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Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency XXIII to Be Largest Yet – CoinWeek


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Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency XXIII to Be Largest Yet
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Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) has just put the finishing touches on the cataloging of the Regency Auction XXIII to be held on the evening of October 26, 2017 at the Philadelphia PCGS Members Only Show. This sale quickly became the most impressive …

PCGS to Recognize CAM and DCAM for Canadian PL and Specimen Strikes – CoinWeek


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PCGS to Recognize CAM and DCAM for Canadian PL and Specimen Strikes
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According to Mike Sargent, Director of World Coin Grading for PCGS, this move is being made in response to numerous inquiries and requests from the Canadian numismatic community. While cameo frosting has long been noted on full Proof issues, this …

PCGS to Recognize Cameo and Deep Cameo for PL and Specimen Canadian Coins – CoinNews.net


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PCGS to Recognize Cameo and Deep Cameo for PL and Specimen Canadian Coins
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Canadian coins that display frosting on only one side will not receive any designation. Collectors and dealers may begin submitting these coins to PCGS immediately. Submitters are referred to the image above for an approximate guide to PCGS standards

1921-S Walking Liberty half dollar tops Bonhams Los Angeles auction – Coin World


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1921-S Walking Liberty half dollar tops Bonhams Los Angeles auction
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Both PCGS and NGC record three 1921-D half dollars at the MS-66 grade level with none finer. When Heritage offered a PCGS example graded MS-66 with a green Certified Acceptance Corp. sticker in 2015, it noted that even these six submissions may …

Two join PCGS hall of fame – Numismatic News

Two join PCGS hall of fame
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In the final days of the 2017 American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, Kevin Lipton and the late David Proskey joined the list of numismatists that comprise the PCGS CoinFacts Hall of Fame. “It’s important that we acknowledge those who

Rare $1000 Gold Certificate stars – Numismatic News


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Rare $1000 Gold Certificate stars
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Selling for $76,375 was an 1869 “Rainbow” $50 Legal Tender Note, Fr. 151, in PCGS Very Fine 35. “This note is free of improvements and boasts great color,” according to the cataloger. “Moreover, the margins are quite large, likely helped by its top

One of nine known Proof 1860 Coronet gold $5 half eagles coming to auction – Coin World


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One of nine known Proof 1860 Coronet gold $5 half eagles coming to auction
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1, 2000, sale where the coin, then graded and encapsulated PCGS Proof 65, realized $57,500. Coin World’s Coin Values currently values the coin at $120,000 in PCGS Proof 65. Previous to the 2000 sale, the former Bass coin appeared in the May 23 and 24, …

Classic US Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters – CoinWeek


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Classic US Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters
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1892 Barber Quarter PCGS AU53 – Stack’s Bowers In the realm of classic U.S. coins, Barber quarters are relatively inexpensive, especially for a series with some 19th-century issues. Collectors who are very concerned about the total cost of a set of

Stack’s Bowers Realize $12.4M in 2017 ANA US Coins Auctions – CoinNews.net


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Stack’s Bowers Realize $12.4M in 2017 ANA US Coins Auctions
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To the delight of early copper collectors, the finest known example of the 1796 Sheldon-92 Draped Bust cent appeared in lot 2013, graded MS-66 RB (PCGS) CAC. Pedigreed to the famed John Whitney Walter Collection and displaying generous mint-red …

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #973: Lots You Need to Know – CoinWeek


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David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #973: Lots You Need to Know
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Auction 973 is live now with 520 lots of PCGS– and NGC-certified coins, many offered with no reserve. All lots begin closing at 8pm EST on Sunday, August 20. CoinWeek’s editors have studied the offerings and present the following lots you need to know.