Category Archives: Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

NGC-Graded Key Date Double Eagles Each Realize Over $100K at Heritage Auction

Impressive key-date double eagles were among the 10 vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) that each realized over $100,000 at Heritage Auctions’ US Coins Signature Auction on August 4, 2020. They were led by a rare 1870-CC Liberty Head Double Eagle graded NGC AU 50 that realized $312,000 USD. It is one […]

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CoinWeek Streaming News: Franklin Half Dollar Full Bell Line Designations

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan discusses Franklin Half Dollars in this CoinWeek Streaming News segment, sponsored by NGC. Franklin Half Dollars are a popular silver coin series that was produced by the United States Mint starting in 1948 and continuing until the tragic death of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Each coin in the series […]

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NGC Collectors Society Elite members enjoy many benefits

A Gold Buffalo with the NGC Tatanka Special Label and a Silver Eagle with the NGC Silver Eagle Label and Black “Retro” Holder, all available exclusively to bulk submitters. Images by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

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World Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1928 South African Gold Sovereign

Counterfeit 1928 South Africa Gold Sovereign By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …….. A group of four 1928 South African Sovereigns was recently submitted to NGC all struck from the same world coin counterfeit dies. The gold sovereign is a coinage issue of Great Britain historically equal to one pound sterling. It was first struck from […]

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NGC Collectors Society Elite members enjoy many benefits

A Gold Buffalo with the NGC Tatanka Special Label and a Silver Eagle with the NGC Silver Eagle Label and Black “Retro” Holder, all available exclusively to bulk submitters. Images by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

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Jeff Garrett: Numismatics and the Precious Metals Boom

With gold and other metals continuing to soar in value, more attention is being paid to tangible assets, including rare coins   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Precious metals–gold in particular–are in the news almost daily. This week, gold reached a new high of very nearly $2,000 USD per ounce. Prices […]

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NGC Certifies Outstanding British Error Coins Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the Beeston Collection, an outstanding set of over 200 British error coins. The coins were recently submitted to NGC International UK Ltd. (NGC UK), the London-based affiliate of NGC. The Beeston Collection includes many different types of unusual and appealing errors. Nearly all of the errors are from Great […]

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NGC Innovation dollar slab was to be part of cancelled American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money festivities

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Pittsburgh, PA — The August 4 to 8 ANA Convention cancellation disrupted plans that were already in place to enhance the weeklong event

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PAN Offering World’s Fair of Money NGC Special Issue Innovation Dollars

NGC Innovation Dollar Slab was to be part of cancelled American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money Festivities   The August 4-8 ANA 2020 World’s Fair of Money cancellation disrupted plans that were already in place to enhance the weeklong event. The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) made arrangements to host another “Welcome to Pittsburgh” […]

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NGC Innovation dollar slab was to be part of cancelled American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money festivities

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Pittsburgh, PA — The August 4 to 8 ANA Convention cancellation disrupted plans that were already in place to enhance the weeklong event

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NGC introduces “Early Production” designation for early Mint strikes

A 1996 American Silver Eagle with the Early Production designation and a 2012-S American Silver Eagle with the Early Production, Struck in 2011 designation. Images by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

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NGC introduces “Early Production” designation for early Mint strikes

A 1996 American Silver Eagle with the Early Production designation and a 2012-S American Silver Eagle with the Early Production, Struck in 2011 designation. Images by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

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Jeff Garrett: Join a Numismatic Coin Club Fraternity

Love coin collecting? Make it official with a coin club membership Coin Clubs By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… One of the most impactful aspects of the COVID-19 crisis has been the amount of time individuals are spending online. People around the country are now shopping online who had resisted this trend […]

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NGC certifies a Ceremonial Strike Basketball Hall of Fame Proof silver dollar

Sheryl Swoops, Tom Uram, and Julius Erving at the Ceremonial Strike event.
During the ceremony, numismatic dignitaries and basketball greats struck their own dome-shaped Basketball Hall of Fame Proof silver dollars

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NGC-certified key date Double Eagle among highlights in Heritage August U.S. coins sale

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An 1870-CC $20 graded NGC AU-50 has already reached six figures weeks before the auction ends

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NGC-certified key date Double Eagle among highlights in Heritage August U.S. coins sale

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An 1870-CC $20 graded NGC AU-50 has already reached six figures weeks before the auction ends

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NGC certifies a Ceremonial Strike Basketball Hall of Fame Proof silver dollar

Sheryl Swoops, Tom Uram, and Julius Erving at the Ceremonial Strike event.
During the ceremony, numismatic dignitaries and basketball greats struck their own dome-shaped Basketball Hall of Fame Proof silver dollars

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NGC certifies a Ceremonial Strike Basketball Hall of Fame Proof silver dollar

Sheryl Swoops, Tom Uram, and Julius Erving at the Ceremonial Strike event.
During the ceremony, numismatic dignitaries and basketball greats struck their own dome-shaped Basketball Hall of Fame Proof silver dollars

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NGC Introduces ‘Early Production’ Designation for Early Mint Strikes

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is excited to announce the addition of the Early Production designation to its industry-leading lineup of releases designations. The Early Production designation is available for select coins received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository in mint-sealed packaging that is dated on or before January 31 of the coin’s year of issue. […]

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NGC certifies a First Strike Ceremony Basketball Hall of Fame Proof silver dollar

Sheryl Swoops, Tom Uram, and Julius Erving at the First Strike Ceremony.
During the ceremony, numismatic dignitaries and basketball greats struck their own dome-shaped Basketball Hall of Fame Proof silver dollars

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Spring Dollar Rare Chinese Coin Realizes $660,000 at Heritage Sale

A China 1910 Yunnan Silver Dollar certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized an outstanding $660,000 USD at a Heritage Auctions sale on June 12, 2020. This is one of the highest prices ever paid for any Chinese coin. Commonly referred to as a “Spring Dollar”, this is one of the greatest rarities in Chinese […]

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Jeff Garrett: The Rare Coin Market and the Hobby Move Online

