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Two PCGS 2020 Quarter Quest Winners Split $2,000 Prize

The PCGS 2020 Quarter Quest continues at Professional Coin Grading Service with the release of the 2020-W U.S. Virgin Islands Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve quarter, which was released by the United States Mint on June … Continue reading

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New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety Confirmed

A new die marriage for the 1795 Flowing Hair half dollar has been identified by Professional Coin Grading Service, the firm announced June 30. The coin was struck with a previously unknown obverse die and is now recognized as the new … Continue reading

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PCGS Announces 2020 Coin Quest Winners

The Professional Coin Grading Service Coin Quest 2020 has come to an end with the recognition of two winners, the company announced in a May 30 press release. The quest, which kicked off early in the year, challenged collectors to … Continue reading

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Rare Georgia Gold Rush Coin Brings Record $480,000 in Atlanta

On Thursday, Feb. 27, a small gold coin with a face value of $2.50 when it was struck in northern Georgia in 1830 sold for a record price of $480,000 to an anonymous Georgia collector in an auction in Atlanta. … Continue reading

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Item of the Week: The 1804 Gold Eagle

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 … Continue reading

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PCGS Announces Security Chip-Embedded Slabs To Protect Against Counterfeiting

On Dec. 26, 2019, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) announced 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 … Continue reading

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NGC Has Major Registry Update

On Dec. 12, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) 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 … Continue reading

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Great Collections to Auction Rattlers, Old Holders

GreatCollections is offering what it calls the Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders, the auction firm announced Nov. 12. The collection comprises nearly 100 certified coins that were graded in the early years of Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) … Continue reading

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PCGS Launches Exclusive CAC Set Registry Program

Nov. 25, 2019 – Professional Coin Grading Service has announced new PCGS CAC Set Registry composites (sets), which will permit collectors to build collections of PCGS-graded coins that have been awarded a seal of approval from Certified Acceptance Corporation. This … Continue reading

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PCGS Banknote Accepting Paper Money Submissions January 2020

On Nov. 19, Professional Coin Grading Service announced that they will again be authenticating, grading, and certifying United States and world paper money domestically with the launch of a new service, PCGS Banknote, in early January 2020. The company has successfully … Continue reading

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