins, a major online marketplace for ancient and world coins as well as other collectibles. In addition, their affiliate Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®) has been named VCoins’ Official Conservation Service. US‐based VCoins, founded in 1998, has tens of […]

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PMG and eBay Partner on Expert Review Service

Uncertified banknotes on one of the world’s largest and most vibrant marketplaces
will have a link to purchase a preliminary review by PMG experts.
Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) and eBay have partnered to launch PMG Expert Review, a low-cost service that provides a preliminary review of notes by PMG experts. The service is available for banknotes on eBay that have not been certified by a third-party grading service

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NGC and PMG Partner With eBay on Expert Review Service

Uncertified coins and banknotes on one of the world’s largest and most vibrant marketplaces will have a link to purchase a preliminary review by NGC and PMG experts   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), together with Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), have partnered with eBay to launch NGC/PMG Expert Review, a low-cost service that provides a preliminary […]

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PMG certified notes from Lou Manzi Collection dominate auction

Several of the notes from the Lou Manzi collection that were graded recently by PMG were sold rapidly at the Spink auction on Thursday May 9. The Lou Manzi collection is made up of United Kingdom banknotes, some of them dating back to the 18th century.
Besides the Lou Manzi collection, PMG has graded the Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Banknotes Part I and the Michel Muszynski Collection of Sub-Saharan African Notes

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PMG-Certified Selections From Manzi Collection Excel at Auction

PMG certified the top 10 notes in London’s Spink sale of important United Kingdom currency   A high-profile collection of United Kingdom banknotes — some dating to the 18th century and most of them certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) — sold briskly Thursday in an auction presented by the venerable London firm Spink. The […]

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PMG hires Matt Quinn as grading finalizer

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has hired industry veteran Matt Quinn, who joins its team of expert grading finalizers on May 1.
Quinn has been a professional numismatist for 15 years. Most recently, he operated his own paper money trading company in New Hampshire, which he closed when he accepted a position with PMG due to the company’s strict impartiality requirements

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PMG Currency Grading: North Carolina Colonials

North Carolina was the only colony to ever produce handwritten notes   Money in the Colonies of America relied heavily on barter and coins. They were preferred over paper money partly due to paper being hard to redeem at times and having no intrinsic value, which made for easy depreciation. At the time, Britain, which […]

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PMG-Graded Notes Lead the Way in Spink Auction in London

Two PMG-certified banknotes from India and another from Zanzibar led the results of a Spink auction of world banknotes held April 17-18 in London. In all, eight of the top 10 lots were certified by PMG. The top lot was an India 1858-60 10 Rupees Progressive Proof, which dates from a time of transition in […]

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PMG Currency Grading: German Vampire Notes

If you turn three German notes to the left at a 90-degree angle, there is an image that looks like a vampire   During the early 1920s, post-World War I Germany saw its economy spiraling out of control. Hyperinflation took over the Weimar Republic from 1921 to 1923 (though it had begun slowly accelerating right […]

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PMG-Graded Banknotes From Muszynski and Dauer Collections to be Sold in April

More than 150 banknotes that were certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) from two important collections are being offered in a Spink auction in London, April 17-18. They include 97 PMG-certified banknotes from the Michael Muszynski Collection of Sub-Saharan Africa and 62 PMG-certified banknotes from the Joanne and Edward Dauer Collection of Burma, Ceylon and […]

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CCG Announces Major Coin, Paper Money Certification Initiatives in India

The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) has announced major initiatives in India, the world’s second-most populous country with more than 1.3 billion people. CCG’s independent member companies include Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS®), and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®). CCG has appointed Peacock Bloom Numismatic, LLP (Peacock Bloom), an Official Submission Center to NGC, […]

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PMG-Graded Proof Chinese Banknote Realizes $240,000 at Stack’s Bowers Auction

A stunning China 1975 2 Yuan Proof that was certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) was the star of a Stack’s Bowers paper money auction held March 25 in Hong Kong. Graded PMG 62 Uncirculated, the note was the top lot in the auction, realizing $240,000 (USD), far above its pre-auction estimate of $75,000 to […]

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PMG Grades Highlights From Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Notes, Part I

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified over 250 selections from part one of the Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Banknotes. The amazing group includes numerous rare and important issues from current and former territories of the United Kingdom. PMG certified the notes at its first London on-site grading event, which was held in January […]

