NGC Wins Four 2020 NLG Awards

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Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) has once again recognized Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) for its efforts to provide educational and engaging content to the coin collecting community. NGC was honored with four awards: one for its social media presence and three for its monthly columns about US, world and ancient coins, a reflection of NGC’s broad … Read more

Tomography studies of coins shed light on the history of Volga Bulgaria

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Kazan Federal University, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Dubna, Russia), and Khalikov Institute of Archeology (Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, Kazan, Russia) are working together to study the physical properties of the coins found on the territory of former Volga Bulgaria. This medieval state occupied a convenient position on the Volga river amidst continental trade routes. … Read more

Big Brother Is Already Watching Your Coins!

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Big Brother Is Already Watching Your Coins: Government surveillance may be more rampant in the crypto space than most users realize, says a source familiar with ongoing tactics. On June 5, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase came under fire for its alleged efforts to sell crypto surveillance services to both the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the … Read more

Precious Metals More Available, Premiums Declining

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By the middle of March, demand in the U.S. for physical precious metals, especially gold and silver, was so strong that retailer inventories were largely depleted. As dealers attempted to restock from suppliers, wholesale inventories ran out. As primary distributors and other wholesalers sought to order more products from government mints and private fabricators, the … Read more

NGC 1839 ‘Una and the Lion’ Coin Sells for $810,000


A famous British rarity certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGCcoin.com) realized 86,500,000 Yen (about $810,000 USD) in a Taisei Coins auction. The 1839 Victoria “Una and the Lion” Gold Five Pounds graded NGC PF 65 Ultra Cameo was the star of the sale that concluded May 3, 2020. This rare British 1839 “Una and the … Read more

1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Sells for Record $81,562


After spirited bidding from 11 different collectors and dealers, the finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar ended up selling for a new all-time record price of $81,562 at GreatCollections (www.greatcollections.com) on Sunday, April 26th. This proof 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar, graded Proof-68+ by PCGS and approved by CAC, sold for a record $81,562 at … Read more