Markets are being tested by the COVID-19 crisis; so far, the rare coin market is passing   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… The internet has been one of the most significant driving forces for numismatics since the late 1990s. Indeed, the hobby has been forever changed by this amazing tool of […]

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CGC Launches Trading Card Division to Grade Pokémon, Magic Cards

Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) has launched CGC Trading Cards, a division to authenticate, grade and encapsulate Pokémon TCG and Magic: The Gathering cards. CGC is an independent member within the Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®), which also includes Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), one of the world’s largest third-party grading services for coins, tokens and medals; Paper […]

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NGC certifies special releases from U.S. Mint reserves with 2020 West Point Mint hoard attribution

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Sarasota, Florida (June 30, 2020) — Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is excited to announce that it is certifying a stockpile of backdated gold and silver coins that were specially released by the U

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NGC Certifies 2020 West Point Mint Hoard Coins From US Mint Reserve

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is excited to announce that it is certifying a stockpile of backdated gold and silver coins that were specially released by the United States Mint in May. The hoard includes 2016- and 2017-dated American Silver Eagles, American Gold Eagles, First Spouse gold coins and silver medals. It is unusual for the […]

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NGC certifies special releases from U.S. Mint reserves with 2020 West Point Mint hoard attribution

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Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1912 Indian Head $10 Gold Eagle Coin

Counterfeit Coin Detection by Max Spiegel, NGC …..   The raised spikes at the rim of this 1912 $10 Indian Head Eagle are one detail collectors can use for counterfeit coin detection.   It is no surprise that United States gold coins have long been the target of counterfeiters. A wave of deceptive forgeries appeared […]

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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 Certifies Majority of Emergency Production 2020(P) Silver Eagles

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has already certified more than half of April’s emergency production of 240,000 American Silver Eagles at the Philadelphia Mint. The Philadelphia Mint struck 240,000 American Silver Eagle bullion coins between April 8 and April 20, 2020, according to official United States Mint documentation. Bullion Silver Eagles, which have no mintmark, are […]

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Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar

By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……… Tool marks, soft design details and dull surfaces help NGC graders identify a counterfeit coins, in this case a  1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pacific Exposition, which was held in San Francisco in 1915 to celebrate the opening of the Panama […]

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NGC Registry featured set: U.S. National Parks

This month’s featured set belongs to Paul Kromm.
This month, we are excited to present the unique Kromm National Parks Proof Quarters by NGC Registry user Paul Kromm

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Magazine profiles renowned coin designer Joel Iskowitz

Joel Iskowitz designed the reverse of the 2019 Lowell Historical Park America the Beautiful quarter, among many others. Iskowitz signs certification labels for NGC

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Magazine profiles renowned coin designer Joel Iskowitz

Joel Iskowitz designed the reverse of the 2019 Lowell Historical Park America the Beautiful quarter, among many others. Iskowitz signs certification labels for NGC

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NGC-Certified Franklin Half Dollars Highlight GreatCollections Auction

Online bidding ends soon for the May 31 sale   One of the leading auction houses, GreatCollections, currently has some of the finest-known NGC-graded Franklin half dollars listed in their auctions, including the single-finest 1953-S business strike with Full Bell Lines, as well as the single-finest 1951 Proof. Key Date 1953-S: a Rarity with Full […]

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The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program is off the bench and NGC is ready to play

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Sarasota, Florida (May 26, 2020) — After delaying the planned April release of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame commemorative coins due to the coronavirus, the U

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The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program is off the bench and NGC is ready to play

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NGC Certifies 1st Olympic Basketball Gold Medal Ever Awarded

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the first Olympic gold medal for basketball ever awarded. This ultimate symbol of the sport’s rise to a global phenomenon was presented to US team captain William “Bill” Wheatley by James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, during the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. With Germany as the host country and […]

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Former House Speaker Boehner Signs Emergency Eagle Inserts

Westminster Mint offers scarce emergency production 2020 silver American Eagles with John Boehner-autographed NGC inserts   A former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, the honorable John Boehner of Ohio, has personally signed inserts on a limited number of the scarce 2020 American Silver Eagles struck during the recent emergency production at the United […]

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NGC Attributing Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin, Kennedy Half Dollars

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is now attributing Proof Franklin half dollars and Proof Kennedy half dollars according to the die varieties cataloged by Rick Tomaska in Cameo and Brilliant Proof Coinage of the 1950 to 1970 Era. Submitters can request the attribution for applicable coins through NGC’s VarietyPlus® service. Tomaska, a renowned numismatic researcher and […]

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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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NGC Attributes Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars

A 1960 Franklin half dollar graded PR-67 in the new NGC holder attributing Tomaska die varieties. (Image courtesy NGC)
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is now attributing proof Franklin half dollars and proof Kennedy half dollars according to the die varieties cataloged by Rick Tomaska in Cameo and Brilliant Proof Coinage of the 1950 to 1970 Era, the firm announced May 12. Submitters can request the attribution for applicable coins through NGC’s VarietyPlus service

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NGC celebrates the 2020-S Basketball Hall of Fame Enhanced Finish half dollar

The NGC Basketball Celebration Special Label and Tip Off Releases Designation with the 2020-S Basketball Hall of Fame Enhanced Finish half dollar holdered reverse up (left) and the NGC Early Releases Label and Designation with the coin holdered obverse up (right). Hover to zoom

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Famous British Rarity Una and the Lion Gold Coin Realizes Over $800,000

A famous British rarity certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized 86,500,000 Yen (about $810,000 USD) in a Taisei Coins auction. The 1839 Victoria “Una and the Lion” Gold Five Pounds graded NGC PF 65 Ultra Cameo was the star of the sale that concluded May 3, 2020. The incredible $810,000 sum is $350,000 higher […]

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Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1924-S Buffalo Nickel

Counterfeit Buffalo Nickel By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……… The 1924-S Buffalo Nickel is a prime target for counterfeiters. In particular, sharp-eyed graders will pay close attention to additions or other alterations made to the mintmark. Prominent sculptor James Earle Fraser created an iconic design deeply rooted in Western Americana for the Buffalo […]

