NGC Certifies Newman’s Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle

NGC has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle that researchers believe was presented to George Washington and carried by him as a pocket piece. Graded NGC XF 45★, the coin will be sold without reserve...

U.S. Medals and Tokens Featured in New MEGA RED, 4th Edition

(Pelham, Alabama) — Collectors of exonumia (tokens, medals, and similar coin-like objects) will enjoy more than 50 pages devoted to their interests in the fourth edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins). Eight of the book’s...

Legend’s Largest Auction Shatters Records in New Orleans

Anchor collections attract largest number of bidders in firm’s history (Lincroft, NJ—May 18, 2018) Nearly double the number of lots in a typical Regency Auction, Legend’s 26th Regency, held over two days in New Orleans attracted the largest number of viewers,...

PCGS Detects Deceptively Altered Colonial Rarity

A drastically but deceptively altered 1792 Washington Eagle “cent” submitted to Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) underscores the alarming skills of some so-called “coin doctors” and why it is essential to have rare coins expertly and independently...

New 2019 BLUE BOOK Expanded With Full-Color Sections

(Pelham, AL) — The newest edition of the Handbook of United States Coins debuts in late May 2018. Known to collectors as the Blue Book, it is the best-selling annual guide to wholesale prices paid by U.S. coin dealers. The 304-page 76th edition, with a 2019 cover...

Kenneth Bressett Named First Editor Emeritus of the Red Book

Hobby Legend Is Honored in the New 2019 Edition (Pelham, AL) — Kenneth Bressett, longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”), has retired into Whitman Publishing’s newly created position of Editor Emeritus. The 2019...

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