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The Second Interview with CAC's John Albanese: Questions Answered and New CAC Slab Revealed [Podcast]
John Feigenbaum scores a second exclusive interview with the CAC founder. This time we address many of the viewer questions from our first session.
CAC Makes Formal Announcement about Switch to Grading Company. Exclusive interview with John Albanese [Podcast]
John Albanese, President of CAC, made official today the industry's worst kept secret -- CAC is officially going into the grading business. CDN has the exclusive video interview!
GreatCollections purchases the undisputed finest set ever formed.
The All-Time #1 Lincoln Cent Proof Set ""Red Copper Collection"" to be Auctioned by GreatCollections
Collected over 50 years by East Coast collector.
An exceedingly rare coin minted in 1794, widely believed to be the very first Silver Dollar struck by the United States, has sold for a world record $12 million to GreatCollections.
Finest 1913 Nickel Acquired by GreatCollections in $13 Million ""Big Three"" Thanksgiving Transaction
GreatCollections has acquired the finest 1913 Liberty Head Nickel, graded PCGS Proof-66 CAC, along with high-grade examples of the 1894-S Dime and 1804 Silver Dollar in a three-coin $13.35 million transaction concluded on Thanksgiving.
An 1894 San Francisco Mint silver dime that once belonged to a legendary collector known as ""The King of Coins"" has been acquired by Legend Numismatics of Lincroft, New Jersey for $1.8 million.
This month's issue features an abundance of green arrows showing increased prices. But the reason may be not be exactly what you think.
Described as ""quite a spectacular coin,"" the second finest known 1927-D Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle has been sold for $3,090,000 by Witter Coin of San Francisco, California. Once part of the legendary Eliasberg Collection, it is graded PCGS MS66+ CAC.
Greg Reynolds takes a deep dives into one of the most common Saint Gaudens $20 double eagles as a case study for valuation.
Unless you've been living under a rock these past six months, I don't have to tell you that the rare coin market is red-hot right now. I was careful not to say ""on fire"" because I don't think we are quite there.... yet.
An extraordinary 1907 Ultra High Relief (UHR) Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle graded PCGS PR68 by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has traded hands for $4,112,500 to become one of the most valuable gold coins ever sold.
The author performs a further analysis of the silver dollar rarities in the Larry H. Miller Collection that was auctioned on December 17 by Stack's Bowers.
Although the silver coins were more enticing and the patterns were more intriguing, the strongest results in the Simpson III session were for gold coins.
Many collectors will be surprised to learn that a collection of CAC-approved Buffalo nickels can be assembled for less than $150 per coin.
An initial reporting of in-depth analysis of the the Panoramic Partrick Collection.
The Larry Miller Part 1 featured an amazing collection Morgan dollars, some of which have no peer.
Among these eight exceptional results are six coins that surpassed $1 million, including two distinct examples of the famous 1804 Draped Bust dollar.
John Feigenbaum presents his Winter 2020 Publisher's Commentary Report for the quarterly CAC Rare Coin Market Review.
In auctions and public Internet sales, CAC approved coins realize large premiums on average, but not in every instance.
This ""Lighter Shade of Grey"" feature was originally published in the March 2020 Monthly Greysheet. CDN contributor, Chris Maisano, had the good fortune to personally view coins from the Pogue collection while on a visit to the CAC offices, where they were being reviewed for stickers. Chris was able to view some amazing items as both journalist and passionate collector.
Patrick Ian Perez summarizes the current state of the U.S. rare coin market in the February 2020 Greysheet.
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.