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PMG Certifies Trio of Million-Dollar US Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified three important US notes that were recently sold at auction for a combined $5 million. The group comprises three of the rarest and most iconic US notes, each of which is unique in private hands: An 1869 $500 “Rainbow” Legal Tender Note, attributed as Friedberg-184 and now graded PMG […]

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PMG Grades Second-Known 1920 Home Bank of Canada $5

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified the second-known example of the 1920-dated Home Bank of Canada $5. The issue was previously thought to be unique, with the only example being in the National Currency Collection of The Bank of Canada. The note, recently certified by PMG, is the first and only in private hands. This […]

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Paper Money News – PCGS, Jason Bradford End Currency Grading Relationship; Bradford Launches New Grading Service

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ….. PCGS announced on Tuesday that it has ended its business relationship with K3B, Inc., a Peoria, Illinois company that operated under the trademark and brand PCGS Currency. The announcement came as unexpected news to the numismatic community as K3B has been grading notes under the PCGS Currency brand since February […]

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NGC, NCS, and PMG attending Singapore International Coin Fair 2019

Learn how to get an expedited turnaround time for NGC submissions made at the SICF.
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS) and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will attend the Singapore International Coin Fair 2019 (SICF) in Singapore

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Paper Money News – PMG Certifies Unlisted 1975 People’s Republic of China 2 Yuan

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG ®) recently authenticated and graded a stunning, unlisted 1975 People’s Republic of China (PRC) 2 Yuan proof note. It is graded PMG 62 Uncirculated. This proposed 1975-dated design was ultimately not approved for circulation and was never officially issued. Unlike many proofs that are printed on thin India paper, this proof […]

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NGC, NCS, and PMG appoint the Singapore Mint an Official Submission Center

The companies’ collaboration will make NGC, NCS, and PMG services more accessible to collectors and dealers in Singapore and throughout the region.
The Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) has appointed the Singapore Mint an Official Submission Center in Singapore

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NGC, NCS & PMG Named Official Grading and Conservation Services of Popular “Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers” Group

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have been named the Official Grading Services of the popular Facebook group “Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers“, as well as Roundtable Trading, LLC, an affiliated dealer-to-dealer trading and informational platform. Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®), an affiliate of NGC and PMG, has been named the Official Conservation […]

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Anna Escobedo Cabral, 42nd United States Treasurer, to Sign NGC Labels

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is excited to announce that Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd Treasurer of the United States, will individually hand-sign certification labels for NGC. As Treasurer of the United States, Cabral worked closely with the directors of the United States Mint during a dynamic time in its history, when some of its most […]

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World Paper Money – Hidden Messages in Propaganda Notes of Japanese-Occupied China

Chinese banknotes insulted the Japanese enemy and instilled hope in an occupied people By Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ……   While many American historians cite the start of World War II as the invasion of Poland in 1939, scholars of Asian history often state that the war had, in fact, begun two years earlier, following […]

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PMG slabs pre-star replacement notes

Replacement notes from before the star note system was adopted by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing can now be identified.
The Paper Money Guaranty® began a new service Nov. 15 to attribute “Pre-Star Replacement Notes” for large-size National Bank Notes, small-size National Bank Notes, and large-size type notes (such as Legal Tender, Silver and Gold Certificates, and Federal Reserve Notes

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Paper Money Guaranty Now Attributing Pre-Star Replacement Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) will attribute “Pre-Star Replacement Notes” for Large Size National Bank Notes, Small Size National Bank Notes and Large Size Type Notes (such as Legal Tender, Silver and Gold Certificates and Federal Reserve Notes) starting November 15, 2018. Replacement notes are those that took the place of notes that were deemed unfit […]

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World Paper Money: The Clara Schumann German Mark

During the 1980s, the Deutsche Bundesbank issued a new series of banknotes, which included famous German artists and scientists as a way to honor their life and work By Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) …… One banknote that displays multiple musical instruments is the Federal Republic of Germany 100 Deutsche Mark (German Mark). A simple but […]

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Paper Money – Some of My U.S. Currency Favorites

By Chad Hawk – Grader, Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ……   As a grader for PMG, I enjoy the tremendous benefit of seeing some of the world’s greatest paper money everyday. I review notes from all over the world and have been able to view more paper money than most people encounter in their entire […]

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Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature NGC-Graded Coins, PMG-Graded Notes

A wide variety of treasure , coin rarities ans paper money , both NGC-graded coins and PMG-graded notes, are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 23 to be held live online May 15 and 16, 2018. Some of the NGC-graded treasure and coin […]

