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NGC-certified McCloskey Collection Featured in Heritage Auctions' FUN Show Sale

Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) is proud to have certified more than 1,000 coins from the prestigious collection of John W. McCloskey, a renowned numismatic researcher. Heritage Auctions is offering these coins in two sales in early 2022, including the FUN US Coins Signature Auction , where 136 NGC-certified highlights of the collection will be offered on January 7.


Learn Coin Grading Standards from Professionals at FUN Show

Serious coin collectors have an opportunity to learn from professionals during the 67th annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, Jan. 6-9, 2022.


How the Rare Coin Business has Changed

I have had a pretty long-term view of the bullion and rare coin markets and I marvel at where we are today and how we got here. I also marvel at how adaptable the dealers and the markets are.

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August 2021 Greensheet Market Report: August Auctions to be Market Litmus Test

Both Stack's Bowers and Heritage will be conducting currency auctions for this month's World's Fair of Money. They will, however, both take place the week after the show at their respective firms' headquarters.


Publishers Message (July 2021 Greysheet)

The Summer of 2021 has finally arrived, and not a moment too soon. This year July ushers in a major, and welcome, milestone in the timeline of the pandemic: the first national coin show!


First Display in Nearly a Decade of Rare 1921 Roman Finish Proof Saint-Gaudens $20

Not known to exist until 2006, the 1921 Roman Finish proof Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle authenticated and graded NGC PF64+ CAC, will be publicly displayed in July for the first time in nearly a decade.


NGC-certified Brasher Doubloon Will Realize Millions at Epic Sale of Partrick Rarities

The 1787 'EB' on Wing New York-Style Brasher Doubloon graded NGC MS 65★ is not only the centerpiece of the sale, but also of the entire Partrick Collection and arguably all of numismatics.


The January Greysheet Publishers Report: FUN Cancelled, Market Predictions, PCGS Parent Company to Sell and More

In the January 2021 issue, Greysheet Publisher John Feigenbaum looks forward to the coming year. The coin business has been remarkably resilient during COVID and the end of the coin-show draught is in sight. In other news, the board of PCGS' parent company has agreed to sell CLCT for an astounding $700 million.



Out of an abundance of caution the Florida United Numismatists (F.U.N.) organization has made the difficult decision to cancel this year's January event.


Stunning NGC-certified Connecticut Coppers from the Partrick Collection Being Sold

More than 500 Connecticut Coppers certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) from the Donald G. Partrick Collection are being offered for sale, representing an outstanding opportunity for collectors of post-Colonial US coinage.


Get Ready for the 2020 PMG Registry Awards!

Paper Money Guaranty® is excited for the 2020 PMG Registry Awards, and we hope you are too!


Activity across the market (July 2020 Greysheet)

Precious metals and, by extension, U.S. coins, continue to benefit from widespread demand. For the month of May, silver was up 19.3%, its best one-month gain since April 2011. Gold rose 2.6%, and was up 14% year-to-date as of June 1st, making it the leading asset in that category.


Publisher's Message (February 2020 Greysheet)

CDN Publisher, John Feigenbaum, discusses his monthly report on the rare coin market as it appears in the February 2020 Greysheet.


PMG Grades Mismatched Serial Number Error on US $20 Bill

A woman who made a purchase at the January 2020 FUN Show got an unexpected bonus in her change: a $20 bill with a valuable error. She immediately submitted the note to Paper Money Guaranty® which confirmed that the 2013 $20 Federal Reserve Note (Boston) had an authentic—and quite rare—mismatched serial number error.


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.


Editor's Picks - Heritage FUN 2020 Currency Auction

CDN Editor Patrick Ian Perez selects three standout banknotes from the Heritage currency auction at the 2020 FUN convention.


Gold pushing 7-year highs on the eve of the F.U.N. coin show and news of U.S.-Iran escalation

As rare coin dealers and collectors head to Orlando for one of the biggest shows of the year, the volatile events in the Middle East have sparked an already strong gold market.


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.


Activity across the market (January 2020 Greysheet)

Patrick Ian Perez summarizes the current state of the U.S. rare coin market in the January 2020 Greysheet.


Publisher's Message (January 2020 Greysheet)

CDN Publisher, John Feigenbaum, discusses his monthly report on the rare coin market as it appears in the January 2020 Greysheet.


Stack's Bowers Galleries to Display Cardinal Tribute to Benjamin Franklin's Libertas Americana Medal

Stack's Bowers will display an incredible tribute to the Libertas Americana medal from the Cardinal Foundation Collection at the upcoming FUN Convention in Orlando, January 9-11, 2020.


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

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will display selections from high-ranking NGC Registry sets of GSA Hoard Morgan Dollars at the 2020 FUN Show in January. Each coin features vibrant, colorful toning, an attribute that is highly prized by collectors.


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.


Publisher's Message (December 2019 Greysheet)

CDN Publisher, John Feigenbaum, discusses his monthly report on the rare coin market as it appears in the December 2019 Greysheet.


Special NGC holder allows owner of 1943 copper cent rarities unique presentation

The 76-year-old coins look like regular Lincoln Cents from the era — bronze with the 16th president on one side, wheat ears on the other. Yet they were not supposed to exist. For years, US Mint officials claimed that they didn't.


1943 copper Lincoln cent highlights Heritage Auction at Summer FUN

Dealers head to Orlando for last big event prior to ANA World's Fair of Money.


Long Beach Show Attendees Report Strong Show

Dealers who attended the June 2019 Long Beach (link) reported (unexpectedly) strong activity at the event. Dealers reported a slightly weaker attendance than usual, how


Major Coin Shows, Auctions Heat Up In Summer 2019

With the passage of Memorial Day weekend, we officially enter the summer — even if the climatologists say it won't start until the summer solstice on June 21. And, let's face it, for most of us the weather is already heating up with summery vigor; we on the East Seaboard have already faced a slew of 90s over the long holiday weekend, and that can only mean we're gearing up for what should be a frenzied summer trading period.


NGC Announces $20,000 in Prizes for the 2019 NGC Registry Awards

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that prizes valued at more than $20,000 will be awarded for the 2019 NGC Registry awards. The NGC Registry is a free


PCGS Currency Ceases Operations as Independent Company — Brand Reverts Back to CU

By Patrick Ian Perez, Editor One of the primary contributors to the tremendous growth of the United States rare currency market over the past decade-plus has been the a

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