A National Mint Dealing in Collector Coins? The Royal Mint Says Yes!
The Royal Mint announces the sale of an Edward VIII gold sovereign for 1 million Pounds sterling.
NGC Registry Award Winners Announced at FUN Show
NGC announced their annual winners list for top honors in Registry Set categories at the FUN Show in Orlando last week. Over $20,000 in prizes were awarded for the top rare coin, token and paper money categories.
Rare, Artistic 1911 Chinese Dollar Estimated at $500k+ to be Auctioned by Stack's Bowers at 2020 N.Y.I.N.C. Show
This very rare and desirable example of the 1911 Chinese Silver Long-Whisker Dragon Dollar is missing from most of the significant collections of Chinese coins, private or institutional, such as the famous Irving Goodman, Dr. Norman Jacobs and Chang foundation collections.
Stack's Bowers Galleries to Sell the Most Extensive Offering of Colonial-Era Chilean 8 Reales in Nearly Three Decades at the 2020 N.Y.I.N.C.
Stack's Bowers Galleries will auction off the most extensive group of Spanish Colonial-Era Chilean 8 Reales in decades in their annual official auction at the 2020 New York International Numismatic Convention.
The Secret to the FUN Show's Success
The annual F.U.N. show is a seminal event on the rare coin show calendar. Held the first week of the new year, the show -- now in its 65th year -- sets the tone for the year to follow with over 1500 coin dealers and 10,000 collectors in attendance.
PCGS Announces Security Chip-Embedded Slabs To Protect Against Counterfeiting
PCGS has introduced NFC chips into some of their slabs as an anti-counterfeiting measure. The chips allows smart-phone users to tap a chip-enhanced slab to authenticate a slab and see details about the contents.
NGC Grades 45 Million Coins
NGC has graded over 45 million certified coins since their founding in 1987. This amazing achievement includes many exciting rarities from very important U.S. coins to amazing Chinese rarities and issues from around the world.
Jeff Garrett's 2019 Year in Review
The last quarter of the year is traditionally one of the slowest for the rare coin business. With few shows in December many companies set their sights set on the following year. This is especially true for mass-market rare coin companies.
Great Britain Discovery: One of only two known surviving 1945 silver 3p 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.
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 at auction, an impressive figure that reflects the set’s extreme rarity and numismatic importance.
Heritage Auctions Launches New Web Feature to Offer Higher-Quality Photographs of World and Ancient Coins in Internet Auctions
Heritage Auctions, the world’s leading coins auctioneer, has launched a new feature on its website that displays high-quality photographs of world and ancient coins taken by independent third-party grading companies whenever they are available for internet auction lots.
Classic Coins Or Modern Coins? Which Are Better?
Are classic coins somehow more relevant than modern issues? The CDN editorial team debates the issue.