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A letter from Mark Salzberg

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Sarasota, Florida (May 4, 2020) — My Friends and Colleagues in the Collectibles Community: I have been in the collectibles industry for more than 40 years

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A letter from Mark Salzberg

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Sarasota, Florida (May 4, 2020) — My Friends and Colleagues in the Collectibles Community: I have been in the collectibles industry for more than 40 years

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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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British rarities rank among the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation announced in April 2020 that its London affiliate, NGC UK, has certified a 1952 British penny. If an American collector focuses only on U

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British rarities rank among the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation announced in April 2020 that its London affiliate, NGC UK, has certified a 1952 British penny. If an American collector focuses only on U

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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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NGC Gives Submitters Access to High-Resolution Raw Coin Images

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has made it easier for its customers to access and download any high-resolution images that were taken of their coins, tokens and medals prior to their encapsulation. In 2018, NGC introduced a new raw coin imaging service, NGC Photo Vision®, which includes high-resolution JPG images of the obverse and the reverse […]

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NGC Certifies Bag of First Day of Issue 1964-D Kennedy Half Dollars for Rare Collectibles TV

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extraordinary bag of First Day of Issue 1964-D Kennedy Half Dollars submitted by Rare Collectibles TV (RCTV). The 2,000 Kennedy Half Dollars arrived at NGC still sealed in their original Federal Reverse Bank bag dated March 19, 1964 — five days before the coins’ official release date! The […]

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NGC Certifies Unique 1952 Great Britain Penny

In Great Britain, the year 1952 saw a change of monarch, the first home-use microwave oven and the Great Smog of London, but nothing so common as a penny issued by the Royal Mint. Only one Great Britain penny is believed to have been struck in 1952, and it was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty […]

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Recent Auctions Show Coin Market, Banknotes Strong Amid Global Crisis

  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. Indeed, coins and banknotes represent one of the rare pockets of stability, safety and even strength during this period of fear and uncertainty. Significant volatility of the stock market is […]

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NGC gives submitters easy access to high-resolution raw coin images

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Sarasota, Florida (April 14, 2020) — Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has made it significantly easier for its customers to access and download any high-resolution images that were taken of their coins, tokens, and medals prior to their encapsulation

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Counterfeit Gold Coin Detection – Liberty Half Eagles

Counterfeit gold Coins -1907 Liberty Half Eagle Counterfeits Gold Coins  By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …… These counterfeit gold coins were found unexpectedly among a group of US coins freshly returned from Europe. It’s well known to collectors that most 19th and 20th Century US gold coins available to collectors today have “come back” from Europe. […]

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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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NGC Special Attribution, Labels for 2020-W Reverse Proof Nickel

The first-ever “W” mint mark nickel was released in February 2020. Now, the United States Mint is including a 2020-W Reverse Proof nickel with all purchases of the 2020 United States Mint Silver Proof Set that goes on sale April 17, 2020. This is the first Reverse Proof nickel to feature the “W” mint mark of the […]

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Early Releases / First Releases period temporarily extended

The temporary extension will allow 45 days for a new coin issue to be submitted to NGC for these designations.
Updated 4/6/20: Due to continuing distribution and logistical delays as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, NGC has extended the Early Releases and First Releases submission period to 45 days (instead of the usual 30 days) for all new coin issues released through May 15

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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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Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered 1893-S Morgan Dollar

Counterfeit Coin Detection – A Genuine 1893-S Morgan Dollar Counterfeit Coin Detection By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ….. What’s the first place to look for Counterfeit Coin Detection when authenticating key date US coins? This month’s counterfeit detection feature answers that question by examining an altered 1893-S Morgan Dollar. When verifying the authenticity of a rare date […]

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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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Jeff Garrett: Bidding at Auction , in Person and Online

The numismatic auction market is alive and well, with recent auctions proving its strength and resilience Numismatic Auctions By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… As I write this article, most rare coin professionals and collectors around the world are sheltered in trying to weather the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. However, most […]

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Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1896-S Barber Quarter

Counterfeit 1896-S Barber Quarter By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …..   The distinctive reed marks on Liberty’s neck help make this fake more recognizable. The Barber Quarter series has several low mintage key dates: the 1896-S, 1901-S and 1913-S are scarce in all grades and rare in higher grades. Of the three the […]

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Jeff Garrett: The Long and Short of Coin Collecting in Times of Uncertainty

Exercise patience and think long-term to avoid losses — and even make gains   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… There is no denying that we in America are currently consumed by media coverage of coronavirus. The slow drip of bad news accelerated last week when the stock market plunged due to […]

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NGC Counterfeit Detection: 1921 Peace Dollar

Among other problems, this fake is too thick to be a genuine example of this key date   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …… In 1921, the United States was still reeling from the effects of World War I. Over 116,000 American serviceman lost their lives in what was then called The Great War. Due to […]

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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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NGC Announces All-Star Lineup for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins

On April 4, the wait is over for the highly anticipated United States Mint Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is ready with an all-star lineup of special labels and holders to create an unrivaled presentation of the coin, the sport and the people behind both. The US Mint 2020 Basketball […]

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2020 Basketball Hall of Fame coin designer Donna Weaver signing labels exclusively with NGC

Nothing but net: Donna Weaver’s design for the reverse of the 2020 basketball coins captures the essence of the game.
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is proud to announce that Donna Weaver, the designer of the U

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NGC Gives Nod to Donna Weaver with Signature Label

A slabbed 2020 First “W” Mintmarked Jefferson nickel in NGC’s Donna Weaver Signature Label. (Image courtesy NGC.)
Donna Weaver, sculptor of the Return to Monticello nickel obverse (used 2016 to present) and designer of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame commemorative coin common reverse, is signing certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), the firm announced Feb

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NGC Announces Most Prizes Ever for 2020 NGC Registry Awards

