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New Security Chip-Embedded Slabs To Protect Against Counterfeiting

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is excited to announce its partnership with HID Global to begin embedding high-security Near Field Communication (NFC) chip technology in PCGS coin slabs. PCGS slabs embedded with NFC technology allow any collector or dealer with a modern smartphone to easily verify that the coin encapsulated within was indeed certified, graded, […]

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Learn to Discern: Grading U.S. Coins Seminar

Take the worry out of your numismatic purchases by becoming knowledgeable about how U.S. coins should be graded. Using the latest American Numismatic Association and market standards, instructors Kenneth Bressett, editor emeritus of A Guide Book of United States Coins, Bill Fivaz, co-author of The Cherrypicker’s Guide to Rare Coin Varieties, and Rod Gillis, ANA […]

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Bill Fivaz Will Update the Hobby on Cherrypicking Coin Die Varieties

Bill Fivaz, coauthor of the Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins, will give an overview of today’s hobby and market at the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show on February 27, 2020, in Atlanta. Dennis Tucker and Bill Fivaz reviewing die varieties at a November 21, 2019, editorial meeting. “Cherrypicking” is […]

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Coin Hoards, Treasures, and Troves: Separating Truth From Taradiddles!

Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures, 2nd edition, illustrates stories of American troves great and small. The second edition of Q. David Bowers’s Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures, one of the most exciting coin-collecting books of recent years, has been released by Whitman Publishing. The 480-page hardcover book is available online and […]

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Verify PMG Certification Now Features Images of Three Million Notes

Images of more than 3 million notes are available when doing verification of certifications at Paper Money Guaranty® has announced that its online Verify PMG Certification tool, which enables free, quick and easy searches of PMG’s certification database, now features images of more than 3 million PMG-certified notes. Verify PMG Certification lets a user enter […]

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1921 Peace Silver Dollar High Relief

Collectors Urged to Contact Congressional Representatives for Support

Coin collectors soon could purchase 2021-CC Morgan and Peace silver dollars that support the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the hobby. 1921 Morgan Dollar(Imaged by Heritage Auctions. Legislation was introduced on July 16 (H.R. 3757) to authorize production of 2021-dated dollar coins to mark the 1921 transition from the Morgan to the Peace designs. […]

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2019 Numismatic Literary Guild Award Winners

Buy the book before you buy the coin.Aaron R. Feldman The Numismatic Literary Guild, a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, writers, bloggers and content producers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals and tokens as collectibles, presented its annual awards for 2019 on Thursday, August 15, in Rosemont, IL. […]

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