Collector Tips

  1. Security Features on Coins, Currency, and Bullion

    Security Features on Coins, Currency, and Bullion
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  2. Coin Grading: What You Need to Know

    Coin Grading, Coin Grades, about coin grading, PCGS Coins, NGC Coins, NGC Coin, NGC, PCGS, coin certification
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  3. Collecting U.S. Coins by Type

    Collecting U.S. Coins by Type
    What is a Type Set? It is neither affordable, nor even possible on an unlimited budget to acquire one of every ...
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  4. The Coca-Cola® Company: An American Success Story

    The Coca-Cola® Company: An American Success Story
    The Coca-Cola® Company: An American Success Story Coming up from humble beginnings in the late 19th century, Coca-Cola® has emerged as the world’s first – a ...
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  5. Adolph Weinman: Master Sculptor and Medallic Artist

    Adolph Weinman: Master Sculptor and Medallic Artist
    Every collector of 20th century U.S. coins is familiar with perennially popular Winged Liberty dime and the legendary Walking Liberty half dollar, both of which are among the most widely collected coin series to this day. Both coins debuted in 1916 – as m ...
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  6. The Two Largest Gold Coins Ever Minted

    The Two Largest Gold Coins Ever Minted
    Gold has been in the news recently as spot prices hit a six-year high, reaching more than $1440 per ounce. Gold has also been in the headlines recently because of news related to the world’s two largest gold coins. The Largest Gold Coin in the World: 1 Ton Gold Kangaroo ...
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  7. 8 Hard-to-Find American Silver Eagle Coins: Do you have these Key Dates?

    8 Hard-to-Find American Silver Eagle Coins: Do you have these Key Dates?
    Updated on 11/4/2020 American Silver Eagles serve as the backbone of many collections around the world. While other countries began issuing silver bullion coins earlier, the Silver Eagle’s ...
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  8. The Best Coin Holders to Protect Your Collection

    Coin Flips, Coin Capsules, Coin Pockets, Coin Display Case, Coin Collection Album, Protect Coins, plastic coin holder, plastic storage
    1)  The Vulnerability of Precious Metals 2)  What Damages Coins? 3)  What Can You ...
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  9. NGC Teams Up With American Hero Charlie Duke

    NGC Teams Up With American Hero Charlie Duke
    In 1969, the world watched in awe as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men ever to set foot on the surface of the moon. Tears came to the eyes of many as the rock that is over 200,000 miles away seemed just a little bit closer. So, too, by extension, did the rest of the universe. Now, Mints around the world are celebrating the 50th anniversary of that first lunar visit, and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is contributing to the festivities through their partnership with astronaut Charlie Duke. Early Life Charlie Duke was born in North Carolina and grew up in South Carolina and Florida. After graduating from Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg as the school’s valedictorian, he entered the US Naval Academy, from which he graduated in 1957. He then entered ...
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  10. U.S. Paper Money Redesign: Security, Aesthetics and Political Factors

    U.S. Paper Money Redesign: Security, Aesthetics and Political Factors
    On May 22, before a hearing of the House Financial Services committee, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin revealed during questioning from members of the House of Representatives that a $20 note with Harriet Tubman on the front and Andrew Jackson on the back is unlikely to be issued before 2028 – well after a possible second Trump presi ...
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