In 2020, the NGC Registry will award more than $25,000 in prizes — a 25% increase over last year! Ensure your set is at its best by 10 a.m. EST on December 4, 2020   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it will give more than $25,000 in prizes in the 2020 NGC Registry […]

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Jeff Garrett: The Superstar $4 Stella, 1879-1880

These numismatic supernovas shine bright in the greatest collections   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Very few United States coins inspire the awe and fascination of the 1879 and 1880 $4 gold coins, otherwise known as “Stellas”. These enigmatic coins are far beyond the financial reach of most collectors. But that […]

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Kagin’s offering stunning NGC-certified collection of Hart’s Coins of the Golden West

1911 Alaska gold dollar — Parka Head, Hart’s Coins of the Golden West, graded NGC Token MS-66. Images by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

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NGC offering special ANA designation and label for 2020 Proof Set coins submitted at the National Money Show

A 2020-S half dollar and 2020-W nickel with the NGC Atlanta ANA Releases designation and label. Hover to zoom

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The 1920 Wilson Dollar: A Counterfeited Rarity

An elusive medal represents a challenge for collectors of higher grades   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …… The Wilson dollar was struck to commemorate the opening of the Manila Mint on July 6, 1920, which was the first and only US mint established outside the continental United States. The obverse is a well-executed bust of […]

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NGC signs exclusive Signature Label Deal with Donna Weaver, prolific U.S. Mint coin designer and sculptor

2020-W Proof nickel with the Donna Weaver NGC Signature Label.
Donna Weaver is the sculptor of the Return to Monticello Nickel obverse and the designer of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin reverse

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NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal With Donna Weaver – Mint Coin Designer and Sculptor

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is excited to announce that Donna Weaver, sculptor of the Return to Monticello Nickel obverse (used since 2016 to present) and designer of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin common reverse, is signing certification labels exclusively for NGC. The NGC Donna Weaver Signature Label is the perfect complement to […]

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Jeff Garrett: The Smithsonian National Numismatic Collection

An exhibit at the National Museum of American History showcases many legendary rarities   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Spring is fast approaching. And for many, that means a trip to our nation’s capital to see the cherry blossoms and to visit the numerous free Smithsonian Museums. There will also be […]

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Spectacular Collection of NGC-Certified Lesher Dollars to be Sold in February

The most complete set of Lesher “Referendum Dollars” — which is entirely certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) — is being sold by Kagin’s at the 2020 ANA National Money Show in Atlanta on February 28. The Henderson-Marchase Collection consists of 20 of the silver octagonal medals that were privately made in 1900 and 1901 […]

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Noted numismatist Miles Standish designs Miss Liberty silver bullion coins

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(Idaho Falls, Idaho) February 14, 2020 — Fulfilling a long-time dream, well-known professional numismatist and award-winning author Michael “Miles” Standish has designed unprecedented one and two-ounce, colorized silver Proof coins, each depicting front and back renditions of the Statue of Liberty and the New York area skylines

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CCG Donates Money and Sends Supplies to Help Fight Coronavirus

On Jan. 11, The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) donated money and sent supplies to help those affected by the novel coronavirus discovered in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.
CCG comprises seven of the world’s leading collectible services companies: Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS®), Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®), Classic Collectible Services® (CCS®), Authenticated Stamp Guaranty (ASG) and Collectibles Authentication Guaranty (CAG)

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CCG Donates Money, Sends Supplies to Help Fight Coronavirus

The Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) has donated money and sent supplies to help those affected by the novel coronavirus discovered in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. CCG comprises seven of the world’s leading collectible services companies: Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®), Classic Collectible Services®® […]

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Item of the Week: The 1804 Gold Eagle

An 1804 Crosslet eagle. (Images courtesy Heritage Auctions)
The 1804 gold eagle is closely related to the famous 1804 silver dollar. There is one variety of the 1804 gold eagle that is actually tougher than the 1804 silver dollar but much less expensive, making the 1804 potentially one of America’s least-known rarities despite its famous date

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NGC Certifies Pattern Coins From Estate of US Mint Chief Engraver Charles Barber

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified five 19th-century US pattern coins that belonged to Charles E. Barber, the US Mint Chief Engraver from 1880 to 1917. A pattern coin is one that features a proposed design, composition or denomination. Three of the patterns were designed and sculpted by Barber, while the other two were executed […]

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NGC Celebrates First 2020-W Nickel

A special NGC attribution, as well as the NGC West Point Gold Star Label, are provided for no additional fee   The United States Mint has announced that a special 2020-W Proof nickel is included with all purchases of the 2020 United States Mint Proof Set, on sale February 27, 2020. This is the first […]

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NGC Ancients – Bronze Coinage of the Greek Kings of Ptolemaic Egypt

Choice and rare ‘Bronzes’ of ancient Egypt are eagerly sought by collectors By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Egypt under the Greek ‘Ptolemaic‘ kings and queens produced a substantial coinage. In all metals, there are numerous designs, mint-designations and varieties that make the series both challenging and fascinating. In previous columns, we offered overviews of […]

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NGC at Long Beach Expo

NGC is accepting regular submissions in Long Beach.
NGC will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels* at the Long Beach Expo, at the Long Beach Convention Center from Thursday, February 20 through 11:00 a

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NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal with Award-Winning Coin Designer Chris Costello

Costello’s dignified depictions of the American experience have graced over 20 US coins and medals   Chris Costello, an award-winning US coin designer, has agreed to individually hand-sign certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®). Known for his dignified and exacting style, Costello has designed over 20 coins and medals for the United States […]

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Jeff Garrett: Coin Collecting by Die Variety

Variety is the spice of life — and coin collecting   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Over the last several months, a client of mine has taken a deep dive into collecting Morgan silver dollars. This client is quite studious and has spent considerable time learning the series. Every once in […]

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ANA and NGC to launch ANA Registry

Colorado Springs, Colorado (January 28, 2020) — The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year.
The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious

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NGC signs exclusive Signature Label deal with award-winning coin designer Chris Costello