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Iconic & Artistic Large Size US Banknotes

Large Size US Paper Money offers historical importance unmatched by any other trade Large size American currency is fascinating in its use of imagery on its banknotes. From 1861 through the Series of 1923, collectors enjoy a history lesson through artistic renditions of our past. Throughout today’s libraries, universities, museums, and parks, the same history […]

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Learn to Grade Coins and Currency Like the Pros at ANA Seminars

Learn to Grade Coins and Currency – A small investment in numismatic education can pay off big in long-term hobby enjoyment The vast majority of collectors and dealers develop their skills through experience. The accumulation of knowledge and understanding can take years, even decades. However, there is one sure-fire way to jump-start your numismatic education: […]

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Paper Money – PMG Grades 2.5 Million Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) is proud to announce that it has become the first third-party grading service to certify 2.5 million Certified Banknotes. Founded in 2005, PMG quickly rose to the position of world’s largest third-party paper money grading service due to its accuracy, consistency and integrity. Every note that PMG certifies is encapsulated in […]

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NGC-Graded Coin, PMG-Certified Notes Top FUN Auctions

A Stella, certified by NGC, sells for $750,000, while a gold certificate, certified by PMG, sells for $600,000 A U.S. coin certified by NGC and a U.S. gold certificate certified by PMG – both from the late 19th century – finished at the top of Heritage Auctions’ sales at the FUN show last week. A […]

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Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) – A Letter from Mark Salzberg

Mark Salzberg, chairman of Certified Collectibles Group [CCG] reflects on the highlights of 2017 and looks ahead to 2018 for NGC and PMG,. Dear Fellow Numismatists: As we conclude our celebration of NGC’s 30th anniversary, I look forward to the next chapter in our company’s history. We are in one of the most dynamic and […]

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Five things to know about the FUN Show

Free evaluations and a grading contest are among the show’s highlights.
The Florida United Numismatists (FUN) show is Thursday, January 4 to Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida

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Paper Money Auction – Extremely Rare 1896 Puerto Rico 5 Pesos

By Aris Maragoudakis – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers …… In our January 2018 New York International Sale on January 12, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, we will be offering a very special Puerto Rico 1896 5 Pesos note in Lot 30390. The note is from the Banco Espanol de Puerto Rico, and […]

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CCG Appoints Trigometric Sdn. Bhd. Official Submission Center in Malaysia

The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) has appointed Trigometric Sdn. Bhd. an Official Submission Center in Malaysia for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®). Trigometric — based in Petaling Jaya, just west of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia — is one of the most respected numismatic firms […]

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Stack’s Bowers to Offer Prohibitively Rare 1894 British Honduras $1 at NYINC Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the offering of a first-issue British Honduras One Dollar note in their official auction of the 2018 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC), January 12-13 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. This note is being offered publicly for the first time, having been in private hands since the mid-1890s. […]

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NGC, NCS, and PMG at the December 2017 Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair

The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has revealed that they will be joining Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS) and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) at the Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF) at the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong, December 8–10, 2017.
The following services will be offered at the HKINF:
PMG Expedited Grading
PMG will offer its popular expedited-grading special for notes received during the December HKINF or at its Hong Kong office December 4–7

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NGC, NCS and PMG to Take Part in October’s Numismata Berlin

Company representatives will distribute information and accept submissions at the event in the German capital Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) will attend Numismata Berlin, which will be held October 14-15, 2017, in Berlin, Germany. The 19th edition of Numismata Berlin will take place at Messegelände am Funkturm, […]

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NGC, NCS and PMG to Take Part in October’s Numismata Berlin

Company representatives will distribute information and accept submissions at the Numismata Berlin event in the German capital Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) will attend Numismata Berlin, which will be held October 14-15, 2017, in Berlin, Germany. The 19th edition of Numismata Berlin will take place at Messegelände […]

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October Collector’s Choice Online Sale from Stack’s Bowers

By Aris Maragoudakis – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers …… Our upcoming Collectors Choice Online (CCO) Auction for World Paper Money is right around the corner, closing on October 4, 2017. It promises to offer very exciting items sure to fill gaps in many collections. These sales present strictly certified material, cater to consignors who are […]

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Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Reorganizes Research, Adds Three Work Groups

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ….. The Industry Council for Tangible Assets’ (ICTA) Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) has reorganized one of its original work groups and added three new groups since its early August meeting prior to the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver. Additionally, new members have joined the Steering Committee and […]

