NGC Named Official Grading Service of Sixbid

NGC has been named the Official Grading Service of Sixbid, a popular online auction platform for coins and paper money. The move elevates the collaboration between the two companies; NGC had previously been selected as an Approved Grading Service of Sixbid. On...

Kenneth Bressett on “Curious Currency”

Ken Bressett, Editor Emeritus of the Guide Book of United States Coins, shares his thoughts on “odd and curious” (primitive) money, and on Curious Currency: The Story of Money From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, Robert Leonard’s newly updated book on the subject....

PNG clarifies ethics language on counterfeits

(Temecula, California) March 28, 2019 – Recently adopted anti-counterfeiting language in the Bylaws of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has been revised to clarify the organization’s commitment to fighting against modern fakes entering the...

A Brief History of the Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars

by Dennis Tucker Whenever the classic coins of the United States are ranked for popularity, the famous Morgan silver dollar rises to the top of the list. Every day at Whitman Publishing we see evidence of its universal appeal. Hobbyists buy thousands upon thousands of...

NGC Certifies the Cherrywood Collection of Classic Chinese Coins

NGC is pleased to announce that it has authenticated and graded a major collection of vintage Chinese coins. Dubbed the Cherrywood Collection, the group of rare coins, including bronze and silver patterns, was housed in a small cherrywood box and has not been seen in...

New Appointee Joins Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint today announced the appointment of Dr. Dean J. Kotlowski to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), as the member specially qualified by virtue of his education, training, or experience in American history. Dr. Kotlowski is...

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