The Costello-designed 2019 America the Beautiful San Antonio Missions quarter reverse (NGC PF-70 Ultra Cameo) with Costello’s NGC Signature Label. Images by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

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NGC signs exclusive Signature Label deal with award-winning coin designer Chris Costello

The Costello-designed 2019 America the Beautiful San Antonio Missions quarter reverse (NGC PF-70 Ultra Cameo) with Costello’s NGC Signature Label. Images by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

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ANA and NGC to Launch ANA Registry

On Jan. 28, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) announced that they have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year, according to the American Numismatic Association.
The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious

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American Numismatic Association and NGC to Launch ANA Registry

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year. The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious. Founded in 1891, the ANA has approximately 25,000 members and is the only numismatic organization chartered […]

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ANA and NGC to launch ANA Registry

Colorado Springs, Colorado (January 28, 2020) — The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year.
The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious

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NGC American Eagle Foundation Special Label Honors the Protection and Care of Our National Emblem

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to partner with the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) for a certification label that honors the organization’s mission to keep America’s eagles flying strong and free. The NGC American Eagle Foundation Special Label conveys the importance of protecting our national emblem, while complementing a wide variety of US coins. Established […]

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Jim Bisognani: FUN by the Numbers

At this year’s FUN Show, the Proof was in the pudding By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report …… The first few weeks of 2020 have already showcased major venues, allowing us to make a quick assessment of what the future holds for various numismatic markets. Out of the gate, the 65th annual FUN […]

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Counterfeit detection: 1863 Michigan Civil War Store Card

The counterfeit’s reverse (left) is compared to a genuine 1105-type reverse. Notice the mint luster and darker (pure copper) color of the genuine example, as well as superior detail

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Jeff Garrett: See You at the ANA Summer Seminar

There is no better numismatic education for new collectors, prospective dealers and professionals seeking to sharpen their skills   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Last summer, I had the pleasure of spending nearly a week in Colorado Springs as an instructor at the annual American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar. While […]

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Winners of NGC Grading Contest Announced

Nine of more than 100 contestants took home prizes in the Grading Contest presented by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) at the 2020 FUN Show from Jan. 9-11, 2020.
The number of participants, 103, was 15 more than last year when the event debuted as part of the annual show in Orlando, Fla

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NGC Certifies Hoard of New Orleans Mint Morgan Dollars

1882-O $1 graded NGC MS-65★ from the Great Southern Treasury Hoard
On. Jan. 13, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) announced that they had recently graded a hoard of 13,000 Morgan Silver Dollars from the New Orleans Mint

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CoinWeek Streaming News: 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter PROOF SET Released…

The 2020 U.S. Mint Release calendar continues at a busy pace this January with the release of the 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter Proof Set. In this CoinWeek Streaming News update, editor Charles Morgan discusses the set’s release and shows off two interesting items that he brought back from the 2020 Winter FUN Convention. The […]

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NGC Announces Winners of 2019 Registry Set Awards

The NGC Registry continues to grow and now includes more than 15,000 participants, 135,000 sets and 1.1 million coins. NGC Registry participants, we thank you for sharing your collections with us and the world! Each year, NGC recognizes the top collectors and collections in the NGC Registry. Ten winners were selected in each of our […]

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Jim Bisognani: Ninth Annual Market Review – Part 2

In the second installment of the 2019 Numismatic Market Review, numismatists share insight on collecting in the new decade — on a budget, with big bucks and in a bull market Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report …… Welcome to 2020, my friends! In its first week, the new decade […]

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2020 U.S. First and Early Releases cutoff dates

First and Early Releases Overview
World First and Early Releases Cutoff Dates
To qualify for First Releases or Early Releases, all coins must generally be received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository on or before the Cutoff Date listed to be eligible for the First Releases or Early Releases designation.
Note: The Early Releases label will be the default for submissions, so be sure to request the First Releases label if applicable

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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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NGC-certified China 1911 dragon pattern dollar estimated to realize at least $400,000 at NYINC auction

This China 1911 long-whiskered dragon pattern dollar graded NGC SP-65 is being offered at NYINC by Stack’s Bowers Galleries. It has an estimate of $400,000 to $500,000

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Jeff Garrett: The Challenges of Circulated Coinage

Take the scenic route when collecting circulated coins   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… The most common advice any experienced numismatist will dispense is “buy the best you can afford.” I have shared this particular nugget of wisdom many times myself. In practice, it usually means trying to decide if you […]

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NGC-certified British coin with $200,000 estimate tops CNG’s NYINC auction

This Great Britain 1831 gold crown graded NGC PF-62+ Ultra Cameo has an estimate of $200,000. Hover to zoom

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2020-W Proof Silver Eagle NGC special designations and labels

The 2020-W Proof Silver Eagle with the NGC Early Releases designation and label and with the NGC First Releases designation and West Point Mint Gold Star Label. Hover to zoom

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Newly Identified Contemporary Counterfeit 1894-O Morgan Dollar

NGC’s discovery is the first reported counterfeit Morgan Dollar of this date Counterfeit Morgan Dollar Posted by Ben Wengel, NGC Grader and Attributor Recently, an 1894-O Morgan Dollar was examined in an invoice at NGC that was proven to be an unreported contemporary morgan dollar. Despite being a well-circulated piece, there were several distinct problems […]

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Jeff Garrett – A Christmas Miracle and Lessons Learned

A lost coin is found and lessons are learned in a numismatic holiday caper By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Last week, I experienced one of the most amazing events of my 45-year numismatic career. While I have often said that every day in my profession is like the Antiques Roadshow, seldom […]

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NGC-Certified 400-Year-Old India Gold Coin Realizes $383,000

A 400-year-old Mughal Empire India gold coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized $504,000 CAN (about $383,000 USD) on December 11, 2019. The extraordinary sum was more than double the pre-sale estimate of $150,000 to $250,000 CAN (about $114,000 to $190,000 USD). The price realized includes a 20% buyer’s premium. The 1605 Mughal Empire […]

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NGC to Showcase Stunning Toned GSA Hoard Morgan Dollars at FUN Show

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will display selections from Toneddollars’ high-ranking NGC Registry sets of GSA Hoard Morgan dollars at the 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show in January. Each coin features vibrant, colorful toning, an attribute that is highly prized by collectors. Jack Kelly, who goes by Toneddollars in the NGC Registry, submitted his extraordinary […]

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NGC accepting submissions at NYINC

Stop by the NGC table at the New York International Numismatic Convention.