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Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Reorganizes Research, Adds Three Work Groups

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets …..   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets’ (ICTA) Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) has reorganized one of its original work groups and added three new groups since its early August meeting prior to the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver. Additionally, new members have joined the Steering Committee […]

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PMG Certifies Rare People’s Republic of China 10,000 Yuan Banknote

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has certified a rare, high-denomination banknote from the early years of the People’s Republic of China. The 1951 10,000 Yüan note is attributed as Pick 858Aa (Pick refers to the catalog numbers originally developed by Albert Pick and used by the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money) and graded PMG AU […]

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Hurricane Irma Update from NGC and Certified Collectibles Group

Sarasota, Florida, office did not sustain any damage and reopened as scheduled at 8:45am EST this morning. The Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is grateful for all of the well wishes that have been sent from around the world as Florida awaited the arrival of Hurricane Irma. Our state-of-the-art headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, did not sustain […]

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Grading Service Paper Money Guaranty Hires Gibraltar Coins’ Victor Ingraffia

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has hired Victor Ingraffia, the founder and former CEO of Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals in Clearwater, Florida, to join its team of graders. Ingraffia has had a lifelong interest in coins and paper money, ever since his kindergarten “lunch lady” gave him a Whitman folder and let him peruse the […]

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Grading US Paper Money & World Currency – PMG Accepting Submissions at FUN

Both US paper money and world currency submissions will be accepted at the Summer FUN Show, July 6-8, 2017 in Orlando, Florida Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels during the show. All submissions will be sent to our office in Sarasota, Florida. PMG will be at booth #619. […]

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US Paper Money & Scrip – Military Payment Certificates

MPCs are growing in popularity and can offer the new collector an easy and fun way to learn about numismatics US large & small size currency, Confederate notes and fractional currency are all common items that many people collect. There is, however, a small niche in the numismatic collecting community that is growing: Military Payment […]

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Paper Money Grading – PMG Certifies 2,000,000 Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that it has now certified 2,000,000 notes, a first for a third-party paper money grading service and more than double the number of notes certified by the next-largest company. Founded in 2005, PMG has become the world’s largest third-party paper money grading service as collectors and dealers soon recognized […]

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World Paper Money – Psychologists, Philosophers & Scientists on Banknotes

By Luke Wilson – Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) …… Last year, we highlighted notes featuring artists and composers. This month we are featuring four notes commemorating the accomplishments of psychologists, philosophers and scientists. Above: Austria P-149, front and back. All images courtesy PMG In 1982, Austria’s National Bank redesigned their banknotes with a new group […]

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US & World Currency – PMG Grading On-Site at International Paper Money Show

PMG will be at the International Paper Money Show in Kansas City, Missouri June 8 – 11, 2017. Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will be accepting early submissions for on-site grading on Thursday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon by appointment only. To set up an appointment, please e-mail Mauricio Escobar or Chad Greenbach. […]

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Paper Money Auction – U.S. Rarities, Shipwreck Banknotes in Sedwick Sale 21

Rare U.S., world and even shipwreck recovered bank notes will appear in Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 21. The sale will be held live online May 3-4 at auction.sedwickcoins.com. The U.S. paper money section contains federal and obsolete issues in addition to Texas, Confederate and Philippine notes. The […]

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Paper Money Auctions – First National Bank of Medicine Lodge, Kansas Serial Number 1 $5 Brown Back

By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers …… Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to offer for the first time to the collecting community an incredible serial number 1 $5 Brown Back from the First National Bank of Medicine Lodge, Kansas in the upcoming Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Spring Expo. […]

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CoinWeek IQ: Grading Currency Notes on Location at PMG – 4K Video

CoinWeek IQ is an ongoing series of exclusive videos that go in-depth into important numismatic topics and feature many of the hobby’s leading experts and personalities. How does PMG process and grade paper money? We sought the answer to these questions in our visit to PMG headquarters in Sarasota, Florida. In this exclusive CoinWeek IQ […]

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Certified Coins – NGC: A Letter from Mark Salzberg

NGC’s 30th Anniversary The chairman of CCG reflects on the highlights of 2016 and looks ahead to 2017 Dear Fellow Numismatists: I hope that the new year is off to a great start for all of you. For me, this year is particularly special because it marks NGC’s 30th anniversary. It is amazing how much […]

