PCGS Banknote Grades Ultra-Rare $1,000 Grand Watermelon Note

The 1890 $1,000 Grand Watermelon was the first banknote to cross the million-dollar threshold at auction anta Ana, California, July 9, 2020) – The finest-known example of the ultra-rare 1890 $1,000 “Grand Watermelon” Treasury Note, which in 2005 became the first...

PCGS Confirms New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety

First major variety discovery of that Early Half Dollar date in nearly a century (June 30, 2020; Santa Ana, California) – Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has confirmed a new die marriage for the 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar. The coin was struck with...

PCGS Coin Quest 2020 Winners Announced

(Santa Ana, California, May 30, 2020) – The Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) Coin Quest 2020 has come to an exciting end with the recognition of two winners! The quest, which kicked off early in the year, challenged collectors to find circulating...

Counterfeiting Battles Continued in May

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation is working with fraud victims and federal law enforcement agencies (Fallbrook, California) May 26, 2020 – A fraudulent advertisement for bullion coins on Facebook, fake encapsulation holders and requests for expert help from...

Donna Frater Named New ANA Director of Development & Membership

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced this week that Donna Frater has been named the new director of development and membership. Frater most recently served as the Association’s manager of development. Frater is taking the reins from departing Membership...

A Nostalgic Look Back at the Red Book

1892-S Morgan Dollar, Uncirculated, $15—No Haggling! by Dennis Tucker How would you like an opportunity to spend less than $100, and get a collection of coins worth $250,000? The following coins are for sale—prices firm, cash on the barrel head: 1880 Shield nickel,...

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