NGC will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels* at the New York International Numismatic Convention, at the Grand Hyatt in New York, NY, on Thursday, January 16 to 11:00 a

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Expert to offer consultations at NGC booth at FUN Show

Renowned numismatist Mark Salzberg will offer free collector consultations at the NGC booth.
NGC will be offering free one-on-one consultations with a renowned numismatist at the NGC booth (#104) at the FUN Show

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Certified Coins: NGC Announces Major Registry Update

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that US coins graded by PCGS will now be eligible for NGC Registry competitive sets. The NGC Registry is a free online platform where collectors register and display their coins and compete against other collectors around the world for recognition and prizes. The immensely popular resource boasts more than […]

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Expert to offer consultations at NGC booth at ANA show

Renowned numismatist Mark Salzberg will offer free collector consultations at the NGC booth.
NGC will be offering free one-on-one consultations with a renowned numismatist at the NGC booth (#104) at the FUN Show

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NGC Introduces Exclusive Tatanka Buffalo Special Label

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) announced the release of an exclusive Tatanka buffalo special label on Dec. 11. This trademarked label celebrates the iconic American buffalo, a symbol of our nation’s heritage that is reflected on some of the most popular US coins, including the Buffalo Nickel and the American Gold Buffalo

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One of Only Two Known Surviving 1945 Silver Threepence Coins Surfaces

The “rarest British circulating coin in 200 years” has been certified as genuine by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), the world’s largest third-party certification, grading and encapsulation service for rare and collectible coins. The tiny silver coin — only the second known example — was not discovered in a buried hoard. The 1945 Silver Threepence was […]

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NGC: ASG Grading Stamps On-Site in Hong Kong in May 2020

Authenticated Stamp Guaranty™ (ASG®) will conduct on-site authentication, grading and encapsulation of stamps in Hong Kong in May 2020. This is the first time that ASG, an affiliate of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), has offered on-site grading in Hong Kong. On-site grading allows submitters to receive […]

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NGC to hold coin-grading contest at the 2020 FUN Show

Collectors and dealers can compete for prizes and recognition at the Orlando convention.
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is excited to announce that it will hold a coin grading contest at the 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show in Orlando, Florida

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NGC-Certified 1897 Szechuan Ferracute Pattern Set Realizes $1,020,000 at Auction

An 1897 Szechuan Ferracute Pattern Set certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized $1,020,000 USD at auction, an impressive figure that reflects the set’s extreme rarity and numismatic importance. The 10 silver and brass coins in the set were sold as a single lot in the Heritage Auctions Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF) World […]

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Jeff Garrett: The Difference a Point Makes in Certified Coins

With the popularity of online set registries, coin collecting has become a competitive sport   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Sometimes one point is insignificant. Your credit score might be 720 or 721, but the one-point difference really doesn’t matter much. On the other hand, if the Super Bowl is tied, […]

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NGC Ancients – The Lives of Four Emperors on Roman Coins

A popular way to collect ancient Roman coins is by emperor By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Portraits are one of the hallmarks of coins of the Roman Empire. For centuries, collectors have marveled at the images of emperors and members of their families that appear on coins. Not surprisingly, portraits often are the focus […]

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Jim Bisognani: Will the 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle Beat the 1995-W?

An instant “rarity” sets the market aflutter, but perfection has its price   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report …… In the early 1980s, many investors and coin collectors were keen on acquiring silver in coin or bar form for investment and speculation. The metals market was a mega business and millions of […]

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Two NGC-certified double eagles soar at Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night

1856-O Liberty Head double eagle graded NGC AU-53 that realized $264,000 (USD). Hover to zoom

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Pair of Famous Bronze Cent Mint Errors Brought Together Under One Owner

The 1943 Donald Lutes bronze cent, at left above, and the 1943-S Kenneth S. Wing bronze cent. The ultra-rare NGC-certified Lutes and Wing 1943 Bronze Cents each recently realized more than $200,000 and received wide media coverage Two of the rarest and most famous US coins have been brought together under a single owner. The […]

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Vote for NGC’s Sacagawea Dollar 20th Anniversary Special Label

Next year is the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking Sacagawea Dollar, and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will celebrate the occasion with a special NGC certification label. For the first time, the public will be able to choose the design of NGC’s label, which will be offered for free to NGC members for 2020 Sacagawea Dollars […]

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Jeff Garrett: Collecting Error Coins

How to get comfortable in this challenging and fascinating corner of numismatics By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……   My daily assortment of emails contains quite a few inquiries about rare coins and coin collecting. People run across a news article, or something I have written about, and think they might have […]

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NGC Certifies Extremely Rare 1819 British Sovereign for Royal Mint

The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom entrusted Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) to certify an example of one of the greatest rarities of British coinage: the 1819 George III Sovereign. The Royal Mint sold the sovereign through a ballot, with the winning collector purchasing it for £100,000 (about $129,000 USD). The 1819 Sovereign was submitted […]

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NGC Ancients – Coins From the Strait of Messina

Ancient Coins issued from colonies bordering the Strait of Messina are numerous and interesting Strait of Messina Coins By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… The Strait of Messina, which separates Italy and Sicily and is just two miles wide at its narrowest point, has been the scene of many historic events. Countless armies have crossed […]

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Jim Bisognani: November Market Report

Shopping at the Baltimore Whitman Winter Expo and at a mammoth Stack’s Bowers sale; plus, it’s time to cozy up — with your coin collection   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report …… OK, 2019 is nearly over, and I don’t need a calendar to know this. On Halloween night, I witnessed several full-blown Christmas ads […]