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Certified Coins – NGC: A Letter from Mark Salzberg

NGC’s 30th Anniversary The chairman of CCG reflects on the highlights of 2016 and looks ahead to 2017 Dear Fellow Numismatists: I hope that the new year is off to a great start for all of you. For me, this year is particularly special because it marks NGC’s 30th anniversary. It is amazing how much […]

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World Banknotes – PMG Certifies Rare Palestinian Currency Board Notes

1927 £50 Palestine Currency Board note Graded PMG 30 Very Fine Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) was chosen by Jerry and Diane Fishman to authenticate and grade their rare Palestinian Currency Board banknotes. Among the banknotes in the collection is an issued 50 Pound note from 1927 that is believed to be unique. It has been […]

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Conveying Wealth and Culture: Ships on World Banknotes

The junk and dhow are two ancient ship models that are prominently featured on banknotes in dozens of countries Images of national pride, of rich history and economic strength, of autonomy and cultural heritage have served to round out and embellish banknotes from all ages and corners of the world. The junk and dhow have […]

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Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – What You Can’t Live Without in Treasure Auction #20 (Pt. 1)

By Cori Sedwick Downing – Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC …… Our upcoming Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. and Paper Money Auction #20 has something for everyone, and I’ll outline some highlights in upcoming blogs. First off, let’s show off our paper money section, a collectible that we haven’t been able to offer in great amounts but […]

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Grading Paper Money – 2016 PMG Registry Award Winners

The results of the seventh annual PMG Registry Awards are in! Each year Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) recognizes outstanding achievement in Registry set building. As the PMG Registry grows to include sets of all sizes from around the world, this becomes a more difficult task than in previous years. We applaud all the PMG Registry […]

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Spink: The Smash Hit Hong Kong Coin Auction

The third week of August was a very busy one in Hong Kong. The first four days started off with a series of local auctions, starting with Stack’s Bowers’ and Ponterio on Monday and finishing with Spink on the Thursday. The inaugural Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS) followed immediately on Friday, August 19 and was […]

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Paper Currency – PMG Grading On-site at ANA World’s Fair of Money

PMG will be at booth # 933 at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center August 9 – 13, 2016 All note types are eligible for grading, including US Fractionals, Confederates, Colonials, MPCs, Obsoletes and World Paper Money. The following chart describes the complete roster of on-site services […]

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PMG: New Products from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

New products from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) include a 2016 Happy Birthday Currency Note, a Texas $2 Step Currency Set and a 2016 Independence Collection PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS Intaglio Print 2016 Happy Birthday Currency Note First Day of Sale: July 6, 2016 – 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time The BEP is pleased to […]

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World Paper Money – Unrecognized Countries and Their Currency, Pt 1: Africa

African Banknotes -A complicated history of independent states and their efforts to remain free from colonial rule There have been a litany of unrecognized countries over the last few centuries, and we will highlight a number of these nations in this two-part article series. As you will see, there is a complicated history of independent […]

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Cool Currency! from the 2015 Memphis International Paper Money Show – Video: 13:28

CoinWeek’s David Lisot was in Long Beach, California, site of the 2015 Memphis International Paper Money Show. While there, David had a chance to talk to dealers and collectors to see what Cool Currency! they had on hand. Frederick J. Bart, 1977 Federal Reserve $10 Note Obstructed Printing Error PG64, Dennis Forgue, Colonial Vermont Half Crown Note, Pierre Fricke, Confederate […]

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PMG Hires Martin Gengerke as Consultant

On March 6, 2015, Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has announced that Martin Gengerke has joined its team as a consultant. Widely regarded as one of the industry’s most accomplished experts, Gengerke brings decades of experience to the leading grading service from a career that has included stops at Stack’s Bowers, Christie’s and Sotheby’s. “We’re ecstatic […]

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PMG Grades ANA Bebee Collection Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), the official paper money grading service of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), has graded 28 additional notes from the acclaimed ANA Bebee Collection of Paper Money. This continues PMG’s certification of the ANA Bebee Collection, a collaboration between PMG and the ANA that was initiated in 2010. The ANA Bebee Collection […]

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PMG Grades ANA Bebee Collection Notes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), the official paper money grading service of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), has graded 28 additional notes from the acclaimed ANA Bebee Collection of Paper Money. This continues PMG’s certification of the ANA Bebee Collection, a collaboration between PMG and the ANA that was initiated in 2010. The ANA Bebee Collection […]

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