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Jim Bisognani: November Market Report

Shopping at the Baltimore Whitman Winter Expo and at a mammoth Stack’s Bowers sale; plus, it’s time to cozy up — with your coin collection   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ……   OK, 2019 is nearly over, and I don’t need a calendar to know this. On Halloween night, I witnessed […]

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Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

  By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek …. Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of information available on each shipwreck, and the stories are as interesting as any “land-based” hoard so why not? The nice thing about building any pedigree collection is that you […]

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John Boehner, 53rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Agrees to Exclusive NGC Signature Label Deal

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The Honorable John Boehner, who represented Ohio in the US House of Representatives from 1991 to 2015 and served as Speaker of the House from 2011 to 2015, has agreed to individually hand sign certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®).
In January 2011, the House of Representatives elected Boehner as Speaker, making him third in line to the United States presidency. Before becoming Speaker, Boehner had served as minority leader since 2007 and was elected his party’s majority leader in 2006

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Counterfeit Coins Detection – Altered Date 1815 Half Dollar

The altered date on this half dollar imitates a true numismatic rarity. By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …… In the early part of the 19th century, the fledgling United States was in a crisis. US merchant ships were being blocked from conducting trade with mainland Europe by the British Royal Navy. This lead to serious economic woes […]

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CoinWeek Video: Jeff Garrett and the Great Southern Treasury Hoard of Morgan Dollars

By CoinWeek …..   Near the beginning of last month, CoinWeek traveled to NGC headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, to get a first look at the Great Southern Treasury Hoard of 13,000 New Orleans Mint Morgan dollars. Coin dealer Jeff Garrett was instrumental in bringing this numismatic bonanza to the market, negotiating a deal with a […]

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NGC accepting submissions at Whitman Winter Expo

NGC will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels* at the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo, at the Baltimore Convention Center from Thursday, November 14 through 11:00 a.m

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John Boehner, 53rd Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Agrees to Exclusive NGC Signature Label Deal

The Honorable John Boehner, who represented Ohio in the US House of Representatives from 1991 to 2015 and served as Speaker of the House from 2011 to 2015, has agreed to individually hand sign certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®). In January 2011, the House of Representatives elected Boehner as Speaker, making him […]

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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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Jeff Garrett: The Future of Coin Conventions

Collector camaraderie keeps coin shows going strong   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… During my tenure as a member of the Board of Governors for the American Numismatic Association (ANA), one of my prime responsibilities was to make decisions about ANA conventions, which is no small task given their size and […]

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Low mintage 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle NGC special labels and designations

2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle with the San Francisco label and First Releases designation (left) and with the Early Releases label and designation (right). Hover to zoom

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NGC Ancients – Bridges on Roman Coins

Bridges on Roman Coins By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… A number of Roman coins depict bridges, although not always exact likenesses. As engineers and architects, the Romans had few peers in the ancient world. Many of their buildings and monuments survive to this day, though most have vanished due to catastrophes or the recycling […]

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Low mintage 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle NGC special labels and designations

2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle with the San Francisco label and First Releases designation (left) and with the Early Releases label and designation (right). Hover to zoom

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NGC-Certified Russian Rarity Realizes Almost $500,000 in Swiss Auction

Vintage Russian coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) did extremely well at the SINCONA sale of Russian coins and medals, held October 21, 2019, in Zurich, Switzerland. The top five coins in the sale were all NGC-certified and realized more than $1 million combined. The most impressive result was achieved by a Russia 1701 2 […]

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NGC Introduces Multi-Coin Holder for 4, 5 or 6 Coins

  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced a new NGC Large Multi-Coin Holder, a single holder that can encapsulate four, five or six coins. The Large Multi-Coin Holder is made of the same high-quality materials as NGC’s other holders. It also has the same security elements, including an advanced hologram and tamper-evident seal. A single […]

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NGC Introduces Multi-Coin Holder for 4,5, or 6 Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® recently announced a new NGC Large Mutli0-Coin holder, a single holder that can encapsulate four, five, or six coins.
This new holder is made out of the same materials as NGC’s other holders and includes the same security elements (advanced hologram and tamper-evident seal.) A single NGC certification label is placed at the top of the holder with the NGC set description, coin descriptions, NGC grades, and unique NGC certification numbers for each coin

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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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NGC, Harvestor Investments Partner on Label for New Marvel Avengers Logo Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) and Harvestor Investments have partnered to create a special NGC Marvel® Avengers certification label for the new Avengers Logo 1 oz. Silver Coin. This is the first release in a new Marvel® coin series being released by Harvestor Investments. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1963, the Avengers have […]

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NGC Certifies Important Early Islamic Gold Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare and historically important Islamic gold coin struck in the seventh century. The Umayyad Dinar is dated AH77, the Islamic calendar equivalent of 696 AD, and was struck under the fifth Umayyad caliph, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. Caliph Marwan is an important figure in Islamic history because […]

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NGC-certified Continental dollar realizes $180,000 at Heritage auction

1776 Continental dollar, graded NGC MS-65, realized $180,000.
Pewter coin from the founding of the United States is graded NGC MS-65

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Jeff Garrett: Toned Coins – A Matter of Taste

Attractively toned coins continue to be one of the most enigmatic segments of the rare coin market   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Someone once said, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” This sublime statement has become a reality in the rare coin business. Toned coins are now extremely […]

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NGC Special Labels for 2019-S Limited Edition Proof Set with .999 Silver Coins

The United States Mint is releasing the 2019-S Limited Edition Silver Proof Set on October 17, 2019. This is the first year that all eight coins in the set are struck in .999 fine silver. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is celebrating the coins’ release by encapsulating them with an attractive label that pays tribute to […]

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NGC-certified 1776 Continental dollar a highlight of Heritage sale in Dallas

Heritage Auctions is offering the high-grade rarity in October 17-19 event.
A 1776 Continental dollar graded NGC MS-65 is among the coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) that are expected to draw high bids at an October 2019 sale presented in Dallas by Heritage Auctions, the collectibles auction powerhouse

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Jim Bisognani: “15” Reasons to Buy US Gold Coin Series

Looking at the values of US gold coins over the last 15 years, lightly circulated is key   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report …… There’s an adage that goes something to the effect: Old age is always 15 years older than I am. I recognize much veracity in this, for no matter what your present […]

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NGC Ancients: Silver Coin “Pocket Change” of Central Greece

Interesting silver coins from Central Greece are available for modest prices   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… One popular area for ancient Greek coinage is central Greece, home to a number of important cities, notably Athens. From the sixth century BCE onward, a great variety of coins were struck there, principally in silver and […]

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NGC special labels for 2019-S Limited Edition Proof Set with .999 silver coins

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NGC will offer special labels for coins in the eight-coin, super-silver Proof set

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NGC-Certified 1776 Continental Dollar in Heritage Dallas Auction

From a recent press release by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation®, we have learned that one of the coins headed to the Heritage Auction in Dallas this Oct. 17-19, is a 1776 Continental Dollar certified by NGC®.
According to the site, just two weeks before the sale, bidding has already surpassed $100,000

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NGC-Certified Seated Liberty Half Dollar Mint Error Realizes Over $50,000

Shown is the (1871-75)-S Half Dollar Struck on a Quarter Planchet, NGC Mint Error AU 50 that realized $51,754. Images courtesy of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation®
In a press release from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ® (NGC®), we have learned that an error coin certified by them realized $51,754 at an auction by GreatCollections. The nearly 150-year old coin was struck on a wrong-sized planchet that was intended for a quarter

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Jeff Garrett: The Art of Rare Coin Submissions

Submitting coins for grading can be complex, but with proper advice, you can ensure that the process goes smoothly and that you realize the full benefits of certification By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… My company has been submitting coins for grading and authentication since the inception of third-party grading in the […]

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NGC-Certified Seated Liberty Half Dollar Mint Error Realizes Over $50,000

An incredible error coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized $51,754 USD at an auction by GreatCollections. The coin was erroneously struck on a smaller planchet intended for a quarter and is believed to be unique for the Seated Liberty half dollar series. The coin, struck in the 1870s, was recently discovered in a […]

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Renowned Silver Dollar Expert Wayne Miller to Hand-Sign Special NGC Labels

Wayne Miller, whose groundbreaking books on silver dollars have guided numismatists for decades, is joining a prestigious group of people who hand-sign certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®). The label that Miller will sign features an image of his The Morgan and Peace Dollar Textbook, first published in 1983. Miller also wrote An […]

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Silver Dollar Expert Wayne Miller Joins Hand-Signing NGC Labels

Example of a hand-signed label by Silver dollar expert, Wayne Miller. Image courtesy of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
In a press release from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation®, we have learned that Wayne Miller has agreed to come on board to hand-sign NGC labels

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NGC-certified Seated Liberty half dollar mint error realizes over $50,000

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The nearly 150-year-old coin, which was struck on a wrong-size planchet, was sold by GreatCollections

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David Motl, former Chief Administrative Officer and Acting Principal Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint, agrees to exclusive NGC signature label deal

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David Motl, former Chief Administrative Officer and Acting Principal Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint, agrees to exclusive NGC signature label deal

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NGC-certified rarities realize six figures at Long Beach Auction

A rescued 1817/4 Bust half dollar and a 2000 Sacagawea dollar mint error are among the NGC-graded highlights from Heritage Auctions’ sales in early September.
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Jeff Garrett – A Case for Coin Conservation

Proper coin conservation is effectively anti-coin doctoring Professional Coin Conservation By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Several of my very good friends in Lexington, Kentucky, are involved in the restaurant industry. One fellow was CEO of Long John Silver’s and later Church’s Chicken. Another owns and operates two successful, upscale eateries. Occasionally, […]

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David Motl, Former US Mint Acting Deputy Director, Agrees to Exclusive NGC Signature Label Deal

David Motl, who formerly served as the Acting Principal Deputy Director of the US Mint during a particularly innovative time in its history, has agreed to individually hand sign certification signature labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®). Motl became Acting Principal Deputy Director of the United States Mint and its senior career official in […]

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Gold Bugs Swarm, Modern Rarities Rule at Long Beach Expo

For many, the timing was perfect at the Long Beach Expo Long Beach Expo Review By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report …… The final Long Beach Expo for 2019 is in the books. This one was certainly an interesting affair, having all the trappings for an eventful venue and record-setting auction. The Timing was Perfect […]

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NGC-certified rarities realize six figures at Long Beach Auction

A rescued 1817/4 Bust half dollar and a 2000 Sacagawea dollar mint error are among the NGC-graded highlights from Heritage Auctions’ sales in early September.
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NGC Milestone: 10 Million Silver Eagles Certified

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it has certified more than 10 million American Silver Eagles. It is the first third-party grading service to reach this incredible milestone.
The American Silver Eagle, the official silver bullion coin of the United States, is possibly the most widely collected coin in the world today

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US Mint Official Jon Cameron Joins NGC Hand-Signed Label Program

Jon J. Cameron, who recently retired from his position as the United States Mint’s Associate Director of Numismatic, Bullion and Coin Studies, has agreed to autograph certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®). Cameron spent 41 years in federal service. In 2013, he joined the US Mint, where his first job was to establish […]

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Veteran U.S. Mint official Jon Cameron joins NGC program of hand-signed labels

Jon J. Cameron’s 41 years of civil service also included time as an executive with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the Federal Reserve System

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Veteran U.S. Mint official Jon Cameron joins NGC program of hand-signed labels

Jon J. Cameron’s 41 years of civil service also included time as an executive with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the Federal Reserve System

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NGC Certifies Impressive Waterbird Collection of Rare British Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the Waterbird Collection, an impressive array of rare British coins spanning almost six centuries. The coins range from a rare gold noble of King Henry IV struck circa 1412-13 to a 2002 Gold Maundy set from the Cook Islands. Among the many highlights of the collection is an exceptionally […]

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